• 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.

  • 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


Welcome to the Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa website! This space provides you with everything you need to learn about our organization. If this is your first time exploring Goodwill, you may find there is more to our organization than you thought. If you think of retail stores when you hear the Goodwill name, that’s great. Our retail stores are a very important part of who we are. But, we are much more than the 18 retail stores situated around the center of the state. In fact, our stores are just the beginning of our story. That’s because the income they generate is used to support our job training and education programs in Central Iowa.

Explore this site to learn how Goodwill helps all kinds of people in all sorts of ways. You can get details on our job training programs, industry partnerships and outsourcing capabilities. Check out volunteer opportunities. Explore job openings if you are ready for employment, or our training and education programs if you need help getting there. Find the location of a Goodwill retail store, check out our online auction site, or learn about our history. You can find it all here. Enjoy your visit!