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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 [...]

Sean: I Am Able to Work

2018-03-22T10:27:49-06:00October 27th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, News Category Archive, Stories|

Sean Kluba is a donation attendant at the Goodwill Chinook Store and Donation Centre. Olympian and Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard talked to Sean as part of Goodwill’s I Am Able to Work campaign to mark Disability Employment Awareness Month-October. Q&A Cheryl Bernard and Sean  Sean how many years have you been working for Goodwill? 5 [...]

Carol: I Am Able to Work

2018-04-18T11:56:53-06:00October 18th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News Category Archive, 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

2017-12-07T13:11:51-07:00October 12th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News Category Archive, 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

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 [...]

How to Rock the 80s Look

2018-10-04T16:20:19-06:00October 8th, 2017|Fashion, Halloween, News Category Archive|

Goodwill Halloween Tips If you decided to go with the 80s look for Halloween you can find what you need at a Goodwill store near you. Nothing says 80s more than jean, leather, animal prints, fishnet tights, leg warmers, and finger-less gloves, so start looking through the Goodwill racks to put together your 80s outfit. [...]

Neil: I Am Able to Work

2018-04-18T12:13:07-06:00October 6th, 2017|News Category Archive, 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”

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 [...]

Grande Prairie Couple go on ‘Goodwill Date Night’

2017-08-22T11:41:39-06:00August 21st, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News Category Archive|

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

2018-03-23T15:50:04-06:00June 1st, 2017|DIY, Featured, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

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

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 [...]

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