Independence changes everything.

“Goodwill believed in me when I didn’t believe in myself.”

Watch Ellena’s courageous journey out of a troubled past and into a new life.

“Goodwill believed in me when I didn’t believe in myself.”

Watch Ellena’s courageous journey out of a troubled past and into a new life.

Ellena looks to the future with hope.

After a tragic drunk driving incident, Ellena hit rock bottom. But her awe-inspiring determination helped her find healing. Then she reached out to Goodwill and, thanks to you, we helped her find independence.

Help someone like Ellena

$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.

Cheri Desperate to take care of her children, Cheri got mixed up in selling drugs, entering what she now calls her “dark world”. But at Goodwill Cheri found love, encouragement, tools, and resources. She found hope. And she's now on her way to a new career, determined to leave the past behind her.

Carla When Carla found Goodwill in Bellingham, she had hit rock bottom. She had been homeless and living in a van for two years. She desperately needed to change her life. Little did Carla know that when she signed up for job preparation classes at Goodwill, her life was about to change forever.