• Goodwill gives individuals the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential and contribute to the community.

    Have a Vision
  • Goodwill has been helping make central Iowa communities greener for almost 60 years. We recycle over 20 million pounds of materials annually.

    Recycle
  • Goodwill offers job skills and hands on experience. It’s a win-win situation for our business partners and for our clients.

    Create Opportunity
  • The socialization and communication skills gained through our program help individuals develop more self confidence and pride in themselves.

    Enhance Dignity
  • Goodwill believes in the power of work for all individuals. Since 1955, Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa has helped thousands of people find new jobs.

    Transform Lives

JOBS!

Want to use your skills to help others? We have an opening for a job coach! See the details by clicking on Job Openings at the top of this page. … [Read more...]

Costume Contest!

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Show us your creativity! Build your Halloween costume at Goodwill and then email a picture of it along with a description of what you bought at Goodwill to rodneyt@dmgoodwill.org by 10/24/16. We will select the top 5 and post them on our facebook page on 10/24/16. Starting 10/25 thru 10/31 you can vote for your favorites. Each of the top 5 will … [Read more...]

FLASH SALE!

Hurry in and take advantage of our FLASH SALE! $5 off any purchase of $20, now through September 30th. *Excludes new goods& can not be combined with other discounts.     … [Read more...]

Day of Action!

A big thank you to employees from Wells Fargo, Central Power, Principal, EMC, Bankers Trust, LMC and the United Way for volunteering with us during Day Of Action last week. 180 volunteers provided 586 hours of service, WOW! … [Read more...]

Re-certification to the ISO 9001 International Quality Standard

We are proud to announce we have received our 3 year re-certification for ISO 9001 International Quality Standard! Our Contract Services crew continues to do an excellent job providing outstanding quality to our business partners. … [Read more...]

Goodwill of Central Iowa Names New Chief Executive Officer

Marlyn McKeen to retire; Jackie Norris starts October 3 and formally becomes president and CEO December 1 Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa announced today that Jackie Norris will become president and CEO-elect of the organization effective October 3. Norris succeeds Marlyn McKeen, who has served in the role of CEO for more than 30 years and will retire … [Read more...]

Come see us at the fair!

State Fair Parade

The #IowaStateFair is underway and we're set up in the Varied Industries Building on the fairgrounds. Stop by our booth to learn more about our client programs, or about how you can donate or volunteer your time. We are also giving away coupons and two $50 Goodwill gift cards! Come visit our booth. … [Read more...]

We’re working to form new partnerships

From left, Steve McLellan, Associate Pastor, and Jane Burns, Project Coordinator at Altoona United Methodist Church, accept a recognition award from Rodney Tomlinson, Community Development Manager at Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa. On July 23 and 24, members of the church hosted a donation drive for Goodwill at the Altoona Hy-Vee store. They collected … [Read more...]

Walmart grant helps our Connection Centers

In July, Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa received a $36,500 grant from The Walmart Foundation and its State Giving Program. The money will be used to buy 20 laptop computers and a charging cart for Goodwill’s Career Connection Center in Johnston, and supporting materials including books, flash drives and clothing vouchers for Goodwill’s other Centers, … [Read more...]

We’re in the midst of #WOO!

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This week is #WOO (Week of Opportunity) for job-seekers with our Des Moines Career Connection Center. Today through Thursday, central Iowans looking for a job are invited to our FREE event at 1111 E. Army Post Road, Ste. 152 in Southridge Mall, Des Moines. Local employers from specific industries will be on hand daily to conduct interviews. Registration for … [Read more...]