Myths About Donating
THINK BEFORE YOU DONATE ... AND GET THE FACTS!
You may have seen a Facebook post or email saying that Goodwill’s CEO, Mark Curran, makes millions of dollars a year and personally profits from our thrift store sales.
This information is false.
Get the Facts about Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado!
Discover Goodwill spends 90 cents of every dollar received to deliver more than 20 programs helping individuals achieve greater independence across 45 Colorado counties.
We proudly served 84,629 individuals and placed 9,101 people into jobs in 2017. We help those with barriers to employment succeed and thrive—like Roland. Roland had a challenging, abuse-riddled childhood and turned to drugs to cope. He was facing a long prison sentence when Discover Goodwill gave him the chance to turn his life around. See his story here.
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Discover Goodwill has received the highest rating—Platinum—from GuideStar, which evaluates the finances, impact and stewardship of thousands of nonprofit organizations. Learn more here.