Goodwill opening in Alexandria MNBeth Telander and Tom Wacholz introduced representatives from Goodwill-Easter Seals. The mission of Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is to eliminate barriers to work and independence. In the past year 4,976 participants received their services. They partner with more than 119 government and nonprofit organizations to connect participants with community resources to address other work-related needs and assist them on the road to independence. Goodwill provided more than 63,000 services to 30,000 people in 2013.