Michael B. – Maintenance Worker with Wendy’s Restaurants

2017-06-15T08:38:54+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Stories|

Over two years ago Power of Work client Michael was working independently at a welding shop. Unfortunately, during an economic downturn, Michael was laid off from his job. Shortly after, he joined the Power of Work program hoping that he could find support in his job search. The program helped Michael focus on his [...]

Heather P. – Employee with Children’s Autism Services

2017-06-15T08:37:25+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Stories|

by Megan BodkerHeather is currently employed at Children’s Autism Services and will soon be starting a second job at Autism Edmonton, helping teenagers with Autism learn and develop their social skills. She is a hard worker, great with kids and a very empathetic individual. “I love my job, and really feel like I belong [...]

Goodwill Opens Biggest Store and New Donation Centre at Calgary Beacon Heights Friday

2017-06-23T12:39:15+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News|

New Store Home to Goodwill’s First Career Training Centre for Calgarians with Disabilities Calgary, AB (May 4, 2017) – Calgarians can thrift shop and drop their donations at Goodwill’s newest location at Beacon Heights starting May 12. Goodwill Beacon Heights is the biggest Goodwill store in the city and it’s located right next to the [...]

CHED’s Bruce Bowie wins community award

2017-06-23T12:39:41+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Media Releases, Stories|

Congratulations Bruce on winning the Edmonton 2017 Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Award! We appreciate all that you do to spread the word about our mission and what we do here at Goodwill! 630 CHED http://www.630ched.com/…/cheds-bruce-bowie-wins-community-…/ CHED’s Bruce Bowie wins community award 630 CHED Morning News host Bruce Bowie was honoured on Thursday morning for [...]

Getting Organized!

2017-07-13T11:31:03+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News|

Getting Organized— As Easy as A-B-C…and D When spring cleaning, you may be taking the opportunity to streamline your accumulation of housewares, clothing, shoes and books. How do you decide what goes and what stays? Getting organized is all about decisions. My definition of clutter is “delayed decisions and delayed actions.” Everything you see sitting [...]

Cheryl Bernard Shares Resiliency Story

2017-07-25T10:14:30+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, Stories|

In April Goodwill ambassador Chery Bernard had a series of presentations where she shared her story about resiliency and what it meant to step onto the Olympic podium to the roar of hundreds of thousands of fiercely proud Canadians.  All the while promoting and positioning Goodwill as our ambassador and spokesperson. She kicked things off [...]

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