Back To School Outfit Staples That Make Dressing To Impress That Much Easier

2019-08-28T09:53:53-06:00August 28th, 2019|DIY, Featured, Home and Style, Stories|

As Labor Day swiftly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the inevitable. The end of lazy summer days and the start of classes. Before heading back to school, I would always make sure to plan my first few days of outfits. Especially for college students, whose schedules and professors are different each day of [...]

3 Stress-Free Back To School Outfit Hacks To Help Busy Teachers Dress To Impress

2019-08-22T14:10:41-06:00August 22nd, 2019|DIY, Featured, Home and Style, Stories|

Most teachers make their jobs look easy. In reality, helping hundreds of children and young adults grow both in their studies and as people is no easy feat. It takes up hours out of the day that go beyond the classroom. Creating lesson plans and grading tests can’t be done during class time, and neither [...]

Behind The Scenes of The Goodwill Pop-Up

2019-08-20T15:38:40-06:00August 20th, 2019|Fashion, Featured, Good Deals, Stories|

One of my favorite things about summer is shopping up and down a bustling market strip. By bringing together artists, cooks, and farmers, summer markets are a Mecca for all things local. Even on days when nothing at the market has that “I must bring you home with me” attraction; it’s always nice to sit [...]

A Feel Good Moment – Elaine Wenger

2019-08-16T09:51:49-06:00August 16th, 2019|Employment, Events, Featured, Goodwillians/Stories, Media Releases, News Category Archive, Stories, Volunteer|

Elaine Wenger began working at Goodwill 43 years ago and in August she is finally ready to hang up her jacket. Born with a disability, Wenger is an inspiration to those who look to gain meaningful employment and a symbol of how Goodwill Industries of Alberta can help those find a purpose through the power [...]

Always Shop GST-Free at Goodwill.

2019-08-15T15:54:58-06:00August 15th, 2019|Events, Featured, Good Deals, News Category Archive, Stories|

When you shop or donate at Goodwill, GOOD things happen. You create employment opportunities for those with disabilities, giving people a purpose through the power of work. You successfully divert items from the landfill giving regular household items, clothes or otherwise, a second chance at a new life, a new beginning. Finally (and here's the [...]

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 [...]

Meet our Donation Drive Coordinators!

2018-03-22T11:29:21-06:00June 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 [...]