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Success Stories

Danny Brewster, 2009 Achiever of the YearIn 2015, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida helped more than 42,000 people overcome their barriers to employment and independence. That is roughly one in every 29 SW Florida residents!  Our success stories include people with new skills, jobs, education, housing, transportation and more.


Meet Some Success Stories

Lacesha Owens
Heather Getty

Amy Ofenbeck
Alexandra Di Cicco and Sebastian Mancera

Mike Drouin- 2014 Breakthrough Graduate

Jennifer Glawe- 2014 Chet Perry Breakthrough Achiever

John Talmage- 2014 Breakthough Employer

Communication & Data Solutions- 2014 Breakthrough Business

Amanda Lynch- 2014 Breakthrough Volunteer

Alediana Cedillo

Claudia Joseph

Tamsyn Reedus, 2013 Breakthrough Graduate

Mark Peirce, 2013 Chet Perry Breakthrough Achiever
Rita Harmon
Jean Edmond, Breakthrough Award Winner

          Danny Rosenfeld, Breakthrough Award Winner

          Kim Yape

          Jennifer Glawe

          Raven Linares

          Brady Raulerson 

          Robert & Rebecca Dussman
          Curtis Hicks

          Matt Davis, Breakthrough Graduate

Justin Winings, Breakthrough Achiever
Chris Walker

Arlene Wall

Ed Disharoom

Jessica Estrada

Anthony Acovski

Bill Galik

Grant Hampton

Philip Platte

More success stories are available in our Annual Reports.