Goodwill Southern California transforms lives through the power of work. Hear these GOOD stories and learn how.
Mikey was never given a chance for a job, until Goodwill. Hear Mikey’s story and learn how Goodwill Southern California transformed his life.
Vanessa served in our military but soon found herself in a homeless shelter with her two kids, until she came across a Goodwill flyer. Hear Vanessa’s story and learn how Goodwill Southern California transformed her life.
Bobby went from living on Skid Row to offering jobs to people living on Skid Row. Hear Bobby’s story and learn how Goodwill Southern California transformed his life.
Learn about Johnny and how he turned to Goodwill SoCal after leaving the military when his 5 month old daughter passed away.
Learn more about Edwin’s experience in the Goodwill Youth Program.
Adam Bode served in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer Second Class Damage Control aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz from 2003 to 2008. He deployed to the Persian Gulf three times and completed one tour to Kandahar, Afghanistan….
Sgt. Ruben Garza served as a drill instructor and tactical communications specialist in the United States Army for seven years; in Hawaii, Germany and other locations in Europe. After his discharge from service in 1983, Garza found it difficult to…
Watch Ariana’s story here. In high school, Ariana Carbajal became homeless after her parents learned she was pregnant and asked her to leave. With nowhere to go, Carbajal moved in with an uncle. Her uncle provided her with a place…
Watch David’s story here. David Fong first started as a Trainee in the Work Activity Program at the Goodwill Valley Campus. At that time, he had limited exposure to the community and little work experience. According to his Rehabilitation Counselor,…