The Goodwill Industries Hall of Fame

"Will Courtney, a Fort Worth businessman and real estate developer, was a staunch supporter of and volunteer with Goodwill on the local, national, and international levels for more than half a century. He began his service on the board of directors for the Fort Worth Goodwill in 1964. He went on to serve as a member of Goodwill's national board for 16 years. He was well-known for his fundraising capabilities, spearheading an $8.5 million capital campaign that was used to fund the construction of several local Goodwill facilities. Courtney also served on the capital campaign committee for Goodwill's National Headquarters, securing major gifts from individuals and organizations. Affectionately known as "Mr. Goodwill," Courtney wore custom-made, Goodwill-logoed cowboy boots, and advocated for the nonprofit wherever he went." Catherine carries on her father's legacy serving on the Board of Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth.

Named Certified Property Manager of the Year- 1989

National Philanthropy- Goodwill Industries Volunteer- 1994

National Society for Fundraising Executives- 1997

Volunteer Award- Goodwill Industries 1996

Nominated for the United Way Hercules Award- 2001 and 2002

Who's Who in Real Estate and Industry- 2000

Association of Fundraising Professionals- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser- 2013 for Ronald McDonald House

Elsine Katz Volunteer Lead of the Year Award given by Goodwill Industries International

Inducted into the Goodwill International Hall of Fame- 2015

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