Congratulations to Our 2020 Award Winners
Sabir Gull, Achiever of the Year
Working with Goodwill Amity, Sabir initially transitioned from Ontario Works to a pizza delivery job to support his family. With continued support he pursued career path opportunities and landed the position of Inside Sales Representative at UPS, using his education in Pakistan in his first professional job in Canada.
Kathy Johnston, Success Story of the Year
Kathy gained confidence and acquired workplace skills in the Transitional Employment and Mentoring (T.E.A.M.) Program for people with disabilities. As a result, and with her friendly disposition, Kathy became a valued Volunteer for St. Peter’s Hospital where she assisted patients by reading to them, talking with them, and brightening their days with her visits.
Fruitland Manufacturing, Business Partner of the Year
Since 2014, Fruitland has hired 16 candidates put forward by Goodwill for a variety of roles in the company. They have been open to assisted interviews and once hired, have offered training and support so their employees can develop their skills and advance in their roles.