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Goodwill Impact Centre Awarded An Rs of Excellence Award

2018-09-21T09:05:19-06:00September 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Goodwillians Rock at IDPD Talent Show

2018-03-22T11:08:03-06:00December 5th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - The Goodwill Talent Show celebrating International Day for Persons with Disabilities was a great success with a total of 11 participants showcasing their talents. About 70 people cheered for the talent show performers during the one hour show that was held at the Goodwill Calgary Chinook store on November 30. The Talent Show [...]

Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie Wins Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment

2018-07-19T15:28:33-06:00December 2nd, 2017|Employment, Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Grande Prairie (Dec 1, 2017) – Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie is honored to receive the Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment from the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. “It’s very special for our team to be recognized by the Premier’s Council because it means bringing awareness to Grande [...]

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, [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill on Whyte – Goodwill Opens New Store & Donation Centre on Whyte Ave Saturday Nov 25

2018-03-23T15:40:48-06:00November 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton (Nov 21, 2017) – Goodwill is opening a new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue on Saturday November 25. The ribbon cutting is at 9:50 am and the store opens to shoppers at 10 am.  Media are welcome the day of the Goodwill on Whyte opening. Interviews can also be arranged in the [...]

Meet the Employees at the New Goodwill on Whyte

2018-03-23T15:34:39-06:00November 19th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton – Giselle Zacharuk, 23 got her first job at the new Goodwill Whyte Avenue store and donation centre which opens on November 25. “I’m excited about the store opening and I can’t wait to see what it looks like from the inside,” said Giselle. “It means being finally independent and paying my bills,” said [...]

Goodwill on Whyte Now Open

2018-03-22T10:29:23-06:00November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton –  Goodwill on Whyte is open to shoppers. Goodwill opened its new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue in a great location at 10110 Whyte Ave on November 25. The new store replaced the Goodwill store and Donation Centre in Old Strathcona at 7808 Gateway Blvd which closed down on November 22. “Our [...]

Goodwill Southside Store and Donation Centre Relocating to New and Largest Goodwill Store in Alberta at South Park on Dec 14

2018-03-23T15:43:26-06:00November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Edmonton – Goodwill is opening its largest store and donation centre in Alberta at Edmonton South Park: 3803 Calgary Trail on Dec 14. The new 16,000 sq ft store at South Park will replace our current Southside location. Our Southside store at 8759 - 51 Avenue is closing on November 28th. New South Park [...]

Just Try And Stop Me: Book Launch

2018-03-22T10:34:20-06:00October 10th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

I Am Able to Work     Sherwood Park- Mackenzie Meyer a Goodwill Sherwood Park employee tells her life story in a new book called Just Try And Stop Me.  Mackenzie, 24 wanted to share her story “to let people know what it is like to have Down Syndrome,” she explained.   The book launch [...]

Brian’s Dream job at the Arena: “I Am Able to Work”

2018-02-13T07:59:21-07:00September 29th, 2017|Employment, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Q & A with Cheryl Bernard Edmonton- Brian Harrison, 24 says his position as a kitchen steward at Rogers Place is his “dream job.”  Brian, a huge Oilers fan got his job through Goodwill’s career development program for Edmontonians with disabilities-Power of Work.  Brian is one of several Edmontonians Goodwill is featuring for the “I [...]

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 [...]

Goodwill at the Annual Grove Cruise!

2018-03-22T16:36:59-06:00August 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Spruce Grove - Goodwill took part in the annual Grove Cruise, a summer festival for car lovers from August 18 through 20 - in partnership with RE/MAX Real Estate Spruce Grove. Goodwill participated in the Amazing Cruise event which included a pit stop at the Goodwill in Spruce Grove. Drivers of the beautiful participating cars and [...]

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 [...]