Eliminating Barriers. Providing Opportunities. Strengthening Communities.
Palmetto Goodwill’s programs and services are funded through the sale of generously donated household goods and clothing in our 31 retail stores across lower South Carolina. More than 90 cents of every dollar Goodwill generates helps provide support, education, and job training for members of our community.
Thanks to our wonderful donors and shoppers, in 2020 we were able to provide over 85,925 services to 16,142 unique individuals in lower South Carolina. We also helped place 2,565 people in new jobs, served 1,296 veterans, and diverted 14 million pounds of goods from local landfills.
Palmetto Goodwill continues to grow and evolve while staying true to our mission of offering sustainable employment opportunities and related support services to those in need. To that end, in the summer of 2018 Palmetto Goodwill leadership began developing a 2025 strategic plan to define and give greater focus to our efforts. The resulting plan is vetted, challenging and achievable, and establishes a well-defined framework for Goodwill’s future growth, mission advancement, and funding.
Click HERE to see our Community Impact 2025 plan!
Our mission is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. We serve this mission by providing job training and employment services throughout 18 counties in lower South Carolina.
We believe every person should have an opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential. We strive to be the primary community resource for training and employment of those seeking economic independence and improved life.
Our efforts are centered on the belief that work forms the foundations of our relationships with others. Work effects our self-esteem and allows us to become successful contributing members of our community.
More than 90 cents of every dollar Goodwill generates helps provide support, education and training for members of our community.