Success Stories

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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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Meet Caitlin Garner

Caitlin Garner was referred to Goodwill of North Georgia by Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation in early 2017. She participated in job readiness training and received job placement support to help her
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Meet Kayla Washington

Fulton County resident Kayla Washington came to Goodwill in July 2020 with an interest in obtaining full-time employment. At twenty years old, she felt it was time pursue a career
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