856.439.0200
2835 Route 73 S.
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
info@goodwillnj.org
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Recycle

From clothing and accessories to computers, tvs, housewares, books and car, we recycle the items you no longer need or want.

Reuse

We sell your gently-used items to value conscious shoppers in our retail stores

Reduce

Through our career services, we help individuals with special needs get to work. Together, we are strengthening families and communities one job at a time.

About Us

Goodwill is all about putting people to work. We’ve witnessed its power in transforming lives. Work helps build self-confidence, independence and dignity. At Goodwill, we believe everyone deserves a chance to have these things in life. As the late John F. Kennedy once said, “All of us do not have equal talents, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.” Goodwill is pleased to be able to provide this chance.

Since 1948, Goodwill has empowered thousands of local residents with special needs with the marketable job skills needed to succeed in the workplace. One job at a time, we are making a difference-strengthening both families and communities through the power of work.

Fast Facts

To download a copy of Goodwill’s fact sheet, please click here

To download a general brochure on Goodwill, please click here.

Code of Ethics

Click here to download our Code of Ethics policy.

Coverage Area

Goodwill of Southern NJ & Philadelphia serves 11 counties in New Jersey (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem) and the City of Philadelphia.

Contact Us

Goodwill Industries® of Southern NJ and Philadelphia

2835 Route 73
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
856-439-0200 (phone)
856-439-0843 (fax)

For media inquiries, please contact juli.lundberg@goodwillnj.org.
For information on employment with Goodwill, please contact treeser@goodwillnj.org.

Board of Trustees

Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & Philadelphia is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.

Executive Committee 

  • Louis B. Colameco, III, Chair
    Wellshire Farms
  • Frank Schickling, Jr., Vice Chair
    BNY Mellon
  • Frank Giordano, Secretary
    Atlantic Trailer Leasing Corp.
  • John Nihill, C.P.A., Treasurer                      
    Wipfli LLP
  • Ron P. Weiss, Member-at-Large
    Corporate Synergies
  • Gregory Montanaro, Past Chair
    Drexel University
  • Joseph Clarke, Esq.
    Clarke Law Offices
  • Pamela M. Cyr
    Beneficial Bank
  • Susan N. Dupee, MBA, BSEE, PMP
    True Position
  • Bishop David G. Evans
    Harvest Fellowship of Churches
  • Jaishankar Ganesh
    Rutgers University
  • Leslie Gordon
    Retired, Finance
  • Richard Pagano
    P. Agnes, Inc.
  • Christoper Topolewski
    West Capital Management
  • George Zallie
    GMS Zallie Holding

 

To Request A Donation

While Goodwill is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization, we do our best to give back to the communities that have been good to us. Through Goodwill GIVES, local charitable organizations and social service agencies may apply for material good donations from Goodwill. We do not accept requests for furniture and cannot honor requests from individuals. You must be “sponsored” by a social service agency of some sort. To request a material goods donation or gift certificate:

All requests are carefully reviewed and we will contact you if we are able to honor your request. Please understand that Goodwill receives a huge volume of requests and as a nonprofit agency cannot honor all of them. Our retail store revenues fund our mission of helping individuals with disabilities get to work.

Q & A

Click here to download a list of frequently asked questions and answers.

Clarification

Think Before You Donate…And We Think You Will Donate to Goodwill

Every so often an email or social media messaging titled, “Think Before You Donate” circulates.  This messaging, which has been around for many years, contains false information about several charities—including Goodwill.  We know that you want your donations to be used wisely, so we would like to clarify and provide you with the correct information. 

 The email/messaging falsely claims a person named Mark Curran is the president and owner of Goodwill and that he profits $2.3 million a year from your donations. This is NOT the case. Goodwill is a worldwide network of 180 autonomous organizations.  Each is governed by a local volunteer Board of Trustees. Goodwill Industries International is the network’s association office that supports the local Goodwills.  It is headed by Jim Gibbons, who has been CEO since 2008.  There is not an “owner” of Goodwill.  Furthermore no one by the name Mark Curran has ever headed a Goodwill organization!  Locally, Mark B. Boyd has served as president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & Philadelphia since 2005.

Other clarifications:

The bottom line is that because Goodwill is widely known and respected in the nonprofit world, we sometimes stand in the line of fire from individuals and organizations that are misinformed and/or misrepresent us to the public.  Goodwill encourages everyone to “think before you donate” – the one legitimate message that this otherwise spurious email contains.  Please always take the time to research and learn more about the charities you support and be certain that they organization you choose uses its revenue for charitable purposes in support of a mission that you believe in.   You can be rest assured that when you donate to Goodwill, we will put your donations to good use by helping individuals find meaningful employment and building stronger families and communities one job at a time.

Click here to read what SNOPES has to say about this false email.

Financial Donations

If you’d like to make a financial contribution to fund Goodwill’s job training programs, please click here.