Goodwill Mission MomentsGoodwill News

Goodwill Mission Moments

We are proud to bring you “Goodwill Mission Moments”. A series of testimonials and interviews that gives a personal glimpse into the lives and journeys of those who work for Goodwill Industries of Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. “Mission Moments” is all about spreading the word of the great things we do at Goodwill, and the amazing people that work there.

Their stories are heartfelt, poignant, and inspirational.

We hope you enjoy!

Goodwill News

Get ready for BLACK FRIDAY at Goodwill!

Don’t forget Goodwill for Black Friday shopping! Goodwill is a great place to find unique gifts at great prices, and we are offering 15% all donated goods and W goods all week long. W goods are categorized as new items we receive from major retailers!

We have all you need to get ready for the holidays. Stylish sweaters, boots, and coats for family photos. Bakeware and glassware to help with all the baking and table setting, and fun décor to create a warm and welcoming festive environment for the home, apartment, or office.

Shop Goodwill all week! Enjoy the savings. You never know what you will find.

PS! We will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov 25th to give our staff well-deserved time off!

*Sale excludes white tagged new goods/workforce development products

Skiing was a hit at the 2019 Special OlympicsGoodwill News

Area 36 of the Special Olympics of Michigan is proud to announce the commencement of their annual UP Winter Games

Marquette, MI – January 28, 2019 – Area 36 of the Special Olympics of Michigan is proud to announce the commencement of their annual UP Winter Games on Saturday, January 5th.  The schedule is below.

We will have athletes from all parts of the U.P. competing in Snowshoe, Cross Country Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, and Figure Skating. Please come out to Rippling River Resort and Marquette Mountain to watch the athletes showcase their talents starting with opening ceremony at 1:30 p.m. at Rippling River Resort.

We are also in need of several volunteers to help run the cross country and snowshoe events. If you are interested in helping with these events, please

Skiing was a hit at the 2019 Winter Games
Skiing was a hit at the 2019 Winter Games

The Schedule is as follows:

  • 11:30 a.m.   Arrival & Registration @ Holiday Inn
  • 11:30 to 1 p.m. Lunch (Athletes, Registered Volunteers, Coaches)
  • 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Travel to Rippling River Resort (Own transportation)
  • 1:30 pm to 1:45 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
  • 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sport Events
  • 4:00 p.m. t-o 4:30 p.m. Travel back to Holiday Inn (Own transportation)
  • 4:30 to 5:00 p.m. Award Ceremony – Holiday Inn
  • 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Pasty Dinner (Athletes, Registered Volunteers, Coaches)
  • 6:00 to ??  p.m. Rowing competition for everyone
  • 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Dance @ Holiday Inn for Winter Game Athletes, Coaches, and Volunteers (light snacks available)

For questions contact Pam Bahrman, Area 36 director at 906-869-2403 or Cori Bodeman at 906-235-9504.  Thank you for covering this event.


Cori Bodeman
Goodwill of Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan
Director of Marketing