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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Goodwill Industries, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Job Training

Mission: Founded in 1902 by Rev. Edgar Helms, Goodwill Industries'' primary mission is to place people in productive and competitive jobs.

Results: 2009 Statistics Served Total 2469 Some of which includes: At Risk Youth 709 Persons with Disabilities 1033 Ex-Offenders 976

Target demographics: Low income adults as well as youth in the North Louisiana area Between the ages of 12 and up.

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 2500 families served each year

Geographic areas served: 26 Parishes North Louisiana

Programs: Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. provides job training and job placement services to persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment. We teach people to work and help people find jobs.

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Rating: 5

GOODWILL (TOWARDS MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN) INDUSTRIES OF N. LA, INC. HAS A HISTORY OF BEING A STRONG INSTITUTION IN THIS AREA. THEIR PARTNERSHIP IN LENDING HELP IS CONSTANT. THEY BELIEVE IN THE AREA, THEY WANT TO HELP WHEN NEEDED, THEY ARE AN EVER PRESENT PART OF OUR COMMUNITY. I'VE WORKED WITH THEIR STAFF ON PROJECTS, I HAVE SHOPPED IN THEIR STORES, I HAVE DONATED ITEMS AND WILL CONTINUE TO BECAUSE I APPRECIATE THEIR EFFORTS TO CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL OF US IN THIS AREA!