Goodwill is a life-changing social enterprise that transforms lives and strengthens families and communities by using proceeds from donations to provide training, career resources and job connections that result in meaningful, sustainable employment for individuals who have struggled with unemployment or under-employment. Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers (GoodwillSR) is one of 165 independent community-based Goodwill nonprofits across the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Columbus, Ga., GoodwillSR serves 50 counties in West Georgia and East Alabama with free services such as job coaching, access to computers, and skills classes to facilitate job placement and advancement. These programs are made possible through your donations of gently used clothing and household goods that are sold at 13 Goodwill Retail Stores in Georgia and Alabama. Goodwill is unlike other organizations because we provide a hand-up instead of a handout, Reinvests in the community, is convenient and Serves all people regardless of race, age, sex, religion or socio-economic status. When you donate or shop at Goodwill, you are not only helping yourself; you are helping put people back to work. Creating sustainable solutions for job placement is a primary focus that will affect every facet of our local economy, community, and families.