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Participant Stories

Alok loves to work
Alok loves to work and is grateful for all he has received from Goodwill-Easter Seals. Alok came to Goodwill-Easter Seals looking for help transitioning from school to employment. As a cancer survivor, he experienced some side effects from treatment that made finding work more challenging.

Slyva has taken charge of her life and her dreams
After living through domestic violence, Slyva has taken charge of her life and her dreams. Throughout her journey, she focused her employment goals on serving others. She is proud of the support she received from Goodwill-Easter Seals and has since referred many family members, friends and neighbors to the programs and people who helped her.

Danielle wanted to show her kids that things were going to be okay
But facing the end of her 13-year marriage, and with two young children, she suddenly faced a personal and financial crisis. With no recent work history, she found herself overlooked for even part-time employment.