Going Full Circle is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity

Going Full Circle


In Memoriam

Eugenia Savarese

We mourn the passing of Eugenia (GINA) Savarese, whose smile and good humor will never be forgotten. She opened the store, worked the register, helped customers find whatever they needed and was a key component of our success. We’re a family business and she was Mom.

Mission Statement

To provide vocational training opportunities for adults with autism by giving them real life retail experience. Providing long term career opportunities by partnering with local businesses.

Gina in the store
Store Shopper
Store Shopper

Going Full Circle is a 501(c)(3) public charity. We are a fully functioning thrift store with training facilities for adults with autism. All vocational training will be conducted by Nicole Poitras. Nicole, CEO of Going Full Circle, has a Master’s Degree from the University of South Florida in Autism and Low Incidence Disabilities. She is a teacher of students with autism and has been working with individuals with special needs for thirteen years. She was awarded the Autism Teacher of the Year Award by the North Carolina Autism Society in 2010.