Spring Cleaning

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

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!

2015-09-10T16:10:16+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|News|

  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!

2015-08-11T09:46:19+00:00 August 11th, 2015|News|

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

2015-07-08T09:01:23+00:00 July 7th, 2015|News|

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

2015-07-29T08:47:23+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!

2015-06-15T14:16:41+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Get Involved, News|

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

2015-05-11T15:56:07+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 [...]

City of Edmonton Big Bin Events

2015-05-01T12:57:11+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Events, News|

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is teaming up with the City of Edmonton Big Bin Events this spring and summer. Spring cleaning? Moving? Re-modelling? The City of Edmonton is making it easier to donate at their Big Bin Events. Throughout the spring and summer we will have our Goodwill trucks onsite to collect your gently-used clothing [...]

#FindYourWhy and DeClutter

2015-04-02T15:45:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Goodwillians/Stories, News|

#FindYourWhy: My Why? Trying to keep my home more organized! I’m not much of a “New Year’s Resolution” kind of person but when it comes to spring cleaning, I purge, reorganize and vow to keep my spaces tidy. This dedication lasts at most a week. Whether it’s my desk at work or my home, keeping spaces [...]