Earth Day = Every Day @ Goodwill

Chattanooga Goodwill joined area vendors at the BlueCross BlueShield Chattanooga campus to celebrate Earth Day and to promote the benefits of recycling and eco-living. Both BCBS employees and members of public dropped off more than 2500 pounds of electronics,...

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Homeless Outreach Event in Cleveland, Tennessee

This month, I represented Goodwill in a multi-agency coalition with three other non-profit organizations in Cleveland / Bradley County: Family Worship Center Church, the New Life Community Kitchen, and Franklin Academy. Students at Franklin Academy, a cosmetology school, wanted to do something special for the homeless, and were responsible for finding all the necessary resources.

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Goodwill Services for Vets

  Veterans are a service priority in many Goodwill programs, and veterans 55 years and older who meet certain income requirements are a priority in the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). That includes veterans such as 70-year-old James Mayfield, who...

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Opening Doors With Words

Chattanooga Goodwill employee Robert Groves can hardly contain his enthusiasm about his newly-honed skill of reading. Even at the age of 47, he said, reading was something he longed to do. It took a little doing, but in July 2017, Robert got his wish. Chattanooga...

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‘My Disability is One Part of Who I Am’

David Carroll has worked with Goodwill’s Health Equipment Links Program (HELPs) for several years. He repairs and refurbishes medical equipment so it can be given away at no charge to people who live in Goodwill’s 23-county service area.David hesitates to say...

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No Stopping Her

                                                                                                     There isn't much that can deter Becky Freeman of Chattanooga. Becky, a former participant of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), works as an...

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