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​Goodwill of Western New York

1119 William Street

Buffalo, New York 14206

(716) 854-3494

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The Best Gift is the One That Changes a Life

Whether you shop, donate gently used items, or make a financial donation to Goodwill of Western New York, you're helping to create a brighter future for the individuals that we serve every day. We are grateful for these gifts that allow us to provide workforce training, job placement services and "a hand up" for people with barriers to employment so they can support themselves and their families.

Goodwill President & CEO Announces Retirement

Goodwill of Western New York has announced that Thomas Lynch, the agency’s President & CEO, will retire effective March 31, 2020. Lynch has served since 2012 and has played a critical role in the agency’s success. During his leadership, he has more than doubled the agency’s operating budget to $11.5 million while completely rebuilding and revamping the agency’s retail store network. New corporate workforce development partnerships have been developed, and approximately 10,000 people have received training and gained employment. During his tenure, Goodwill co-founded the Veterans One-stop Center and continues to serve veterans through its Veterans Employment Services division located at the O