Success Stories

Goodwill Central Coast’s mission is to help people work towards financial stability and prosperity. We envision a world full of economic opportunity where people have the power of personal growth, can support themselves and their families, live in safe and thriving communities, and actively care for the environment. We are proud of our employees and job-seekers who work hard every day to achieve their goals.  Here are some of their Success Stories! 


Jeremy Lenowitz – Culinary Academy

I had been having lots of trouble finding work and keeping my life together. I was not getting along with ...
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Lane Hughes – Re-Entry Employment Program

Lane Hughes came to Goodwill though the Re-Entry (AB 109) Employment program last December 2016. Lane had been working at ...
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Efrain Alejo – WIOA Program

When I was 15 I started working in the fields of Watsonville. It is very hard work, with long hours, ...
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Brenda Delgadillo – Job Search Workshop

When Brenda Delgadillo’s Employment Training Specialist (ETS) referred her to Goodwill’s Job Search Workshop she had her doubts. Delgadillo had ...
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Patricia Mares – On the Job Training

As an immigrant with little work experience Patricia Mares thought she had little opportunity in the American work force. With ...
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