"Because of this internship, I had a more productive summer. I turned it into a, ‘Let’s go to work and see what I can accomplish, regardless of the circumstances," Alieu says about his five-month work experience with Goodwill.
At Seattle Goodwill, we served 6,684 students last year at our five Job Training and Education centers throughout the north Puget Sound. For us, supporting students is more than in-classroom instruction – it means offering the same type of care and compassion one would expect from a family member. Read more about how Seattle Goodwill innovated remote learning and continued supporting the community needs during the uncertainty of Covid-19.
For the last eight years, Pete’s work has helped Seattle Goodwill provide free job training, education programs and support services to community members in need. His work in E-Commerce allows Goodwill to continue its critical mission of helping others improve their lives and the lives of their families.
While Pete has learned the importance of Goodwill’s programs, he’s never needed to take advantage of them himself. That changed when Pete, like so many others, became unemployed due to business closure brought on by COVID-19.
Our 2019 Summer/Falll Goodwill Ambassador features Lisa whose previous job was math-intensive, and rudimentary addition had always come second nature. But as Lisa stood at the register of her favorite fabric store, struggling to count change, she faced the realization she may never regain basic numeracy skills.
Join us for an elegant evening on November 2, as we raise funds for resilient women.
On November 9th and 10th we will hold our final, fabulous Glitter Sale at the Seattle Goodwill store! Don't miss out!
Read inspirational stories about Arthur, Karen, Sukhi and Amelia in the latest round up of our #GoodwillFaces series
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee visited Seattle Goodwill's King County Job Training and Education Center to learn about youth programming and our Career Connected Learning model.
For National Volunteer Week we learned about Irene a volunteer at the Kitsap County Job Training and Education Center.