We provide services to:
- People with disabilities who need supported work
- People with chronic mental illness who need both transitional and permanent housing
- Senior citizens who need permanent housing
- People who need to establish a recent work reference, acquire general work skills and reinforce positive work habits
- People who need help with their job search
- Low-income residents who need help preparing their income tax returns
- People who are financially challenged or otherwise in need
- College students with disabilities who need additional academic support
- We help those with disabilities find and maintain employment in the community. All employees earn minimum wage or higher. Those participating in our program reap the many benefits of being a valued member of the workforce and local employers find the enthusiastic workers they want.
- We provide individuals with chronic mental illness with a home where they can receive the support they need to learn the skills necessary to successfully live on their own.
- We help make quality, permanent housing (i.e., apartments) available to low-income senior citizens and individuals with chronic mental illness.
- We give individuals who are seeking employment an opportunity to establish a recent work reference, acquire general work skills and reinforce positive work habits while working at a Goodwill site.
- We operate a career center where individuals with or without disabilities who are looking for a job can receive face-to-face assistance, free of charge.
- We make it possible for low-income residents to receive free help preparing their income tax returns. In addition to this personal service, the community benefits as tax refunds can generate spending within the local economy.
- We provide individuals in need with vouchers for free clothing and household items from one of our stores.
- We provide extra support to Madison College students with disabilities so that they can progress as far as possible through their course of study, in addition to having the valuable experience of participating in college with peers.
- We educate the public about the importance of recycling
- We provide training to cab and para-transit drivers and for individuals working in community-based residential facilities and to other human services care providers
- We educate area employers about the Americans with Disabilities Act and the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities
- Our services help individuals to become as self-sufficient as possible
- We help those in need meet basic immediate needs
- We help individuals start a path toward a brighter future
Also, we suggest checking the Consumer Product Safety Commission site for any items that you believe may have been recalled. Many goods that we normally welcome, including toys, baby furniture or clothing, may be under recall. We appreciate your understanding and efforts prior to donation!
Donations of clothing, footwear, books, household items and linens may also be made at businesses and organizations sponsoring a donation drive.
- You have an opportunity to browse a wide selection of merchandise that changes every day.
- Your dollars buy a lot more than they do at other stores.
- You’re helping our planet by keeping goods out of area landfills.
- You’re making a positive impact in the lives of individuals with disabilities or other challenges right here in South Central Wisconsin.
The return policy for our online store, shopgoodwillmadison.com, varies from that of our retail stores. See the return policy on each item’s posting.