Workers-with-Experience: Goodwill’s SCSEP

Kimberly Crider, Director of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) which is administered by Chattanooga Goodwill, and SCSEP participants talk about the federally-funded service that helps people 55 years and older return to the workforce with paid...

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Lori Clay: Ready for HELPs

Lori Clay’s first impression upon walking into the Goodwill HELPs workshop was, “Goldmine.” It is, she explains, not only a treasure trove of equipment: wheelchairs, canes, hospital beds, walkers and more. It is also a huge community asset. “That is why I was drawn to...

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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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