Goodwill at Edmonton SouthPark Opening on December 14, 2017

2017-12-08T13:22:21+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Events, Featured, News|

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

2017-12-08T08:00:40+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

2017-12-08T13:08:58+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Media Releases, News|

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

2017-12-05T19:36:19+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, 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

2017-12-02T10:14:44+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Employment, Featured, Media Releases, News, 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

2017-11-28T21:05:08+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, 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

2017-11-22T12:05:52+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Media Releases, News|

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

2017-11-22T10:44:14+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News|

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 [...]

Goodwill on Whyte Now Open

2017-11-27T08:51:13+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News|

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

2017-11-08T13:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News, 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

2017-10-27T10:56:14+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, News, 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

2017-10-19T09:36:41+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News, 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+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, News, 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

2017-11-08T13:17:17+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Employment, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News, 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 [...]

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