Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 4 with Goodwill

Posted on June 25, 2020

In our fourth Straight from Stark episode, hear from Anne Richards, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland & East Central Ohio. When it was forced to close its shopping locations in March, Goodwill Iost 90% of its revenue. That revenue provides the primary funding of the organization’s mission services, including rape crisis services, parenting classes and many other programs that support individual and community development.

In this episode, you'll learn about:

  • how COVID-19 has impacted Goodwill’s crucial services and programs
  • safety precautions being implemented to make the shopping experience safer for both employees and customers
  • the importance of continuing to shop and support Goodwill during these times

To learn more about Goodwill of Greater Cleveland & East Central Ohio, visit

About Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio
Goodwill’s mission is to empower people on their journey to independence through the sale of goods, which support employment programs and family services.

About Straight from Stark
Straight from Stark is a new weekly video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference.

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