The Best Social Program is a Job!


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The Best Social Program is a Job!

  1. 1. The Business of Changing Lives! The Best Social Program is a job!
  2. 2. <ul><li>Training and employment services for individuals with disabilities and/or disadvantaging conditions in our community so they can maximize their ability to be self-sufficient. </li></ul><ul><li>A hand up, not a handout. </li></ul><ul><li>Our graduates become taxpayers! </li></ul>
  3. 4. “ I had no idea!” <ul><li>Upjohn (through the Kalamazoo Community Foundation) gave Goodwill its current building on Pitcher Street in 1960 . </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwill recycles over 5 MILLION POUNDS of clothing annually! </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwill has a partnership with Dell to recycle computer donations free of charge to donors! </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwill provides free internet to participants and its dial-up service is available to the general public for $75/per year! </li></ul>
  4. 5. “ I had no idea!” (part 2) <ul><li>We have an $9 MILLION DOLLAR Budget for 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Just about $30,000 of that $9MM comes from individual monetary donations! </li></ul><ul><li>We make picture frame backs. </li></ul><ul><li>We assemble the powerhorses for the bleachers you sit on at high school sporting events. </li></ul><ul><li>We assembled the new shelf tags you see in Walgreen’s photo departments in the U.S.A. </li></ul>
  5. 6. “ I had no idea!” (part 3) <ul><li>We don’t have a single program that doesn’t have a partner! </li></ul><ul><li>We do adult basic education with KPS. </li></ul><ul><li>85% of the people we serve in Kalamazoo County are single mothers with children – 1,706 families with 4,000+ children in KPS district! </li></ul><ul><li>40% of the people we serve live in the Edison Neighborhood. </li></ul><ul><li>KPS has the kids, we have the parents! </li></ul>
  6. 7. “ I had no idea!” (part 4) <ul><li>We provide custodial services to area businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE A BUSINESS! </li></ul><ul><li>We practice continuous improvement throughout our organization. </li></ul><ul><li>How can we expect you to employ the people we work with if we aren’t providing a business environment for their training? </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE THE BUSINESS OF CHANGING LIVES! </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Continuing growing programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Aptitude/Interest/Values Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transferable skills analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume/cover letter writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career/Personal Counseling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Search and Placement Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Retention Skills </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><ul><li>Continuing Programs (continued) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Empowerment Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job coaching </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help individuals develop a support network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employment assistance and training for the visually impaired </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Workers on Wheels </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Industrial Contract Manufacturing for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Bay Packaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stryker Instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depatie Fluid Power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eaton Vorad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jarvis-Pemco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interkal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flowerfield Enterprises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beneke Corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parker ABEX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>River Run Press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textile Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Plastics </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><ul><li>We can provide sedentary work for your Worker’s Compensation situations! </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Custodial services to southwestern Michigan accounts – 10,000 to 90,000 square feet currently. </li></ul><ul><li>We do a good job when the account is large enough for supervision at least once a week. </li></ul>
  12. 13. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS 2000 TO 2005 <ul><li>Commercial Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Store and Salvage Revenue 2000 to 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Data in $000’s </li></ul>
  13. 14. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS 2000 TO 2005 <ul><li>Human Services Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services Grant, Fee, and Public Contribution Fee Revenue 2000 to 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Work First Grant Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Data in $000’s </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>People Served </li></ul><ul><li>People Served by Agency Though Grants and Services Provided </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Work First Program </li></ul><ul><li>Data in # of People </li></ul>GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS 2000 TO 2005
  15. 16. Percentages of Participants in Employment and Training Programs GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS OCTOBER 2005 TO SEPTEMBER 2006
  16. 17. <ul><li>People Placed </li></ul><ul><li>People Placed by Agency Into Gainful Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Work First Program </li></ul><ul><li>Data in # of People </li></ul>GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS 2000 TO 2005
  17. 19. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN STATISTICS 2001 TO 2006 <ul><li>Number of Employees </li></ul>
  18. 25. This renovation/relocation helps foster a stronger Edison Neighborhood bringing the training programs to those most in need and bring white collar $40K+ shoppers to an area they probably wouldn’t have visited otherwise!
  19. 26. Renovation Campaign - $2.9MM $150,000 less than originally budgeted! Funds needed to complete project: $512,000 Your donation makes it happen!