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Goodwill Blog

Eating local with Food Well

In Atlanta, three out of four residents don’t get their recommended 2.5 cups of vegetables every day. One in four children live in families that are food-insecure, and one in
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Giving back to those who have given so much

Atlanta’s Veteran’s Empowerment Organization has helped more than 4,000 homeless veterans and their families find housing, job training, and supportive services. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, the nonprofit provides a
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Defying the Odds

When the odds seemed stacked against her, Lyric McGhee found solace in the living room of her sister’s apartment – specifically, the couch. “I had to sleep on the couch
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Success Story: Curtis Sigur

While serving for four years in the Air Force as an aircrew life support specialist, Curtis Sigur was responsible for ensuring that all flight and safety equipment was in perfect
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Living Small in Atlanta

In the 1960s and 70s, the average home size was 1,600 square feet for 3.5 people. Today, houses average 2,600 square feet for 2.5 people. As houses are getting bigger,
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Success Story: Kelly Ngu

A Perfect Match Step one – tap your shoes on a sticky mat to remove rogue dust. Step two – place cloth covers over your shoes. Step three – put a hair net over your hair, or
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Happiness on Two Wheels

Just as they outgrow shoes and clothes, kids outgrow bikes. In fact, more than eight million bikes are outgrown every year. What was once their perfect activity companion is now
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