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

Know Your Impact

GoodTemps Temporary Staffing

727

Temp workers 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.

Number of donations

995,000

Number of donations given by neighbors like you.

Job Training

29,841

Residents of NYNJ received job training, coaching and employment, including nearly 9,000 individuals with disabilities.

Placing people into employment

1/hr

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

Job Placement

2,351

Got a New York or New Jersey based job outside of our stores, including 843 individuals with disabilities.

Pre-used goods kept out of landfills

38 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 2018

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 marks 29th ADA anniversary

Goodwill NYNJ has supported employment opportunities for people with disabilities since its founding in Brooklyn in 1915. Our founders trained these individuals to mend the clothing and household goods they collected from wealthy New Yorkers. These goods were later sold, providing a wage for individuals with disabilities.