Courage changes everything.

“Goodwill is on this journey with me!”

Watch Cheri’s courageous escape from her “dark world.”

“Goodwill is on this journey with me!”

Watch Cheri’s courageous escape from her “dark world.”

Scroll down for how you can get involved.

It would have been easy to give up hope.

Escaping a dark world of abuse, selling drugs, and homelessness would be too much for most. But Cheri’s strength and positive attitude have kept her on a journey of transformation and hope.

Help someone like Cheri

$50

provides a store voucher for one Goodwill student to purchase clothing for a job interview.

$100

provides emergency food cards for 10 Goodwill students who are struggling to feed their families.

$125

provides transportation costs for one Goodwill student to attend a full 8-week education course.

Lives are being changed because of you.

Tarra Born into a family of addicts, Tarra had a difficult childhood. Pregnant at 14, she was forced to grow up too quickly. Later in life, she turned to drugs and ended up in prison, where she eventually met Goodwill. After completing a specialized job search program, Tarra got out of prison, found a good job, and is now in law school!

Ethel Ethel’s sister and father both died when she was young. She turned toward a life on the streets and eventually wound up homeless. As she began to piece her life back together, she turned to Goodwill for her career training, enrolling in our 8-week Retail & Customer Service training program. She is now supporting herself through a job she loves!