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OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Kathy

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Kathy
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily interview Kathy Treese. Kathy is Goodwill’s Production Coordinator, overseeing several areas in the main processing plant. In this episode, Kathy shares her powerful story of hitting the bottom and then, with the support of Goodwill’s Missions Services Department, reaching her potential to the point where she can give back and help others. Listen to Our Goodwill Stories through the News and Events page on Youngstown.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet MOTIVE

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet MOTIVE
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily share even more details about Motive, Goodwill’s Mobile Technology Instructional Vehicle. A classroom on wheels, this RV-style vehicle will make learning to use computers more accessible to community members across Goodwill’s five-county territory and beyond. Emily lists several dates Motive will be available for tours and learning as well as the start date to a new series of classes available to the public. Listen to Our.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Andrew

This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily interview Andrew Lawler, a Goodwill client-turned-employee. Andrew shares his story, of how he went from foster care to the Rescue Mission to where he is now. In the interview, you will get to know one of the biggest personalities in the company and learn how big of an impact Goodwill can make. To find out even more about Andrew, check out the News and Events.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: “That Is No Small Thing” – Volunteering for Goodwill

Tom Gibbons, longtime Radio Reading Volunteer
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily discuss the volunteer opportunities they each coordinate. Mike talks about the Radio Reading Service and how all of the many volunteers read local newspapers, magazines, and books to blind and print impaired people in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys. Emily talks about the two groups she works with. The Junior Group of Goodwill plans the annual Gems Jewelry Sale and Charity Auction, which is held.

Employee Spotlight…Otho Braziel

Think about all of the things you saw today or any day. Think of the faces, the images, the colors, all of it. Imagine if you were never able to see those things or anything new again. Imagine if you were no longer a ble to perform the job you had held and enjoyed for the last 14 years. When you lose your vision and everything changes for you, where do you go from there?.