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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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Got Gifts? Declutter and Donate to Goodwill!

After a holiday season of new gadgets and gifts you received, bring items you’ve outgrown or out used to your local Goodwill to make room for your…
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Goodwill takes cars? YES!

Donating your vehicle to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is convenient, easy and supports our mission to eliminate barriers to work and…
Get Organized    Training Courses
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Local companies honored at Power of Partnerships event

On December 5, 2023, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) was thrilled to welcome over 70 community partners to our St. Paul Campus for our Power…
Community    Recognition
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Steve’s Work Ethic Leads to Stability and Career Success

“I didn’t know if I could go back to work,” said Steve, who has struggled with retaining employment due to a disability that makes concentration…
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White Elephant Gift Hunting Ideas at Goodwill

If you're on the lookout for unique, budget-friendly gifts for a white elephant gift exchange that will leave your friends, family, or colleagues in…
Goodwill Stores    Holidays    Thrifting
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Curtis Lands Job at State of Minnesota with Support from Disability Placement Services

“I never thought about how I was going to find a job with a disability before,” Curtis said. In 2013, Curtis had a brain tumor resection, which led to…
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