Tuesday morning saw Goodwill’s Ready to Work breakfast, honoring some exceptional program participants and local employers as well as highlighting the work Goodwill continues to do in Washington.
From The News Tribune (click for full story):
Goodwill Board President Bob Bruback began the breakfast presentation with news that the agency last year assisted 5,200 people, garnering 1,000 jobs and saving taxpayers $11 million in discontinued welfare and other payments.
CEO Terry Hayes followed by saying that in 2009 Goodwill will serve 6,000 people and hopes to find jobs for 1,500 people. “We have people ready to work,” she said. […]
Congratulations to award winners Michael Belden (The Michener Inspirational Award), Carley Covell (The Achiever of the Year), Cody Brown (The Graduate of the Year), The Tacoma Rainiers (Small Employer of the Year), and Home Depot (Large Employer of the Year).