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Goodwill, Google hold tech skills training session in Astoria

On February 5, Goodwill and Google held a tech skills training session for more than 40 job-seekers at the Goodwill NYNJ Astoria headquarters. In addition, 20 Goodwill NYNJ coaches who will support this training for other program participants in the future received a "Train the Trainer" session and   15 Google volunteers provided one-on-one support.

 

Goodwill NYNJ and Arc Herkimer End Partnership in Store Operation

Goodwill NYNJ and Arc Herkimer have ended their partnership in operating the Goodwill-Arc Herkimer store. The Arc Herkimer will take full control of the store's operations effective February 1. For almost ten years, sales proceeds from the retail location supported the mission of both nonprofit organizations in their efforts to serve the community.

 

Kevin Crosley, President/CEO Arc Herkimer said:

MICHAEL GABELLI DONATES $10K TO GOODWILL NYNJ

Goodwill® Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael Gabelli has made a $10,000 donation to create the Michael and Kristina Gabelli Fellowship, which will provide transportation assistance and/or Driver Training and Licensing for individuals participating in Goodwill's Direct Support Professionals (DSP) training program.