Goodwill Industries International Inc., or just Goodwill®, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides job training, employment placement services, and other community-based programs for people who have barriers preventing them from otherwise obtaining a job. In addition, Goodwill Industries hires veterans and individuals who lack education or job experience or face employment challenges like ex-felons and inmates on probation. Goodwill is funded by a massive network of retail thrift stores which operate as nonprofits as well.
Goodwill has a more than 116 year track record in providing services that meet critical human needs in local communities in the U.S. Goodwill is a leading social services enterprise, widely known and respected as a network of nonprofits that create employment placement, job training and education services through the sales of donated items in Goodwill stores.