Cheds Bruce Bowie Wins Community Award

2018-02-14T12:26:02+00:00May 5th, 2017|Media Releases, Stories|

Congratulations Bruce on winning the Edmonton 2017 Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Award! We appreciate all that you do to spread the word about our mission and what we do here at Goodwill! 630 CHED http://www.630ched.com/…/cheds-bruce-bowie-wins-community-…/ CHED’s Bruce Bowie wins community award 630 CHED Morning News host Bruce Bowie was honoured on Thursday morning for [...]

Getting Organized!

2018-03-22T10:35:08+00:00May 5th, 2017|Fashion, Featured, News Category Archive|

Getting Organized— As Easy as A-B-C…and D When spring cleaning, you may be taking the opportunity to streamline your accumulation of housewares, clothing, shoes and books. How do you decide what goes and what stays? Getting organized is all about decisions. My definition of clutter is “delayed decisions and delayed actions.” Everything you see sitting [...]

Cheryl Bernard Shares Resiliency Story

2018-03-22T16:35:04+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Goodwillians/Stories, Stories|

In April Goodwill ambassador Cheryl Bernard had a series of presentations where she shared her story about resiliency and what it meant to step onto the Olympic podium to the roar of hundreds of thousands of fiercely proud Canadians.  All the while promoting and positioning Goodwill as our ambassador and spokesperson. She kicked things off [...]

Andre

2018-02-13T08:29:05+00:00April 26th, 2017|Stories|

You may have heard Andre’s voice on the radio, but he’s not a famous DJ, he’s just a huge movie buff and likes to win free passes through weekly contests. The only thing that Andre loves more than going to the movies is working at Goodwill; he’s one of our longest standing employees. If [...]

Sarah

2018-02-13T07:55:21+00:00April 26th, 2017|Stories|

When Pat Phelan became the manager of the Harvey’s restaurant on 170th and 106 avenue in Edmonton, there was an employee working there who was in Goodwill’s Power of Work (POW) program. Pat learned through Goodwill, people with unique abilities are connected to jobs and he embraced it with enthusiasm. When Pat took over [...]

Samantha – Yes. You CAN do that!

2018-02-13T08:42:07+00:00April 26th, 2017|Stories|

Before Sam started working at Goodwill Industries of Alberta she felt like things were stacked against her. Former coworkers would often reminded Sam of what she couldn’t do and they were unable to see her talents. Last year Sam came to Goodwill’s Manning location through the Power of Work program, which supports people with [...]

Champions of Good

2018-03-22T12:15:46+00:00April 19th, 2017|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Spruce Grove and Goodwill Industries of Alberta Celebrate the Outstanding Service of Our Youth Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Bernard Goodwill Ambassador and Spokesperson, 2010 Olympic Medalist Cheryl will share her story about resiliency and what it meant to enter adulthood, eventually stepping onto the Olympic podium to the roar of [...]

Volunteer Board Members

2018-03-22T11:06:01+00:00March 6th, 2017|Employment, Volunteer|

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 involved with an organization making great strides in enriching the lives of people with disabilities within the Alberta community. Goodwill’s Board of Directors is [...]

Goodwill Industries of Alberta, Finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

2018-03-23T15:08:22+00:00February 20th, 2017|Featured, Media Releases, News Category Archive|

Edmonton, Alberta– Goodwill Industries of Alberta is pleased to announce our selection as a finalist for the 2017 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Employer of Persons with Disabilities Award of Distinction. Finalists were announced Friday, December 16, 2016. This recognition by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce is a great honour for our organization. [...]

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