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A Very Special Day for You Can Ride 2

2018-08-12T17:56:30-06:00June 15th, 2018|News Category Archive|

A very special day for You Can Ride 2,  a program designed to ensure that ALL children with disabilities can enjoy the freedom and independence of riding a bike! We are pleased to announce that we are the very grateful recipients of a generous grant received from the Telus Community Foundation, totaling $15,000.00! 100% of [...]

What’s the Coolest Thing You’ve Ever Found in a Thrift Store in Edmonton?

2018-06-23T18:54:36-06:00June 15th, 2018|Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive|

Some people think thrift stores are just another place like flea markets and yard sales to find someone else’s junk. While it’s true that a thrift store is home for things that others no longer want, you can find some amazing treasures in a thrift store in Edmonton. Here are some of the coolest finds [...]

11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE

2018-04-19T11:54:36-06:00April 19th, 2018|Events, Fashion, Featured, Fundraising & Donations, Get Involved, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

Spring is the season for new beginnings, for transition, for rejuvenation. Mentally, there is something that happens to us as the weather gets warmer and we shirk off the baggage of winter. In a practical sense, that can be putting the snow boots away and bringing out the flip flops. For many, it means spring [...]

Are Your Old Clothes Someone’s Bright Future?

2018-04-11T11:12:09-06:00March 28th, 2018|Fashion, Fundraising & Donations, Get Involved|

What do you do with your family’s old, outgrown clothes or those they don’t wear anymore? Have you considered donating them to Goodwill Alberta? You’ll find many good reasons to donate. In particular, this post will show you how your old clothes are someone’s bright future. Here are two ways your old clothes can change [...]

5 Reasons Every Fashion Lover Needs to Go Thrift Shopping

2018-03-23T15:08:13-06:00March 9th, 2018|Fashion, Good Deals|

If you’ve never been thrifting, you’re missing out on some amazing finds at rock-bottom prices. What you may not know is that people from all walks of life donate clothes and household items to thrift stores—including wealthy individuals with expensive, designer clothing and other goods. You can wear almost-new, designer brand-name label clothing for a [...]

Goodwillians Rock at IDPD Talent Show

2018-03-22T11:08:03-06:00December 5th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - The Goodwill Talent Show celebrating International Day for Persons with Disabilities was a great success with a total of 11 participants showcasing their talents. About 70 people cheered for the talent show performers during the one hour show that was held at the Goodwill Calgary Chinook store on November 30. The Talent Show [...]

Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie Wins Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment

2018-07-19T15:28:33-06:00December 2nd, 2017|Employment, Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Grande Prairie (Dec 1, 2017) – Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie is honored to receive the Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment from the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. “It’s very special for our team to be recognized by the Premier’s Council because it means bringing awareness to Grande [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2018-05-08T10:43:24-06:00November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - Goodwill employees will showcase their talents at the Goodwill talent show marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, November 30 at the Goodwill Chinook store at 10:30 am. The talent show is sponsored by the Alberta Government and the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Talent show includes musical performances, [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill on Whyte – Goodwill Opens New Store & Donation Centre on Whyte Ave Saturday Nov 25

2018-03-23T15:40:48-06:00November 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton (Nov 21, 2017) – Goodwill is opening a new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue on Saturday November 25. The ribbon cutting is at 9:50 am and the store opens to shoppers at 10 am.  Media are welcome the day of the Goodwill on Whyte opening. Interviews can also be arranged in the [...]

Meet the Employees at the New Goodwill on Whyte

2018-03-23T15:34:39-06:00November 19th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton – Giselle Zacharuk, 23 got her first job at the new Goodwill Whyte Avenue store and donation centre which opens on November 25. “I’m excited about the store opening and I can’t wait to see what it looks like from the inside,” said Giselle. “It means being finally independent and paying my bills,” said [...]

Goodwill on Whyte Now Open

2018-03-22T10:29:23-06:00November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton –  Goodwill on Whyte is open to shoppers. Goodwill opened its new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue in a great location at 10110 Whyte Ave on November 25. The new store replaced the Goodwill store and Donation Centre in Old Strathcona at 7808 Gateway Blvd which closed down on November 22. “Our [...]

Goodwill Southside Store and Donation Centre Relocating to New and Largest Goodwill Store in Alberta at South Park on Dec 14

2018-03-23T15:43:26-06:00November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Edmonton – Goodwill is opening its largest store and donation centre in Alberta at Edmonton South Park: 3803 Calgary Trail on Dec 14. The new 16,000 sq ft store at South Park will replace our current Southside location. Our Southside store at 8759 - 51 Avenue is closing on November 28th. New South Park [...]

Sean: I Am Able to Work

2018-03-22T10:27:49-06:00October 27th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, News Category Archive, Stories|

Sean Kluba is a donation attendant at the Goodwill Chinook Store and Donation Centre. Olympian and Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard talked to Sean as part of Goodwill’s I Am Able to Work campaign to mark Disability Employment Awareness Month-October. Q&A Cheryl Bernard and Sean  Sean how many years have you been working for Goodwill? 5 [...]

Carol: I Am Able to Work

2018-04-18T11:56:53-06:00October 18th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News Category Archive, Stories|

  Calgary- Carol Rousch has been working for the Goodwill Chinook store in Calgary for more than a year. “I like saying hi to everybody in the morning and seeing all the clothes,” said Carol about working at Goodwill. Carol said she spent many years unemployed but she is glad she has a job now. [...]