Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Rating: 4.5 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Job Training, Human Services, Sports

Location: 4940 Bayline Dr N Ft Myers FL 33917 USA

Mission: Founded in 1902 by Rev. Edgar Helms, Goodwill Industries' primary mission is to place people in productive and competitive jobs.
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EIN 59-6196141
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I shop at all the thrift stores in the area and when I travel my Sienna is programed to stop at all Goodwill stores.

Goodwill is always my favorite thrift store. The prices are fair; they give discounts to seniors one day a week and now they are having days when everything in all the stores is 50% off. (On these days, I start early and shop til I drop!)

I like Goodwill because their employees know how to use a cash register. In so many thrift stores the employees add everything in their heads and then give me a price. I do not like this method.

I like Goodwill because their employees are friendly and recognize me when I come into the stores. They smile and joke yet they are efficient and honest.

I like Goodwill because, unlike some thrift stores, the prices are fair and set and I do not have to haggle. I do not like to haggle.

I like Goodwill because they have nice bags to put my purchases in and they have push carts to put my heavy purse and purchases in.

I like Goodwill because they organize their clothes by color and often by size.

I like Goodwill because sometimes I can find a real treasure that is cheap. I am always on the look out for these!

I like Goodwill because I am a decorator and have found some real great things to use in my homes.

I like Goodwill because it is exciting to go in any store. I rarely know what I am looking for when I enter, but I always find so many things to purchase. I usually walk out with a cart load of treasures that I was not expecting.

I like Goodwill because they have big stores and people are not crowded and bumping into each other (except on those 50% off days).

I like Goodwill because they have employees who will help me get large purchases into my Sienna.

Every trip to Goodwill is an adventure.

And because I like Goodwill so much, I always give my donations to them.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have a delivery service with fair delivery prices.

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I've been on disability for years and was turned on to GW by the Dept of Voacational Rehab. I started volunteering in the public relations dept and was soon hired. I am limited in the amount of hours I can work and they totally work with me on that. I decided to change jobs and they placed me in another job at shopgoodwill.com. Its great........I have a great boss who helps out when needed. I know so many success stories from people who work there. Its a great organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the fact I have steady employment.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

reduce the number of upper management......

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