Every 23 seconds of every business day, a person served by Goodwill earns a good job. Every second of every day someone accesses Goodwill opportunities to build careers and strong families.
Goodwill Industries International
Goodwill Industries International is a network of 164 community-based agencies in the United States and Canada with 14 affiliates in 13 other countries. Goodwill is one of America’s top 25 most inspiring companies (Forbes). Goodwill agencies are innovative and sustainable social enterprises that fund job training programs, employment placement services and other community-based programs by selling donated clothing and household items in more than 3,200 stores and online at shopgoodwill.com.
In 2015, more than 37 million people in the United States and Canada benefited from Goodwill’s career services. Goodwill Industries International is North America’s leading nonprofit provider of education, training, and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness, and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental and emotional disabilities. For more information, visit goodwill.org.
Southern Oregon Goodwill
Southern Oregon Goodwill was founded in 1967 in Grants Pass to provide vocational training and work opportunities for adults with disabilities and veterans. The agency headquarters moved to Medford in Jackson County a few years later and 50 years later provides employment and training services to more than 3,100 people in Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake counties in Oregon and Siskiyou County in California.
Donations and purchases within our 12 donation centers and eight thrift stores, a curated boutique and three as-is outlets provide funding for our programs. Everything we do starts with the generous support of our donors.
We believe that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, and trust.