Would You Like to Round Up?
So what is the Round Up program and where does that money go?
Our retail store sales provide funding to support individuals, young adults, and families experiencing homelessness in your community. Our store staff asks if you would like to Round Up as a way to boost the revenue that we use for our programs. Many people don’t realize that Horizon Goodwill Industries (HGI) is much more than just a bunch of stores that sell used items that are given to them.
We use the revenue that we earn from the sale of those items to employ our store personnel and operate the stores, but behind the scenes, we provide a number of services to the community. As an example, HGI provides:
- Homeless Drop-In
- Case Management
- Temporary Shelter
- Rapid Re-Housing
- Housing Navigation
- Wrap-Around Services
During the pandemic, HGI received 10,354,743 pounds of donations and converted those items into the following outcomes: