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Whatcom Talk: Comcast, Evergreen Goodwill Team Up to Bring Connection and Opportunity through Free Classes

February 23, 2022

Posted in: Community and Press Releases

Learn more about Evergreen Goodwill's efforts to help bridge the "digital divide" and our partnership with Comcast Washington, which has assisted us in improving the technology available at our Job Training and Education Centers and in being able to provide vital technological resources to our students. 

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Spread the love this Valentine's Day by shopping Goodwill

February 5, 2022

Posted in: DIY Projects, Shop, and Thrifty Kitchen

Get ready for Valentine's Day by shopping Goodwill! Whether you're celebrating the holiday with your sweetie or having a "Galentine's Day" gathering with a few close friends, Goodwill is here to help you find your favorite rom-com film, a selection of unique gifts or create a one-of-a-kind tablescape.

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Employee Spotlight: Monique

February 2, 2022

Posted in: Youth Programs and Job Training & Education

“I wanted to change as many lives as I possibly could cause I got tired of seeing the same thing over and over again.”

Monique has made it her life mission to set young people up for success. For the last 25 years, she's shaped the lives of countless people and is now representing Evergreen Goodwill as the Youth Program Director. She's committed to expanding the organization's reach and hopes to continue amplifying our efforts surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Student Story: Pramuan

January 24, 2022

Posted in: Student Stories and Job Training & Education

“I want to tell anyone about Goodwill – that Goodwill help people.” – Pramuan.

Evergreen Goodwill has been a transformative piece of Pramuan’s life as he seeks to become a U.S. citizen after emigrating from Thailand. While participating in our Citizenship Test Preparation and ESOL classes, Pramuan had a vested interest in not only his own success but of his fellow classmates, too.  

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Employee Spotlight: Joseph

January 5, 2022

Posted in: Community and Self-Advocacy

“This company has helped me get into an apartment, and then helped me learn how to be a material handler, to a material handler lead, to a material handler supervisor.” – Joseph

Working at Goodwill provides much more than just a paycheck for many of our employees, but rather a second chance at life. Combining his perseverance with Goodwill’s network of support, Joseph has built a career, secured stable housing, achieved sobriety, and reunited with his daughter.

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KING 5 Evening: What's new in men's fashions for 2022

January 1, 2022

Posted in: Press Releases

Jim Dever and Saint Bryan from KING5 Evening visited Evergreen Goodwill's flagship Dearborn nonprofit thrift store to put together several trending looks in men's fashion. 

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Unique treasures to impress your next host or hostess

December 17, 2021

Posted in: Shop and Holidays

Looking to show your gathering host or hostess some appreciation this holiday season? Give them a gift that will not only impress but could also serve a dual purpose! From unique serving trays to charcuterie boards, cupcake stands, and much more – check out your local Goodwill for all kinds of holiday treasures.

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Holiday Tea Time by Goodwill

December 13, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects, Shop, and Holidays

Get cozy this holiday season with a chic table setting that's perfect for hosting afternoon tea at your home – using treasures found at Goodwill! From teapots to tablecloths and holiday-themed bakeware, this tablescape came together in a flash and on a dime with a visit to one of our nonprofit thrift stores.

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Where are they now: Keone's Story

December 13, 2021

Posted in: Student Stories and Job Training & Education

“It just takes somebody to care, somebody to try, somebody to do what Goodwill is doing.”

A lot has changed for Keone since we last heard from him at the Glitter Gala fundraising event in 2017. He's continuing to push forward in his career as he and his wife raise their young child. Learn more about Keone's Goodwill journey and how it's transformed his life. 

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Holiday shopping: check out our largest inventory of new toys and games!

December 10, 2021

Posted in: Shop and Holidays

Your local Goodwill may be looking more like Santa’s workshop these days! We have dozens of BRAND NEW toys and games, as well as an assortment of everyday treasures – giving shoppers even more gift options this holiday season.

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