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Freddy's Story

October 19, 2017

Posted in: Student Stories

Freddy fled his home country two years ago to escape a harrowing situation. He left behind his family and knew no English when he landed in Seattle. Freddy connected with Seattle Goodwill and discovered the resources he needed to move forward in his new life. 

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Meriem's Story

October 19, 2017

Posted in: Student Stories

Living in Seattle after moving from Casablanca, Morocco, Meriem felt lonely, out of place and wanted to help her husband financially but didn’t know where to start. She needed to gain English-speaking skill and was looking for help when she discovered Goodwill.

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Goodwill Faces: Mitzi, Sucelly, Bianca, Matthew

August 23, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

Catch up on Goodwill Faces with the four stories below. Tune into our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow our weekly #GoodwillFaces series!

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Goodwill Faces: Meriem, Laura, Maria, Maddie

June 30, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

Catch up on Goodwill Faces with the four stories below. Tune into our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow our weekly #GoodwillFaces series!

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Goodwill Faces: Keone, Gonzalo, Sahily, Cathie and Loanne

May 22, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

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Rocio's Story

May 12, 2017

Posted in: Student Stories

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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Goodwill Faces: Erik, Eddie, Sharlese, Paulina

April 26, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

Catch up on Goodwill Faces with the four stories below. Tune into our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow our weekly #GoodwillFaces series!

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Da'Shawna's Story

March 8, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

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.

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Square's Story

February 28, 2017

Posted in: Student Stories

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.

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Donald's Story

January 20, 2017

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

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.

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