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Keith’s journey from housing instability to hope

Keith is no stranger to overcoming barriers. He previously struggled with substance abuse, which led to housing instability. He spent three years…
Participants    Success Stories
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Kevin gets his GED and invites others to join YouthBuild

When Kevin came to Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN), “he was as a confident, capable, charming 18-year-old,” according to Kristen, GESMN’s…
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Own Your Career this New Year!

A new year can have you thinking of fresh starts especially when it comes to growing your professional career. The process of job searching or…
Success Stories
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Workout Gear & Activewear to Hit Your New Year's Goals

New Year, New You! The start of the new year is the perfect time for change. For some, this means a change in eating and exercising habits, which are…
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Delivering our mission in the community

In December 2022, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s (GESMN) services & programs team was out in service to the community, helping connect people to…
Jobs    Supporting our military community
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Twenty-Two Interviews; One Second Chance

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota’s Reentry program is here for people like Freddy, driven to find success, who just need a little support to go a long…
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Anissa Knows Her Passion

The adage, ‘if you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life’ rings true for Anissa. She knows her passion and focuses her work around…
Community    Disability Issues    Success Stories    Workforce Development
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Twin Cities Marathon Runners Give over 2,000 Pounds of Clothing Donations

Goodwill trucks followed behind 9,000 marathon entrants and 11,000 ten-mile racers as they journeyed from downtown Minneapolis to the Capitol in St.…
Community    Events
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Goodwill is your place to find the best costumes for Tricks and Treats!

With Tricks and Treats now open, you may be thinking about where to find cool costumes for low prices to wear to this event! Our Tricks and Treats…
Halloween
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Nicholas' Career Transformation

A new career path is a life-changing experience; having support helps people discover their possibilities and potential. Nicholas worked in culinary…
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Q&A with Services & Programs Excellence Manager Deb Tretsven

Services & Programs Excellence Manager Deb Tretsven talks to us about her role at GESMN and what she is seeing in our community.
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Nathan the Go-Getter

When Nathan graduated from high school in 2021, he had little work experience and didn’t know where to start. He had big goals and was ready to work…
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