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Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee Impacting Local Lives!

Jose had big plans. He wanted to be a doctor, and he was hoping to get a soccer scholarship to Vanderbilt University. But on June 4, 2007, his life was forever changed. Jose was jogging in Mount Pleasant when a driver of an SUV pulled over and demanded money. “When I told him I didn’t have any, he pulled out a gun and started shooting,” he said.

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee: Changing Lives Through Education, Training & Employment

At Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, we’re deeply committed to enhancing the well-being of our community through focused employment and education programs. Our mission is to empower individuals by offering them opportunities for job training and placement, fostering personal growth, and bolstering the economic and social health of the Middle Tennessee region. We believe in the transformative power of work to uplift lives and strengthen communities.

About Us

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, founded with the vision of enhancing community welfare, has been at the forefront of community service for decades. Our journey, marked by steadfast dedication to empowering individuals, has been fueled by a commitment to providing meaningful opportunities. Guided by values of respect, integrity, and trust, our organization consistently strives to meet and exceed the evolving needs of our community, ensuring our actions align with our foundational goals of upliftment and support.

Programs and Services

Our range of services includes comprehensive job training, educational initiatives, and employment opportunities designed to address the unique needs of our community. These programs are more than just services; they are stepping stones to individual empowerment and self-sufficiency. By focusing on personalized development and skill-building, we offer individuals the tools they need to achieve their goals and contribute positively to the Middle Tennessee community.

Success Stories

At Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, we believe in the transformative power of our programs and services. The stories of those who've journeyed with us are testaments to the possibilities that unfold when opportunity meets determination. Each success story is a unique narrative of resilience, growth, and achievement, highlighting the impact of our community's support and the enduring power of hard work and dedication.

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Goodwill’s free mission services are needed more than ever. Our career coaches are providing critical support services and case management via phone and Internet — as well as in person at our Career Solutions Centers — helping people in middle and west Tennessee get back to work. If you are able, please consider joining us in these efforts by making a monetary donation.



Learn more about how you can help Goodwill by donating at one of our Donation Express Centers or by participating in any of our special donation pickups or drives.



Shop a different sale every day at Goodwill. We offer great deals throughout all our Middle & West Tennessee locations to help you stay on budget and SAVE BIG!

Career Services


Goodwill Career Solutions provides job search, direct job placement services, training and certifications to help you find a job and be better equipped to succeed in today’s job market.

Why Goodwill?


Why support Goodwill? We are a non-profit organization. When you shop at Goodwill, you get more than a great bargain – you help us to provide education, training and employment services to more than 14,000 fellow Tennesseans every year.

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Mission News

Learn more and stay up-to-date on what is happening at Goodwill, from our latest events and special sales to inspiring stories of the people whose lives we are helping to change.

Goodwill Week

During Goodwill Week, our Career Solutions centers host job fairs, hiring events and workshops geared toward helping people connect with employers and find work in middle and west Tennessee.

Impact Report

The 2022 Community Impact Report shows you the impact of Goodwill's mission and how it is changing so many lives.

Impact Awards

The Impact Awards is Goodwill's annual awards celebration. The event recognizes and celebrates the power of work and its positive effect that ripples across not only the lives of individuals but also the community.

About Goodwill

We employ more than 1,200 people and serve 48 counties throughout Middle and West Tennessee. We operate 30 retail stores, 2 outlets, 53 donation sites and 13 Career Solutions centers.

We’re Hiring! Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee has many opportunities available across the 48 counties we serve. Join our team and be a part of our mission to change lives!

Do you or someone you know need work?

Goodwill Career Solutions centers routinely host job fairs to connect those in need of work with employers hiring in a multitude of industries. Goodwill also conducts training classes and other events related to our stores, donation sites and mission.

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