Category: Shopping

  • Success Story: Dominique (Barista Training Program)

    posted March 30th, 2017

    Dominique had never been unemployed until last summer. For the past eight years, she has worked hard to provide for herself and her three young boys. The daughter of a pastor, Dominique felt she was not allowed to do things other kids did as a teenager. So she dropped out of school and moved out […]

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  • New Look for Tacoma’s 38th Street Goodwill

    posted February 1st, 2016

    A late January 38th street store ribbon cutting officially launched a new look for Goodwill thrift stores in southwest Washington The re-opening of the 32,800 square foot Goodwill 38th Street Store  (3121 South 38th Street, Tacoma) provides a first glimpse at a new store design that will expand across 15 counties in southwest Washington and […]

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  • Hire Our Grads Success Story

    Success Story: Trenaye (REACH Program)

    posted December 28th, 2015

    Imagine visiting Tacoma, Washington. Now imagine staying at a marvelous motel, one that also has a terrific bakery café. It’s the kind of place everyone hopes to find, with excellent management and every detail of hospitality carefully considered and provided. That’s the motel Trenaye dreams of opening, and she is well on her way to […]

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  • Success Story: Katherine (Barista Skills Program)

    posted December 3rd, 2015

    Every coffee drinker knows the pleasure and reward that comes when you lift the cup to your lips, inhale the heady aroma and take your first sip. It delivers a sense of deep delight. But Katherine Deissler discovered her love of coffee also lead to something more—a whole new feeling of confidence. Plus, a big […]

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  • Olympia Store Grand Opening

    New Outlet Store in Olympia

    posted April 22nd, 2015

    February 19, 2015: 8 year journey culminates with Olympia Outlet Store & Recycle Center Opening Sandra Collins’ journey: former Goodwill trainee is the new outlet store manager   At noon on February 19, Thurston County officially had 35 more jobs, adding paycheck purchasing power of $350,000 to the local economy. The opening of the 29,000 […]

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