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Goodwill Grande Prairie Reaches Record-Breaking Sales

2013-11-20T15:58:15+00:00 November 20th, 2013|News|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta Grande Prairie surpassed annual, best year sales on November 8, 2013. “We are so proud of our Grande Prairie staff and supporters on this huge achievement!” exclaims Dale Monaghan, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Alberta. “We are grateful for all those who donate and shop at Goodwill. With sales revenue from [...]

A Message from Our CEO on the Devastation in the Phillipines

2013-11-15T16:06:19+00:00 November 15th, 2013|News|

A message to our loyal customers, donors and those who support our mission of providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives though meaningful employment: As you know, the devastation in the Philippines resulting from the recent typhoon is widespread. Goodwill has been in touch with the Manila Goodwill and we are grateful [...]

Goodwill Celebrates Spruce Grove Store Grand Opening

2013-10-21T15:18:28+00:00 October 21st, 2013|News|

On Saturday, October 26, Goodwill Industries of Alberta will celebrate the Grand Opening of our Spruce Grove Store at 98 McLeod Avenue, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The official opening will include a 50% off door crasher event, lunch-time barbeque, discount draws, and in-store specials. “We have received many donations from the generous residents [...]

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

2013-10-15T16:35:03+00:00 October 15th, 2013|News|

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

2013-10-10T15:20:52+00:00 October 10th, 2013|News|

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 [...]

How to Care for Vintage – with Laurie Callsen

2013-10-07T17:59:22+00:00 October 7th, 2013|News|

Hi everyone, my name is Laurie Callsen, and I’m so excited to be Goodwill’s guest blogger for the next few months. I write the fashion blog Retro Reporter, where I focus on my love of vintage fashion. My passion lies in the 1940s and 1950s, and I try to live every aspect of my life [...]

Goodwill Opens Store in Spruce Grove

2013-10-04T16:45:34+00:00 October 4th, 2013|News|

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 [...]

Customer Appreciation Fridays

2013-10-03T20:13:51+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Good Deals, News|

We want to Thank YOU our loyal Goodwill customers - so we've decided to host Customer Appreciation Fridays! Every Friday from November 8 to December 20, we invite you to buy one item of clothing, and get a second item of clothing of equal or lesser value at 40% off! That's BUY ONE  GET ONE  40% [...]

Double-the-Fun Sale 2013

2013-10-03T20:01:40+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Good Deals, News|

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

2013-10-03T19:45:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Good Deals, News|

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

2013-09-06T14:15:09+00:00 September 6th, 2013|News|

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

2013-08-23T20:52:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|News|

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

2013-08-10T01:10:19+00:00 August 10th, 2013|News|

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 [...]

This Back-to-School Season, Remember the Three Rs

2013-08-02T21:46:12+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|News|

This Back-to-School Season, Remember the Three Rs Before students can get back to their desks and pick up the traditional three Rs — reading, writing and arithmetic — there’s one end-of-summer hurdle to get out of the way: back-to-school shopping! Parents, before you run in horror, hide your car keys and tear up your checkbooks, [...]

Goodwill: It’s More Than You Think

2013-07-23T16:55:51+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|News|

You might think – as many do – that Goodwill Industries is simply a place to donate those blue jeans you can’t squeeze into any more or the books your children have outgrown.  You figure it’s a worthy place to donate your gently used things so that others might be able to buy them at [...]

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