We’re Putting Good to Work!

Donations from individuals, companies and organizations put our mission into motion.

Let’s Go To Work!

Finding jobs, gaining skills, and giving adults with disabilities and other barriers the opportunity to succeed.

Educational Programs

Reach higher and dream bigger by attaining your High School Equivalency.

Employment Services

Opening doors, overcoming barriers with job readiness and job search skills.

Community Service

Earning valuable service hours for housing organizations, legal authorities and schools.

Goodwill Scholarships

Providing scholarships at local community colleges for individuals with disabilities.

Employer Resources

Helping connect businesses with pre-screened job candidates.

It Works!

Transforming the lives of all who participate. Seeing is believing.

Supported Employment Program (SEP)

Providing job opportunities for adults with the most significant disabilities.

Financial Programs

Financial Programs that benefit community leaders, organizations and individuals.

GoodTAXES – Volunteer Today!

Making life easier with tax preparation services.

Employment Opportunities

We’re putting good – and good people – to work like never before. We’re featuring these positions today…



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Latest News & Events


Goodwill Industries International’s New President and CEO Visits Goodwill Northern Illinois

ROCKFORD, IL (Feb. 7, 2019)  — Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois and Wisconsin Stateline Area (Goodwill Northern Illinois) was honored with a visit from the new Goodwill Industries International (GII) President and CEO Steven C. Preston recently. Preston, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and former Fortune 500 executive, officially…

Goodwill Returns Valuable Donation – Over $5,200 in Stashed Cash Found in a Donated Sack

ROCKFORD, IL – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois’ Machesney Park wares processor was doing what she normally does during a typical workday sorting and processing donated goods to go to the sales floor. That is, until she found a stack of money worth over $5,200 while opening a donated sack. Realizing this most likely was…


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