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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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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Meet DeShauna Davis

Sandy Springs resident DeShauna Davis came to Goodwill’s Pleasant Hill Career Center in February 2020. She had seen opportunities with amazon advertised and was excited about the possibility of re-joining
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Meet Cassy Summers

Gainesville resident Cassy Summers came to Goodwill’s Oakwood Career Center in early February 2021. During her intake interview, she expressed a desire to work in traditionally male-dominated fields such as
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Meet Daisy Latimore

Daisy Latimore came to Goodwill in 2001, seeking to expand her gift basket business into chocolate confections. A graduate of GoodBIZ, she built The Chocolate Box from a cart to
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Meet April Dean Hunter

Although her educational background is in the arts, April Dean Hunter always had a passion for science fiction and artificial intelligence, especially for what the latter makes possible. During her
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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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