Finding a New Normal After a Near-Death Experience

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Eddie Rickenbach posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    As a sophomore at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Leonard Lofton was a successful student with plans to be a history teacher. 

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    Charting a Path to Success with Goodwill Guides

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Josh Kupke posted in Employment, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    Rachel Hendrickson knew the direction she wanted to take her life, but she needed help crafting a plan. After six years employed as a retail associate at Goodwill, she began working with a career and life coach at Goodwill — also known as a Guide. Together, they charted a path to accomplishing her goals of getting a driver’s license, owning a car and being promoted to Team Leader.

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    Carving Out a New Career Path

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Nathan Miller posted in Employment, TalentSource, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    Employer Partners Meet Qualified Candidates

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 13, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Community Partners, Employment, Nurse-Family Partnership, TalentSource, Senior Community Service Employment Program, Parents

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    This fall, Goodwill TalentSource® hosted a job fair for Nurse-Family Partnership® participants and their families. TalentSource helps individuals advance their skills through training, coaching and certifications, as well as prepares candidates for placement in fields such as healthcare, manufacturing and IT. Nurse-Family Partnership pairs first-time, low-income mothers with a registered nurse to support a healthy pregnancy and beyond.

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    Meet Kimberly Lewis

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Criminal History, ClickGoodwill, Retail

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    Life looked much different for Kimberly Lewis eight years ago.

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    Goodwill Employee Pursues Lifetime Goal

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Rana Mitchell posted in Employment, Goodwill Guides, McClelland Scholarship, Retail

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    Since she was young, Lindsey Lemen wanted to pursue her college education. Unable to attend college after graduating from high school, she put her dream on hold. Lindsey faced barriers after graduating that made it hard for her to maintain full-time employment. These barriers were removed after she started working at the Goodwill store in Shelbyville, Indiana.

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    Employer Partnership Leads to New Career Paths

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Jessamon Jones posted in Community Partners, Employment, The Excel Center, Education

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    Tom Wood Ford recently hosted an open house for Goodwill’s Excel Center students, graduates and mission program participants to learn firsthand about employment opportunities and a service tech apprenticeship program. 

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    Excitement for Education Pays Off

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Chris Wass posted in Employment, Education, Goodwill Guides, Retail, Southern Indiana

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    Meet Alexis Hornung & Andrew Weston

    Alexis Hornung and Andrew Weston work together at their local Goodwill store in Corydon. They each turned 18 years old and graduated from high schools in Harrison County this past spring. Alexis, who graduated from Lanesville Senior High School with academic honors, always enjoyed being around kids and tutoring her classmates. Her passion for teaching was solidified at a young age by her stepmother, who taught special education.

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    Mother of Five Succeeds at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 30, 2019 4:00:00 PM / by Rana Mitchell posted in Employment, The Excel Center, Education, Parents

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    Itzel Quintero is a mother of five children with a strong sense of will and determination. Initially living in California, Itzel and her family settled down in Indiana to start over and relieve some of their financial burdens. However, new financial barriers emerged after the cross country move. Itzel struggled to find solid employment that would allow her to provide for her children.

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    Just Find A Way

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2019 4:30:00 PM / by Rana Mitchell posted in Employment, Retail, Southern Indiana

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    Meet Candice England

    Candice England calls herself an Indiana transplant. Originally from Georgia, she relocated to Indiana after she remarried.

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