Success Stories

Goodwill Success Rayhana Stewart At Her New Job With MARTA

Success Story: Rayhana

Meet Rayhana When Rayhana Stewart came to Goodwill of North Georgia for help finding a job, she was ready to retake control of her life situation. She was a military
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Success Story: Alex Balla

Dedication to Serve 2006 was the year Alexandru “Alex” Balla graduated from high school. While most high school graduates prepare for their next steps in education or employment, Balla was
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Success Story: Tyeisha Marshall

Forging a New Future Australian Actress and Director Rachel Griffiths is quoted saying, “There’s nothing as exciting as a comeback – seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting
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Success Story: Orlena Stocks

A Savory Solution Nothing ignites passion in Orlena Stocks quite like food. For her, food is almost a universal language, whether she is discussing it, preparing it or enjoying it.
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Success Story: Richard “Rick” Lang

From Rock Bottom, a New Beginning “I am a recovering alcoholic and addict,” says Richard “Rick” Lang. No stranger to the trials of addiction, Lang is a U.S. Army veteran with post-traumatic
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Success Story: Kelly Ngu

A Chance to Come out of her Shell Step one – tap your shoes on a sticky mat, step two – place shoe covers over your shoes, step three –
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Success Story: Yashika Jones

Breaking Barriers The United States Department of Labor defines a non-traditional career for women as one in which 25% or less of those employed in the field are women. Yashika
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Success Story: Caleb Blanton

From Past Mistakes to New Beginnings Landing a job after incarceration is one of the hardest aspects of adjusting back into society. For Caleb Blanton, starting his own business seemed
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Success Story: Jovanda Martin

A Blessing and a Newfound Purpose Blessings come in all shapes and sizes. For Jovanda Martin, they arrived in the form of Workforce Development training at Goodwill of North Georgia’s
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