Success Story | Meet Marcus

It’s been nearly 18 months since Marcus Collins first came to Goodwill. Although he graduated in 2016 from Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, he felt that the technical training
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Success Story: Meet Gary

Vietnam veteran Gary Lucas enjoyed his life in Florida. The sunshine state allowed him to spend time on its beautiful beaches when he wasn’t working on his home improvement business
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Success Story: Zion Ellis

This Way Ahead Intern Zion Ellis always wanted to work in retail, so when his high school guidance counselor told him about the This Way Ahead program, he knew it
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Success Story: Krystle Ives

A Second Chance Krystle Ives grew up in the restaurant business, working in her family’s New Orleans soul food establishment from the time she was a young child. Like many
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The Power of Perseverance

Robert Kennedy is quoted saying, “Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.” For Willie Nesbitt, circumstantial hardships have been plentiful
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Taneisha Brooks, GoodBiz program graduate

Success Story: Taneisha Brooks

Entrepreneur at Heart An entrepreneur at heart with a go-getter spirit, Taneshia Brooks was determined to become her own boss one day. Unsure of where to start, but confident in
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Highway construction graduate works as a MARTA bus driver

Success Story: Alva Washington

The Road to Success For many job seekers who have experienced Goodwill’s services, stepping in the door of one of our 13 career centers is one of the biggest steps
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Employee Spotlight: Faith Jones

There’s an undeniable earnestness and energy to Faith Jones. You can sense it in her every movement, whether she’s greeting a colleague with a smile or pricing products at Goodwill
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Success Story: Raymond Jones

From 1983 to 1991 Raymond Jones served in the communications field for the Navy. His role was to send encrypted messages from ship to shore, and he shared mess deck
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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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