Our Mission Statement

Memphis Goodwill’s mission is to change the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment through the power of work, education and empowerment.

700,000 Over 700,000 DONATION VISITS
*CY 2019
800 Over 800 DIPLOMAS
Earned by Excel Center graduates since 2016


Excel Center


Contract Services

Did You Know?

Did you know that your donations help people and the planet? In 2017, 5,569 tons of donated goods were not thrown away, and were kept out of landfills. Also, 204 tons of computer equipment was saved from landfills.


The Excel Center

The Excel Center works to combat dropout rates in Memphis by serving as a contract school for adults to earn a high school diploma and have more career opportunities. Classes are accelerated and offered both day and evening. Transportation assistance and drop-in child care are provided as well as a life coach to support students every step of the way.

Did You Know?

33 The average age of an Excel Center Student

The Excel Center works to combat dropout rates in Memphis by serving as a charter school for adults, helping them earn not a GED but a full high school diploma.

Learn More about the Excel Center

Memphis Goodwill hires dynamic individuals who want to make a difference in our communities.

Whether or not you have faced employment barriers in the past, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference now and who seek advancement opportunities within the organization.

Did You Know?

We have locations in West Tennessee and North Mississippi—and we have lots of positions including entry-level, management and administrative. Come join our team!

Learn more about employment opportunities and benefits of working at Goodwill

Consider Goodwill to provide your landscaping and janitorial needs for your business or organization. We use green products and processes, hire and train employees and we have competitive pricing. When you contract with Goodwill, you are changing lives through the power of work.

Did You Know?

We have switchboard operators at the Veterans Administration; provide janitorial services at the IRS and Federal Building; and provide lawn maintenance at multiple commercial and government locations.

Learn more about what we can do for you.

Why Give?

Your gifts change lives. Whether donating used goods and household items or writing a check for a cash gift….

Your gift today:

  • Puts people to work to process and sell donated goods to the community

  • Gives adults the chance to earn their high school diplomas at The Excel Center, 1490 Norris Road.

  • Your clothing and household donations help keep waste out of landfills.

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