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November 2023

Mission Moment: Meet Sammie

By community, Goodwill News, Mission Services, Success Stories, Workforce Development

Sam came to Goodwill looking for help with finding a better paying job to help him provide for his six children and had several barriers including reinstatement fees preventing him from accomplishing that goal. Reentry Navigator Christopher Fincher started working with Sam right away knocking down barriers and was able to help Sam find gainful employment.  Sam now credits Goodwill for helping him provide for his family and looks forward to when he can give back to the community for support he received.  Congrats to both Sam and Christopher on job well done!

Amy Wachob Speaks with Dr. Somerville, President, Owens Community College

By community, Mission Services, Uncategorized, Workforce Development

President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of NW Ohio, Inc. (and Owens alum), Amy Wachob sits down with Owens Community College President Dr. Dione D. Somerville talk about her time at Owens, growing in leadership skills and how Goodwill Industries helps the northwest Ohio community!

Amy began working at Goodwill in 1991 at the Reynolds Rd. Goodwill retail store location. She talks about her journey from the beginning of her PT Head Cashier position, how Goodwill Industries mission fueled her desire to get more education and to move up in the organization and her desire to help individuals break barriers to employment, throughout NW Ohio.

Amy Wachob speaks with Owens Community College President Dr. Somerville