Established in 1923.
Founded in 1923, Seattle Goodwill has been an integral part of our community for over 90 years. Driven by our mission to provide free job training and education to those in need, we continue to help change people’s lives for the better. There are thousands of people in our community who face difficult barriers to finding work, including poverty, lack of education and skills, and language barriers. With 24 retail thrift stores and nine Job Training and Education Centers throughout the region, we provide free classes and support services to people in need, serving over 8,700 people this past fiscal year. Our Seattle Flagship store has been in its current location since 1931 and is our oldest store. In 1945, the original building burned down, and was rebuilt. The store was expanded in 1953, 1955, and 1964 adding the west end of the store.