The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for people who have disabilities and other barriers to employment. Did you know the unemployment rate among people with disabilities and other barriers to employment is TWICE the RATE for those without disabilities?
YOU can make an impact with your monetary donation and help people get back to work. Just $30 will help a person create a resume so they can find a job.
Strengthening Lives, Building Communities is a $10 million capital campaign to fund services and support for the following: Individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities, individuals with limited work experience or education, displaced workers and veterans, people experiencing homelessness, youth and older workers, and people with criminal backgrounds.
$500 – Helps someone find a new job
$250 – Computer skills to learn how to find a job and navigate a career
$100 – Adult education classes to prepare someone to earn their G.E.D.
$50 – Help high school youth gain summer employment
$30 – Creates a resume for someone seeking a job
* These are some ideas on how your gift will be used. Your gift may be used for any Goodwill SWPA program.
Your financial support will ensure that Goodwill can provide necessary services to its most vulnerable populations so they have ready access to every service that they may need to thrive.