90 Years of


Our mission is to provide employment and training opportunities to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

Our Core Values:

  • Credibility – As an organization, we do what we say we will do.
  • Creativity – We are willing to try new ideas in order to improve any aspect of the organization.
  • Collaboration – We are different people, with different skills, who work well together to get the job done.

We are 100 percent local and 100 percent not-for-profit.  All of our programs and services are provided at no cost to all San Diego County residents.

In 2019:

  • 656 people obtained work through Goodwill San Diego.
  • 1,955 people were employed by Goodwill San Diego.
  • More than 6,541 people were served!

Work with Us

Our Community Employment Centers provide free job search assistance, workshops, hiring events and access to our Paid Training Program.  We currently employ more than 1,400 people, nearly 50 percent is a person with a disability or other barrier to employment.  Together, we are Making Good Happen by providing independence, pride and a sense of purpose for our community members.


With more than 50 Donation Centers in San Diego County, Goodwill has made it easier than ever to donate your quality items and offers many ways for you to donate to us. Many locations can accept your electronics, working or not. We also accept monetary donations, vehicles, real property and legacy gifts.  Last year, over 90 percent of our revenue came from your generous donations.


Help provide training to San Diego community members with disabilities and other barriers to employment by shopping at one of our conveniently-located Retail Stores, Outlets or Clearance Center.  We strive to provide a clean, well-organized, friendly shopping environment for the entire family.