NDEAM Team Spotlight: Carol Pendleton of United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Posted: October 27, 2021

Meet Carol Pendleton. Carol is a Supervisor at one of our AbilityOne contract sites and has been with the organization for over 12 years. She oversees a diverse team primarily responsible for the custodial duties performed at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, VA.

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5 Strange & Cool Goodwill of Greater Washington Donations

Posted: October 25, 2021

Throughout the year, Goodwills across America process millions of donations. Some end up on the shelves, some are recycled and others are just, well, strange. In the spirit of Halloween we searched out some of the “tricks” Goodwill donation centers have received…

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How Sick Is ‘Too Sick’ to Work?

Posted: October 19, 2021

. Previously, a sick day meant not coming into the office and not working at all. Now, a sick day is just a day at home for many remote workers, but potentially working. The question needs to be asked, how sick is ‘too sick’ to work?

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Manassas, VA Goodwill Team

Posted: September 20, 2021

From September 15th through October 15th, Goodwill of Greater Washington observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latinx Americans. This week, we're spotlighting the incredible Goodwill team members that comprise our Sudley Road Manassas, VA team who always showcase our core RISE values (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence).

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National Hispanic Heritage Month – Goodwill Celebrates

Posted: September 13, 2021

From September 15th through October 15th, Goodwill of Greater Washington observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latinx Americans. 

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Honoring Our Veterans during the 20th Anniversary of September 11th

Posted: September 10, 2021

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest attack in history on American soil. September 11, 2001 is a day that will forever live in infamy, with 2,977 lives lost and countless lives altered forever.  

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Labor Day 1921: Looking Back to a Century Ago

Posted: August 31, 2021

As we prepare to celebrate Labor Day with the usual backyard bar-b-ques and last gasp beach get-a-ways, we thought it would be fun to look back on what this holiday was like 100 years ago.

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Celebrating September’s Jewish High Holidays

Posted: August 30, 2021

For those who practice Judaism, this September is an especially important month, filled with significant holidays that the community recognizes in various ways.

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Goodwill Team Spotlight: What Does Women’s Equality Day Mean to You?

Posted: August 24, 2021

On August 26th, Goodwill of Greater Washington recognizes Women’s Equality Day, a significant day in United States history that celebrates the passage of women’s suffrage in our country. To further celebrate Women's Equality Day, we asked multiple team members what Women's Equality Day means to them. 

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Is Retail for You?

Posted: August 18, 2021

As an organization that has a large stake in the retail industry, Goodwill of Greater Washington is keenly interested and aware of the evolution taking place. In this week’s blog, we look at two questions. First, what are some of the permanent changes we can expect for retail? Second, is retail still a good career choice?

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