Category: Success Stories

Young Black woman is GoodGuides mentor, standing at podium, wearing yellow high school graduation gown and cap.

Meadowdale valedictorian is GoodGuides success

I have been in the GoodGuides program for more than four years, as both a mentee and a mentor. This program has been very beneficial in every area of my life. The Goodwill GoodGuides program is important because of the personal and influential impact it had on me. I have accumulated knowledge of life lessons,... Read more »
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Participant of the Month: Jamie Kirk

From a childhood filled with communication difficulty to flourishing as an assistant at a local farmer’s market, January 2017 Participant of the Month Jamie Kirk is a young man on the move. Jamie’s mother, Lisa Kirk credits this to years of hard work and the support of many professionals along the journey. As a child,... Read more »
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Aggie is an older white woman with a shy smile

Aggie Parrish

Aggie Parrish, our 2016 Independence Award winner, lives alone, in a quiet, tidy apartment. It was the GESMV HOME Choice program that helped Aggie make her dream of independence a reality. Before she moved into the apartment last June, Aggie had spent the last 23 years in a nursing home. Life hasn’t been easy for... Read more »
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