HAUNT YOUR HOUSE CONTEST

HAUNT YOUR HOUSE CONTEST

Decorate the exterior of your house this Halloween for a chance to win $500! The contest runs October 9, 2020, through November 4, 2020. The entry deadline is 11/4 at 11:59 pm and the images must be of residential property in Connecticut or Rhode Island. Limit of two (2) photo uploads, voters can only vote once during the contest. View the OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES to read all the terms

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Halloween 2020

Halloween 2020

  To get into the spirit this year, Goodwill of Southern New England and Goodwill of Western & Northern Connecticut have teamed up to create a socially distanced Halloween event. From October 9th to November 4th, residents are encouraged to “Haunt Your House,” and bring ghoulish creatures of the night to your home exterior for the chance to win $500.  “We typically see a lot of customers coming into

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Virtual Employment Services

Virtual Employment Services

Goodwill of Southern New England is now offering virtual, online career coaching services. These services are there for all people interested in the help of Goodwill’s employment coaches to find, secure, and retain employment.  “In times like these, with lay-offs and unemployment at historic numbers, we are seeking ways to help people get their careers back on track, especially in light of social distancing and the many restrictions that

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Important Information from Goodwill of Southern New England

Important Information from Goodwill of Southern New England

As communities begin to feel the impact of the corona virus (COVID-19), I want to share with you the steps we are taking at Goodwill of Southern New England to help protect the health and safety of our customers and team members, which is always our top priority.   We’re closely monitoring local and national reports on the evolving impact of COVID-19 and, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease

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Debunking Online Rumors

Debunking Online Rumors

As Goodwill is a widely known charitable entity, a fair amount of misinformation and misrepresentation exists about it. In particular, there are two rumors that have been circulating for nearly 15 years that say that Goodwill sells all donated items for profit and that Goodwill is owned by a man named “Mark Curran.”  First and foremost, we would like to emphasize that Goodwill and all of its locations are

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Think before you donate!

Think before you donate!

GET THE FACTS ABOUT ONLINE RUMORS! “Think before you donate” and we think you will see why donating to Goodwill® is the right choice. Goodwill is the leading workforce provider in the world, placing someone in a new job every 30 seconds of every business day. Goodwill has a more than 117-year track record in providing services to people going through transition, whether due to military service, lack of

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Reentering the Workforce After Incarceration

Reentering the Workforce After Incarceration

In today’s job market, the average person is having an easier time finding work. However, this isn’t always true for people who have been incarcerated. One of the hardest obstacles to overcome is the stigma attached to people who have recently been released from prison. Often previously incarcerated people applying for jobs can feel demoralized when employers reject them, or disregard their resumes without calling them back. Goodwill of

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CARF Accreditation

CARF Accreditation

  • June 12, 2019
  • CARF
  • 1676

Goodwill of Southern New England is committed to delivering high quality services to our persons served. We are equally committed to maintaining a high level of quality standards for business practice. We are proud to demonstrate this commitment by achieving CARF accreditation for the following programs and services: Community Employment Services: Employment Supports,  Community Employment Services: Job Development, Employment Planning Services, Community Integration, Community Integration (Older Adults/Dementia Care). What is

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Thrifting: Helping yourself to help the environment

Thrifting: Helping yourself to help the environment

Before the 1920s, most clothing had a life cycle within one household, being mended, passed down, or cut to be used as cloth. The rise of industrialization brought with it the rise of consumerism and the idea of buying new to replace the old. In recent years that mindset has only advanced. The volume of textile trash increased by 40% between 1999 and 2009, and 7.6% of national landfills

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GWSNE Website Refresh

GWSNE Website Refresh

Welcome to the new edition of Goodwill of Southern New England’s website. We have made many changes to make the site easier to navigate, updated information and allow for better use on a variety of devices and screen sizes. Over the coming months we will add additional content and functionality and update more parts of the site, so please check back often to learn about everything going on at

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