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Goodwill Success Stories

Recap: Goodwill’s LIVE Virtual Fashion Show

After adapting to the restrictions and guidelines regarding public safety in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Goodwill had to be creative and innovative when it came to hosting events this year. With the help of Zoom, Goodwill’s first-ever Live Virtual Fashion Show was a smashing success! Local thrift experts from [...]

Health and Safety Within Goodwill Store

Since 1963, Goodwill Industries of Alberta has been a leader in changing lives for the better, strengthening families and communities through the power of work and the dignity of a job.  We pride ourselves on converting donations to tremendous opportunity for Albertans with disabilities through our award winning social enterprise.  [...]

Show your boots and stampede on – Stampede spirit at Goodwill can’t be cancelled!

Stampede 2020 left a mark that will all remember for years to come! Despite the official cancellation of the 108th Calgary stampede, the stampede spirit couldn’t be cancelled at Goodwill stores and for western influencers like Renata Perili. Renata shares her love of all things western and country including her [...]

Please HOLD ON to your donations!

With the current situation regarding COVID-19 and public health and safety, Goodwill Industries of Alberta has decided to temporarily close their retail locations and donation centres. In doing so, the organization is protecting the health and well-being of staff, volunteers, donors and shoppers. By temporarily closing our locations, this means [...]

Temporary Thrift Store and Donation Centre Closing

People helping people. Communities rallying in support of one another. Since 1963, community support has helped Goodwill become part of the fabric of Alberta, supporting Albertans with disabilities through the power of work and the dignity of a job. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been carefully [...]

Change to Operating Hours of Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Centres – Effective March 17, 2020

People help people and we are taking this approach with all of our team members, volunteers, shoppers and donors in mind. Effective Tuesday March 17, 2020 Goodwill Donation Centres and Stores across Alberta will now have operating hours of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST until further notice. People help [...]

COVID-19 Special Update

People help people. We must remember this during this time. As a not for profit organization supporting career development and job creation programs to help Albertans with disabilities to gain meaningful employment, Goodwill Industries of Alberta continues our strong dedication to support these individuals. We salute people helping people, from [...]

Goodwill Cleaning Cloths: Hotel Collection

Commercial Services Launch NEW product! A new product has launched at Goodwill Industries of Alberta in conjunction with the Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA). The new Goodwill Cleaning Cloths: Hotel Collection are now available at Edmonton and surrounding area Goodwill retail outlets, with proceeds going to help fund [...]