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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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% [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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, [...]
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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Sunday June 23 - We’ll be open! Just want to let everyone know that our Calgary stores and donation centres are open for business as per usual today. Our hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm. We appreciate all of you in Calgary and southern Alberta working so hard to clean up the devastation. You’re a resilient [...]