Goodwill Industries of New Mexico

Rating: 4.5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Job Training, Homeless & Housing, Human Services

Location: 5000 San Mateo Blvd N.E. Albuquerque NM 87109 USA

Mission: No matter where you live in the state, Goodwill Industries is working in your community. Our mission is to provide skills training, job development and social services for New Mexicans. Good employees are the basic building block of our economy. A good job is the foundation for pursuing a quality life, along with education and a positive attitude. At Goodwill Industries of New Mexico, we support both. We are more than just a retail store. The revenue we receive from sales of gently used clothing and goods is applied to our programs and services to achieve our mission. Our programs and services help New Mexicans with barriers to employment. Barriers to employment include: •learning disability •homelessness •single parenthood •language barriers •extended absence from workforce •felony history •lack of family or other external support •substance abuse •domestic violence •mental & physical challenges •brain injuries •difficulty in job interviews •lack of education & intellectual disabilities •or any other barrier preventing someone from finding a job
Target demographics: by providing skills training, job development and social services to individuals and families.
Direct beneficiaries per year: more than 10,000 New Mexicans.
Geographic areas served: New Mexico
Programs: Goodwill is a local, nonprofit organization with a mission to provide skills training, job development and social services for New Mexicans. We do this through our free programs and services that touch the lives of thousands of your neighbors every year. Our Free Programs: •Brain Injury Case Management •Gateway To Work •GoodSkills •Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) •Job Development •Pathways •Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) •Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) •Targeted Case Management (TCM) •Third Party Assessments (TPA) •Transitions •TrialWorks These programs and services are made possible by the generosity of thousands of New Mexicans.

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I love shopping at Goodwill for children's clothing, and it's my choice spot for donating stuff we no longer need. Great prices and I feel like I'm helping out my community when I shop there.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

great prices on clothing and good selection

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

helpful

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I've always been impressed with Goodwill's philanthropic mission. It has been gratifying to help others with my purchases through Goodwill. The stores are well-appointed, logically organized, and obviously the prices are beyond compare.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

courteous, friendly, and professional.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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