Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is a nonprofit organization that has served the community since 1926. Through the sale of donated items in our stores, we fund employment and training programs that help people find hope, opportunity and jobs. We are recognized nationally as one of the most efficient charities – channeling 89 percent of revenues to mission and sustainability – enabling us to serve more than 38,000 people each year in northwest NC.
We create opportunities for people to enhance their lives through training, workforce development services and collaboration with other community organizations. Learn more about our programs and services by viewing our 2021 Goodwill Impact Report.
Goodwill partners with many agencies and nonprofit organizations across our 31-county territory to carry out our mission and have the greatest impact in the communities we serve. View the current list of partners.
Volunteer with Us
Volunteers and interns play a vital role in helping Goodwill carry out its mission. View information on volunteer opportunities here.
Goodwill’s programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF is an independent, not-for-profit agency promoting quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons receiving services. View a full list of Goodwill’s Accreditations and Licenses.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors represent a wide variety of occupations and industries and provide invaluable leadership and governance to ensure compliance with legal and tax requirements, the protection of the public interest, and evaluation of our organization’s work. View a list of Goodwill’s current Board of Directors.
Goodwill Industries International
Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is one of 156 independent community-based Goodwill® organizations that make up Goodwill Industries International (GII). To be a member, each local Goodwill must be accredited, apply for membership and meet certain criteria established by GII.