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Career Connections Turns One: Celebrations and Dedications

2018-11-20T20:15:42-06:00November 9th, 2018|Employment, Events, Fundraising & Donations, Stories|

At Goodwill, we’re all about dedication — and in the case of our upcoming first anniversary celebration for Career Connections, we mean that literally! Career Connections is at the heart of Goodwill’s mission to leverage contributions from donors and shoppers to create social good. The Career Connections programs assist Albertans with disabilities in obtaining and [...]

Halloween Look Book: Going Retro

2019-02-08T15:08:13-06:00October 12th, 2018|Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Halloween Look Book: Inspired by the Big Screen

2019-02-08T15:12:41-06:00October 5th, 2018|Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Halloween Look Book: One For The Kids

2019-02-08T15:12:50-06:00September 28th, 2018|Events, Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month

2019-02-05T11:39:17-06:00September 24th, 2018|Events, Featured, Get Involved|

October is officially National Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). It’s an opportunity to raise awareness of not only the barriers preventing people with disabilities from employment, but of the positive benefits that their successful employment can bring to society. It’s a celebration of why supporting people with disabilities gain meaningful employment is great for [...]

Goodwill Impact Centre Awarded An Rs of Excellence Award

2019-01-29T09:00:02-06:00September 21st, 2018|Featured, Media Releases, Sustainability|

The first Impact Centre in Canada recognized for environmental stewardship excellence! September 20, 2018: The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff) Mortimer Capriles, Goodwill’s Director of Sustainability and Innovation, receiving the Recycling Council of Alberta’s Rs of Excellence Award for innovation and excellence in the operation of Canada’s first Impact Centre At [...]

Halloween Look Book: The Spookiest Of Them All

2019-02-08T15:09:56-06:00September 21st, 2018|Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Marion’s 10 Goodwill Thrifting Tips

2019-04-09T13:06:54-06:00September 20th, 2018|Fashion, Featured, Home and Style|

Hi, I’m Marion and I’ve loved thrifting since I was 10 years old and moving here to Calgary was really great for this (we don’t have so many second-hand shops in France, especially in Aix en Provence – most of them are ”vintage shops”). So when Goodwill Alberta proposed I do an Instagram Takeover [...]

End of Season Sale, September 1-3rd. How To Keep Enjoying Summer

2018-08-27T07:49:15-06:00August 27th, 2018|Events, Featured|

Our End of Season Sale runs from September 1-3rd at all Goodwill locations in Alberta!  Summer isn’t over yet, but the mornings are starting to get a bit cooler and the kids go back to school soon. So we’re gearing up for autumn at Goodwill. This long weekend (September 1-3) we’re excited to be running [...]

How To Outfit Your Dorm Room Like A Pro

2018-08-12T17:54:39-06:00August 10th, 2018|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

The new semester is coming closer and the shopping list for furnishing your new student digs is growing longer and longer. The biggest problem? Being a student means being on a tight budget! You can’t afford to blow your student loan outfitting your new apartment when you also have that long reading list to pay [...]

Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard “Rocks”!

2018-03-22T11:46:59-06:00January 10th, 2018|Get Involved, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Talented Albertan named to 2018 Olympic curling team Edmonton, Alberta – (Jan 9, 2018) Goodwill is proud to congratulate Cheryl Bernard, Goodwill ambassador, on her exciting appointment to the Rachel Homan curling team for the 2018 Olympics. “We’ve had the pleasure of working with Cheryl for three years, and her passion for giving back to [...]

Become a Volunteer Board Member at Goodwill!

2018-02-21T09:22:41-06:00January 3rd, 2018|Get Involved, News Category Archive, Volunteer|

UPDATE: To everyone who applied for our board member role, thank you! We are no longer accepting applications at this time (Feb. 21st, 2018). Get involved! Make a difference to those who are facing barriers to employment. Goodwill Industries of Alberta (Goodwill) is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members. This is a great opportunity to be [...]

Goodwill at Edmonton South Park Opening on December 14, 2017

2018-02-14T13:51:27-06:00December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured, News Category Archive|

After 26 years in the community, Goodwill Southside Store and Donation Centre is moving to a new location. You’ll find the new donation centre, corporate offices, and largest store in Alberta opening at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on December 14, 2017. For those of you who enjoy shopping, donating, and volunteering at the Southside [...]

“Just Try and Stop Me” Book Signing at Harley Davidson Edmonton

2018-02-13T08:29:16-06:00December 8th, 2017|Events, Featured, Get Involved|

Author Mackenzie Meyer - Just Try and Stop Me Meet Mackenzie Meyer. Mackenzie is a young woman with Down syndrome who discovered Goodwill’s employment programs in Sherwood Park, and came to work for our Sherwood Park store and donation centre. In early 2016, Mackenzie graduated from the Power of Work program and transitioned [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill Office and Southside Store Relocates After 26 Years on 51 Avenue

2018-03-22T11:54:05-06:00December 7th, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Goodwill is opening its largest store in Alberta at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on Dec 14. Goodwill’s Edmonton head office, and Southside store and donation centre is moving from 51st avenue to SouthPark after 26 years in the community. “We have seen the south side change and evolve from the windows of this Goodwill [...]