Goodwill creates COVID-19 support, resource portal

Published 2:35 pm Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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LOUISVILLE – After closing its stores, donation centers and career services locations, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, like most businesses, has been reeling from the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

To respond to the growing community needs of the population Goodwill serves, the nonprofit organization has launched a COVID-19 support and resource portal as a guide for individuals who require connections to necessities and services during the ongoing pandemic.

The support and resource portal – – includes a listing of statewide community services, financial resources, food assistance programs, as well as information on housing, employment, mental health and volunteer and donation opportunities, among other resources.

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Through the portal, Goodwill continues to support its mission – to give hope to individuals with disabilities and disadvantages in order to promote a better quality of life – despite the novel-coronavirus-related measures it’s taken in recent weeks.

The support and resource portal will be updated as more resources are provided and/or established. Goodwill is encouraging individuals and organizations to share the resources with anyone who may be in need as the spread of COVID-19 continues.