Centennial Celebration for Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County to be held March 26, 2021

WHAT:
– Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County President & CEO Colleen Morrone will lead the official celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Delaware’s Goodwill with a ceremony at the non-profit’s Lea Blvd. Headquarters.
– Friday, March 26th marks 100 years to the day, that Goodwill’s articles of incorporation were signed by their founders. On this day, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County is inviting the Congressional Delegation and other elected officials to the Goodwill Center to celebrate 100 years of service to the community. There will be a press event in the parking lot and tours of the Goodwill Center offered by staff and program participants.

WHO:
– Goodwill of Delaware President & CEO, Colleen Morrone
– Goodwill of Delaware Board Chair, Marvin Hargrove
– Delaware Congressional Delegation (invited)
– Governor John Carney (invited)
– County Executive Matt Meyer (invited)
– Wilmington City Council President Ernest “Trippi” Congo (invited)
– State Senator Darius Brown (invited)
– Rep. Nnamdi O. Chukwuocha (invited)

WHEN: Friday March 26, 2021 | 10 am

WHERE: The Goodwill Center | 300 E. Lea Blvd. | Wilmington, DE 19802

About Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County For 100 years, the mission of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County has been to improve the quality of life for individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency through the Power of Work! This mission is supported by proceeds from donations to our retail and e-commerce operations, and revenue generated through our Industrial Services and Staffing Services programs. In 2020 alone, through our Workforce Initiatives programs, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County provided more than 15,000 services to individuals and placed more than 700 people into employment throughout the region. For information on our programs and services, including our stores and donation locations, visit our website: www.GoodwillDE.org.


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