A Note about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Our Shoppers, Donors and Those We Serve. Learn more

A Note about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Our Shoppers, Donors and Those We Serve

Updated: March 17, 2020 Learn more about Goodwill® and our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) here (FAQs) Local Goodwill nonprofit organizations continue to work hard to evolve the collective response to the coronavirus pandemic while supporting team members and the communities they serve during this unprecedented public health event. We would like to reassure you

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Helping People Affected by Wildfires Comes in Many Forms

At Goodwill®, our collective hearts ache for those who lost their lives and for the people who have lost their homes and precious keepsakes in the tragic California wildfires. Goodwill is a network of 161 independent and community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, and we are proud to serve millions of  individuals and families annually through our various

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Google, Goodwill Partner to Provide One Million People Digital Skills Training

Google.org and Goodwill have announced the launch of the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator(SM). Funded by a $10 million grant from Google.org and with the assistance of 1,000 Google volunteers, the new Goodwill initiative will equip more than one million people to receive vital digital skills training over the next three years that will enable them

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Statement from Chairman of the Board Brian Itzkowitz

On Friday, January 15, the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario (Goodwill TECNO) resigned in its entirety and directed the CEO to shutter its operations effective Saturday, January 16. Goodwill Industries International’s (GII) leadership was made aware of these egregious acts and recommended that Goodwill TECNO’s GII membership

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Goodwill Industries International Respects a Woman's Rights to Breastfeed

Goodwill Industries International respects and reinforces a woman's right to breastfeed in public and private environments. We believe in the spirit and intent of the laws across the states of the United States. We apologize for the unauthorized and unacceptable comments tweeted by our customer service representative. Every day, Goodwills work hard to create inclusive, friendly and welcoming environments for moms, families and all of our donors and shoppers.

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Goodwill Industries International Responds to Payment Card Security Alert

Goodwill Industries International is a membership organization comprised of 165 independent Goodwill headquarters in the United States and Canada. Goodwill Industries International was contacted last Friday afternoon by a payment card industry fraud investigative unit and federal authorities informing us that select U.S. store locations may have been the victims of possible theft of payment

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How You Can Help People Impacted by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

As people in the Philippines struggle to recover from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan on November 15, humanitarian organizations are mobilizing to provide relief to those affected.

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Special Message from Goodwill's Director of Mission Strategy

Goodwill® is a nonprofit organization that exists for one purpose: to eliminate barriers to opportunity and help people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work. For more than a century, Goodwill has worked in communities to help people with disabilities, disadvantages and anyone facing challenges to finding employment including youth, seniors, veterans, immigrants, and people with other specialized needs totaling 6.7 million people last year. Every 33 seconds of every business day, someone gets a job with Goodwill’s help. That is our mission which our business model helps us achieve. Collectively 82 percent of the revenue generated through our stores, e-commerce sites, and contracts go right into our mission.

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All Parents Want Their Children to Have Productive, Fulfilling Lives

It is tough enough for young college graduates and others who can’t find jobs — the May 2013 unemployment rate for people 20-24 is 13.2 percent — but when it comes to youth with severe disabilities, the reality is downright dismal. The employment rate for 20-24 year old youth with disabilities is nearly cut in half at only 32 percent.

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Goodwill® Offers Resources for Individuals Impacted By Tornadoes in Oklahoma City Area

Residents of suburban Oklahoma City are picking through rubble today after a monster tornado more than a mile wide killed at least 24 people, demolishing two schools and flattening entire subdivisions. Goodwill® extends it sympathy to the individuals and families who have been left without support and shelter as a result of this devastating tornado.

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Goodwill® Offers Resources for People Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Updated November 9, 2012 Flood, fire, massive winds and mass destruction have impacted thousands of communities along the East Coast, the Northeast United States and Caribbean region. Goodwill extends it sympathy to the individuals and families who have been left without support and shelter as a result of this devastating storm. The caring people that

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Haiti Earthquake: How You Can Help

Over the past week, the world has sadly witnessed images of the devastation caused by the earthquakes in Haiti, a country already struggling to recover from four hurricanes that hit in 2008. The caring people that work at 166 member Goodwill enterprises in the United States and Canada, as well as its 14 international affiliates, send their thoughts and prayers to the people of Haiti, along with deepest sympathies for the unimaginable pain and suffering the people of the country are enduring.

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