Building, Teaching, Transforming – A Goodwill Central Texas Update

Quartley Newsletter

6.16.2016

The year is going by quickly, and we have lots of news to share! Let’s start with a success story, where one young lady shows us that anything is possible!

Six years ago, at age 15, Kaitlen became pregnant and ended up dropping out of high school. Today, she’s setting a strong example for her son by providing a stable home, earning her high school diploma, and working at the full-time job of her dreams. Check out her amazing turnaround story!
[MEET KAITLEN]

 “I found a place where no matter where you come from, what your background is, what you’ve been through – Goodwill opens their arms and helps you…there are no closed doors, and they never let you fail.”

--Kaitlen

Opening doors…and stores!

Jerry Davis, our President & CEO, has some great news about our education and retail expansion – and some even bigger news for north Austin! [READ MORE]

BASTROP GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING

 

An investment that transforms companies – and youth!    

THIS WAY AHEAD LOGO YOUTH INTERN WORKING

What was your first job? You probably remember it vividly, and just how excited you were. Now Gap, Inc. and Goodwill have teamed up with “This Way Ahead,” to connect young Central Texans to their first job. [READ MORE]

 

Building a better Central Texas, one job at a time.

Goodwill Central Texas Business Solutions is proud to announce a new training course, the GCTA Construction Program, offered through the Goodwill Career and Technical Academy. This program was developed to fill the needs of local employers and offers training in carpentry, plumbing, commercial framing, and basic electrical installation. [READ MORE]

Did you know? Goodwill offers Pick-Up Services!

Goodwill Central Texas now provides professional estate and downsizing packing and pick-up services, in addition to regular residential and commercial donation pick-ups! [READ MORE]

See the good we achieved together over the last year.

And last but not least, take a look at our 2015 Annual Report. It’s one of our best ever!

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