CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (April 17, 2024) — Goodwill of the Heartland is extending career development to rural communities thanks to an award funded by the Ascendium Education Group. The grant supports the expansion of the Goodwill Opportunity Accelerator™ program into new postsecondary training pathways aligned with the needs of the local labor market.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (April 8, 2024) As Earth Day approaches, Goodwill of the Heartland is proud to announce a partnership of local organizations for “Earth Day in Action,” a two-day event aimed at promoting sustainability, community engagement and environmental stewardship.

FAIRFIELD, IOWA (June 3, 2021) — Goodwill of the Heartland will host a hiring event for their new outlet store expected to open in July. The event will take place Wednesday, June 16, 5-7:30PM, in their new headquarters at 8200 6th St SW in Cedar Rapids.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (June 25, 2020) Goodwill of the Heartland is offering people the opportunity to advance in their career and gain an edge in obtaining a management job in the restaurant and food service industry with its free online ServSafe Manager Certification.

PRESS RELEASE (July 23, 2019) — Goodwill reminds back-to-school shoppers heading to the stores for the upcoming tax-free holiday, August 2 and 3, that shopping Goodwill locations in Iowa is always tax-free. Since Goodwill of the Heartland is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization, customers do not pay sales tax when shopping its Iowa stores.

QUAD CITIES (May 20, 2019) — Goodwill of the Heartland is looking for employers and youth to participate in its new CAREER AHEAD summer work-experience program.

Cold Weather Prompts Goodwill Stores to Close Early, Not Accept Donations at Drive-Ups

NEWS RELEASE (January 28, 2019) — Due to the severe cold weather conditions expected, Goodwill of the Heartland will NOT be accepting donations at any of its 17 stores from Tuesday, January 29 at 7PM through Thursday, January 31 at 9AM.

January 25, 2019 — Looking for a new date night idea this Valentine’s Day season? You can support Goodwill of the Heartland and its mission by taking the Goodwill Date Night Challenge this February. Also enter the organization’s Date Night Challenge contest on Facebook and you could win a $100 Visa gift card.