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Goodwill Industries of East Texas
|Name:||Goodwill Industries of East Texas|
|Address:||409 W Locust St |
|Tyler, TX 75702-5644|
|Report Issued Date:||May 9, 2016|
|Report Expiration Date:||May 9, 2017|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 1975|
|Principal:||Ms. Kimberly Lewis, CEO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families), Employment Training, General Merchandise - Retail|
|BBB Accreditation:||Goodwill Industries of East Texas is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
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Exists to provide skills training and vocational opportunities for people with barriers to employment.
This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.
BBB Charity Seal Participation
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Goodwill Industries of East Texas, Inc. offers services in Anderson, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Upshur, VanZandt and Wood counties. Its goal is to put people to work. Its target population is persons with physical disabilities or other types of barriers to employment. The services offered include Vocational Evaluation testing, Work Adjustment Training, Personal Social Adjustment Training, Job Coaching, Job Placement, Supported Employment, Supported Self Employment, and Counseling. In addition, it offers extended employment at the Commercial Services Division (formerly named OIT) which gives individuals not ready for immediate placement a chance to develop their skills and level of self-confidence before assuming a permanent job in the competitive marketplace. By being an employer as well as a training/rehabilitation/job placement service it provides the community, financial support through the wages paid and a skilled workforce to meet the needs of existing job vacancies.
For the year ended December 31, 2015, Goodwill Industries of East Texas's program expenses were:
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Goodwill Industries of East Texas's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2015:
Notes and Comments
While the organization did not note fundraising expenses in its 2011 financial statements, it has estimated those costs to be $66,723 in 2012 and will include this information in its 2012 financial statements.
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Report as of October 21, 2016 09:27
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