Success Through Support – Deborah’s Story
the pride that comes from learning something is more important than what you
learned. That was the case for Deborah.
was employed but yearned for a new career, something more challenging. She had
been at her job for many years and never learned advanced computer skills,
because she didn’t need to. She knew that to move on, she would need to advance
her computer skills. That’s when she enrolled in Goodwill’s free computer
is where she learned Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Deborah also
participated in mock interviews. With her new skills and more importantly her
new confidence she applied for a job with the City of Peoria. She now works as
a Code Enforcement Officer. Deborah is a great example of how your support
helps your community.
free employment services, computer classes, veterans’ support services and
youth mentoring program would not be possible without donations. The donations
received are sold in the Goodwill stores and the revenue generated helps pay for
these free services. Goodwill, putting people to work with every donation.