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Behind The Scenes of The Goodwill Pop-Up

2019-08-20T15:38:40-06:00August 20th, 2019|Fashion, Featured, Good Deals, Stories|

One of my favorite things about summer is shopping up and down a bustling market strip. By bringing together artists, cooks, and farmers, summer markets are a Mecca for all things local. Even on days when nothing at the market has that “I must bring you home with me” attraction; it’s always nice to sit [...]

A Feel Good Moment – Elaine Wenger

2019-08-16T09:51:49-06:00August 16th, 2019|Employment, Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories, Volunteer|

Elaine Wenger began working at Goodwill 43 years ago and in August she is finally ready to hang up her jacket. Born with a disability, Wenger is an inspiration to those who look to gain meaningful employment and a symbol of how Goodwill Industries of Alberta can help those find a purpose through the power [...]

Always Shop GST-Free at Goodwill.

2019-08-15T15:54:58-06:00August 15th, 2019|Events, Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive, Stories|

When you shop or donate at Goodwill, GOOD things happen. You create employment opportunities for those with disabilities, giving people a purpose through the power of work. You successfully divert items from the landfill giving regular household items, clothes or otherwise, a second chance at a new life, a new beginning. Finally (and here's the [...]

The Goodwill Pop-Up Shop Experience

2019-07-24T09:21:51-06:00July 24th, 2019|Fashion, Featured, Good Deals, Stories|

You are scrolling through Instagram and Goodwill posts a photo about a pop-up shop in your area. The intrigue sets in. You’ve been to the Goodwill stores before but this Goodwill Pop-Up Shop is something new, something different. Something you have never been to. Your cheeks begin to swell as your lips and mouth begin [...]

New Location. Same Donation.

2019-07-24T14:16:50-06:00April 2nd, 2019|Events, Featured, News Category Archive, Stories|

Since 2006, the Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Centre on 169th st. in Edmonton has been a staple in the West end of the capital city. The store has relocated to 18715 Stony Plain Rd. NW and will be the largest Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Centre in Alberta! Located just off the Anthony Henday, this [...]

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 [...]

What’s the Coolest Thing You’ve Ever Found in a Thrift Store in Edmonton?

2018-06-23T18:54:36-06:00June 15th, 2018|Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive|

Some people think thrift stores are just another place like flea markets and yard sales to find someone else’s junk. While it’s true that a thrift store is home for things that others no longer want, you can find some amazing treasures in a thrift store in Edmonton. Here are some of the coolest finds [...]