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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Laying A Strong Foundation

The Goodwill team has done a fantastic job laying the foundation for our new Metropolitan Parkway Store & Career Center. We are continuing to make great progress. We are looking
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Meet Veronica Lightburn

Working as a customer service representative, Veronica spent her days talking to clients and assisting them over the phone. While she enjoyed her job, she dreamed of branching out into
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Meet Alex Soto

In Spring 2019, Athens native Alex Soto was in his junior year at Cedar Shoals High School when a classmate shared information about the This Way Onward program and the
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Meet Negeria Trammel

In October 2020, Negeria Trammel walked into Goodwill of North Georgia’s Cartersville Career Center wanting to learn more about the agency’s services. She needed employment and also wanted to explore
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Meet Javier Gongora

SNAP – Welding – Athens Originally from Colombia, Javier Gongora immigrated to Georgia in December 2019. He came to Goodwill’s Athens Career Center in February 2020, interested in the welding
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Meet Zion Ellis

Meet Zion Ellis – This Way Ahead Intern 2017 Zion Ellis always wanted to work in retail, so when his guidance counselor told him about the This Way Ahead program,
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