A Message from our CEO – September 2018

9 October 2018

Summer was busy for Goodwill San Diego. We helped 327 people find jobs, we hired 156 people to work for Goodwill in over 44 locations across San Diego County, over 345 people participated in skill development workshops and we opened a beautiful 4,600 sq. ft. Community Employment Center in San Ysidro. Many lives were improved...

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Goodwill San Diego Opens New Community Employment Center

28 September 2018

Goodwill San Diego Opens New Community Employment Center September 28, 2018 by sdcnews SAN DIEGO–In December 2017, Civic San Diego (CivicSD) closed a $12.6 million New Markets Tax Credit investment to Goodwill Industries of San Diego County to fund improvements to the two buildings in San Ysidro to repurpose them as an outlet center and...

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Fixit Clinic – Clairemont Times

21 September 2018

Fixit Clinic by Chris O'Connell - August 7, 2018 If something doesn’t work, throw it out and buy a new one. Because of this behavior our landfills are filling at a rapid rate and electronic waste has become the one of the largest pollution generators. So why not fix it?! A couple years back I...

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Thrifty Thursdays – Art

13 September 2018

Thrifty Thursdays - Art aired September 23, 2018 on KUSI   Did you know you can find rare art and collectible items in our online shop? Visit shopgoodwill.com for an amazing selection of products.   Goodwill Thrifty Thursdays - Art - Aired 09.13.18 from Goodwill San Diego .

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New San Ysidro Employment Center Now Open

21 August 2018

Join us September 13 at 9 am for the Grand Opening of our new San Ysidro Employment Center located at 630 Front Street.     SAN DIEGO – Record breaking unemployment rates, 4.2 percent in San Diego, create an incredible opportunity for those who are unemployed. Employers are revisiting their job requirements and are also more...

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A Message from our CEO – June 2018

15 June 2018

Summer is upon us, which means many students have recently graduated and are joining the workforce. Transitioning students join thousands of others who are looking for a job in San Diego County. Sometimes, this transition can be challenging and confusing. Fortunately, helping San Diegans find work is Goodwill’s passion. We make sure job seekers have...

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Rise Up Radio Interview

15 June 2018

  Rise Up Radio Episode # 120 Interview with Toni Giffin, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Diego County Originally Aired: Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2 - 3 PM PT on AM 1170   [audio mp3="https://staging1.sdgoodwill.org/wp-content/uploads/Toni-Rise-Up-Radio-Interview-June-2018-1.mp3"][/audio]  

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A Message from Our CEO – May 2018

30 May 2018

Since 1930, Goodwill San Diego's commitment to our community has been to improve the employability of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. We have done this in many ways over the years. Our aim is always to understand the needs of the people we serve and then develop the best programs to address...

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Farewell Mr. Rowan

16 March 2018

After 35 years as President and CEO of Goodwill, Michael S. Rowan will be retiring on March 15. Rowan joined the organization as President and CEO in 1984. During his tenure, he has grown the organization’s operational revenue from $1.6M in 1984 to $57.3M in 2017. He is leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership...

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North County Closeup’s Goodwill Spotlight

14 April 2016

Air Date: February 6, 2016 Featuring an interview with Goodwill of San Diego County's CEO Mike Rowan and Director of Communication's Darlene Cossio Mr. Rowan and Ms. Cossio discuss Goodwill's operations, mission and goals in improving our community.   [audio mp3="https://staging1.sdgoodwill.org/wp-content/uploads/NCC-Goodwill-Industries-of-San-Diego.mp3"][/audio]

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