About Us

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. We help people with disabilities and other disadvantages reach their highest potential through training, education and employment services. "Donate, Shop, Change a Life!" is more than just a tagline - it’s how we have been operating for over 85 years.

Our programs and services offer a hand up, not a hand out. Sometimes that hand up is resume development or job placement assistance. Other times, the hand up comes in the form of education or training programs.

The number of transformed lives is more than just glowing statistics; they are actual stories of people who turned their lives around and discovered their potential. Get to know a few of the lives that have been touched by Goodwill.

When you support Goodwill by donating to or shopping at stores in your neighborhood, you support our mission and make a lasting impact in your community by changing lives.

What's New

  • Best of Arkansas | Arkansas Times

    Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has made it to the second round of voting. Help us bring home the win! One lucky random selected winner will recieve an iPad mini, for completing at least half of the ballot! Submit your nominations by June 24.
    Vote Goodwill for the "Vintage Clothing" category.
    http://bit.ly/BestOfAR

  • Best of the Best | Arkansas Democrat Gazette

    You could win $500 by nominating your picks for the Best of the Best Reader's Choice Awards by Arkansas Online. Submit your nominations by June 19. You must fill out 10 nominations for your ballot to be counted. Participants who nominate a minimum of 40 categories will be entered for a chance to win $500.
    Vote Goodwill "Best Consignment/Resale Shop".
    http://bit.ly/BestOfBestGoodwill

  • ITZKOWITZ NAMED TO NAT'L ADVISORY COMMITTEE

    Our President and CEO, Brian Itzkowitz has been named to serve on the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.
    “Being a member of the committee will help me to further assist the approximately 80 percent of people with disabilities who don’t participate in the labor force,” said Itzkowitz. “I hope that the final recommendations of this committee will result in sound policies that will create more opportunities and reflect the enlightened attitudes of Americans towards those who face barriers to employment and independence.”

  • Computer Store

    The computer store at the GRC has been open less than a month and business is great. “The response from the public exceeded my expectations,” said Leisa Wamsley, VP of donated goods. “Clearly, the customers appreciate the reasonable prices and variety of electronics at the store. Plus, it filled a need in the community by helping people in need of low cost electronics.”
    The store is a perfect example of our triple bottom line: 1. Trains people to refurbish electronic devices. 2. The planet – keeps toxic material out of the landfill. 3. Generates revenue to sustain mission prosperity. In addition to computer equipment, the store sells software, accessories and gaming system components.
    7400 SCOTT HAMILTON DRIVE
    LITTLE ROCK, AR 72209
    MON - SAT | 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

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