GREENSBORO, NC – Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc.
(Triad Goodwill) is excited to share that they have been awarded a Poverty
Ending Grant from United Way of Greater Greensboro. The $50,000 grant will
support the growth of Triad Goodwill’s Careers On The Outside program, which is
designed specifically for individuals with justice involvement.
“This grant will allow us to
continue and enhance the services we provide to the justice involved community.
We know that when people are employed, lives change and when lives change, so
does the world,” shares Wendy Sellars, program manager of Careers On The
The Poverty Ending Grants from
the United Way of Greater Greensboro are open to programs or collaboratives
providing services that offer clear ways for people to leave poverty by
increasing and maintaining their annual household income above the poverty
threshold. This grant will benefit Triad Goodwill’s Careers On The Outside
program, which provides training opportunities and career navigation to adults
with justice involvement. The 1-week intensive program incorporates strength
assessments, workplace skills, cognitive behavioral principles, job search best
practices, placement assistance, and much more to lead to successful
competitive employment for participants.
The organization is looking
forward to serving many more individuals in their community thanks to this
grant from the United Way of Greater Greensboro, and their generous donors,
shoppers, and supporters.
To learn more about Triad Goodwill’s Careers On The Outside
program visit, https://www.triadgoodwill.org/train/careers-on-the-outside/ and
to learn how you can support Triad Goodwill’s mission of improving lives and
enriching communities through the power of work by donating, shopping, or volunteering
please visit https://www.triadgoodwill.org