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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Employment Preparation & Procurement, Goodwill Industries, Job Training, Vocational Rehabilitation

Mission: Goodwill's mission is to help change lives through the power of work. More than 1,000 workforce members deliver the goodwill mission. See schedule o for continuation.

Programs: In 2014, the goodwill retail operation included 18 stores, a distribution services center and over 30 donation sites located throughout san antonio as well as in seguin, new braunfels, and laredo. The community generously supported goodwill with more than 729,000 donor transactions of clothing and household items. The $9,851,055 of program revenue does not include the $21,179,230 of noncash contributions received by goodwill. See schedule o for continuation.

workforce development (wfd) services directly deliver the goodwill mission to help change lives through the power of work. Goodwill provides services and resources to prepare, place, retain and advance people in their chosen careers. Goodwill operates ten good careers centers in san antonio, new braunfels and laredo to assist those seeking employment opportunities and support. See schedule o for continuation.

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Goodwill has always been a favorite non-profit of mine because they assist an incredible number of people in San Antonio. Goodwill's mission is to "help change lives through the power of work." They serve people with mental and physical disabilities; those who have experienced a life crisis like divorce or the death of a spouse; at-risk populations; summer youth programs; and so much more. Goodwill gets the funding for this by selling your donations in their stores. Donating one chair can give someone 46 minutes of job training. Eighty-four percent of money raised goes directly toward "supporting and growing critical community-based programs and services." This is one of the highest rates for any non-profit. Thank you, Goodwill, for what you do for San Antonio.