Students enrolled
Job placements
Employers hired from us

Impacts and Outcomes

The extent of Goodwill’s impact on our community is immeasurable. But here, we’ve attempted to provide just a glimpse of how we are changing lives through jobs. The figures provided cover the year-long period from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Seattle Goodwill, a mission-driven organization, works to address poverty and strengthen communities by preparing people for employment in the current and future marketplace. 


Educational Services
Students served through job training and education 11,508
People placed in jobs 1,918
Retail Program graduate employment rate 81%
Placed in college or certificate programs 526
Increase in average household income upon completion of programs $10,166


Support Services
Female 65%
Average age 43
Our students collectively speak native languages 89
Average individual income $8,448
Below 200% poverty 88%
Recieve food stamps 35%
Immigrant/refugee 63%
Without a high school diploma or GED 33%
With a less than 4th grade English reading level 18%
Disabled 21%
Ex-offender 17%


Interested in receiving news from Goodwill? Sign up now!