Goodwill of Central Illinois provided or placed 1081 people into jobs in 2019. This number reflects both the individuals assisted by Goodwill in finding employment and employees hired in 2019.
In addition, Goodwill provided 39,121 free services to the people of Central Illinois. The total number of individuals who received free services from Goodwill in 2019 was 4,719. These include employment services, veterans support services, and youth mentoring.
“These numbers are possible because of our donors, shoppers and community partners,” said Don Johnson, Goodwill president and CEO. “We are administrators of the community’s generosity and we take that job very seriously. We base our success on impact and outcomes and will continue to be a leader in employment services.”
Each Goodwill throughout the world is operated independently and governed by a local board of directors as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Annual reports and audited financials can be found on Goodwill of Central Illinois’ website. The revenue generated stays local with 99 cents of every dollar supporting the people of Central Illinois.
Goodwill’s free programs are possible through the sale of your donated items. Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois serves 21 counties within Central Illinois. Goodwill offers employment services, veterans’ support services, operates a 15-bedroom veterans’ home and employs more than 300 people. For more information visit Goodwill’s website at www.goodwillpeo.org.