We recently celebrated the graduation of two of our Jobs for Life graduates, Marc Boucher and Robert Andrews, from a welding training program. The program, offered by Reignite Hope in Gardena, met weekly for four months. During that time, men and women learned welding skills as they were also taught Christian values and principles by their trainers. Because the class was scheduled for one full day weekly, Marc and Robert had to be waiting for their contracted ride each Wednesday morning at 6:10. To their credit they only overslept once, and still managed to find a way from Anaheim to Gardena! They not only completed the program but passed the certification tests, and are now ready to tackle meaningful employment and continue their transition to greater self-sufficiency and renewed hope.
ReIgnite Hope offers a free, four month welding and metal fabrication program. Students who complete the course are tested by an American Welding Society inspector. 100% of our students have passed their certification test. Those who invest in OC United and its programs like Jobs for Life can be assured that their investment is paying dividends in life change and accomplishment. Thank you for your generosity and willingness to stand with us for people like Marc and Robert, whose lives are being transformed because of your love.
We’re looking forward to a continued partnership with ReIgnite Hope and discovering ways that we can move men and women into programs like theirs for education and job training.
Workforce Development, OC United