Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is a private, 501©3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to obtain jobs, skill training and personal development opportunities. Celebrating more than 100 years of service to the Greater Cincinnati community, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries helps people to achieve personal success.
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 2967 and total placed in community employment was 580. We served 405 Veterans in 2020 and recycled more than 50,100,000 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.
Our Mission: To provide rehabilitation services to persons of working age who are physically, mentally, psychologically, or socially disabled and vocationally limited for the purpose of maximizing their vocational independence.
Please note that our 2020 outcome measures were impacted by COVID-19. Our hope is that 2022 will be a recovery year and we are delighted to welcome back our program participants as well as shoppers and donors.
Ohio Valley Goodwill helps thousands of individuals to find meaningful employment every year. In 2020:
Our Vision: Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries strives in an ever-improving mode to be the leader in quality and effectiveness of vocational, educational, social and human services in the State of Ohio.