Goodwill Whyte Ave Store Opens November 25

2017-11-10T19:43:46+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News|

Edmonton – Save the date on November 25 Goodwill Whyte Avenue store opens to shoppers. Goodwill is opening its new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue in a great location at 10110 Whyte Ave, on Saturday November 25 at 10 am. The new store will replace our current Goodwill store and Donation Centre in Old Strathcona [...]

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

2017-11-08T13:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News, 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

2017-11-08T13:17:17+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, 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”

2017-10-06T14:33:29+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Employment, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, 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

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 [...]

Goodwill at the Annual Grove Cruise!

2017-08-22T10:26:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News, 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

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 Opens Biggest Store and New Donation Centre at Calgary Beacon Heights Friday

2017-06-23T12:39:15+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News|

New Store Home to Goodwill’s First Career Training Centre for Calgarians with Disabilities Calgary, AB (May 4, 2017) – Calgarians can thrift shop and drop their donations at Goodwill’s newest location at Beacon Heights starting May 12. Goodwill Beacon Heights is the biggest Goodwill store in the city and it’s located right next to the [...]

CHED’s Bruce Bowie wins community award

2017-06-23T12:39:41+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Media Releases, Stories|

Congratulations Bruce on winning the Edmonton 2017 Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Award! We appreciate all that you do to spread the word about our mission and what we do here at Goodwill! 630 CHED…/cheds-bruce-bowie-wins-community-…/ CHED’s Bruce Bowie wins community award 630 CHED Morning News host Bruce Bowie was honoured on Thursday morning for [...]

Champions of Good

2017-06-23T12:43:00+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Media Releases, News|

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Spruce Grove and Goodwill Industries of Alberta Celebrate the Outstanding Service of Our Youth Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Bernard Goodwill Ambassador and Spokesperson, 2010 Olympic Medalist Cheryl will share her story about resiliency and what it meant to enter adulthood, eventually stepping onto the Olympic podium to the roar of [...]

Goodwill Industries of Alberta, Finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

2017-06-23T09:40:19+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News|

Edmonton, Alberta– Goodwill Industries of Alberta is pleased to announce our selection as a finalist for the 2017 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Employer of Persons with Disabilities Award of Distinction. Finalists were announced Friday, December 16, 2016. This recognition by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce is a great honour for our organization. [...]

Goodwill Receives Edmonton Mayor’s Award for “Top Employer of People With Disabilities”

2016-07-08T11:30:17+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Media Releases, News|

On May 26th, Mayor Don Iveson recognized Edmontonians making a difference for persons with disabilities at the 20th Mayor’s Awards. The awards honour those who make significant contributions to Edmonton's livability for all, and shine a spotlight on innovations in accessibility. “Every year I am incredibly proud to present awards to Edmonton’s accessibility advocates and [...]

North Central Co-Op supports employment for Albertans with Disabilities

2015-07-29T08:47:23+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Media Releases|

For Immediate Release - Edmonton, June 16, 2015 – Goodwill Industries of Alberta and North Central Co-op is proud to announce a new partnership that will enhance the lives of Albertans with disabilities and mental health challenges. North Central Co-op is actively supporting Goodwill’s initiatives by selling their Cleaning Cloths, a signature product made by [...]

Olympian Cheryl Bernard is Thrilled to Become Goodwill Ambassador

2015-01-20T11:31:50+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Media Releases, News|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is proud to announce Olympic medalist Cheryl Bernard is officially becoming an ambassador and Goodwillian! After retiring from competitive curling Bernard is dedicating her time to give back to the communities that supported her through her Olympic journey. “I believe everyone should have an opportunity and I believe Calgary and Alberta [...]

Goodwill Industries named in national ranking of 20 most inspiring companies

2015-01-20T13:17:27+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Media Releases, News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2014 Goodwill Industries named in national ranking of 20 most inspiring companies EDMONTON, ALBERTA—For the third consecutive year, Goodwill Industries has been nationally recognized for its efforts to help people facing barriers to employment. Coming in at number 11 on the list of ‘America’s 20 Most Inspiring Companies,’ released by [...]