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Goodwill Industries empowers individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work.

Goodwill NYNJ has compiled a list of external employment and health & wellbeing resources to assist individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Know Your Impact

Job Training

26,437

Residents of NYNJ received job training, coaching and employment, including nearly 7,397 individuals with disabilities.

GoodTemps Temporary Staffing

679

Temporary employees are sent to work each day by Goodwill NYNJ through GoodTemps, our staffing agency dedicated to supporting people with disabilities on their journey to employment.

Placing people into employment

1/hr

Goodwill NYNJ placed a person into employment every hour of every business day.

Job Placements

1,962

Got a New York or New Jersey based job outside of our stores, including 780 individuals with disabilities.

Number of donations

1,089,759

People have dropped their donations at our stores in 2019

Pre-used goods kept out of landfills

43 Million

Pounds of pre-used clothing and goods kept out of New York and New Jersey landfills to be recycled, refashioned, re-loved.

Reporting based on 2019

Uplifting The NYNJ Community

Goodwill NYNJ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We exist to uplift the local communities of New York and Northern New Jersey by using funds generated in our retail stores and donation centers to support employment opportunities for people with disabilities or other obstacles to employment

News & Events

Goodwill NYNJ receives $100,000 grant from Pinkerton Foundation to upskill security workers

Goodwill NYNJ has received a $100,000 grant from the Pinkerton Foundation to upskill 40 individuals per year who have gained security jobs through our Career Services Youth Pathways program (YouthPathways) and are looking to advance their careers. Thanks to this grant, Goodwill NYNJ will provide on-site training and exam preparation so they can obtain advanced certifications and higher wages. This new program launched on Nov. 1, 2020.

Goodwill NYNJ Names Alicia McGrath Executive Vice President, Mission

New York, NY – Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alicia McGrath has joined the agency as Executive Vice President of Mission, effective September 14, 2020. Ms. McGrath was previously Executive Director for Bethany House and is a senior level non-profit executive with over twenty-five years of experience in leadership positions with specific expertise in the field of Social Services.