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7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations

2018-06-23T21:45:43+00:00May 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 [...]

11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE

2018-04-19T11:54:36+00:00April 19th, 2018|Events, Fashion, Featured, Fundraise, 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 [...]

Are Your Old Clothes Someone’s Bright Future?

2018-04-11T11:12:09+00:00March 28th, 2018|Fashion, Fundraise, Get Involved|

What do you do with your family’s old, outgrown clothes or those they don’t wear anymore? Have you considered donating them to Goodwill Alberta? You’ll find many good reasons to donate. In particular, this post will show you how your old clothes are someone’s bright future. Here are two ways your old clothes can change [...]

Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard “Rocks”!

2018-03-22T11:46:59+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]

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

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

Rohit & Goodwill Partnership

2018-03-22T11:54:16+00:00September 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 [...]

Spring Cleaning

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

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 [...]

Meet our Donation Drive Coordinators!

2018-03-22T11:29:21+00:00June 15th, 2015|Get Involved, News Category Archive|

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 [...]

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