Goodwill Blog

Rise To The Challenge Event

Women have lost 5.4M jobs since the pandemic began. Women are making difficult decisions each day as they navigate childcare costs and school closings. Join Goodwill of North Georgia and
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Meet Robin Renae

Robin Renae Harkins came to Cornelia’s Goodwill Career Center in May 2021. Her aunt, a Goodwill program graduate, suggested she might benefit from the agency’s programs. With funding provided by
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Meet Deja Trotter

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services SNAP Works referral Deja Trotter came to Goodwill in September 2019 because she was determined to become a welder. During her initial days
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‘A blazer and a pep talk’

Goodwill offers help to those looking for a new career COVINGTON, Ga. — Elaine Armstrong remembers seeing job-seekers’ faces light up and their confidence immediately appear to increase in 2019 simply
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Meet Elijah House

Lawrenceville resident Elijah House was looking for a summer internship to expand his work experience beyond his DJ business. He had a particular interest in retail and was delighted to
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Meet Marva Conner

Gwinnett County resident Marva Conner was referred to Goodwill’s Pleasant Hill Career Center in March 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Her GVRA counselor believed that one of Goodwill’s training programs
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Meet Quandarious Brinkley

From a jobless 18-year-old father to a thriving career. “In 2010, I walked into the South DeKalb Goodwill Career Center as a jobless 18-year-old father,” shares Quandarious Brinkley. Those fateful
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