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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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



Goodwill of the Heartland Plans Phased Re-Opening for Donation Acceptance and Retail Store Locations in Illinois

Goodwill of the Heartland will open its three Illinois retail locations for DONATION ACCEPTANCE ONLY on Friday, May 29th.  Included are the stores in Geneseo, Rock Island and Moline.  These three stores will then open to shoppers on Monday, June 1st.  Hours of operation for donating and shopping will be reduced to Monday – Saturday from 11 am – 6 pm and Sunday from 12 pm – 5 pm until further notice.