A Year at Goodwill

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Goodwill by the Numbers


Retail Sales $18,250,955
Federal Service Fees $3,903,052
Contract work for local companies $602,561
Grants and Fees for employment and training $2,637,151
Special Events Revenue $205,121
Investment and Misc Income $108,718
Recycling Operations $653,410
Operating Revenue $26,360,968


Personnel: Wages, Payroll Taxes, and Benefits $16,586,410
Rent, Utilities, and Facilities $4,437,516
Depreciation $1,734,636
Supplies $1,514,853
Marketing and Advertising $528,409
Professional Fees $1,220,673
Transportation $239,276
National Organization Dues $272,554
Other Expenses $239,477
Total Expenses $26,773,804
Net Operating Income $-412,836

Other Income / Expense

Increase in Market Value and Derivatives $184,479
Contributions $300,493
Net Gain $72,136


Success Stories

Achiever of the Year

Pauli Fischbach – 2016 Marco/Meyer Achiever of the Year

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Tina & Sarah Thacker – 2016 Independence Achievers of the Year

Program - Business Solutions

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Manager of the Year

Shantel Featherson – 2016 Manager of the Year

Program - Retail Operations

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Hall of Fame

Jerry Gray - 2016

Jerry Gray served as a member of the Goodwill Industries, Inc. Board of Trustees from 1996-2012 and as Chairman of the Board in 2002 and 2003. He is also a current member of the Lifetime Board of Trustees for Goodwill. He continues to be a very supportive advocate for Goodwill in many ways.  During Gray’s […]

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Person of Goodwill

Dr. Stanley & Mrs. Dottie Truhlsen - 2016

Raised during the Great Depression, Dr. and Mrs. Truhlsen grew up around people who gave of their time and resources despite the hardships many families faced during that difficult time. This helped to shape their belief in the importance of giving back to their community. Dr. Truhlsen, Emeritus Professor and former Chairman of University of […]

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Company of Goodwill

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation - 2016

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NCFF) supports children, young adults and families at risk with the goal of helping our state’s most vulnerable kids reach their full potential. They do this by building strong communities that support families so their children can grow up to be thriving, productive adults. One of the collective efforts out […]

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