IMPACT

SERVING THE NEEDS OF OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

THE FACTS

1/5

1/5

1 in 5 Americans has a disability

25%

25%

25% of Dallas County residents live at or below the poverty level

4.1%

4.1%

Only 4.1% of individuals in need of basic job requirements & education are being served

HUMAN IMPACT (2019)

4,898

4,898

Individuals with disabilities & disadvantaging conditions served through employment and training programs

1,574

1,574

Individuals with barriers to employment placed in a job, earning $20.7 million in wages

62%

62%

Of individuals employed by Goodwill are individuals with a disability and 38% are classified as having a disadvantaging condition.

29,111

29,111

Hours donated by
4,116 Volunteers

86%

86%

of total revenue directly funds our mission and programs

Community Impact

  • Decreased unemployment & poverty rates in North Texas
  • Strengthened families through improved financial and emotional stability
  • Personal fulfillment through increased self-esteem and self-sufficiency
  • Promotion of waste reduction measures and new methods to ensure less is sent to the landfill helping the environment

Environmental Impact

Every year, Dallas residents discard more than 9 million tons of material into landfills. 75% of this waste is recyclable.

31 million pounds of material diverted from local landfill 1.8 million pounds of electronics diverted from the landfill
Annually, 1.6 million pounds of electronics diverted from the landfill