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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

Number of donations

1,089,759

People have dropped their donations at our stores in 2019

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.

Job Training

26,437

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

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.

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.

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 Launches First Outlet & Warehouse Facility in Northern NJ July 27

Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ opens its first outlet, ecommerce and warehouse facility in Northern NJ to offer shopping opportunities to help New Jerseyans reduce their carbon footprint and to help the nonprofit organization fund programs to create jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in the NYC metropolitan region.

Goodwill NYNJ Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

This year on July 26, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). This law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education, and public accommodations.

Goodwill NYNJ appoints 3 new members to its Board of Directors

New York, NY – July 20, 2020 –Goodwill® Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey Inc. has named Beth Stankard, Douglas A. Hand, and William J. Staples to its Board of Directors(BOD) during the second half of its fiscal year ending on June 30, 2020. Stankard was elected to the organization’s BOD during the Feb. 13, 2020 Board meeting. Hand and Staples were elected during the final BOD meeting for fiscal year 2019 on June 25.