Goodwill Give Back, Raises More Than $17,000 to Benefit the Urban League of Greater Hartford

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut (GWNC) today announced that the 2022 Goodwill Give Back raised $17,520.72 to benefit the Urban League of Greater Hartford, a community-based nonprofit that works to improve equity in education, employment, housing, health, and social justice. Now in its second year, the Goodwill Give Back is an initiative where GWNC partners with organizations that align with its mission to help people get jobs and advance in their careers.

“Among the Urban League of Greater Hartford’s many services is a shared focus on empowering individuals to get the jobs they need. This synergy, combined with their impressive community impact, made them a natural choice to benefit from this year’s Goodwill Give Back,” Heather Marquis, Vice President of Human Services, Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut, said. “We are grateful to our customers for choosing to roundup their purchases and join this effort with us to improve outcomes for the Hartford community.”

“We are thankful to Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut for choosing us as the beneficiary of the 2022 Goodwill Give Back,” David Hopkins, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Hartford, said. “Helping individuals to achieve economic self-reliance is our core priority, and Goodwill’s investment in our organization will allow us to further the impact of our mission.”

To support the Goodwill Give Back, shoppers at GWNC’s 21 retail locations had the opportunity to roundup their purchase to the next dollar amount during the month of April. To find a Goodwill retail store in your community, visit: www.gwct.org.

 To learn more about Goodwill visit: www.gwct.org.

For information about the organization, visit www.ulgh.org or call 860-527-0147. Follow us on social media @ulgh64


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