Heart of Texas Goodwill
Goodwill® inspires hope and self-confidence, helping people from all backgrounds and walks of life to feel successful, valuable and dignified.
We help people earn a living, improve their lives, and strengthen their families and their communities.
Our network of 165 independent, community-based Goodwills in the United States and Canada offers customized job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.
In 2009, Goodwill helped 1.9 million people train for careers in industries such as banking, IT and health care, to name a few — and get the supporting services they needed to be successful, such as English language training, additional education, or access to transportation and child care.
Every day, someone gets a good job, with help from Goodwill.
More than 155,000 people obtained meaningful employment in 2009 through their participation in Goodwill programs. These people went on to earn $2.5 billion in salaries and wages, and contributed to their communities as productive, tax-paying citizens.
Goodwills meet the diverse needs of people, including youth, seniors, veterans, immigrants, and people with disabilities, criminal backgrounds and other specialized needs.
Goodwill has earned the trust and support of 66 million donors in the United States and Canada.
Local Goodwills are flexible and sustainable social enterprises that fund job training, employment placement services and other community programs by selling donated clothes and household items at Goodwill retail stores and online.
Goodwills also generate revenue by contracting with businesses and government to provide a wide range of commercial services, including packaging and assembly, food service preparation document imaging and shredding and more.
For more information please visit: www.hotgoodwill.org