The 2017 Goodwill Power of Work Awards

The 2017 Goodwill Power of Work Awards

About This Event

The sixth annual Goodwill Power of Work Awards is April 19, 2017 at the Grand Street Café.

As one of the most inspirational events in KC, this luncheon showcases the strength and success of Goodwill clients who overcame barriers to build Kansas City’s workforce. More than 300 influential corporate and community leaders join together to honor local employers who hire individuals with different abilities and disadvantages. The Goodwill programs and services funded by your contribution include career exploration, work experience, and job placement assistance for job seekers who share an intense drive to succeed, despite the challenges they face.

More information, including sponsorship packages, is available at

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 4740 Grand Ave
  • Kansas City
  • 64112, USA
  • Time:
  • Apr 19, 2017 11:00 am to
  • Apr 19, 2017 01:00 pm

Bronze Sponsor

Copper Sponsor

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas

Event to Support Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas

Goodwill empowers people with disadvantages and differentabilities to earn and keep employment through individualized programs andservices. For more than 120 years, Goodwill has provided services in and aroundGreater Kansas City. 90¢ of every dollar spent supports local programs andservices. Programs like Quest Academy giving urban youth with disadvantages anddifferent abilities a real-life work experience and soft skills to enter theworkforce, GoodWORKS Career Resource Centers that provide free careerexploration assistance for anyone looking earn a job and our career impactprogram that pairs individuals with different abilities with career navigatorsand career coaches to succeed in the workplace.

Goodwill is a leader in sustainability, annually diverting15 million pounds of computers, paper, clothing and textiles from arealandfills, recovering the value through resale and recycle. As a member ofGoodwill Industries International, we are a part of the world's largest andmost successful network to provide employment and training services for peoplewith different abilities.