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Goodwill to honor United Way, Community Foundation at Friday fundraiser (access required)

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes will host a special “We are Goodwill” fundraising event on Friday to benefit the agency’s Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and 211/Life Line. In addition to an online silent auction, raffle giveaway and ...

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KeyBank helps fund Goodwill’s 211/Life Line (access required)

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes is set to receive a $62,500 influx of funding from KeyBank Foundation, one of four annual installments in a $250,000 gift to the nonprofit organization. Goodwill funds, manages and owns 211/Life Line, an accredited program ...

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Goodwill president named CEO

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes has named a longtime team member as its new CEO. Jennifer Lake will replace Gidget Hopf, who is retiring from the nonprofit organization after more than three decades. Lake, who joined Goodwill in 2007, begins ...

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As plastic bag ban approaches, some stores ahead of the curve, others merely react (access required)

A nickel can be a powerful thing. Last summer Wegmans conducted a pilot study at two stores to see how customers would react if single-use plastic grocery bags were removed even before a statewide ban goes into effect March 1 ...

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Goodwill, ABVI leader to retire (access required)

In the 1980s, Gidget Hopf was responsible for bringing jobs to hundreds of blind and disabled people in Rochester when she spearheaded a relationship between the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and 3M Corp. to produce and distribute ...

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