Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota is a member of Goodwill Industries International, which is one of the North America s leading nonprofit providers of education, training and career services for individuals with physical, mental and emotional disabilities. Founded in 1902, Goodwill Industries International collects donated clothing and household goods and sells these items through more than 2,000 retail stores in North America. The organization provides its services to homeless and uneducated people and also serves the welfare needs of individuals. It trains and employs industrial and service contract workers to fill outsourced needs for packaging, assembly, mailing, custodial work, ground keeping and other occupations. Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota employs more than 600 individuals and has been operational since 1919. It has over 20 stores throughout Minnesota.