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Goodwill is changing lives and communities through the power of work

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In our communities, we provide 1,140 employment opportunities on a yearly basis.



On average, we receive donations from 595,388 generous donors to fund our mission.



Since 2015, 6,038 lives have been impacted through our employment programs and services.

Be a Job Creator

This holiday season, help make a difference in someone’s life by donating to Goodwill. Your donation supports our mission of changing lives through the power of work. If you are interested in making a donation,

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Success Stories


Stress was taking a huge toll on George. Upon release from prison, George was working hard to integrate back into society. He was eagerly seeking ...

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At 20 years old, struggling with alcoholism and homeless, Robert frequented a local homeless organization for youth. Craving stability and a strong desire to change ...

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Val, a military veteran, worked at the recycling center for 2 months through Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids’ TWE (Temporary Work Experience) Program. After ...

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Jobs & Training

With unemployment at an all-time low, training and skill attainment are the the focus of our programs. We take a holistic approach to our services to best meet the needs of our participants. A key to success for long-term placements and interventions comes from our partnerships with local businesses.

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