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New Year, New Job Fairs

We know that many people start off the new year with aspirations to improve. Most people implement a new workout routine, try to eat healthier, or vow to save money….

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No Longer Bound on the Good Works Show

Boundless Regeneration After returning home from serving in Vietnam, Marine vet Michael Harden had to overcome another enemy: a cocaine addiction. Overcoming his dependency, Harden was inspired to help others…

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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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Giving back to those who have given so much

Atlanta’s Veteran’s Empowerment Organization has helped more than 4,000 homeless veterans and their families find housing, job training, and supportive services. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, the nonprofit provides a…

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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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Success Story: Kelly Ngu

A Perfect Match Step one – tap your shoes on a sticky mat to remove rogue dust. Step two – place cloth covers over your shoes. Step three – put a hair net over your hair, or…

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Happiness on Two Wheels

Just as they outgrow shoes and clothes, kids outgrow bikes. In fact, more than eight million bikes are outgrown every year. What was once their perfect activity companion is now…

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Goodwill Spotlights: Gigi’s House

Gigi’s House: providing love without strings or sacrifice Home to the world’s busiest airport, countless convention, and a burgeoning entertainment industry, Atlanta, unfortunately, provides the perfect-storm of opportunity for sex…

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