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​Goodwill of Western New York

1119 William Street

Buffalo, New York 14206

(716) 854-3494

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Your Giving Can Change a Life!

Goodwill is more than just donation centers and retail stores. Every day, we change lives through the power of work. When you donate to Goodwill, you are giving someone a "hand up, not a hand out" by helping them develop the skills, self-esteem and sense of purpose they need to live a productive life. Together we can provide education, training and job placement for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Few opportunities exist that enable you to give a gift that has such a lasting impact on someone’s life. Our success can be measured by the success of the people we serve—people like Carra, a single mom with learning disabilities and other challenges who is thriving

Goodwill Among Four Non-Profits to Run Workforce Training Center

We are proud to announce that the Economic Development Group, a non-profit comprised of Goodwill of Western New York, the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY and the Buffalo Urban League, was named the operator of the new Workforce Training Center (WTC) to be located on Northland Avenue.The WTC will train workers for jobs in the advanced manufacturing and utilities industries enabling manufacturers to maintain or grow their workforce. Tom Lynch, President and CEO says, “Goodwill is honored to be a member of this unique partnership of workforce development and industry organizations. Goodwill has been part of the Buffalo community for nearly 100 years pro

Chose Goodwill When You Shop AmazonSmile

If you are shopping Amazon this holiday season and beyond, could you please shop AmazonSmile and designate Goodwill of Western NY as your charity of choice? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support our job training and placement programs every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same prices and selection as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our Goodwill. Thank you!

Welcome St. Patrick Food Pantry!

The Franciscan Ministries of Buffalo needed to relocate its food pantry due to the impending sale of the St. Patrick Friary. To continue to accommodate their clients and serve individuals and families in need, the Food Bank of Western New York spearheaded a move to Goodwill's agency headquarters. What a true community partnership! The pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Goodwill's Ad Council Campaign Encourages Donations

Rockville, MD — As many Americans continue to search for employment, Goodwill and the Ad Council have launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) that encourage donations to Goodwill by showing the direct link between the donation of used clothing and household items to job creation in local communities. The new digital-first campaign is an extension of the successful “Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.” PSA campaign that launched in September 2013. Every 23 seconds of every business day, Goodwill helps someone find employment. Through its 164 local, autonomous organizations in the United States and Canada, Goodwill works to provide job placement and training opportunities, and other community