Seattle Goodwill is celebrating Earth Day with local musicians, CEOs, athletes and community leaders who are “breaking up” with an outfit, Breakup4Good, and publicly donating it to Goodwill – and keep it from the landfill. Some of the outfits will be auctioned off to benefit Goodwill’s job training and education programs. Over 60 individuals […]
Nickelsville is moving to 10th and Dearborn
By Sharon Lee For Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle has a housing crisis. There is simply not enough affordable housing for families and individuals. The most recent One Night Count of homeless people in January 2014 showed over 3,100 men, women, and children sleeping unsheltered on the streets of Seattle and King County. Another 6,171 people […]
BLOG: Ken Colling spreads Good will around
By Assunta Ng Goodwill President Ken Colling is known for his fancy ties. What touches his friends and colleagues aren’t his ties, but his heart. At Ken’s retirement reception on June 6, about 200 people gathered at the Goodwill administration center, on Dearborn Avenue, to thank him for his 10 years of service at Goodwill. […]
Locals embrace fashion recycling
By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly When local fashion blogger Jess Estrada cleans her closet, she goes
For Cambodian American, growth at Youth Green Corps not restricted to plants
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Long ivy vines are considered invasive when they are allowed to grow uncontrolled, replacing many of the native plant species in Seattle’s 430 parks and open areas.
Top 10 local API community achievements
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly You don’t have to look farther than your own neighborhood or city to see amazing things happening for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Here is a list of people who are working hard or who have worked hard (or both!) to make our immediate world a better place. <!–more–> […]
Glitter gala raises $220,000 for Seattle Goodwill
On Nov. 9, Seattle Goodwill held its annual Glitter Gala at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle. The event raised $220,000, which will benefit Goodwill’s job training and education programs.
Construction of a new Seattle Goodwill building begins — really
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly When an organization wants things done right, members sometimes find that doing things themselves may ultimately prove to be the best option.
Dearborn project dead
Due to the current recession, there will no longer be a new building for Seattle Goodwill.