Goodwill Industries of Kentucky has placed a record number of people into jobs this past year. The 2,500 jobs represent a 36 percent increase over last year and that’s the highest number of job placements in Goodwill’s history, said vice president David Cobb.
Goodwill now operates 58 donation and retail centers in 38 Kentucky counties. The organization expects to open three more centers in 2011.
The president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International says the recession has had a mixed impact on his organization over the past year. Jim Gibbons was in Louisville Thursday to meet with Goodwill of Kentucky representatives. He says the economic downturn has resulted in an increase in the number of people looking for bargains at […]
Goodwill Industries of Kentucky says effective December 1, it will no longer accept donations of computers and televisions. The organization sells donated items to fund job programs for people with disabilities or other disadvantages. Vice-President of Development David Cobb says it has become cost-prohibitive to handle computer and TVs. “Goodwill hates to turn away any […]