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.
|Students served through job training and education||11,506|
|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||$15,040|
|Our students collectively speak native languages||89|
|Average individual income||$8,448|
|Below 200% poverty||88%|
|Recieve food stamps||35%|
|Without a high school diploma or GED||33%|
|With a less than 4th grade English reading level||18%|