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Katrina’s journey began with a phone call from Goodwill Columbus career consultant Marti. In partnership with OhioMeansJobs, Mart was able to find Katrina a career development opportunity for veterans. That was just the beginning. From there Katrina began a 6-month online training program before earning a full-time job in healthcare. “Knowing Marti is what has … Continued


Wanting to make a positive change in this life, Robert came to Goodwill Columbus 20 years ago looking for a chance after being previously involved with the justice system. After being turned down from several positions, Robert got the job working on the custodial team at Goodwill Columbus. Today, he is a crucial member of … Continued


Humberto’s inspiring work ethic and joyful spirit have been evident since his first day with our Work and Community Services team in Groveport. He quickly excelled with his vocational habilitation and work readiness training to earn a job with our Goodwill Columbus custodial team. Humberto and his family are nativeSpanish-speaking immigrants from Mexico, but even … Continued


Source: FCBDD Communications, May 2023 (view here) As she stood before an audience that had swelled to more than 400 people, Lattie Harrington realized she wasn’t feeling like her usual happy self. “I thought, ‘Uh-oh, what just happened? It got me,” she said. “I got stage fright. I cried a little bit.” But the tears … Continued

Finding Your Voice with Goodwill Columbus

“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.” -Neil Gaiman COVID-19 has changed the way we all live. Goodwill Columbus Work & Community services, provides programming to … Continued

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