Many Austin residents have stopped by one of the Goodwill Industries of Central Texas locations to peruse the stores or drop off some clothes or housewares. Most of those visitors have a passing sense of the various community-support initiatives Goodwill provides across 15 counties here.
Michael Willard oversees a key cross-section of those programs. As Goodwill’s chief of mission services in Central Texas, he directs the group’s workforce-development and community-engagement departments.
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