Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Inc. is a not-for-profit agency incorporated in 1948. Goodwill’s territory encompasses 20 counties throughout South Texas. The Corporate Office is located in Corpus Christi at the Port Avenue facility. In 2012 Goodwill served nearly 4,500 people throughout South Texas.
The mission of Goodwill is to create life-changing opportunities for people with disabilities or barriers to employment. The mission is accomplished by putting people to work either by assisting with job placement training or creating employment within one or more of Goodwill’s entrepreneurial pursuits.
Goodwill’s business model is designed to be sustainable by creating revenue generating business lines that not only create jobs for people served, but also provide a contribution to the bottom line. Today, Goodwill’s model is organized around three major divisions which are: