Let Kids Define Their Style This Back-to-School Season at Goodwill®

2018-03-23T15:29:45+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Featured, News Category Archive|

  Kids these days are socially and environmentally conscious young people eager to serve their communities. As you prepare your children to head back to school, shop at Goodwill for the items they need while teaching them important life lessons. When you shop at or donate to Goodwill, you help keep items out of landfills [...]

Calgary Stampeders Partner with Goodwill

2018-03-22T10:41:14+00:00 August 1st, 2016|News Category Archive|

The Calgary Stampeders are proud to announce wide receiver Anthony Parker’s partnership with Goodwill Industries of Alberta. Parker played collegiately for the University of Calgary Dinos where he was a two-time Canada West all-star. Drafted by the Stamps with the third overall pick in the 2011 CFL Draft, he is now in the midst of [...]

Enter to WIN!

2018-02-13T08:21:25+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Events, News Category Archive|

Join the Calgary Stampeders and Goodwill on Thursday, August 4 for Rock & Red Night, Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders!   Need something to wear to the game? Come into any Calgary & area Goodwill store and enter to win one of five autographed jerseys! Win tickets! Like and Follow Goodwill Industries of Alberta on [...]

Goodwill Receives “Diversity in Ability” Award

2018-03-22T10:10:08+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Events, News Category Archive|

On Saturday, June 25 we were thrilled to accept the Diversity in Ability Award at the first annual Diversity Magazine Awards! These Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made an impact in fostering diversity and inclusion in Alberta.   At Goodwill, our mission is to connect Albertans with disabilities to meaningful employment. We believe [...]

Goodwill Receives Edmonton Mayor’s Award for “Top Employer of People With Disabilities”

2018-03-23T15:08:00+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Media Releases, News Category Archive|

On May 26th, Mayor Don Iveson recognized Edmontonians making a difference for persons with disabilities at the 20th Mayor’s Awards. The awards honour those who make significant contributions to Edmonton's livability for all, and shine a spotlight on innovations in accessibility. “Every year I am incredibly proud to present awards to Edmonton’s accessibility advocates and [...]

Spring Cleaning

2016-03-30T13:55:04+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Events, Get Involved, News Category Archive|

MAKE SPRING CLEANING FUN (NO, REALLY!) Decluttering has never been more en vogue than right now. But Goodwill Industries of Alberta was way ahead of the trend, having been a part of people’s spring cleaning routines for more than 100 years! We’re thrilled to partner with our Certified Professional Organizer ® Lorie Marrero to offer [...]

We want to hear from you!

2018-03-22T11:02:07+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|News Category Archive|

  We are interested in getting to know you - our donors and customers - so we can serve you better. Your feedback will greatly help in improving Goodwill's retail stores and donation centres and we truly your time and appreciate your feedback! Each survey should take about 8 minutes for you to complete. Once you've completed the survey, [...]

Donating & Shopping is as easy as 123 ABC!

2018-03-22T09:44:21+00:00 August 11th, 2015|News Category Archive|

Back to school season is around the corner and your kids have outgrown last years’ wardrobe.   That means they have a pile of clothes in their room they can’t wear anymore. Donate them to Goodwill and make room for their new back to school wardrobe. Their clothing donations help connect Albertans with disabilities to [...]

Pretty Little Vintage Candles

2018-03-22T10:26:20+00:00 July 7th, 2015|News Category Archive|

Nicole Kennedy for Aubrey & Brechan Pretty Little Vintage Candles Reposted with Permission from Cheryl Bernard One of my favourite things about being the Ambassador for Goodwill Industries of Alberta is all the magical finds at their retail stores. Recently I was captivated by Nicole Kennedy’s vintage candles…and upon further discussion with Nicole, found out [...]

North Central Co-Op supports employment for Albertans with Disabilities

2018-03-23T15:37:45+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Media Releases|

For Immediate Release - Edmonton, June 16, 2015 – Goodwill Industries of Alberta and North Central Co-op is proud to announce a new partnership that will enhance the lives of Albertans with disabilities and mental health challenges. North Central Co-op is actively supporting Goodwill’s initiatives by selling their Cleaning Cloths, a signature product made by [...]

Meet our Donation Drive Coordinators!

2018-03-22T11:29:21+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Get Involved, News Category Archive|

This summer Goodwill Industries of Alberta hired two coordinators to help community groups, schools and businesses organize donation drives. We did a quick Q & A with Owen Ferguson in Calgary and Doug Harvey in Edmonton to get to know them better! Owen Ferguson, Calgary & Southern Region Donation Drive Coordinator Why did you want [...]

Hughes Petroleum

2018-02-13T08:16:50+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Goodwillians/Stories|

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Goodwill Industries of Alberta hosted our fourth annual Greatness Awards in Edmonton. This event is held to recognize outstanding achievements among our teams and people, companies and organizations who are working with and alongside Goodwill. One of these awards is the Business Partner of the Year. The Business Partner of [...]