Goodwill of the Finger Lakes Launches a Community Focused Ecommerce Business
Rochester, Oct. 19, 2021-- Goodwill of the Finger Lakes, a leading not-for-profit organization based in Rochester with operations throughout the Finger Lakes region is excited to launch its easy to use ecommerce site www.gflsolutions.org. Goodwill of the Fingers Lakes takes an innovative approach to creating job opportunities for people with barriers to employment. This new ecommerce site provides our Finger Lakes community a convenient way to purchase the world class products produced and packaged by individuals with barriers to employment.
In 1990 Goodwill of the Finger Lakes with the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI) began manufacturing self-stick notes, self-stick easel pads and self-stick flags through a partnership with 3M. We have since expanded our operations to offer labeling solutions, technology products, janitorial supplies, workplace safety products and military uniforms. This new ecommerce operation is located at Goodwill of the Finger Lakes’ main campus 422 South Clinton Avenue.
www.GFLSolutions.org is part of Goodwill of the Finger Lakes social enterprise model and has the mission of generating revenue to support our programs and services. Headquartered in Rochester, NY Goodwill of the Finger Lakes along with The Association for the Blind, Visually Impaired (ABVI), and 2-1-1/LIFE LINE have a very long and successful history. We are a dynamic team comprised of over 700 individuals that use our passion and expertise to find innovative solutions to address pressing social needs. Each year we positively impact the lives of over 150,000 people. Our doors are always open to welcome anyone who needs our services or those who are curious to learn more about our purpose and impact. To learn more about Goodwill of the Finger Lakes please visit www.goodwillfingerlakes.org. To shop our world class products produced and packaged by individuals with barriers to employment please visit www.gflsolutions.org
About Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
We are a caring, local, person centered not-for-profit organization that does a lot of good in the communities we serve. Our social enterprise model takes an innovative approach to create job opportunities for people with barriers to employment while generating revenue to support our mission programs and services. Our mission is to prepare and empower people with barriers to independence to be self-sufficient and contribute to their families and communities.
Our downtown campus hosts our Stern's Center for Low Vision as well as our Manufacturing, www.gflsolotions, Contact Center, Sewing, and Catering social enterprises.