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Helping people
prepare for, find,
and keep good jobs
is what Goodwill
is all about.

4,919

total people served in 2017
 

1,328

people placed into competitive employment

237

program participants who worked and earned paychecks at Goodwill

Patricia's Story

 
Patricia came to Goodwill's Career Center in Muskegon seeking help in finding a job.
 
Working with a Goodwill employment specialist, Patricia learned she was eligible for the Ticket to Work program which allows her to work without jeopardizing her Social Security benefits until she secures full-time employment. 
 
Despite significant challenges, Patricia's consistent and determined attitude has her on the path to self-sufficiency.
 

Read Patricia's story here »

Enter today for your chance to win!

The best Halloween costumes aren’t bought … they’re made.
Born of imagination, creativity, resourcefulness, and a trip to the Goodwill store … your costume will outshine any ready-made, store-bought one. 
 
Rules:
1) Create a one-of-a-kind costume using items purchased at Goodwill.
2) Post a photo of your DIY costume creation on our Facebook page with a description of what you created.
3) The costume must be created in 2018.
4) Participant must be a resident of West Michigan. 
5) Entries accepted through October 31.
 
Prizes: $50 Goodwill Store Gift Card for each category
Best Adult Costume
Best Child Costume (under age 18)
Best Group / Couple Costume
*Gift cards are only good at Goodwill Industries of West Michigan locations.
 

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Become a VITA volunteer

 
Join us for a fun and informative evening to learn more about making a big impact on people's lives by becoming a Goodwill Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Volunteer.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Los Amigos Mexican Bar & Grill
1848 E Sherman Blvd Suite M, Muskegon.
 
Can't make it to the meeting?
But are interested in learning more about the program or volunteering, in one of the various volunteer positions associated with VITA, please contact Goodwill Tax Program Coordinator Carl Lewis at (231) 722-7871 x1071 or clewis@goodwillwm.org.