Our mission is changing lives through education, training and employment. At the heart of Goodwill, we are the people we serve. Each person has an inspirational story!
Teresa Cox of Bella Vista is the 2017 Frank Lyon, Jr. Achiever of the Year. Teresa shares her story of how Goodwill's TEO program helped her get her life on track through job training and employment. It's a story of hard work, determination and second chances, and you will be inspired!
Nikki Killion of Little Rock is the 2017 Graduate of the Year. Through Goodwill's job training programs, Nikki developed the skills and self-confidence needed get a great job. Hers is a story of hope and inspiration!
Ozark Mountain Poultry of Rogers/Batesville is the 2017 Employer of the Year. Ozark Mountain Poultry hires people that face barriers to employment. They provide benefits and a good rate of pay for entry level positions so the people Goodwill serves can support their families
Kenneth Smith is the 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Kenneth works with our Transitional Employment Opportunity program participants each week. He teaches the people we serve basic computer skills.
Hope Credit Union is the 2017 Community Partner of the Year. Hope Credit Union has opened more than 70 bank accounts for people served by Goodwill at a discount. Membership fees are waived for every Goodwill employee and client.