A Story of Hope

A Journey to Welding

From a young age, Chloe faced discouragement from pursuing certain activities. Unable to play traditional hockey, she opted for field hockey. Despite being told she couldn’t have a child, Chloe discovered she was pregnant just three months later. Uncertain about her future, Chloe, now a single mother, sought stability through long-term employment. While suggestions pointed toward a healthcare career, Chloe hesitated. Discovering Easterseals Redwood Career Connection Program, she explored in-demand job opportunities. Chloe, desiring hands-on work, was introduced to welding during a program tour. In that moment, she realized welding was her passion and the path she wanted to pursue.