Living in her home country of Mexico in Mexico City, Rocio’s life was drastically altered following a series of setbacks. Goodwill has supported Rocio in various ways as a student, offering support services to provide a gas card, obtaining prescription glasses and even aiding in finding affordable housing.
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Da'Shawna had been dealing with some tough times and her grades in school were struggling. Heading into her senior year, there was no guarantee that she’d be able to graduate unless she figured out a way to get her studies back on track during a pivotal time in her life.
Square, who had a conviction history and resorted to using drugs and alcohol to cope with the tragic loss of two daughters, was homeless and living in Pioneer Square in Seattle when she made a commitment to herself.
At 65, Donald Lambert isn’t a traditional student. He takes classes at Renton Technical College and Seattle Goodwill, sharpening his writing skills and preparing for more advanced college classes.
Anja left nearly everything behind when she moved from her home in Germany to the U.S. in June, 2010. Anja’s husband, who was in the United States Army and had lived in Germany while serving for more than 30 years, was being relocated to Bremerton.
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.