Your financial gifts support our programs and services to help people achieve independence.

The Helms Society

The Helms Society is named in honor of Reverend Edgar J. Helms, who founded Goodwill 125 years ago right here in Boston’s South End. We remain committed to his vision of helping individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency to achieve independence and dignity through work.

Membership in the Helms Society begins at $500. There are various benefits based on your giving level.

For additional information contact the Philanthropy Department at 617-541-1404.

Goodwill recognizes the exceptional generosity of Helms Society members with the special benefits listed below.
President’s Circle Level ($5,000+)
  • All the above benefits, plus
  • A personal invitation to attend The Good Party as a special guest of the President and CEO
Benefactor Level ($2,500 - $4,999)
  • All the above benefits, plus
  • An invitation to Goodwill’s annual signature event, The Good Party
Partner Level ($1,000 - $2,499)
  • All the above benefits, plus
  • An opportunity to tour Goodwill’s Headquarters and Job Training Center
Patron Level ($500 - $999)
  • Your name published in Goodwill’s annual Donor Report
  • A copy of Goodwill’s Annual Report by mail
  • A copy of Goodwill’s annual Donor Report by mail
  • An invitation to Goodwill’s Annual Meeting—held each January

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries is a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Our federal tax ID number is 04-2106765.

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