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What Happens with Your Donated Items?

Did you know that it takes 2,000 gallons of water to produce a single pair of new jeans and 1,000 gallons for a new T-shirt? By donating and shopping…
Get Organized    Green    Thrifting
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Goodwill-Easter Seals MN Hosts Career Fair on May 16

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s mission is to eliminate barriers to work and independence. Employment is multi-faceted and looks different for…
Jobs    Workforce Development
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Heather’s Determination Leads to New Automotive Career

“When I went to unemployment, they gave me a lot of resources and that’s how I found out about the [Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota automotive]…
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Austin’s Customer Service Skills Propel His Career

“At first I didn’t have a job,” Austin said. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Austin faced unemployment. He used Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s…
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Practices that work to promote work

Minnesota has many driven, talented people who are eager for an opportunity to earn higher, family sustaining wages. We see each individual job…
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Clean-tech job experts featured at Goodwill-Easter Seals MN event

“Talent is universal, opportunity is not,” said Molly Bauch, the North American Connected Energy Service lead with Accenture. Bauch was a panelist at…
Events    Philanthropy    Power of Purpose
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Josh Finds Career Path Through Job Training

In his last year of school, Josh was ready to find a steady job again. “It was a goal of mine to find employment,” Josh continued. Pathways and his…
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Chris’s Perseverance Helped Him Secure Employment

While at Zumbro Valley Health Center, Chris was referred to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s (GESMN) Individualized Placement and Support (IPS)…
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Lewie Set Himself Up for Success

Guided by the recommendation of his vocational rehabilitation counselor, Lewie joined Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s (GESMN) 7-week Retail Skills…
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New Lakeville Goodwill Store Opens

On January 19, Goodwill opened its new Lakeville store at 11578 207th St. W., 55044. Goodwill has operated in Lakeville for over a decade. The new…
Goodwill Stores    Thrifting
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Emma Meets Her Career Goals

Emma got discouraged during her job search by rejections she encountered while applying to multiple jobs. After encouragement from her father and a…
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Our 'MN Skills-Based Hiring Accelerator' helps employers rebuild their hiring process to attract and retain talent

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota's (GESMN) MN Skills-Based Hiring Accelerator, in partnership with Minneapolis Regional Chamber, St. Paul Area Chamber…
Events    Workshops
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