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Meet Maritza - GESMN Participant

GESMN spoke with recent graduate, Maritza, to talk about her life before Goodwill, why she wanted to enroll and her experience in the construction…
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Q&A with Ali Gliadon

Goodwill had the chance to work with Ali Gliadon, nurse, mom, wife and local thrifter to talk about her vision and process for decorating a room with…
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Lee’s Career Flourishes at Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota

Lee knows firsthand what it’s like seeking career services to support her family.
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Joe Finds a Work Family and New Career

Experiencing a few workplaces often helps people find the job that feels like home. Joe explored retail and automotive roles during the pandemic and…
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Waste Less, Get More at Goodwill

On Friday, April 22, people across the globe will celebrate Earth Day. Did you know every time you shop or donate at Goodwill you're contributing to a…
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Thrifted Weddings Are Trending

Written by guest blogger and thrifter, Haley Van Buren of Haley's Hanger
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Keilah Finds a New Path After Graduation

Forging a new path and learning new things can be challenging for people; it’s a feeling most of us have experienced in life. Keilah’s perseverance…
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Laura's Leap of Faith

Laura took a leap of faith in connecting with Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) to start a new future.
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Ramsey County/Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota Partnership Restores Historic Neighborhood Home & Changes Lives

Construction training graduates thrive in new careers and help enrich St. Paul neighborhoods
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DEI Strategy Q&A

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is actively learning and growing its efforts to be inclusive and foster a workplace where everyone can be…
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Josie Strives For More

Before coming to Goodwill-Easters Seals Minnesota (GESMN), Josie was working numerous jobs, including at hotels and retail stores; her highest wage…
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Winter Outerwear on a Budget

Written by guest blogger, Sarah Carlson of
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