Mission Monday: Shirley’s Success Story

Shirley, who was a single mother most of her daughter’s life, spent years working in the restaurant industry. She was shopping at Goodwill to purchase khakis for her job when she inquired about employment. The manager put her in contact with Kimberly, a career coach...

#MissionMonday: Michelle’s powerful second chance

After serving a five-year prison sentence, Michelle left incarceration to stay at a faith-based transitional home – having only $60 and one pair of shoes to her name. “I knew it was going to be a hard road,” Michelle said. “I am in my mid-50s. It is hard to start over...

Betty’s Success Story

Betty, a Lincoln County resident, originally entered Goodwill’s Senior Community Service & Employment Program (SCSEP) in March 2018. The program is designed to connect older job seekers with local agencies for paid, on-the-job training. Betty was job trained for...