Since its inception in 1902, Goodwill Industries International has helped millions of people and bolstered numerous communities. Today, over 160 branches across North America make up Goodwill Industries International. These chapters provide individuals with a number of services that improve their self-confidence and hiring potential. Men and women can turn to the organization for education, job training, and employment placement. In 2011, Goodwill Industries International aided more than 189,000 people in finding work and trained millions of individuals for information technology, healthcare, banking, and other sectors. Moreover, Goodwill assists individuals with various barriers to employment and gives them a “hand up, not a hand out.” Goodwill Industries International outlets also serve as retail stores offering clothing and household items at low prices.
To learn more about Goodwill Industries International and to learn how to donate to the group, visit www.goodwill.org.
About the Author:
With over 25 years of experience in the realm of information technology, Steve Kedzior currently acts as the Vice President and General Manager of Services at Avnet Technology Solutions. In his spare time, Kedzior sits on the Board of Goodwill of Central Arizona.