Transforming Lives Through the Power of Work

A job can change a life. A job provides purpose, hope and stability, but for many, there are barriers that prevent gainful employment. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. serves those with some of the toughest barriers, including those with physical or mental disabilities, little formal education or work experience, single parents, those with dependence on government assistance or anyone with a disadvantaging condition that prevents obtaining employment.

But these barriers can be broken. Through assessments, job training and placement services, Goodwill is able to help those greatest in need of our assistance overcome their obstacles to employment. In 2012, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provided services to over 33,110 individuals and provided job training classes and services to over 7,206 new clients to start them on the path to building successful independent lives.

In 2012, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. placed 2,464 individuals into jobs in the Baltimore area. That means every 3.5 hours someone was given purpose, hope and stability.

A job changes everything.

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