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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers is a vocational rehabilitation program based in Columbus, GA that was founded in 1960. As of 2020 they had $24 million in revenue and $19 million in assets.

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers (GoodwillSR) serves 50 counties in West Georgia and East Alabama with free services such as job coaching, access to computers, money management and skills classes to facilitate job placement and advancement.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Goodwill Ind Of The Southern Rivers.

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Program areas at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

the sale of gently used donations is the primary source through which goodwillsr funds its services. These sales represent nearly 85% of gross revenue. During 2019, the organization provided employment opportunities for 246 individuals through its retail operations. Additionally, eight retail locations provided mission related services on site resulting in 31,136 people served and 3,884 job connections. In addition to the store locations, goodwillsr had 20 donation sites located throughout the 50-county territory in Georgia and Alabama. Goodwillsr collected and recycled more than 8.9 million pounds of gently used household goods from 430,085 donors, preventing these items from becoming trash in community landfills. More information on goodwillsr's accomplishments, are located throughout our website at

Goodwillsr receives a large volume of donated goods, and some of these goods do not meet the standards of saleability in a Goodwill retail location. Goodwill packages these items and sells them through the salvage commodity market. During 2019, Goodwill saved 8.9 million pounds of refuse from landfills.

During 2019, mission services aided 31,136 individuals and made 3,884 job connections, generating an economic impact for our communities and counties of approximately $181 million in Georgia and Alabama. the organization assisted individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages through a host of services located in goodwillsr career centers and training facilities including: work evaluation, work adjustment, supported employment, work experience, custodial training and certification, retail training and certification, summer enrichment, ged preparation and test funding, english language learner classes, in-school supports, community vouchers, post-secondary educational supports, restaurant food service training and certification, and returning citizens training. All programs and services are provided at no cost to the client through a combination of funders and grants.responding to an increasing hispanic population in the territory, goodwillsr hispanic services program offers free services based on the unique challenges of the hispanic community, with bilingual career centers located in columbus,newnan and valdosta Georgia. Hispanic ...

Form 990s for Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 15, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 17, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

Total grants, contributions, etc.$306,925
Program services$2,685,469
Investment income and dividends$128,154
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-24,009
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$28,277
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$20,778,967
Miscellaneous revenues$171,968
Total revenues$24,075,751

Vendors for Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SquarespaceContent management system software2020-09-29
████████ █████████ ████ ██████ ███ ███ ██Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-08-27
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██████ ██████ ███ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker2019-12-31
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███████ ██████Insurance agent or broker$52019-12-31
...and 58 more vendors

Personnel at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jack WardenPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0Oct. 5, 2020
Joel GrossmanVice President of Operations$193,174Sept. 24, 2019
█████ ████████Vice - President , Operations / Vice President of Operations-Oct. 5, 2020
█████ ████Vice - President , Finance and It / Vice President of Finance and It$222,393Oct. 5, 2020
████████ █████████Vice President of Mission Services$145,231Sept. 24, 2019
█████ ███████Director , Marketing and Communications / Director of Communication$164,115Oct. 5, 2020
████ █████Director of Accounting Services$109,214Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Secretary / Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████Chairman$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and four more key personnel

Peer vocational rehabilitation organizations

1Power Works Industries501(c)(3)$10 millionColumbus, GA
2Bobby Dodd Institute501(c)(3)$16 millionAtlanta, GA
3Goodwill Industries of North Georgia501(c)(3)$11 millionDecatur, GA
4Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota Goodwill Industries501(c)(3)$41 millionSt Paul, MN
5Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio501(c)(3)$37 millionCanton, OH
6Goodwill Industries of Denver501(c)(3)$66 millionColorado Springs, CO
7Goodwill Industries of Central Texas501(c)(3)$74 millionAustin, TX
8Goodwill of Southern Indiana501(c)(3)$6.2 millionClarksville, IN
9Rochester Rehabilitation501(c)(3)$7.8 millionRochester, NY
10Goodwill Industries of New Mexico501(c)(3)$23 millionAlbuquerque, NM
11Mvle501(c)(3)$14 millionSpringfield, VA
12Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina501(c)(3)$20 millionGreensboro, NC
13Goodwill Industries of Tulsa501(c)(3)$21 millionTulsa, OK
14Goodwill Industries of North Florida501(c)(3)$33 millionJacksonville, FL
15Goodwill Industries of Southern New England501(c)(3)$27 millionNorth Haven, CT
16Goodwill Industries Knoxville501(c)(3)$18 millionKnoxville, TN
17Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont501(c)(3)$63 millionCharlotte, NC
18Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth501(c)(3)$38 millionFort Worth, TX
19Brevard Achievement Center501(c)(3)$29 millionRockledge, FL
20Calidad Industries501(c)(3)$6.0 millionOakland, CA
21Jewish Vocational Service & Employment Center501(c)(3)$9.0 millionChicago, IL
22Goodwill Industries of the Southern Alleghenies (GICV)501(c)(3)$16 millionJohnstown, PA
23Linden Resources501(c)(3)$13 millionUpper Marlboro, MD
24Goodwill Industries of Middle TN501(c)(3)$93 millionNashville, TN
25Goodwill Industries of Michiana501(c)(3)$36 millionSouth Bend, IN