• Goodwill gives individuals the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential and contribute to the community.

    Have a Vision
  • Goodwill has been helping make central Iowa communities greener for almost 60 years. We recycle over 20 million pounds of materials annually.

  • Goodwill offers job skills and hands on experience. It’s a win-win situation for our business partners and for our clients.

    Create Opportunity
  • The socialization and communication skills gained through our program help individuals develop more self confidence and pride in themselves.

    Enhance Dignity
  • Goodwill believes in the power of work for all individuals. Since 1955, Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa has helped thousands of people find new jobs.

    Transform Lives

Indianola Shopping Spree

For the Grand Opening of our new Indianola Goodwill store we gave away a 4 minute shopping spree. Here is our lucky winner Linda Karstens and her 4 minute adventure. … [Read more...]

Get Connected with Employers Through GCCC Hiring Events

What is the fastest way to connect with employers? Participate in a Goodwill Career Connection Center Hiring Event! Once a month, the Newton Career Connection Center (NCCC) holds a Hiring Event where job seekers can meet with and be interviewed by hiring employers. On January 25, 2017 the NCCC connected Aventure Staffing, Graphic Packaging, Temp … [Read more...]

Jason Tyndall: January 2017 Achiever of the Month

Each month staff members at Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa nominate clients for the Achiever of the Month Award. The winner is an individual who exemplifies our mission, values and vision by making progress toward his or her goals, having excellent attendance, being a good role model and having a positive attitude. Please join us in congratulating … [Read more...]

Help with a Quick Survey

Hey friends of Goodwill! A staff person at one of our fellow Iowa Goodwill's is gathering information for a research project on the impact of organizational culture at Goodwill. Please help out by taking a minute to fill out the 10 question survey at the link below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7NKT69M Thank you! … [Read more...]

Goodwill Partners with Amazon

Goodwill and Amazon partnered to collect donations, recycle boxes, and make a difference in the lives of Central Iowans.   … [Read more...]

WTA Graduation!

Employment Specialists, Cait, Tiffany and Jordan were there to cheer on the DMACC WTA graduates last night.  Congratulations to all! … [Read more...]


Want to use your skills to help others? We have an opening for a job coach! See the details by clicking on Job Openings at the top of this page. … [Read more...]

Costume Contest!

Show us your creativity! Build your Halloween costume at Goodwill and then email a picture of it along with a description of what you bought at Goodwill to rodneyt@dmgoodwill.org by 10/24/16. We will select the top 5 and post them on our facebook page on 10/24/16. Starting 10/25 thru 10/31 you can vote for your favorites. Each of the top 5 will … [Read more...]


Hurry in and take advantage of our FLASH SALE! $5 off any purchase of $20, now through September 30th. *Excludes new goods& can not be combined with other discounts.     … [Read more...]

Day of Action!

A big thank you to employees from Wells Fargo, Central Power, Principal, EMC, Bankers Trust, LMC and the United Way for volunteering with us during Day Of Action last week. 180 volunteers provided 586 hours of service, WOW! … [Read more...]