Behind The Scenes of The Goodwill Pop-Up

2019-08-20T15:38:40-06:00August 20th, 2019|Fashion, Featured, Good Deals, Stories|

One of my favorite things about summer is shopping up and down a bustling market strip. By bringing together artists, cooks, and farmers, summer markets are a Mecca for all things local. Even on days when nothing at the market has that “I must bring you home with me” attraction; it’s always nice to sit [...]

A Feel Good Moment – Elaine Wenger

2019-08-16T09:51:49-06:00August 16th, 2019|Employment, Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories, Volunteer|

Elaine Wenger began working at Goodwill 43 years ago and in August she is finally ready to hang up her jacket. Born with a disability, Wenger is an inspiration to those who look to gain meaningful employment and a symbol of how Goodwill Industries of Alberta can help those find a purpose through the power [...]

Always Shop GST-Free at Goodwill.

2019-08-15T15:54:58-06:00August 15th, 2019|Events, Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive, Stories|

When you shop or donate at Goodwill, GOOD things happen. You create employment opportunities for those with disabilities, giving people a purpose through the power of work. You successfully divert items from the landfill giving regular household items, clothes or otherwise, a second chance at a new life, a new beginning. Finally (and here's the [...]

The Goodwill Pop-Up Shop Experience

2019-07-24T09:21:51-06:00July 24th, 2019|Fashion, Featured, Good Deals, Stories|

You are scrolling through Instagram and Goodwill posts a photo about a pop-up shop in your area. The intrigue sets in. You’ve been to the Goodwill stores before but this Goodwill Pop-Up Shop is something new, something different. Something you have never been to. Your cheeks begin to swell as your lips and mouth begin [...]

The Organizing Objective

2019-05-01T15:55:34-06:00May 1st, 2019|DIY, Fashion, Stories|

If you watched my April 11, 2019 VLOG for Goodwill Industries of Alberta (click here to view!) you were introduced to three snippets of sage suggestion to help you start your organizing journey. While getting organized is a great first step, staying organized is your ultimate objective. Understanding the WHY your home, office or life [...]

New Location. Same Donation.

2019-07-24T14:16:50-06:00April 2nd, 2019|Events, Featured, News Category Archive, Stories|

Since 2006, the Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Centre on 169th st. in Edmonton has been a staple in the West end of the capital city. The store has relocated to 18715 Stony Plain Rd. NW and will be the largest Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Centre in Alberta! Located just off the Anthony Henday, this [...]

The Clutter Conundrum

2019-03-28T15:29:58-06:00March 28th, 2019|DIY, Fashion, Stories|

Clut.ter | verb: to run in disorder; to fill or cover with scattered or disordered things that impede movements or reduce effectiveness. Clut.ter | noun: a crowded or confused mass or collection; things that clutter a place. Remember that one kid in school, the one who was always certain they had failed the test, only [...]

Career Connections Turns One: Celebrations and Dedications

2018-11-20T20:15:42-06:00November 9th, 2018|Employment, Events, Fundraising & Donations, Stories|

At Goodwill, we’re all about dedication — and in the case of our upcoming first anniversary celebration for Career Connections, we mean that literally! Career Connections is at the heart of Goodwill’s mission to leverage contributions from donors and shoppers to create social good. The Career Connections programs assist Albertans with disabilities in obtaining and [...]

Halloween Look Book: Going Retro

2019-02-08T15:08:13-06:00October 12th, 2018|Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Halloween Look Book: Inspired by the Big Screen

2019-02-08T15:12:41-06:00October 5th, 2018|Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Halloween Look Book: One For The Kids

2019-02-08T15:12:50-06:00September 28th, 2018|Events, Featured, Halloween|

We've got your Halloween costume sorted at Goodwill Alberta. If you need a quick solution, we have ready-to-wear outfits and accessories for your convenience, but where's the fun in that! October 31st is the chance to get crafty and creative. We've produced a Halloween Look Book available at all our stores to guide you [...]

Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month

2019-02-05T11:39:17-06:00September 24th, 2018|Events, Featured, Get Involved|

October is officially National Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). It’s an opportunity to raise awareness of not only the barriers preventing people with disabilities from employment, but of the positive benefits that their successful employment can bring to society. It’s a celebration of why supporting people with disabilities gain meaningful employment is great for [...]

Goodwill Impact Centre Awarded An Rs of Excellence Award

2019-01-29T09:00:02-06:00September 21st, 2018|Featured, Media Releases, Sustainability|

The first Impact Centre in Canada recognized for environmental stewardship excellence! September 20, 2018: The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff) Mortimer Capriles, Goodwill’s Director of Sustainability and Innovation, receiving the Recycling Council of Alberta’s Rs of Excellence Award for innovation and excellence in the operation of Canada’s first Impact Centre At [...]