Merchandise donations are the lifeblood of our organization, providing jobs through the collection and reselling of material donations in our fulfillment center, stores, and donation sites.
Whether it’s the clerk at our retail store, the donation attendant, the processor at our warehouse or the truck driver
transporting material donations to our headquarters, each position is a job created to put more North Texans
residents back to work.
Over 900 Individuals with disabilities and advantaging conditions earn a paycheck from Goodwill every year.
31 million pounds of material is diverted from our landfill.
For many years, Goodwill has placed donation trailers on the parking lots of commercial businesses, at no cost. As areas develop and grow, these donated sites are becoming obsolete hindering our ability to create more jobs, employ more people with barriers and expand into areas of need.
Goodwill responded by replacing Goodwill trailers with owned retail stores, job connection centers and attended donation sites to create more jobs and employ more people.
Funding for capital projects relies on philanthropy. Gifts to the Mission Advancement Campaign now stand at $6.8 million and have provided over 605 jobs through the opening of five new facilities in Dallas, Garland, Denton, Frisco, Garland, Lewisville, Plano and Allen.
All cumulative donations exceeding $10,000 receive recognition through the Mission Advancement Society, a special major donor recognition acknowledgement space located prominently within and throughout Goodwill.
Raising a child with a disability isn’t easy. It takes many phone calls with schools, meetings with teachers, and even now, as our child is an adult, it still takes extra supervision, sensitivity and patience.
Goodwill does not see Angelica for her disability. Hired by Goodwill in 2006, Angelica has the opportunity to get up and go to work.