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

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What We Do

Employee Spotlight: Carl Lewis

Carl is an inspirational leader and advocates for everyone we serve.

“Even a broken crayon can still color,” Carl says.

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Success Story: Herbert

Herbert hadn’t worked since 1992, when he broke his back on the job. Since then, he broke his back again and suffered multiple health challenges which prevented him from fully reaching his professional potential

“I just wanted to work and earn more money,” Herbert said.

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Business Development Director named 
Innovator of the Year

The annual award recognizes and celebrates the most innovative ideas of the lakeshore area. Nick Carlson championed and coordinated Goodwill’s unique joint-venture partnership with HydroBlox Technologies, a plastics recycling company that manufactures products that aid in stormwater drainage infrastructure.

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HydroBlox Technologies and Goodwill Industries of West Michigan announce plastic recycling partnership

“In keeping with Goodwill’s focus on sustainability and the triple-bottom line, we are excited to launch a new business line that diverts landfill-bound plastic, while also providing good-paying jobs,” GIWM President and CEO Jeanette Hoyer said. 

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Give your time. Change a life.
Become a Goodwill VITA volunteer!

Goodwill VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers provide free tax assistance to low- to moderate-income workers and families eligible for significant state and federal tax credits.

Make a difference! Help working people claim and keep all the refunds they are entitled to.

No accounting experience required! Volunteers receive FREE IRS training and certification.

Flexible hours! You can volunteer for day, evening, and/or Saturday hours in any of our tax-prep sites.

Call 231-722-7871, ext. 8482 for more information.

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Goodwill is Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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