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10 Decades in 10 Months of Evergreen Goodwill:1930s

April 13, 2023

Posted in: Vintage, Community, and Job Training & Education

An era marked by the Great Depression also represented an important opportunity for Evergreen Goodwill to provide support for those in need at its newly-developed headquarters facility.

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10 Decades in 10 Months of Evergreen Goodwill: 1920s

March 16, 2023

Posted in: Vintage, Community, Job Training & Education, and Shop

Evergreen Goodwill is celebrating 100 years of existence throughout 2023! Over the next 10 months, we'll highlight a different decade of our organization's history and the evolution of Evergreen Goodwill's Mission and community impact, starting where it all began – at the corner of Seattle's Boren Avenue & Virginia Street in 1923. 

 

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Evergreen Goodwill Releases 2022 Annual Report

March 3, 2023

Posted in: Annual Reports, Community, Press Releases, and Job Training & Education

Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington is excited to present its 2022 Annual Report! The report highlights our commitment to environmental sustainability and our efforts to bridge the digital divide – including our brand-new Digital Equity Bus. Assisting Evergreen Goodwill students to overcome barriers to education and employment is at the core of this work.

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Student Story: Jamila

January 31, 2023

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“If you have any dream, just go for it.” – Jamila

Jamila is not only a dreamer but a fighter and a survivor. After escaping an abusive living situation in Morocco, she made her way to the U.S. and eventually to Goodwill where she took classes to further her education. She’s now on track to become a licensed practical nurse and has a job that she loves!

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Evergreen Goodwill Partners with Local Employers to Host Event Connecting Community Members with Job Opportunities and Recourses

January 12, 2023

Posted in: Community, Press Releases, and Job Training & Education

On Jan. 26, Evergreen Goodwill is partnering with local employers like Starbucks, Delta Air Lines and T-Mobile to connect job seekers with opportunities and employment support during a Community Hiring & Resource Fair. Translation services, resume and interview support will also be provided by Evergreen Goodwill.

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Where are they now: Matt

November 28, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“You give yourself a chance to actually make a career.” – Matt

Successfully receiving his GED after taking classes with Evergreen Goodwill, Matt is now on track to become a licensed journeyman electrician! 

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Employee Spotlight: Cuong

October 5, 2022

Posted in: Community and Job Training & Education

The first full week of October marked National Customer Service Week, and this is the perfect time to share the story of an Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington employee who is undoubtedly one of the best in the business. With more than 30 years of experience, Cuong is now sharing his knowledge to help positively influence the next generation of customer service professionals. 

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Where are they now: Abdullahi

October 3, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“My main goal is to inspire people who are like me, who wants to be a pilot but who don't believe in themselves.”

Abdullahi, a former student in our Youth Aerospace Program, is now pursuing degrees in aviation and business management and hopes to not only be a pilot one day but also play a role in the economic advancement of developing African nations.

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Whatcom Talk: New High Tech Learning Highlights Evergreen Goodwill Partnership With Comcast in Bellingham

September 29, 2022

Posted in: Community, Digital Literacy, and Job Training & Education

Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington is excited to announce the grand opening of its second, state-of-the-art Lift Zone – in partnership with Comcast. This space will provide free WiFi access to individuals and families across Whatcom County who are looking for online resources, learning digital skills, and accessing vital technology at our Whatcom County Job Training and Education Center.

 

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Cascadia Daily News: Goodwill hosts job fair to connect with immigrants, refugees

August 24, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases and Job Training & Education

Our Whatcom County Job Training & Education Center in Bellingham proudly hosted a job and resource fair with a keen focus on connecting immigrant and refugee populations to jobs and resources available in the community. 

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