Goodwill of the Heartland is a diverse organization. Our 17 retail stores provide revenue to fund services including job training for thousands of individuals who face barriers to independence. The Goodwill of the Heartland territory covers 16 counties in southeastern Iowa and three Illinois counties included in the Quad Cities.

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More information about what's going on at Goodwill of the Heartland can be found in our newsletters, In the Works (click images to view PDF):

LATEST GOODWILL NEWS

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Sep

Goodwill Opens New Career Center Location in Clinton

September 14th, 2020 – Goodwill of the Heartland will open a new Helms Career Center (HCC) location in Clinton, IA on Thursday, October 1st. The center opening was originally scheduled for earlier this year, but was postponed due to COVID-19 health concerns. The Clinton HCC is the fourth of its kind for Goodwill of the

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Aug

Goodwill of the Heartland Offers Free Online ServSafe Food Handler Certification

Goodwill of the Heartland Offers Free Online ServSafe Food Handler Certification August 19, 2020 – Goodwill of the Heartland is offering people the opportunity to gain an industry-recognized credential and a competitive edge in the restaurant and food service industry with its free online ServSafe Food Handler Certification. The course will be offered via Zoom

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Jun

Goodwill of the Heartland to Temporarily Close Washington Store

June 26, 2020 – Goodwill of the Heartland will temporarily close its Washington, Iowa store to both shoppers and donors effective Wednesday, July 1st.  The decision is the result of slow store sales after re-opening the location on May 11th.  All 17 Goodwill of the Heartland retail stores closed at the end of March due