Goodwill Industries of Akron Overview:
Goodwill is probablay best known for its retail stores. Items donated by the public are sold in its retail stores and the income generated is used to help fund job training and placement services. Click Here for a list of stores and Attended Donation Centers.
A leader in workforce development and vocational programs – helping individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. Below is an overview of key services. To customize a specific program, contact a representative from the Mission Services team at 800-989-8428.
Career exploration & advising
Resume & interview preparation
Assessments & adjustments
Evaluations for individuals with visual impairments
Job coaching, placement & retention
Elizabeth Clark Emergency Fund
The Elizabeth Clark Emergency Fund was established to be a general emergency fund and today is utilized in collaboration with other organizations to help address the emergency needs of individuals and families. This is a fund of last resort and is limited to assistance with obtaining clothing, furniture and household items at any of Goodwill Industries of Akron’s retail stores.
Contract Services Capabilities
Goodwill Akron provides businesses locally with industrial services like:
- Packaging & Assembly
- Industrial Sewing
Competitive pricing • Reliable, high quality workmanship • On-time delivery
Whether you need quick turnaround on a project, a more cost effective way of reducing your labor expenses, or simply an outlet to increase your production capacity, Goodwill’s Contract Services can help.
By using Goodwill for your needs, your business is helping to fund employment-related programs that help individuals in your community overcome barriers to competitive employment and self-sufficiency.