New Location. Same Donation.

2019-04-02T16:19:11-06:00April 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 is relocating 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 [...]

Halloween Look Book: The Spookiest Of Them All

2019-02-08T15:09:56-06:00September 21st, 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 [...]

Marion’s 10 Goodwill Thrifting Tips

2019-04-09T13:06:54-06:00September 20th, 2018|Fashion, Featured, Home and Style|

Hi, I’m Marion and I’ve loved thrifting since I was 10 years old and moving here to Calgary was really great for this (we don’t have so many second-hand shops in France, especially in Aix en Provence – most of them are ”vintage shops”). So when Goodwill Alberta proposed I do an Instagram Takeover [...]

End of Season Sale, September 1-3rd. How To Keep Enjoying Summer

2018-08-27T07:49:15-06:00August 27th, 2018|Events, Featured|

Our End of Season Sale runs from September 1-3rd at all Goodwill locations in Alberta!  Summer isn’t over yet, but the mornings are starting to get a bit cooler and the kids go back to school soon. So we’re gearing up for autumn at Goodwill. This long weekend (September 1-3) we’re excited to be running [...]

How To Outfit Your Dorm Room Like A Pro

2018-08-12T17:54:39-06:00August 10th, 2018|DIY, Featured, Home and Style|

The new semester is coming closer and the shopping list for furnishing your new student digs is growing longer and longer. The biggest problem? Being a student means being on a tight budget! You can’t afford to blow your student loan outfitting your new apartment when you also have that long reading list to pay [...]

A Very Special Day for You Can Ride 2

2018-08-12T17:56:30-06:00June 15th, 2018|News Category Archive|

A very special day for You Can Ride 2,  a program designed to ensure that ALL children with disabilities can enjoy the freedom and independence of riding a bike! We are pleased to announce that we are the very grateful recipients of a generous grant received from the Telus Community Foundation, totaling $15,000.00! 100% of [...]