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488,266 Reasons to Thank YOU!

Goodwill is committed to meeting the changing needs of individuals, families, and communities—something we can’t do without you!

In 2023, your 488,266 donations of gently used items supported our mission and helped start 10,202 new lives. Here’s a look at how we accomplished this.

In 2023, Goodwill underwent transformative changes, expanding its outreach, enhancing community services, and advancing its mission to help individuals achieve their fullest potential through education and employment. Dedicated board members, skilled staff, and generous funders and partners made this progress possible.


Hours of Volunteer Service


Clients Served by Goodwill


People Placed into Competitive Employment


Retail Store Customers


Material Donors

$ 1 M

Million Economic Impact

Empowering Through Education and Career Coaching

Helms Career Education has been a beacon of hope for many, celebrating the achievements of 130 individuals who have overcome employment barriers with the help of high-quality classroom instruction and personalized career coaching. These programs have significantly enhanced their employability and career prospects.

Advancing Dreams and Careers

Helms College welcomed the addition of 142 new alumni, including 18 military and veteran students and 14 National Technical Honor Society graduates. Many of our graduates, aspiring healthcare professionals, culinary creators, and skilled trade professionals, had already secured employment by the time of their ceremony.

Elevating Futures with Every Meal

We are especially proud of the contributions from Edgar’s Hospitality Group. In 2023, over 125,290 guests experienced exceptional service at our various hospitality venues. These venues are not just places to enjoy a meal, but they are integral to our mission. Every dining experience at Edgar’s Hospitality Group helps empower individuals to learn new skills, find jobs, and build brighter futures. Your continued patronage is vital, directly supporting our mission to create new opportunities and reshape lives.

Join Us in Making a Difference

As we celebrate these accomplishments, we invite you to join us in continuing this important work. Your involvement makes a significant impact, whether through donations, volunteering, or simply spreading the word.

Together, we can continue to open doors to education, career advancement, and a brighter future for all.

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Give with Confidence

Goodwill of Middle GA and the CSRA is proud to have received Candid’s Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition.