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Pete Helein joins Goodwill NCW team

Former Appleton police chief joining Goodwill NCW team Menasha — Pete Helein, former Appleton, Wis., chief of police, will begin his new career at Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Helein, 55, will join Goodwill NCW on Jan. 5, 2015, in a two-pronged position: Overseeing the organization’s Circles of Care program; and building and overseeing […]

Giving Tuesday

Make a difference with “Giving Tuesday” Menasha — Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort to harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and individuals — to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with Thanksgiving […]

Jacob Herda makes a Miracle League difference

Lakeshore teen earns Youth in Philanthropy award, but work remains Sometimes, really good things happen to really good people. Jacob Herda, 15, is one of those really good people. Receiving the Youth in Philanthropy Award at last Friday’s National Philanthropy Day northeast Wisconsin awards luncheon in Green Bay, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, […]

LGBT Partnership to continue its work

Menasha — Goodwill NCW will close its Harmony Café coffee houses in Appleton and Green Bay, probably by year’s end, the organization announced today. The organization’s LGBT services, a Goodwill NCW program operated under the Harmony Café banner, will continue, based at the organization’s Menasha campus, 1800 Appleton Road. The LGBT program has served hundreds […]

November 2014 Achiever of the Month: Marsha Schwoerer

Harley Orr is a valuable asset to the Goodwill Team and is being awarded the Outstanding Achiever of the Month Award for October 2014. Harley has worked at two different locations with two different partnering agencies during his more than 10 year total training time at Goodwill. Discover the impact Harvey is making!

3rd Annual Compassionate Fox Cities Symposium

This year the Compassionate Fox Cities Symposium theme is “Food for the Heart of Community.”  It’s about what we consume in media, in human interactions, in our culture and in food. For us, a steady diet of compassion in our community supports the heart of community for a strong culture and a culture on which […]

October 2014 Achiever of the Month: Harley Orr

Harley Orr is a valuable asset to the Goodwill Team and is being awarded the Outstanding Achiever of the Month Award for October 2014. Harley has worked at two different locations with two different partnering agencies during his more than 10 year total training time at Goodwill. Discover the impact Harvey is making!

September 2014 Achiever of the Month: Tara Gregorich

Tara Gregorich joined the LGBT Partnership, a program of our Harmony Café, last spring after coming out to her family and moving into her mother’s home. She quickly became one of the Partnership regulars and wanted to become more engaged with programing and volunteering. In that time we had an opening for our Youth Health Promoter (YHP) leadership position and Tara was encouraged to […]

August 2014 Achiever of the Month: Sandi Sweney

Lea works in our Menasha Retail Store & Training Center and is a terrific asset to our Menasha Retail Team. She has an unbelievably positive attitude and has a long history of achieving. Here’s a look into Lea’s achievements…

Goodwill NCW launches refreshed website!

Goodwill NCW released a refreshed website this past weekend! Please excuse some “404 Errors” while the internet works to catch up to our new look!

July 2014 Achiever of the Month: Lea Seefeldt

Lea works in our Menasha Retail Store & Training Center and is a terrific asset to our Menasha Retail Team. She has an unbelievably positive attitude and has a long history of achieving. Here’s a look into Lea’s achievements…