This Saturday, April 28 2012, Goodwill will be celebrating the Grand Re-opening of their Transcanada location at 1440 – 52 Street NE, Calgary. This location has been under construction for the past 2 months, and on Saturday, we will be celebrating both the hard work of our employees and the patience and understanding of our customers [...]
On April 4, 2012 Goodwill Industries of Alberta, Grande Prairie Community Employment Programs and Services received a $12,500 grant from the United Way of Grande Prairie and District to support our employment programs for individuals with disabilities in Grande Prairie and area. Thanks United Way. We appreciate the support.
At the end of each university school year, students are left with the task of cleaning out their residences, and usually discarding the items that they have accumulated over the course of the year. The University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability is trying to change the mindset of their students, from discard, to re-use and donate. [...]
Goodwill is hosting its 16th Annual Awards Night in Edmonton on May 9, during Goodwill Week. This event celebrates the great achievements of the past year from our individuals with disabilities, employees, supporters and many others. Awards will be given out in 12 categories. Stay tuned for stories from the awards recipients.
Join us Saturday, April 28 to celebrate with store staff and the community the newly renovated Calgary TransCanada store. Discounts and specials all day.
In 2010, goodwill diverted over 4.1 million kilos of product from landfills, and it is all thanks to our generous donors. To celebrate, we will be giving out a coupon for a 25% discount in our stores to everyone who donates on earth day, Sunday April 22.
Celebrated every April 22, Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide. More than 6 million Canadians join 1 billion people in over 170 countries in staging events and projects to address local environmental issues. Nearly every school child in Canada takes part in an Earth Day activity. Environmental challenges abound as our [...]
If you're spring cleaning this weekend, bring down your items to Deerfoot Mall in Calgary for their Recycling Round Up. Join us and the Electronics Recycling Association to donate your gently used household items and electronics.
We want you to know more about Goodwill, Alberta. Starting April 23, we will be launching our brand campaign with ads on radio and TV. We are proud to introduce our two stars. Adam works at our Calgary Chinook location in the electronics department and dreams of being a radio announcer. He got his big [...]
Do you have a handbag that you can no longer love? Or perhaps, you just don't use anymore? Maybe you're looking for a fabulous new purse? Regardless, the Handbag Handoff is the event for you! Last year, we worked with the Edmonton Woman’s Show and the Lurana Shelter for women to create the Handbag Handoff. [...]
On Thursday, Goodwill took part in Western Canada Fashion Week as a clothing sponsor. The ECO-Style Students Asscociation put together a great show with Goodwill finds- Check the photos out here http://www.flickr.com/photos/westerncanadafas...hionweek/sets/72157629623970161/ And, we sponsored the stylist competition. The stylists all did a fabulous job, and their creations can be seen here http://www.flickr.com/photos/westerncanadafashionweek/sets/72157629623967535/