Chippewa Valley, see how Goodwill Starts with You

When you shop at or donate to Goodwill NCW, you are directly supporting programs that improve lives. With every purchase and donation, your support helps make a life-changing impact on neighbors in your community across the Chippewa Valley.

Meet Lori

Lori recently celebrated her 20-year anniversary with Goodwill NCW and shows no signs of slowing down.

Before coming to Goodwill NCW, Lori had only experienced a sheltered workshop environment, which employs people with disabilities separately from others. At the Eau Claire Goodwill store, Lori works among the team where she has learned critical job skills, like having spatial awareness. Her fellow team members look forward to welcoming her when she arrives.

“Lori never passes up an opportunity to say ‘hi’ with her smile. Her trademark smile, upbeat attitude and strong work ethic bring a sense of family to the team,” Tim Wavrunek, Senior Manager said.

Chippewa Valley Programs:

We provide pathways for people who are underserved, underrepresented or disadvantaged who have a goal of building job skills that lead to sustained employment and improved financial stability.

Mission Impact

Goodwill starts with YOU. One act – your support – springs into motion a Mission Impact felt by entire communities for generations to come.

Goodwill starts with you (individual ripple)

Goodwill starts with you (families ripple)

Goodwill starts with you (communities ripple)

starts with you (partners ripple)

Your Local 2022 Impact


Your 158,829 donations in the Chippewa Valley – the equivalent of 6,353,160 lbs. – fueled job training and opportunities and diverted items out of the landfills.

Job Training

Program participants received 11,995 hours of on-the-job training in your local Chippewa Valley Goodwill NCW stores, helping them gain core job skills.


Through our programs, we provided $124,810 worth of merchandise to support individuals in need in the Chippewa Valley.

You make Goodwill’s Mission Impact possible. Thank you!