Carol: I Am Able to Work

2017-10-18T18:56:46+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News, Stories|

  Calgary- Carol Rousch has been working for the Goodwill Chinook store in Calgary for more than a year. “I like saying hi to everybody in the morning and seeing all the clothes,” said Carol about working at Goodwill. Carol said she spent many years unemployed but she is glad she has a job now. [...]

Samantha Peters: I Am Able to Work

2017-10-12T13:55:20+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News, Stories|

Edmonton- Samantha Peters, 25 has been working at the Goodwill Manning store for about four years.  “It means a lot,” said Samantha regarding having a job. “I’m more confident when I socialize”, added Samantha. “I do the fitting room pretty well, I put shoes away, count items, and open fitting rooms,” said Samantha. She tried [...]

Just Try And Stop Me: Book Launch

2017-10-11T16:51:47+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Employment, Featured, 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 [...]

Neil: I Am Able to Work

2017-10-06T19:14:14+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News, Stories|

Interview with Cheryl Bernard   Calgary-Neil Regan’s “uneventful days” have changed since he started working as a donation attendant just over a year ago at Goodwill’s Chinook store and donation Centre. Regan, 26 is one of several Calgarians Goodwill is featuring for the “I Am Able to Work” campaign. The campaign marks Disability Employment Awareness [...]

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

2017-09-08T13:10:08+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Events, Featured, 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 [...]

Grande Prairie Couple go on ‘Goodwill Date Night’

2017-08-22T11:41:39+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News|

Grande Prairie - Lea Patterson came across a story posted on Facebook about a US couple who bought unconventional outfits for less than $10 each from a Goodwill store and then went on a ‘Goodwill date night’. Patterson instantly tagged her husband Marvin Castillo suggesting going on their own Goodwill date night in Grande Prairie. [...]

Upcycling a Metal Rolling Cart in Four Easy Steps

2017-07-13T11:34:51+00:00 June 1st, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style, News|

This rusty cart has been a part of our home since we thrifted it three years ago, and it’s always been one of my favorites. I love the utility of having accessible, easily transportable storage, and my favorite things are the ones that, like this, come with stories (i.e., paint splotches, rust spots and water [...]

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 [...]

Getting Organized!

2017-07-13T11:31:03+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News|

Getting Organized— As Easy as A-B-C…and D When spring cleaning, you may be taking the opportunity to streamline your accumulation of housewares, clothing, shoes and books. How do you decide what goes and what stays? Getting organized is all about decisions. My definition of clutter is “delayed decisions and delayed actions.” Everything you see sitting [...]

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 [...]

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