11 Reasons To Join The #GOODWILLCHALLENGE

2018-04-19T11:54:36+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Events, Fashion, Featured, Fundraise, Get Involved, Home and Style, News Category Archive|

Spring is the season for new beginnings, for transition, for rejuvenation. Mentally, there is something that happens to us as the weather gets warmer and we shirk off the baggage of winter. In a practical sense, that can be putting the snow boots away and bringing out the flip flops. For many, it means spring [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2018-04-18T11:52:10+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - Goodwill employees will showcase their talents at the Goodwill talent show marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, November 30 at the Goodwill Chinook store at 10:30 am. The talent show is sponsored by the Alberta Government and the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Talent show includes musical performances, [...]

Are Your Old Clothes Someone’s Bright Future?

2018-04-11T11:12:09+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Fashion, Fundraise, Get Involved|

What do you do with your family’s old, outgrown clothes or those they don’t wear anymore? Have you considered donating them to Goodwill Alberta? You’ll find many good reasons to donate. In particular, this post will show you how your old clothes are someone’s bright future. Here are two ways your old clothes can change [...]

5 Reasons Every Fashion Lover Needs to Go Thrift Shopping

2018-03-23T15:08:13+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Fashion, Good Deals|

If you’ve never been thrifting, you’re missing out on some amazing finds at rock-bottom prices. What you may not know is that people from all walks of life donate clothes and household items to thrift stores—including wealthy individuals with expensive, designer clothing and other goods. You can wear almost-new, designer brand-name label clothing for a [...]

Participants Needed!

2018-03-22T11:53:57+00:00 February 14th, 2018|News Category Archive, Volunteer|

Great Work. Great People. Great Place. GREAT Purpose. Goodwill is a social enterprise, providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment. Our purpose is to make a difference together, with dignity and joy. Through our volunteer programs, we aim to provide Albertans with the opportunity to make a difference not [...]

Goodwill Ambassador Cheryl Bernard “Rocks”!

2018-03-22T11:46:59+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Get Involved, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Talented Albertan named to 2018 Olympic curling team Edmonton, Alberta – (Jan 9, 2018) Goodwill is proud to congratulate Cheryl Bernard, Goodwill ambassador, on her exciting appointment to the Rachel Homan curling team for the 2018 Olympics. “We’ve had the pleasure of working with Cheryl for three years, and her passion for giving back to [...]

Become a Volunteer Board Member at Goodwill!

2018-02-21T09:22:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Get Involved, News Category Archive, Volunteer|

UPDATE: To everyone who applied for our board member role, thank you! We are no longer accepting applications at this time (Feb. 21st, 2018). Get involved! Make a difference to those who are facing barriers to employment. Goodwill Industries of Alberta (Goodwill) is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members. This is a great opportunity to be [...]

Goodwill at Edmonton South Park Opening on December 14, 2017

2018-02-14T13:51:27+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured, News Category Archive|

After 26 years in the community, Goodwill Southside Store and Donation Centre is moving to a new location. You’ll find the new donation centre, corporate offices, and largest store in Alberta opening at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on December 14, 2017. For those of you who enjoy shopping, donating, and volunteering at the Southside [...]

“Just Try and Stop Me” Book Signing at Harley Davidson Edmonton

2018-02-13T08:29:16+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Events, Featured, Get Involved|

Author Mackenzie Meyer - Just Try and Stop Me Meet Mackenzie Meyer. Mackenzie is a young woman with Down syndrome who discovered Goodwill’s employment programs in Sherwood Park, and came to work for our Sherwood Park store and donation centre. In early 2016, Mackenzie graduated from the Power of Work program and transitioned [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill Office and Southside Store Relocates After 26 Years on 51 Avenue

2018-03-22T11:54:05+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Goodwill is opening its largest store in Alberta at Edmonton SouthPark: 3803 Calgary Trail on Dec 14. Goodwill’s Edmonton head office, and Southside store and donation centre is moving from 51st avenue to SouthPark after 26 years in the community. “We have seen the south side change and evolve from the windows of this Goodwill [...]

Goodwillians Rock at IDPD Talent Show

2018-03-22T11:08:03+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - The Goodwill Talent Show celebrating International Day for Persons with Disabilities was a great success with a total of 11 participants showcasing their talents. About 70 people cheered for the talent show performers during the one hour show that was held at the Goodwill Calgary Chinook store on November 30. The Talent Show [...]

Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie Wins Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment

2018-03-23T15:25:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Employment, Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Grande Prairie (Dec 1, 2017) – Goodwill’s Power of Work Grande Prairie is honored to receive the Premier’s Council Award of Excellence in Employment from the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. “It’s very special for our team to be recognized by the Premier’s Council because it means bringing awareness to Grande [...]

Goodwill Calgary Talent Show Nov 30

2018-03-22T10:32:49+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories|

Calgary - Goodwill employees will showcase their talents at the Goodwill talent show marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, November 30 at the Goodwill Chinook store at 10:30 am. The talent show is sponsored by the Alberta Government and the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. The Talent show includes musical performances, [...]

Press Release & Media Availability: Goodwill on Whyte – Goodwill Opens New Store & Donation Centre on Whyte Ave Saturday Nov 25

2018-03-23T15:40:48+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton (Nov 21, 2017) – Goodwill is opening a new store & donation centre on Whyte Avenue on Saturday November 25. The ribbon cutting is at 9:50 am and the store opens to shoppers at 10 am.  Media are welcome the day of the Goodwill on Whyte opening. Interviews can also be arranged in the [...]

Meet the Employees at the New Goodwill on Whyte

2018-03-23T15:34:39+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton – Giselle Zacharuk, 23 got her first job at the new Goodwill Whyte Avenue store and donation centre which opens on November 25. “I’m excited about the store opening and I can’t wait to see what it looks like from the inside,” said Giselle. “It means being finally independent and paying my bills,” said [...]

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