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Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc.

Last Updated: 4/10/2014 5:45:00 PM

Nonprofit

Goodwill Industries of Middle TN, Inc.

Address

1015 Herman Street


Nashville, TN 37208-
Davidson

Primary Phone

(615) 742-4151

Primary Fax

(615) 346-1237

Contact Email

info@givegw.org

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CEO/Executive Director

Mr. Matthew Bourlakas

Board Chair

Ms. Donna B. Yurdin

Board Chair Company Affiliation

Owner, Credo Management Consulting

Board Members

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Year of Incorporation

1958

Former Names



 
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Overview

We sell donated goods to provide employment and training opportunities for people who have disabilities and others who have trouble finding and keeping jobs.

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Programs

Nashville Job Placement Programs

Transitional Employment Services Training Program

Goodwill Summer Programs

Microsoft Office Training and Certification

Health Care Programs

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Financials

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Projected Revenue

$75,326,870

Projected Expenses

$72,640,299

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