When May rolls around, it's time to kick off the festivities! During National Goodwill Week, May 5-11, communities across the nation are coming together to celebrate Goodwill's impact and the millions of people whose lives are changed through job training programs each year. Learn more about Goodwill's mission!

Here in East Tennessee, we're celebrating by recognizing our program participants. Check out some of the sales and events below to see how you can get involved and follow us on social media for regular updates and program success stories!

Up for a challenge? Take the #GoodwillWeekChallenge by wearing an item of clothing from Goodwill each day during Goodwill Week and sharing a photo on your social media pages! Looking for a great deal? Ask about our mission at checkout to save 15% on your purchase!

Check out the videos below to see how Goodwill makes an impact and changes lives.

Goodwill Works: Meet Terreal

Terreal came to Goodwill for assistance with finding a job and acknowledged that gaining work experience would be instrumental in securing the right job. Through Goodwill’s Work Adjustment Program, he learned proper work behaviors, demonstrated teamwork, and took initiative to help his fellow teammates.

Goodwill Works: Meet Chase

Chase shows initiative in helping his team by showing his coworkers that working together creates success.

Goodwill Works: Meet Mikie

Mikie learned proper job skills including professional attire, how to fill out job applications and best interview practices. Her transformation is truly outstanding. She learned that success is not always easy, but that growth is always possible.

Goodwill Works: Weigel’s

Weigel’s is a great employer partner who has gone above and beyond to work with Goodwill Program Participants.

Goodwill Works: Meet Sarah

Sarah came to Goodwill looking for someone to act as an advocate to employers on her behalf. Her commitment and enthusiasm for professional development and landing a job aided in her perseverance. Determination for a better and brighter future was the only option for Sarah!