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Halloween Look Book: One For The Kids

2018-10-04T16:20:17-06:00September 28th, 2018|Events, Fashion, 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

2018-09-27T20:41:25-06:00September 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 [...]

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 [...]

7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations

2018-06-23T21:45:43-06:00May 29th, 2018|DIY, Events, Fashion, Get Involved, Home and Style|

Finally, it’s spring! Time to do your spring cleaning and reduce the clutter accumulated over the long winter. Now is the best time to donate your gently used clothing and household goods to your neighborhood Goodwill store. In the spirit of the deep cleaning most people try to do every spring, here are 7 of [...]

Spring Cleaning for Your City!

2018-05-16T14:02:16-06:00May 16th, 2018|Events, Featured, News Category Archive, Volunteer|

It’s that time of year when we spring clean the city to make our community clean, safe, and attractive for the summer. Goodwill is hosting this effort in conjunction with City Cleanup, a litter reduction program in municipalities around Alberta. Join us on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The Goodwill Stores in Calgary, [...]

11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE

2018-04-19T11:54:36-06:00April 19th, 2018|Events, Fashion, Featured, Fundraising & Donations, Get Involved, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

Spring is the season for new beginnings, for transition, for rejuvenation. Mentally, there is something that happens to us as the weather gets warmer and we shirk off the baggage of winter. In a practical sense, that can be putting the snow boots away and bringing out the flip flops. For many, it means spring [...]

Goodwill at Edmonton South Park Opening on December 14, 2017

2018-02-14T13:51:27-07:00December 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

2018-02-13T08:29:16-07:00December 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 [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2018-05-08T10:43:24-06:00November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, 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

2018-03-22T11:54:16-06:00September 8th, 2017|Events, Get Involved, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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

2018-03-23T15:43:10-06:00July 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 [...]

Enter to WIN!

2018-02-13T08:21:25-07:00July 26th, 2016|Events, News Category Archive|

Join the Calgary Stampeders and Goodwill on Thursday, August 4 for Rock & Red Night, Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders!   Need something to wear to the game? Come into any Calgary & area Goodwill store and enter to win one of five autographed jerseys! Win tickets! Like and Follow Goodwill Industries of Alberta on [...]

Goodwill Receives “Diversity in Ability” Award

2018-03-22T10:10:08-06:00June 28th, 2016|Events, News Category Archive|

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 [...]

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