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Yen

Yen

In 1988, at the young age of 10, Yen and her sister escaped from Vietnam. Yen was adopted by Bethany Christian Services after spending two long years in a refugee camp in Malaysia. After relocating to Grand Rapids, Michigan, Yen spent the next eight years in foster...
Xavier

Xavier

For Xavier, past mistakes led to time in prison. He was determined to start over, find a career to support himself and be able to strengthen his relationship with his daughter. Upon release, Xavier took part in Project Now. This Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids...
Michael

Michael

Michael is a participant in Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids’ Visions Program, which serves adults with developmental disabilities. Michael came to the Visions Program having worked several jobs in the past, but never finding something that was a long-term fit. While...
Rey

Rey

Goodwill’s partnership with the Kent Intermediate School District (KISD) and Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) provides students needed help to prepare for competitive employment after high school. Goodwill began working with Rey during his senior year at Kent...
Sara

Sara

Employed but unhappy with her retail job and the long commute from her home, Sara contacted Network 180 for assistance with finding a new job. Network 180 referred Sara to Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids and she was enrolled in the Visions Program. As Goodwill’s...
Promi

Promi

Promila (Promi) is no stranger to the United States but calls Uttarakhand, Dehradun, India her home. Promi began her journey in Grand Rapids while her husband finished his ministry degree. As a woman of faith, Promi feels led to serve individuals that have medical...