Johnney Mack Lawhorn of Springdale is the 2016 Frank Lyon Jr. Achiever of the Year. Johnney shares his story of how Goodwill's TEO program helped him get his life on track through job training and employment. It's a story of hard work, determination and second chances, and you will be inspired.
Johlen Faulkner of Little Rock is the 2016 Graduate of the Year. Through Goodwill's job training program, Johlen developed the skills and self-confidence needed get a great job, and he has big plans for his future. His is a story of hope and inspiration.
What We Do
When people think of Goodwill, they think of the thrift store where you can buy affordable clothing or donate those unwanted items. Goodwill is so much more. Since 1927, Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has helped thousands of individuals with disabilities and other barriers onto a path toward reclaiming their independence through the power of work.
How do we do it? By operating stores that provide jobs and training within the retail environment and by channeling a majority of our revenues into job creation and employment training and placement programs. We invite you to learn more about Goodwill Industries of Arkansas and find out how we can all help change lives, one person at a time.
Changing lives through education, training and employment.
People in the communities we serve will have improved skills that provide long-term employment and a better standard of living.
Our Values: ICARE
Integrity – We operate in an open, truthful environment and strive to meet the highest ethical standards.
Collaboration – We achieve and deliver our mission together.
Attitude – We serve with humility and passion, and act for the good of the organization.
Respect – We treat all people with dignity and respect.
Explore – We explore continuous improvement, bold creativity and change.
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