Mission: Goodwill provides education, career development and employment opportunities to help Coloradans in need achieve self-sufficiency, dignity, and hope through the Power of Work.
Target demographics: Coloradans in need of career development
Geographic areas served: Denver metro and northern Colorado
Programs: (1)Goodwill Youth Services provides programs for the more than 15,000 teens in 33 schools. Seniors participating in the School To Work program have a 93% high school graduation rate. (2)Thousands of adults receive job readiness and training skills that help them move off welfare and up the wage and career ladder. (3)Our Community Employment Programs employs and trains disabled individuals. (4)Retail Operations collects, processes and sells quality used goods in 29 extremely popular retail stores.
My experience is that Goodwill provides much needed community services based on a sustainable model.
I enjoy donating to Goodwill because I know my goods will not just end up in a landfill.
I enjoy shopping at Goodwill because I am supporting a community-minded business and reducing my own consumption impact.