Northside Sun: A Conversation with Dave Hollingsworth on Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has recently appointed David Hollingsworth as president and CEO. One of 165 branches of the national organization, Goodwill Industries of Mississippi works to create jobs and opportunities for many needing a second chance. Northside Sun Staff Writer Megan Phillips had the opportunity to speak with Hollingsworth about Goodwill Industries of Mississippi, […]
Congratulations to our 2015 Employees of the Year!
Don Simpson Achiever of the Year Award – Kim Edwards This is Kim’s second time working with our Goodwill. She first came here in 2012 and was doing a great job, when her entrepreneurial spirit took over and she decided to open her own business. She decided to come back to us in September of […]
Goodwill of Mississippi Names Hollingsworth President & CEO
The Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Mississippi announces that Dave Hollingsworth of Brandon will be its new President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Gray Wiggers, who is retiring. “After a comprehensive national search, Dave has been unanimously selected by the Board of Directors to serve as our next President and CEO,” said Stephanie […]
Goodwill Employee Makes A Big Difference in Raising Disease Awareness
We are very proud of one of our employees who has made a significant achievement in raising awareness for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Jennifer Ogden has worked diligently to raise awareness of the condition to further research and and treatment of CRPS. In doing so, she has received a proclamation from Governor Phil Bryant […]
Goodwill Summer 2015 Newsletter
Meet our employees of the year: Kevin Lofton – 2014 Employee of the Year Stearlon Dennis – 2014 Achiever of the Year Terry Davis – 2014 Achiever of the Year Deonte Young – 2014 Spirit Award Winner PLUS: Information on our recent CARF accreditation. Download the issue here!
Dali donated to Goodwill fetching a good deal online
Sherry Lucas of The Clarion-Ledger recently covered the Dali print that came through the doors of Goodwill of Mississippi! The limited edition lithograph “Dream Passage” by the prominent Spanish surrealist artist was donated to Goodwill of Mississippi some months back. “We’ve actually had it for a while,” said J.D. Martin, vice president of human resources […]
The 27th Annual Goodwill Art Show Photos
GIVS and Madison Square Center for the Arts were proud to present the awards ceremony for the 27th Annual Goodwill Art Show. There was a large selection of fantastic art, and CEO Gray Wiggers enjoyed posing for photos with the award recipients. View a gallery below: [nggallery id=4]
Goodwill Spring 2015 Newsletter
2015 is off to a busy start for the Goodwill Industries of Mississippi family! In this issue, read about: Goodwill employees publishing books Our new e-commerce site, shopgoodwill.com Employee promotions Being named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 20 Inspirational Companies list Upcoming partnership with the University of Southern Mississippi Download the full newsletter here (PDF)
New Shopping Bins
Shopping our outlet stores at the Metro and Centre Street retail locations got easier this week. New, convenient blue bins will now be in use for presenting clothing and merchandise. Stop by and visit us! Photo: Our warehouse team preparing the blue bins for delivery to stores.