Upholding Our Commitment to Change

As we memorialize George Floyd, we reaffirm our resolve and our recent commitments, which called for a higher level of justice and becoming more intentional advocates for change. We have made significant progress on that journey. At Goodwill®, many of the people who come through our doors carry with them the accumulated challenges of inequity

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Commit to Change: Message from Steve Preston, Goodwill Industries International President and CEO

Today, we must pause again to mourn the killing of George Floyd and so many others, to remember the families and communities who grieve their losses, and to internalize the realities of racism in our country.  One life challenged a nation to bear witness to its deepest offenses while striving to exemplify one of its

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Message from Steve Preston, Goodwill Industries International President and CEO

Last night, we were deeply saddened and incensed to learn of another wanton act of violence against individuals in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Today, we grieve and pray for healing, protection and justice and for communities to embrace the inherent and equitable worth and dignity of every individual in our society.

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Message from Steve Preston, Goodwill Industries International President and CEO

Yesterday's assault on the Capitol was a chilling example of how words and actions can conspire to threaten that which we hold dear. We are thankful that the strength of our institutions, laws and norms prevailed and that the actions and proclamations of leaders across the political spectrum reinforced what we stand for. We should take confidence in that.

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Commit to Create Change

Published: June 2, 2020 Last week, we all witnessed the killing of another Black American. His life was taken by officers of an institution who had sworn to serve and protect people in our communities. George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor were Americans, born with inalienable rights in a country where we pledge ourselves

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

Updated: May 5, 2020 Learn more about Goodwill® and our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) here (FAQs) Goodwill continues to work hard to evolve the collective response of our local Goodwill nonprofit organizations to the coronavirus pandemic while supporting team members and the communities they serve during this unprecedented public health event. As a mission-based

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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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