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Brian’s Dream job at the Arena: “I Am Able to Work”

2017-10-06T14:33:29+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Employment, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, Stories|

Q & A with Cheryl Bernard Edmonton- Brian Harrison, 24 says his position as a kitchen steward at Rogers Place is his “dream job.”  Brian, a huge Oilers fan got his job through Goodwill’s career development program for Edmontonians with disabilities-Power of Work.  Brian is one of several Edmontonians Goodwill is featuring for the “I [...]

Rohit & Goodwill Partnership

2017-11-08T13:17:37+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Events, Get Involved, Media Releases, News|

We are Better Together: YAYbourhood and Goodwill Donation Drive and Block Party at Glenridding Heights Sept. 30th  Mark your calendar for a clothing drive and a spectacular block party in the southwest community of Glenridding Heights. Rohit Group of Companies is partnering with Goodwill for Rohit’s YAYbourhood initiative which aims to “spread the joy throughout [...]

Goodwill at the Annual Grove Cruise!

2017-08-22T10:26:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News, Stories|

Spruce Grove - Goodwill took part in the annual Grove Cruise, a summer festival for car lovers from August 18 through 20 - in partnership with RE/MAX Real Estate Spruce Grove. Goodwill participated in the Amazing Cruise event which included a pit stop at the Goodwill in Spruce Grove. Drivers of the beautiful participating cars and [...]

Grande Prairie Couple go on ‘Goodwill Date Night’

2017-08-22T11:41:39+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News|

Grande Prairie - Lea Patterson came across a story posted on Facebook about a US couple who bought unconventional outfits for less than $10 each from a Goodwill store and then went on a ‘Goodwill date night’. Patterson instantly tagged her husband Marvin Castillo suggesting going on their own Goodwill date night in Grande Prairie. [...]

Childhood Classics Revisited at Goodwill

2017-08-16T15:28:34+00:00 August 16th, 2017|DIY, Featured|

When nostalgia starts to sneak in, it can be hard to resist the pull. We all look for ways to relive our favorite moments from the good ol’ days, but often feel guilty when relics simply hang around and take up space. The great news is, you don’t have to hold back when you’re strolling [...]

Back to School Scores for Every Crowd

2017-08-10T09:37:13+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Fashion, Featured|

As you surely remember, schools – especially high schools – are known for their cliques. During their pre-teen and teen years, kids are constantly exploring different facets of themselves trying on different personas to see what feels right (Am I a jock? An artist? A member of band? Some unique combination of all of those?). [...]

Five Back-to-School Fashion Trends You Can Find at Thrift Stores

2017-07-26T10:57:08+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Fashion, Featured|

One of the hottest summers on record is drawing to a close, and while there are still plenty of warm-weather activities to fuel our fun, it’s also time to start thinking about back-to-school and fall fashions. Top fashion designers are pulling inspiration from a wide range of decades this fall, including the grungy 90s and [...]

DIY Fruit Stamped Décor / Fashion

2017-07-26T10:58:10+00:00 July 25th, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

 What you need: Shirt, tea cloth, curtains Any citrus fruit Paint brush Paint   Steps: Cut the fruit Paint each half with your color of choice Press the painted fruit onto your fabric Let dry Enjoy! When life gives you lemons you DIY!                         [...]

Community Building and Family Resource BBQ

2017-07-26T10:59:14+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, Stories|

On June 24th a team of Goodwillians volunteered and attended a BBQ at the Glenwood Community League Hall hosted by MLA Jon Carson. The aim of the BBQ was to bring community agencies together, so families can drop by and learn about the services they provide. Goodwill set up a table and had a great [...]

Muir Lake School Donation Drive

2017-07-26T11:00:21+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, Stories|

Students at Muir Lake School collected over 2,000 pounds of donations including some valuable sewing tables, in a two day donation drive held from June 26 to 27. “Muir Lake School was so proud to partner with Goodwill” said Janine Garley, head secretary and donation drive coordinator of Muir Lake School. “The Goodwill trailer was [...]

Summer Storm Solutions from Goodwill

2017-07-26T11:05:36+00:00 July 25th, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

I love the drama of a summer storm—the thrill of thunder and ever-exciting lightning add interest to dreary weather. But after a few rainy days in a row, it’s easy to feel like storms are cramping summer style. Don’t let cabin fever get the best of you! Here are four ideas for summer storm solutions… [...]

Send-off for Goodwill’s Special Olympians heading to the Alberta Summer Games

2017-07-26T11:02:47+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Events, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases|

Press Release & Media Availability Send-off for Goodwill’s Special Olympians heading to the Alberta Summer Games Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Calgary - AB (July 4, 2017) – Goodwill is celebrating 20 employees and Power of Work career training participants taking part in the Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games.  Goodwillians will cheer our Special Olympics athletes in [...]

Cheryl Bernard Shares Resiliency Story

2017-07-25T10:14:30+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, Stories|

In April Goodwill ambassador Chery Bernard had a series of presentations where she shared her story about resiliency and what it meant to step onto the Olympic podium to the roar of hundreds of thousands of fiercely proud Canadians.  All the while promoting and positioning Goodwill as our ambassador and spokesperson. She kicked things off [...]

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