Goodwill’s Got Talent
Goodwill Fort Worth to Host Talent Show for Employees
WHO: 20 talent show acts featuring Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth employees and S.T.A.R.S. participants; 100 Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth staff, family and friends; Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth President and CEO David Cox; and Vice President of Special Projects Ronnie Conger
WHAT: Employees of Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth will perform in a “Goodwill’s Got Talent” show. Ten acts in the show will be participants from Goodwill’s S.T.A.R.S. program – a unique day habilitation program for adults with significant mental disabilities. By showcasing their talents in the show, these individuals prove that you can’t hear a person’s abilities when you are only listening for their disabilities and give them the opportunity to demonstrate that their disability does not define them.
First ($150), second ($100) and third ($75) place prizes will be awarded in two divisions – open division and S.T.A.R.S. division. Acts include singers, dancers, a guitarist, a drummer and a comedian.
WHEN: Friday, August 11, 2017; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth – S.T.A.R.S. Town Square; 4005 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76119; (817) 332-7866
WHY: Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.
Goodwill Fort Worth’s 23 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.