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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 2016, 4,994 lives have been impacted through our employment programs and services.


Earth Week

Donate to any Goodwill of Greater GR location on Friday, April 19 or Saturday, April 20 and we’ll give you a coupon book for $10 off your next purchase of $25 or more – redeemable at any SpartanNash stores (Family Fare, D&W Fresh Market, Forest Hills Foods & more) *Coupons while supplies last.

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Success Stories


Before coming to Goodwill, Dexter struggled with grief, alcohol use disorder, and homelessness. Luckily, after a tough conversation with his sister, Dexter realized he needed ...

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Homeless and recently graduated from high school, Josh came to Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids looking for stability. He was bouncing from shelter to shelter, ...

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Times were very tough for Brad in 2014. His wife passed away, he needed to move out of the home they shared, and he was ...

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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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