Goodwill News

News announcements


  • News Release -Webcor Builders Partnership February 12, 2016
    Webcor Promotes Waste Reduction through Textile Collection Donation Webcor Builders’ Northern and Southern California employees recently completed participation in a two-week Zero Waste Textile Collection Donation to help eliminate the impact on landfill.  Our 2016 results greatly surpassed our goal, totaling in at 2,552 pounds across five project sites and offices! Webcor typically focuses on […]
  • Media Advisory December 4, 2015
    November 24, 2015 ***Media Advisory***Media Advisory***Media Advisory*** Goodwill Donate-a-thon Celebrates NEW YEAR’S EVE– LAST CHANCE TO GIVE BACK & GET A TAX BREAK Goodwill Throws New Year’s Eve December 31st Block Party to Celebrate, Fund Job Training Programs to help people with a second chance, and Thank Donors WHO:             Goodwill CEO Maureen Sedonaen, Community […]
  • SF Goodwill Donate-a-thon 2015 December 4, 2015
    SFGoodwill Throws December 31st Block Party to Celebrate, Fund Job Programs The SFGoodwill Donate-a-thon Celebrates 600 Plus Local Job Placements for People in Need Powered by the Support of Goodwill’s Donors & Shoppers Who: San Francisco Boys Chorus, Goodwill donors, People donating for a last minute 2015 tax break, Goodwill Donation Ambassadors, Goodwill Staff, Live 10 […]
  • Back on the Road to Independence November 13, 2013
    Runako Robi has the day off. It might be the last Friday she will have free for a while. “I’m on the welfare-to-work plan right now,” she says. “But I’ll be out of it in a minute.” Sitting in Goodwill’s Bank of America room – proudly wearing her SF Giants jersey and an infectious smile […]
  • A Diamond in a Haystack October 7, 2013
    Who does the right thing anymore? That was the question racing through Sandra Williams’ mind. Having just remodeled her home, the San Mateo resident realized that heirloom jewelry – including a 1.75-carat diamond engagement ring, Tiffany rings and bracelets, a strand of vintage pearls and more — were missing from her bedroom. Her heart sank. […]

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SF Goodwill in the news

Goodwill makes millions on eBay
Conscious Capitalism, CNN and, April 2011

Marin thrift, consignment stores report surge in business
Marin Independent Journal, August 20, 2010

SF Unzipped: Five ways to green your shopping habits, April 22, 2010

Goodwill hires two former top retail executives
San Francisco Business Times, February 19, 2010

Getting Back on Track
The California Report, NPR, November 10, 2009

Care Tags for the Planet, October 23, 2009

Tagged by Levi’s and Goodwill, Oct. 22, 2009

Wash less, line dry, donate! Shop Talk blog, October 21, 2009

Forever in Blue Jeans
Huffington Post, October 21, 2009

The One Place Levi’s Doesn’t Want to See Your 501’s
7×7 Glamwatch blog, October 21, 2009