Category: Give A Gift

  • Success Story: Jimmie (Veteran Programs)

    posted February 21st, 2017

    For more than 21 years, Jimmie served in the U.S. Army as a human resources specialist. As he contemplated his transition to civilian employment, he knew he wanted a career that would allow him to make use of his previous education and experience. “Although I knew many of the skills I had were transferable, understanding […]

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  • Success Story: Donna (Women 2 Work Program)

    posted February 2nd, 2017

    After losing her mother to cancer at the age of 7, Donna was left without a strong female role model in her life. Her father did his best to create a stable home life for her, but frequent moves between Washington and California forced Donna to face the challenge of making new friends and fitting […]

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  • Give a Little Bit of HOPE for the Holidays

    posted December 16th, 2016

    The power of work. Goodwill relies on members of our community to support our job placement services. Financial gifts from caring individuals like you make it possible for Goodwill to help people with barriers to employment go to work by providing jobs, job training and educational opportunities at no cost to them. Your gift shows […]

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  • Success Story: Jessica (Barista Skills Program)

    posted September 29th, 2016

    “Heroin took over three long years of my life. It gave me a false sense of comfort, an escape from the loneliness and discomfort I felt.” Luckily, Jessica was able to break free from her destructive behavior and entered a rehabilitation program. To stay clean, Jessica knew she needed to make some goals. “I needed […]

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  • Success Story: Lloyd (Operation: GoodJobs)

    posted July 27th, 2016

    After Lloyd graduated from high school, he looked to a local community college to begin his career search. “I had worked with my family’s business, but I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do with my life,” he said.  He soon realized that he was just treading water. “I decided to join the Army […]

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