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Goodwill, Columbus, Ohio

Goodwill Columbus has been building independence, quality of life and work opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers since 1939. It is the sixth largest nonprofit in central Ohio and is among the top 100 employers.

Each year Goodwill Columbus provides 1.2 million hours of service to more than 3,000 participants with disabilities and other barriers through day habilitation programs, community-based supported living services, employment training and job placement services.

Goodwill Columbus is a member of Goodwill Industries International, Inc., and is one of 165 independent, community-based agencies in the United States and Canada. As a global social services agency, Goodwill also has 14 affiliates in 13 other countries.

Goodwill Industries® is one of the nation’s top five most valuable and recognized nonprofit brands as well as a leading social services enterprise. Collectively, Goodwill agencies provide employment training and job placement services to 3 million people annually.

Through generous support of Cardinal Health and the Columbus Medical Association Foundation, Goodwill Columbus has created a culture of wellness through its Health & Wellness department. A number of professionals -- nurses, personal care specialists, a dietician, an occupational therapist, a massage therapist, activity coordinators and several exercise experts -- provide comprehensive health and wellness services to more than 500 program participants and to more than 900 employees each year

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