Goodwill-Easter Seals is all about people we serve

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides comprehensive, proven employment, education and independence services. Our program participants, shoppers, donors, volunteers, associates and community partners all make a difference. In fact, 85% of every dollar we raise funds services and programs to support our mission of preparing people for work throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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Our vision

We envision a world where everyone experiences the power of work.

Our mission

Our mission is to eliminate barriers to work and independence.

Our values

Our efforts are guided by a core set of values. These principles steer our everyday decisions, so we can fulfill our mission in the community. These values are vital to our success and are more than words to us:

  • Accountability

  • Celebration

  • Communication

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Contribution

  • Relationships

Public policy & advocacy

We believe all people have the right to work and advocate on behalf of people with barriers to work by encouraging you to get involved in public policy initiatives. Sign up for public policy updates.

Funding our mission

Our broad range of employment and support services are funded through:


Together, we prepare people for work.



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