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Damita

Damita

Damita came to Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids looking for help obtaining a part time job in a retail setting. With a self- proclaimed knack for fashion, Damita loves styling and merchandising. Her work experience in retail was limited though. She worked on and off...
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...