Amid a worldwide pandemic and a senior year of high school without spring sports, prom or a graduation ceremony, Dominic had critical decisions to make about his future.
Dominic — a football, wrestling and track athlete with a deep passion for aerospace — was trying to select the college that fit him best. His parents were busy working from home, and his access to school mentors was limited. Dominic took comfort in knowing he could lean on Seattle Goodwill’s youth program leaders when he needed advice.
Yonas' college dreams were cut short when he was arrested for practicing his religious belief in his home country. After a harrowing journey to the US, Goodwill helped Yonas get back on track to achieve a lifelong goal.
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Dominique has been playing catch-up since she gave birth to her daughter at 17 years old. Read how Goodwill helped Dominique achieve her goals and obtain her HS 21+ diploma.
Brycen has endured many hardships during his youth, but Seattle Goodwill's Youth Aerospace Program (YAP) has afforded him the opportunity to create a better life for himself.
When a friend introduced Stephanie to hard drugs as a means of coping with her hectic life, a dark, downward spiral of crime, home evictions and homelessness followed. Read how Goodwill helped change the trajectory of Stephanie's life.
Mitzi, a dedicated mother of seven who for 17 years homeschooled her children, had divorced following 31 years of marriage and moved to western Washington. She had nowhere to live, no income and no clue how to find work.
Shawnteal, by the time she was 16, had endured abuse, been incarcerated twice and watched her best friend die due to gang violence. She often found herself standing on street corners, wondering if this was all she could expect from life.