Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee diverts many products to salvage and recycling opportunities that would have ended up in the landfill. Among these products are textile, shoes, purses, belts, hats, backpacks, toys and stuffed animals, household goods, books, paper, cardboard, electrical appliances, electronics, cell phones,...

[caption id="attachment_203" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Niketa Hailey-Hill, Marketing Manager"][/caption] Last Thursday, a big yellow school bus rolled up to our headquarters filled with 40 students and two teachers who ventured into Nashville from Murfreesboro eager to learn more about Goodwill. (I have to admit I was a little...

[caption id="attachment_134" align="alignleft" width="209" caption="David Lifsey, President and CEO"][/caption] There’s a new term that’s gaining momentum, both in the for-profit and not-for-profit world.  That term is social entrepreneurship and at its core, it places emphasis on conducting business for the greater good, for social change. The...

[caption id="attachment_121" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Betty Johnson, Vice President of Employment Services "][/caption] The Goodwill Career Solutions division provides job readiness, job training, job placement and job retention services for people who are unemployed and seeking employment. We offer many choices or “flavors” for clients to select....