Program Participant Stories

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 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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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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