• January 3, 2022

From Homeless to Housed: Shasha’s Story

From Homeless to Housed: Shasha’s Story

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After serving three years and eight months in prison, Shasha Martinez,38, was released into Vinewood, a court-ordered housing facility, that immediately helped her enroll in Goodwill’s Alternative Staffing Organizations (ASO) program. Within 10 days, she had obtained a subsidized temp job at Goodwill, doing assembly/fulfillment work, Goodwill ultimately hired her as a permanent employee, and she now assists her supervisor with incoming orders. Shasha has moved in with her father and reunited with her daughter. “Don’t give up,” she said, “there is always hope and there is help out there.”

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