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

2018-03-23T14:39:41-06:00May 5th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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 [...]

Cheds Bruce Bowie Wins Community Award

2018-02-14T12:26:02-06:00May 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

2018-03-22T12:15:46-06:00April 19th, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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

2018-03-23T15:08:22-06:00February 20th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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”

2018-03-23T15:08:00-06:00June 26th, 2016|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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

2018-03-23T15:37:45-06:00June 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

2018-03-23T15:40:15-06:00January 19th, 2015|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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

2018-03-23T15:37:28-06:00December 15th, 2014|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

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 [...]