Goodwill Industries, known simply as Goodwill, is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. The company operates in more than 15 countries. Founded in 1902, Goodwill offers vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities. This is done largely through the company's retail stores. Individuals and companies donate gently used goods to Goodwill, and individuals with disabilities in need of jobs process those goods, stock shelves and sell them to the public. Since the founding of Goodwill, the company has provided employment for more than 318,000 people and other employment services for 26.4 million individuals. Donations made to Goodwill are tax deductible due to the company's nonprofit status.