EMPOWERING INDIVIDUALS
SINCE 1915

Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.

Last year, neighbors like you donated

136M

pounds of goods to Goodwill NYNJ. With your donations, you helped us serve

45,000

people from your communities, while simultaneously diverting tons of usable goods from landfills.

Who We Are and What We Do

Goodwill NYNJ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that follows a social enterprise model based on a commitment to what we call the triple bottom line. Our retail infrastructure helps fund our employment and career services, and it also results in positive social and environmental outcomes for the global community.

We received

988,000

donations last year.

We placed

3,000+

people into jobs, thanks to your donations.

Every

12 mins

another person has access to opportunities at Goodwill NYNJ to build careers and strong families.

Goodwill Stores

People who shop at Goodwill stores support communities and protect the environment.

Sales proceeds go to helping people with disabilities and other barriers to employment do powerful things, like find work, gain independence, and build careers and better lives. And, because our inventory is donated, we run an environmentally-friendly business.

500+

employer partnerships.

750+

temp workers sent to work each day.

2

people placed into employment every hour of every business day.

Our Services

Goodwill NYNJ provides services that support all people, regardless of disability or other barriers, to become work-ready and gain independence through employment.

Our services include training, employment, work readiness, internships, rehabilitation, treatment and recovery.

For over 100 years, we have been committed to serve individuals with developmental, intellectual, behavioral or health disabilities, and other barriers to employment.

Every day, we aim to create opportunities for all!

News & Events

Parsons + Goodwill NYNJ: Students Design Sustainable Fashion

Posted
06/06/2018

 

For this spring semester, Goodwill NYNJ and The New School's Parsons School of Fashion collaborated to provide six Bachelor of Fine Arts senior students the opportunity to work directly with our production department to get material to upcycled for use in their thesis collection. The semester-long project culminated with the students showing their designs at the Parsons Fest the week before graduating in May.

Goodwill NYNJ Staff Mentors CUNY Team to Win $10k 2nd Prize!

Posted
05/25/2018
Goodwill NYNJ Staff Mentors CUNY Team to Win $10k 2nd Prize! A team of students from the Grove School of Engineering at City University of NY (CUNY) won second place and a $10,000 prize in CREATE (Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive Technology), a state-wide competition that NY Industries for the Disabled (NYSID) sponsors annually. Goodwill NYNJ staff served as expert consultants for the team of students about the challenges that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face while seeking employment.