Kevin was struggling with work skills and housing when he came to Goodwill. “Life was hectic,” Kevin said. He described his life as jumbled, and he had a lot of things going on without a lot of support.
Kevin needed some resources, some skills, and a little support. And he found that at Goodwill. The team in Goodwill’s BFET program (Basic Food Employment and Training) program connected Kevin with the help he needed.
Goodwill helped Kevin with housing resources. He also signed up for a seven-week series of digital skills classes. Kevin was the first graduate from this new class series, which is supported by a grant from the Caterpillar Foundation. The new skills helped Kevin get a job at Pure Vida. After he graduated, Goodwill provided Kevin with a Chromebook, which has helped him to complete his job duties at Pure Vida more efficiently.
Kevin describes life after Goodwill as being “good.” He now has a job and housing thanks to Goodwill services.