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Donating & Shopping is as easy as 123 ABC!

2015-08-11T09:46:19+00:00 August 11th, 2015|News|

Back to school season is around the corner and your kids have outgrown last years’ wardrobe.   That means they have a pile of clothes in their room they can’t wear anymore. Donate them to Goodwill and make room for their new back to school wardrobe. Their clothing donations help connect Albertans with disabilities to [...]

Pretty Little Vintage Candles

2015-07-08T09:01:23+00:00 July 7th, 2015|News|

Nicole Kennedy for Aubrey & Brechan Pretty Little Vintage Candles Reposted with Permission from Cheryl Bernard One of my favourite things about being the Ambassador for Goodwill Industries of Alberta is all the magical finds at their retail stores. Recently I was captivated by Nicole Kennedy’s vintage candles…and upon further discussion with Nicole, found out [...]

North Central Co-Op supports employment for Albertans with Disabilities

2015-07-29T08:47:23+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Media Releases|

For Immediate Release - Edmonton, June 16, 2015 – Goodwill Industries of Alberta and North Central Co-op is proud to announce a new partnership that will enhance the lives of Albertans with disabilities and mental health challenges. North Central Co-op is actively supporting Goodwill’s initiatives by selling their Cleaning Cloths, a signature product made by [...]

Meet our Donation Drive Coordinators!

2015-06-15T14:16:41+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Get Involved, News|

This summer Goodwill Industries of Alberta hired two coordinators to help community groups, schools and businesses organize donation drives. We did a quick Q & A with Owen Ferguson in Calgary and Doug Harvey in Edmonton to get to know them better! Owen Ferguson, Calgary & Southern Region Donation Drive Coordinator Why did you want [...]

Hughes Petroleum

2015-05-11T15:56:07+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Goodwillians/Stories|

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Goodwill Industries of Alberta hosted our fourth annual Greatness Awards in Edmonton. This event is held to recognize outstanding achievements among our teams and people, companies and organizations who are working with and alongside Goodwill. One of these awards is the Business Partner of the Year. The Business Partner of [...]

City of Edmonton Big Bin Events

2015-05-01T12:57:11+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Events, News|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is teaming up with the City of Edmonton Big Bin Events this spring and summer. Spring cleaning? Moving? Re-modelling? The City of Edmonton is making it easier to donate at their Big Bin Events. Throughout the spring and summer we will have our Goodwill trucks onsite to collect your gently-used clothing [...]

#FindYourWhy and DeClutter

2015-04-02T15:45:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Goodwillians/Stories, News|

#FindYourWhy: My Why? Trying to keep my home more organized! I’m not much of a “New Year’s Resolution” kind of person but when it comes to spring cleaning, I purge, reorganize and vow to keep my spaces tidy. This dedication lasts at most a week. Whether it’s my desk at work or my home, keeping spaces [...]

Calling all Comic Book & Graphic Novel Lovers!

2015-03-28T10:15:06+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Events|

We at Goodwill Industries of Alberta are so fortunate to receive thousands of donations each year. Some of these donations are really unique and are kept aside .... for special events such as the COMIC BOOK FAIR! This Saturday and Sunday (March 28 & 29), our Edmonton Southside location (8759-61 avenue) will be selling thousands [...]

Goodwill proving the power of work

2015-02-12T08:30:00+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Goodwillians/Stories, News|

Goodwill career centre participant Joel Slugosk works at a computer under the guidance of employment facilitator Lucy Fiforowich during the career centre’s open house on Friday, Feb. 6. Megan Voss/Sherwood Park News/QMI Agency Reposted from the Sherwood Park News. Article by Megan Voss, While the Goodwill thrift centre, donation store and career centre opened up [...]

Kelsey Wood is your Inspiring Albertan!

2015-01-20T09:10:52+00:00 January 19th, 2015|News|

CTV Calgary Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 A valued team member at Goodwill Industries is showing others that work is something to smile about and is our CTV Calgary Inspiring Albertan this week. Kelsey Wood works at the Goodwill Industries’ Chinook Store and is rarely seen without a smile. She sorts through the donations and prepares them [...]

Olympian Cheryl Bernard is Thrilled to Become Goodwill Ambassador

2015-01-20T11:31:50+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Media Releases, News|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is proud to announce Olympic medalist Cheryl Bernard is officially becoming an ambassador and Goodwillian! After retiring from competitive curling Bernard is dedicating her time to give back to the communities that supported her through her Olympic journey. “I believe everyone should have an opportunity and I believe Calgary and Alberta [...]

Kristian Bush Shares a Moment of Goodwill® with Fans

2015-01-19T10:45:45+00:00 January 19th, 2015|News|

You might remember Kristian Bush of Sugarland has signed on as an ambassador and supporter of Goodwill. As part of his ongoing and growing support, Kristian performed at a free concert for Goodwill donors held in the Houston, TX area where he encouraged fans to #GiveItAway. Goodwill International captured footage from Kristian's concert and produced videos [...]