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Kim's Story

“I remember hearing about how Goodwill taught him [grandpa] to fix small appliances and helped him find work.” Fast forward 50 years and Goodwill is providing the same service for Kim Lewis.


Kevin's Story

Kevin Rhea’s story shows the power of perseverance when it’s paired with Goodwill. A learning disability was just one barrier that made it difficult for Kevin to find work. His case worker with Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation referred him to Goodwill back in 2009 for…


Melody's Story

Melody visited the free Goodwill GoodWORKS Career Center for help finding a job.


Emily's Story

Emily completed Goodwill’s exploration program and earned a job at Hy-Vee.


Josh's Story

“We did mock interviews, practiced communication and learned job skills,” Josh said.


Darrell's Story

With Goodwill, Darrell found job coaching and placement services to help him find and keep employment.


Paul's Story

Paul was ready for his second chance. He had great work experience as a store manager, but Paul also had barriers to employment.


Michael's Story

Michael visited Goodwill’s Career Center on his day off from work to share some big news.


Shandi's Story

Shandi knew employment was necessary to stabilize her family. Learn what the power of work did for Shandi when she came to Goodwill.


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Emily's Story

Emily's Story

Emily found independence through the Power of Work

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