On average, people without diplomas make $10,000 less than others.
The Goodwill will soon make it easier for thousands of people in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley get their diploma.
The Excel Center is Arkansas’ first and only high school for adults 19 and older.
The program is completely free and even provides drop-in child care and transportation.
I spoke with the President and CEO of Goodwill Industries Of Arkansas Brian Marsh who said not only does this program provide education in a unique way, it gives people the ability to see a brighter future.
“You can see the confidence building, you can see the hope and the fact that they see a pathway now to careers,” said President and CEO of Goodwill Industries Of Arkansas, Brian Marsh.
Goodwill Industries hopes to begin the program in the new year.
All donations given to the Goodwill will go toward project funding.
You can bring your donations to the Rogers Outlet Location off of Dixieland Road.
For more information on the Excel Center click here.