• Goodwill Manasota Offers Free GED Classes

    June 24-August 8

    The eight-week session will provide the next steps toward college or a new career


    (Sarasota/Bradenton, FL) Goodwill Manasota is offering free general education development (GED) classes at the Goodwill North Trail Community Room, 5150 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota. The free classes start on June 24 and run through August 8, Monday to Thursday, 5-7 p.m. The eight-week session is available to anyone who is ready to commit time and energy in preparation for the GED test completion. Successful completion of the GED test is the nationally recognized equivalent of a high school diploma. Space is limited.  To register, call 941-355-2721.


    Goodwill Manasota:

    Goodwill Industries Manasota, Inc., is an industry-leading, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit business that changes lives through the power of work. Goodwill Manasota assists people with disabilities and barriers to employment and provides services to more than 12,000 people throughout the region every year. As a pioneer in the reduce-reuse-recycle movement, Goodwill keeps more than 34 million pounds out of area landfills each year. The organization accomplishes its mission through a network of Good Neighbor Centers in Sarasota, Manatee, Hardee and DeSoto counties and through its Mission Development Services (MDS) throughout North America. For more than 30 years, Goodwill Manasota has provided much-needed opportunities to people through a variety of programs and initiatives, including Job Connection, JobsPlus, Supported JobsPlus, the HomeBuyer’s Club, White Glove Services, Good Neighbor Program, the Ambassadors Program, and the American Veterans and Their Families Initiative.  These programs are funded through the sale of donated goods, business partnerships and individual philanthropy.  Tax-deductible donations to Goodwill Manasota can be made at www.ExperienceGoodwill.org.