Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

Goodwill of the Finger Lakes

Profile: We currently provide over 115 jobs to people who are blind or visually impaired; partner with over 20 local non-profit agencies through our Good Neighbor program; assist those who are most in need, providing winter coats for inner city school children, clothing and household items for displaced refugees, relief for victims of domestic violence and emergency clothing for families devastated by fires and other disasters; collaborate with almost 15 different non-profits to provide job training and employment opportunities in our Goodwill retail stores and donation centers.


For Profit/Non Profit Status: Not-for-Profit (501c3)

Charity Evaluation Status: CARF, Mengel, Metzger, Barr (rating score: excellent)

Textile Recovery Methods (reuse/recycling): Both (operate stores)

Accepted Items: Clothing, coats, shoes/boots, sneakers, belts, purses/bags, hats, stuffed animals, linens, pillows, curtains/drapes, towels, rags

Sorting Policy: Yes

Advertising: Yes

Number of Collection Bins: not specified (NY stores included in database)

Bin Labels: Company name, phone number, types of materials accepted, not-for-profit status

Code of Conduct Status: Might sign (conditionally)