Minneapolis Goodwill

Find Minneapolis Minnesota Goodwill stores. Goodwill provides information on nonprofit donations, retail thrift store chains, community programs, employment, job placement, and training.

Goodwill Coon Rapids 77 85th Avenue Northwest Minneapolis MN 55433 763-780-1108

Goodwill Minneapolis 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis MN 55408 612-208-0292

Goodwill Minneapolis 919 East Lake Street Minneapolis MN 55407 612-824-2857

Goodwill Minneapolis 1324 5th Street Southeast Minneapolis MN 55414 612-331-0032

Goodwill Minneapolis 6023 Nicollet Avenue Minneapolis MN 55419 612-866-0116

Goodwill St Louis Park 4300 West 36th 1/2 Street Minneapolis MN 55416 952-922-9640

About Minneapolis Goodwill

Minneapolis Goodwill refers to branch locations of the agency of Goodwill Industries International, Inc., a charitable non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to reach their full potential and increase their self-sufficiency in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 1902, the organization began its work by collecting donated clothing and household goods and then training and hiring the poor to prepare the items for resale. Minneapolis Goodwill stores are organized as independent community-based organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, and thirteen other countries.

You may contact Goodwill for questions about:
  • Minneapolis Goodwill Stores
  • Donating clothing and goods
  • Minneapolis Job placement and training
  • Goodwill jobs and employment
  • Financial coaching
Minneapolis Goodwill Stores

Goodwill operates more than 3,200 retail locations, including Minneapolis Goodwill Stores, where donated items are sold, and the agency also sells on the internet. Donated items to Minneapolis thrift stores generally consist of clothing, shoes, and household items that can be resold.

Goodwill Job Training

People with disabilities in Minneapolis are given job readiness and job skills training through an Adult Day Training Program. The Minnesota program often operates in a manufacturing setting providing a controlled work environment where participants are able to develop skills at their own pace. The Day Training Program teaches participants work responsibility and reliability, co-worker relations, how to follow directions, and simultaneously builds confidence and a work ethic. Participants in the Day Training Program may progress to Community Employment.

Goodwill Job Placement in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Goodwill's Community Employment Specialists develop relationships with employers in the local Minneapolis economy to connect Goodwill clients with suitable jobs. Jobs for these individuals tend to be administrative or clerical, in shipping and receiving, grounds keeping, or in grocery stores and other retail establishments. The Minneapolis Specialist assists in finding suitable positions, connecting individuals to available opportunities, and working with individuals to develop job skills, including reliability, communication, and teamwork. Similar programs offer internships with employers.

Goodwill Support Programs

Some Minneapolis Goodwill agencies provide case management services that assist individuals in identifying and applying for financial assistance and other services from government or social service providers. Others offer classes for completing Minneapolis GED requirements and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Goodwill agencies may also offer financial coaching, assistance in setting up bank accounts, and tax preparation assistance services.