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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.

Great Finds at Goodwill

It is the perfect time of year to clean your home and declutter. Goodwill is the perfect place to donate items you no longer use or want. Not only does Goodwill sell gently used items, there are also new items as well. Check out our segment featuring our latest new goods!
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Success Stories


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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In The Words of Doc…. I first found out about Goodwill’s Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training program when I was doing in-home care. At the time, my job ...

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Community partners working together is the key to many successes in Grand Rapids, just like Casey’s story. Thresholds, a non-profit social-service agency providing assistance to ...

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Jobs & Training

As the economic landscape evolves, so does the need for job training and placement. With unemployment at an all-time low, the concentration of our programs have shifted to focus more on training and attaining the skills needed for sustainable employment and livable wages. Local business partnerships are key to Goodwill’s success for long-term placement and intervention success. Additionally, Goodwill has moved towards internalizing its mission. What does that mean? We are working with our front-line retail employees to provide individualized planning around personal goals and career development.
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