Goodwill at Edmonton SouthPark Opening on December 14, 2017

2017-12-08T13:22:21+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured, News|

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

2018-01-04T06:43:54+00:00 December 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 [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2017-11-28T21:05:08+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, Stories|

Calgary - Goodwill employees will showcase their talents at the Goodwill talent show marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, November 30 at the Goodwill Chinook store at 10:30 am. The talent show is sponsored by the Alberta Government and the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Talent show includes musical performances, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Goodwill Receives “Diversity in Ability” Award

2016-07-05T12:57:07+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Events, News|

On Saturday, June 25 we were thrilled to accept the Diversity in Ability Award at the first annual Diversity Magazine Awards! These Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made an impact in fostering diversity and inclusion in Alberta.   At Goodwill, our mission is to connect Albertans with disabilities to meaningful employment. We believe [...]

Spring Cleaning

2016-03-30T13:55:04+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Events, Get Involved, News|

MAKE SPRING CLEANING FUN (NO, REALLY!) Decluttering has never been more en vogue than right now. But Goodwill Industries of Alberta was way ahead of the trend, having been a part of people’s spring cleaning routines for more than 100 years! We’re thrilled to partner with our Certified Professional Organizer ® Lorie Marrero to offer [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]