LAS VEGAS – Goodwill of Southern Nevada (Goodwill®) received $ 50,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation on August 19, 2021. This donation was presented to Goodwill President and CEO Richard (“Rick”) D. Neal, Jr. and other Goodwill executives by Joanne Haas of the Gene Haas Foundation at the Goodwill Career Center on Boulevard Mall, 3700 S. Maryland Parkway .
“Receiving such a wonderful contribution from the Gene Haas Foundation is a remarkable moment for all of us here at Goodwill,” said Richard (“Rick”) D. Neal, Jr., President and CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. “We are honored to have been selected for this funding and we are very grateful to the foundation for their support. These funds will help support Goodwill’s commitment to fulfill our mission of employee training and development, and through our service, create a better future for the residents of southern Nevada. “
The Gene Haas Foundation was founded in 1999 by Haas Automation, Inc., founder and CEO Gene Haas, to support the needs of the local community through grants to local charities. The foundation donates millions of dollars each year to manufacturing educational institutions and the community. In 2020, the Gene Haas Foundation provided more than $ 17 million in grants, bringing the total to more than $ 100 million since its inception.
The Gene Haas Foundation is proud to announce its presence in southern Nevada by supporting various charities as Haas, Inc. expands its activities to Henderson, Nevada. Gene Haas has a home in the local automation space and is committed to being an active and supportive member of the southern Nevada community.
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