Congratulations to all at Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey – and thank you to all our supporters! For making a difference in the workplace for people with disabilities, New York State Industry for the Disabled has named Goodwill NY-NJ/GoodTemps is NYSID’s Member Agency of the Year!

For making a difference in the workplace for people with disabilities, Goodwill NY-NJ is NYSID’s Agency of the Year!

During its annual reception, NYSID will recognize Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. with its Member Agency of the Year 2012 Award for creating jobs for people with disabilities through its more than 45 Preferred Source contracts.

In 2011, Goodwill NY-NJ, one of the largest employers of people with disabilities in the greater New York area, served more than 9,000 people with disabilities and placed close to 2,000 in jobs with salaries ranging from the minimum wage to more than $40,000 per year.

NYSID Preferred Source contracts employ nearly 7,000 individuals in jobs they want, jobs which contribute to the fiscal health of New York. Goodwill and NYSID turn business opportunities into jobs for New Yorkers with disabilities.

For several decades, NYSID has advocated on behalf of people with disabilities. Like other NYSID member organizations, Goodwill NY-NJ has put tens of thousands of people with disabilities to work in meaningful jobs through its Rehabilitation Services and GoodTemps, its temporary staffing agency.

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