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Goodwill’s Macleod Trail Store and Donation Centre Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

2018-03-23T15:29:52-06:00October 15th, 2013|News Category Archive|

On Saturday, October 19, Goodwill Industries of Alberta will celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of our Macleod Trail Store and Donation Centre in Calgary, at 10426 Macleod Trail SE, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The official re-opening will include a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 9:00 a.m., a 50% off door crasher event, lunch-time barbeque, discount [...]

Goodwill Teams Up with Spruce Grove Composite High School

2018-03-23T15:46:01-06:00October 10th, 2013|News Category Archive|

A team of Goodwillians had a chance last week to participate in a ‘partnership launch’ event between Goodwill and Spruce Grove Composite High School. “We’re so excited to partner with the school and these enthusiastic students!” exclaims Dale Monaghan, CEO and President. “This opportunity provides a mutually-beneficial way to inspire teamwork and teach young people [...]

Goodwill Opens Store in Spruce Grove

2018-03-22T10:14:47-06:00October 4th, 2013|News Category Archive|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta will open a new store in Spruce Grove on Monday, October 7, 2013. “We have received many donations from the generous residents of the Tri-region area, and we are thrilled to now be opening our new Spruce Grove store,” states Dale Monaghan, Goodwill CEO and President. Since June 2008, we have [...]

Double-the-Fun Sale 2013

2018-03-22T12:15:57-06:00October 3rd, 2013|Good Deals, News Category Archive|

We're having a Double-the-Fun Sale! When you buy one item of clothing, you'll get a second item of clothing of equal or lesser value at 50% off! Sale runs on Mondays & Tuesdays from October 7 to November 26. When you shop at Goodwill you are helping Albertans with disabilities get jobs. Happy Thrifting!  

Warm-Up-to-Winter Weekend Sale

2018-02-13T08:24:41-07:00October 3rd, 2013|Good Deals, News Category Archive|

Winter's coming soon! And to prepare for the cold days ahead, Goodwill is having a Warm-Up-to-Winter Weekend sale! SAVE 25% on winter wear, including winter jackets, sweaters, snow boots, mittens, hats, gloves and scarves. Sale is on every Saturday & Sunday from October 5 to November 3. Please, shop at Goodwill and make a difference in an [...]

Meet Janis – an interview with a passionate Goodwill Shopper and Fashion Blogger

2018-03-23T15:34:26-06:00September 6th, 2013|News Category Archive|

Janis Galloway Blogger, Stylist and Fashion Communications, and Goodwill Shopper DressMeDearly.com Hometown: I grew up in rural Alberta, not too far from Edmonton in a small town called Vermilion. Not many “fashiony” things happened there! How would you describe your style? Eclectic, vintage, but always feminine. Best buy at Goodwill? One of my favourite Goodwill [...]

Goodwill Celebrates Greatness in Calgary with our Goodwill Greatness Awards

2018-07-19T16:28:19-06:00August 23rd, 2013|News Category Archive|

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013, we will host our second annual Goodwill Greatness Awards in Calgary, celebrating the outstanding achievements of our individuals with disabilities, staff, supporters and business and community supporters. Goodwill is a social enterprise providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment. Our Goodwill Greatness Awards Night [...]

Goodwill Industries of Alberta Pays Staff a Competitive Wage

2018-03-23T15:19:27-06:00August 10th, 2013|News Category Archive|

On June 21, NBC’s Rock Center aired a program on Goodwill’s disabled workers sub-minimum-wage pay, while some executives earn six figure salaries. “As an independent Goodwill, we govern according to the laws and policies of Alberta and Canada. Each local Goodwill makes decisions based on community needs and resources, its capacity and the population it [...]