22 min

Mission Critical: Nonprofits Surviving & Thriving in a Pandemic First Business Bank Podcast

    • Entrepreneurship

The unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic created chaos for many nonprofits — disturbing not only their revenue streams but also their missions. Serving nearly half of Wisconsin’s counties, Goodwill Industries of Northcentral Wisconsin navigated a 10-week shutdown, recovery efforts, and ongoing operations to ensure the safety of employees and customers. Chris Hess, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Northcentral Wisconsin, joins us to discuss what happened and challenges that lie ahead for his organization and similar nonprofits.

The unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic created chaos for many nonprofits — disturbing not only their revenue streams but also their missions. Serving nearly half of Wisconsin’s counties, Goodwill Industries of Northcentral Wisconsin navigated a 10-week shutdown, recovery efforts, and ongoing operations to ensure the safety of employees and customers. Chris Hess, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Northcentral Wisconsin, joins us to discuss what happened and challenges that lie ahead for his organization and similar nonprofits.

22 min