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Inspiration For Your Daily Life

Before you visit Goodwill, get inspired by our fabulous fashion tips, home decor ideas, or our Do It Yourself project blog. Or check out our community stories, Goodwill videos, and special event details. No matter your lifestyle, we’ve got something for you.

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Get a look into what’s happening at Goodwill by watching some great videos. Help spread our message by sharing them with your friends.

Simply SOS Professional Organizers

Simply SOS Professional Organizers  and Goodwill Industries of Alberta have teamed up to provide tips and tricks to help get your closet, house and life organized like Marie Kondo!

For the Simply SOS blog visit: https://www.goodwill.ab.ca/news/

For more on Simply SOS, please visit SimplySOS.ca

#GoodwillFinds

The search. The discovery. The hidden gem.

The things you can find at Goodwill will simply BLOW YOUR MIND.

You could stumble upon anything from vintage clothes, to designer shows, to decor ready for upcycling. You may not be looking for something particular, but you could end up leaving with something spectacular! Follow us on social media or use the hashtag #GoodwillFinds to inspire your search!

Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects

Whether you are a seasoned DIY veteran or are just exploring ideas for your first Do It Yourself project, we’ve got some great ideas for you. Check out our DIY posts below and come back often for more ideas.

March 12, 2020 Repair For Good Live Demonstration READ MORE August 28, 2019 Back To School Outfit Staples That Make Dressing To Impress That Much Easier READ MORE August 23, 2019 3 Stress-Free Back To School Outfit Hacks To Help Busy Teachers Dress To Impress READ MORE May 2, 2019 The Organizing Objective READ MORE March 29, 2019 The Clutter Conundrum READ MORE August 11, 2018 How To Outfit Your Dorm Room Like A Pro READ MORE Goodwill Ideas Spring Clean Blogs May 29, 2018 7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations READ MORE August 17, 2017 Childhood Classics Revisited at Goodwill READ MORE July 25, 2017 DIY Fruit Stamped Décor / Fashion READ MORE July 25, 2017 Summer Storm Solutions from Goodwill READ MORE June 2, 2017 Upcycling a Metal Rolling Cart in Four Easy Steps READ MORE
Home Decor & Style Inspiration

Wondering what to do with that new apartment you just moved into? Or maybe you’re looking for some vintage home decor ideas for a seasonal look inside or outside. Every one of our stores is a treasure trove of fantastic items for fantastic prices. Check out some of our favorite home decor ideas that utilize everyday items from our thrift stores.


August 28, 2019 Back To School Outfit Staples That Make Dressing To Impress That Much Easier READ MORE August 23, 2019 3 Stress-Free Back To School Outfit Hacks To Help Busy Teachers Dress To Impress READ MORE September 21, 2018 Marion's 10 Goodwill Thrifting Tips READ MORE August 11, 2018 How To Outfit Your Dorm Room Like A Pro READ MORE Goodwill Ideas Spring Clean Blogs May 29, 2018 7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations READ MORE April 19, 2018 11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE READ MORE July 25, 2017 DIY Fruit Stamped Décor / Fashion READ MORE July 25, 2017 Summer Storm Solutions from Goodwill READ MORE June 2, 2017 Upcycling a Metal Rolling Cart in Four Easy Steps READ MORE
Fashion Inspiration

Fashion lives at Goodwill Thrift Stores. With an ever changing selection of women, men, and children’s clothing, you’ll always find something new and exciting to compliment your fashion style. Here are some great ways to dress up your thrift store finds into unique, one of a kind outfits that are sure to impress.

July 28, 2020 LIVE Virtual Fashion Show READ MORE July 17, 2020 Show your boots and stampede on - Stampede spirit at Goodwill can't be cancelled! READ MORE August 21, 2019 Behind The Scenes of The Goodwill Pop-Up READ MORE July 24, 2019 The Goodwill Pop-Up Shop Experience READ MORE May 2, 2019 The Organizing Objective READ MORE March 29, 2019 The Clutter Conundrum READ MORE September 21, 2018 Marion's 10 Goodwill Thrifting Tips READ MORE Goodwill Ideas Spring Clean Blogs May 29, 2018 7 Awesome Cleaning Blogs to Maximize Your Spring Cleaning & Donations READ MORE April 19, 2018 11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE READ MORE March 28, 2018 Are Your Old Clothes Someone’s Bright Future? READ MORE March 10, 2018 5 Reasons Every Fashion Lover Needs to Go Thrift Shopping READ MORE October 9, 2017 How to Rock the 80s Look READ MORE August 21, 2017 Grande Prairie Couple go on ‘Goodwill Date Night’ READ MORE May 6, 2017 Getting Organized! READ MORE March 20, 2017 Spring Into a New Season of Thrift READ MORE March 16, 2017 Thrifting for men! READ MORE
Events

There’s always something exciting happening at Goodwill Industries of Alberta. From donation drives to community focused events and even special fundraising activities. Check out our calendar of events below.

We’re always looking for volunteers too! Come join us and become part of the Goodwill family of volunteers. More info…

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