Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati
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About Us

As a member of Goodwill Industries International, we are a part of the world’s largest and most successful network providing employment and training services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries was founded in 1916 and is one of the largest providers of rehabilitation services in the State of Ohio. The total number of individuals served in 2020 was 2,891 and total placed in community employment was 580. We served 405 Veterans in 2020 and recycled more than 50,156,152 lbs of donated material as well as cardboard, steel and office paper.

The amount of government assistance that was saved was $2,923,200 and the total economic impact was $49,847,100. It should be noted that services in 2020 were significantly impacted by COVID-19 and we look forward to serving more people in 2021.

Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries strives to be the leader in quality and effectiveness of vocational, educational, social and human services in the state of Ohio.

With community support, Ohio Valley Goodwill generates revenue through three major business divisions to fund the mission.

RETAIL STORES

With 19 convenient locations across the Greater Cincinnati region, you’re never far from finding a great deal at a nearby Goodwill store.

Find Retail Locations

DONATIONS

With over 30 attended donations centers across Greater Cincinnati, it’s easy to donate to Goodwill.

Find Donation Centers

INDUSTRIAL SERVICES

There are so many ways Goodwill can help your business save money and get more done.

Learn More

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Culture & Code of Ethics

A culture dedicated to overachieving at every turn is at the core of our organization’s success; Ohio Valley Goodwill has been setting the bar for Goodwill Industries partners nationwide for nearly a century.

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Presidents Message

Joseph S. Byrum, President and CEO of Ohio Valley Goodwill, gives his own testimony on the importance of Goodwill to the Greater Cincinnati region, as well as news, goals and vision for the organization’s upcoming year.

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History

Ohio Valley Goodwill has been serving the Greater Cincinnati Community for over 100 years. Here you can learn about our foundation, our mission and our ongoing commitment to excellence in service.

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Board of Directors

We’re proud of the community leaders that step forward to help lead Ohio Valley Goodwill and help us fulfill our mission. Meet this year’s Board of Directors.

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Awards

Awards and recognition from our peers are a helpful barometer that lets us know that we’re serving the community properly. Look over Ohio Valley Goodwill’s award winning programs and services through the years.

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Media Center

View our extensive archive of newsletters and press releases, browse our annual reports, and visit our Media Information page for an overview of Ohio Valley Goodwill’s services.

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Working as a partner with Goodwill Industries International, Ohio Valley Goodwill is a member of a large worldwide network of more than 150 Goodwill organizations in the United States and Canada with a presence in 12 other countries.

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Celebrity Golf Outing

The Goodwill Celebrity Golf Outing is an annual event to raise money in support of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries. Become a sponsor or enter a team in this year’s outing!

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Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering with Goodwill, you will find more information here. You can also learn about the Goodwill Service Guild, which has long been a pillar of support for Ohio Valley Goodwill’s mission in Greater Cincinnati.