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Our Mission
Goodwill Rescue Mission offers help and hope to North Jersey’s urban poor and dispirited.
For mind and body: food, clothing, shelter, training and teaching.
For soul and spirit: the life-changing message of God’s love revealed in Jesus Christ.
Special Project
Hope Totes
Can you join us in this front-line ministry by collecting items to fill the totes?
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Ron Schober
Executive Director
Gerald Manning
Chief Operations Officer
Carmella Hutson
Director Of Emergency Services

Ron Schober | Executive Director

Ron Schober has been the Executive Director of Goodwill Rescue Mission in Newark since December 2009.  He came to Goodwill to foster renewal and vision across the mission, and enable even greater financial stewardship and faith-driven operational excellence.

This is a second career for Ron who brings to Goodwill Rescue Mission over 35 years of management experience with two global corporations based in New Jersey.  He has expertise in accounting, cost management and controls, financial analysis, capital planning, and business process and operations management.  Ron has also led various business process design teams as well as joint venture product development partnerships.

A life long native of New Jersey, Ron graduated from Rutgers University in Newark with a B.S. in Accounting and now works literally down the street at Goodwill Rescue Mission on University Avenue.  He and his wife Nadine have two grown sons and live in Morris County where they are active members of Long Hill Chapel in Chatham, NJ.  Ron has served on the elder board, been an active member of the worship music teams, led community small group ministries and served with the Alpha program leadership team.
Gerald Manning | Chief Operations Officer

Gerald oversees GRM's daily operations including our Thrift Store, Housing, Truck Routes and Vehicles, Facilities, Housing, and Food Service. He has been serving at GRM in a variety of positions since 1993. He holds a B.S. from State University of New York in Sociology. Gerald has served as a New Life Class teacher and currently leads Men's Small Groups.

Carmella Hutson | Director Of Emergency Services

Carmella Hutson is the Director of Emergency Services at Goodwill Rescue Mission. She holds degrees in Human and Social Services, Psychology, and is an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate in Counseling. She is a Veteran of the United States Navy and served for six years of active duty as a Hospital Corpsman, Petty Officer Second Class.

Since her arrival to Goodwill in 2008, Carmella has worked tirelessly to change the way the homeless person is viewed. She provides a holistic approach to providing services to the homeless and needy men, woman, and children. Carmella has a rule that she truly lives by: "Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you".