Cool Careers, Cool Companies, Cool Costumes!

Quarterly Newsletter


Cooler weather means that everyone’s favorite holiday is almost upon us – Halloween!! – and Goodwill has all of the décor and costumes you need to creep out your neighbors. But before we share all the bewitching details about the scary new items we carry this year, check out this inspiring story about Nikki.

After 10 years in a job with no opportunity for professional growth, Nikki was frustrated and unhappy. Today, she’s a Certified Nursing Assistant, and is attending college to become a Registered Nurse. See how we helped her on her journey to a new career. [MEET NIKKI]

“Goodwill has helped me and my family become more self-sufficient. With their help, anything is possible.”

– Nikki

What’s in the Works?

Jerry Davis, our Award-winning President and CEO, gives us an update on store openings – including our second Outlet Store! [READ MORE]

HealthSouth Rehabilition Hospital of South Austin

Caring for Central Texas

Specializing in rehabilitation, HealthSouth is an incredible business partner and a strong supporter of the Goodwill Central Texas vision of empowering 100,000 Central Texans to transform their lives through work. See how they offer rewarding careers to Goodwill clients, like Nikki! [READ MORE]

Goodwill awarded Techhire partnership Goodwill Awarded Lifelaunch Grant 

Good things come in threes!

Recently, Goodwill Central Texas (GCT) was awarded almost $4M in total grant funding for three new programs from the U.S. Department of Labor: TechHire*, LifeLaunch*, and Training to Work. [READ MORE]

*GCT was named a sub-grantee by Goodwill Industries International in two of the awards: TechHire and LifeLaunch!

Lasting Impressions

A group of representatives from the Dell Foundation who attended our Philanthropitch presentation in April were so impressed by our training and educational programs, they granted us $125,000 for the Goodwill Career and Technical Academy “Just in Time” Training series. [READ MORE]

New Costumes and Assessories starting at $9.99

Cool Costumes for Every Man, Woman, Boy, and Ghoul!

Create your best Halloween costume ever at THE Halloween Headquarters: Goodwill! We have brand new costumes, accessories, and make-up plus tons of off-the-rack items that are perfect for a scary good costume! Whether it’s DIY or brand new, your Halloween costume will be perfect for you! [READ MORE]


Love Goodwill? Become an Ambassador!

You’ve been on all of the Real Goodwill Tours and you’re ecstatic about the amazing things that Goodwill does for Central Texas. Share your excitement with the rest of our community. [READ MORE]

Seniors Day Now Every Tuesday 30% off everything in store *exclusions apply

And our last bit of cool news?

SENIORS DAY is now every Tuesday! Take 30% off everything* in the store!

*Exclusions apply. Visit for more information.




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