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Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is a community-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create opportunities for individuals with barriers to enhance their lives.
For many, were a great retail shopping experience offering amazing value. For others, we're a convenient place to donate used clothing and household goods.
We're a retailer and a recycler that puts all of our sales revenue back into the communities we serve. Through your donations, we're creating jobs and enhancing the lives of people with disabilities. We're providing vital skills and training to those who need it most.
We're Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois - a 100% non-profit organization doing good work throughout an 18-county area in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Rockford, IL serves as our headquarters, and we're one of 165 Goodwill agencies under the auspices of Goodwill Industries International (GII). Goodwill was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 10 largest charities in the country as well as one of America's 20 most inspiring companies. In addition, Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois was named Organization of the Year by Illinois Special Olympics in June 2013.