Never lose faith in human potential

Due to cutbacks in his Navy career, Frank and his family found themselves homeless. And then, a friend told them about Goodwill’s SSVF program. Now, their young family is enjoying their duplex and garden.

Inland Northwest has close to 100 homeless veteran families waiting

Help them come home.

David’s world turned upside down when he suddenly became a single father to his two young children. Due to change in family size that affected his rental eligibility, David and his children were given 30 days to move out. Because David had a full-time job and was not yet homeless, most organizations didn’t consider him to be struggling enough to receive any form of need-based assistance. But he did need help. Read the full story >>

Veterans sprout new careers in farming.

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Become an act of love

Lisa Groves says,

This is Lisa Groves. A disabled veteran herself, Lisa travels around the country, from one homeless encampment to the next with the goal to help people.  She listens to the homeless and gives them comfort. “Helping veterans one state at a time,” is how she puts it. Sometime a simple act of GOODWILL can make the difference between living another day in pain, and feeling there is hope for the future. Read more about her in this Huffington Post article.

It was like we had our life back.

The help from SSVF opened up opportunity, which helped me be able to get my job. Without Goodwill, we would still be living on the streets, and I don't think my wife would have made it.

--Travis

It is unimaginable what could have happened.

I don't think I want to know where my kids and I would be without SSVF and Goodwill. It is unimaginable what could have happened.

-- David

I owe a great deal to Goodwill

I owe a great deal to Goodwill for helping me become more stable. Without SSVF, my life would be a huge mess.

-- Bill