The mission of Evansville Goodwill Industries, Inc. is to provide quality vocational and developmental opportunities to people who are disabled and/or disadvantaged in order to enhance their ability to achieve full participation in society.
We empower people with special needs to become self-sufficient through the power of work.
Be a recognized leader that promotes programs and services that embrace education, self-sufficiency, hope, and pride to the people we serve in the Central Illinois Region.
Respect for those we serve.
Teach responsibility by the individual – a hand up, not a hand out.
Build community partnerships.
Promote stewardship, financial responsibility, and efficient use of resources.
Work as a team.
Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois provides opportunities for individuals with barriers to enhance their lives.
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Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is able to serve over 10,000 people annually in our communities in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Our mission is to create opportunities for individuals with barriers to enhance their lives.
Goodwill provides many programs that offer opportunity and the dignity of work to individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment.
We provide education services such as our Adult Basic Education programs that help adults obtain their GED, as well as life skills and support services.
We provide training, including career readiness and college and certification preparation courses for youth in our communities.
We provide financial support services such as free income tax preparation and filing and financial education courses.
We provide employment programs including employment assistance and supported work for individuals with disabilities.
All of these programs are provided free of charge to community members to enhance lives through the power of work.
Supporting individuals and families who are working to better their lives.
We will spread goodwill across our communities by anticipating needs and collaborating with others to give individuals and families opportunities to achieve greater independence.
Our Core Values
Respect: We treat all people with dignity.
Integrity: We act honestly, ethically and fairly.
Accountability: We are socially, financially and environmentally responsible.
Excellence: We strive for the highest standards in all we do.
Teamwork: We collaborate to achieve our mission.
Innovation: We embrace learning, creativity and change.