Below and in the box on the left side of this page are some of the
stories you'll find in the most current issue.
Goodwill's 2011 impact
We all know Goodwill does good for the planet and for northern Michigan; its process of selling and recycling used goods creates hundreds of jobs and revenues to support programs that help people overcome barriers to employment.
Through partnerships with businesses, like the Dell Reconnect program, it’s able to divert used computers and computer equipment from our local landfills.
But did you know it sold over two million items through its salvage program last year, keeping 3,480,339 pounds of clothing and other items out of landfills? Here’s the breakdown: