Evergreen Goodwill Blog

The Greater than Good virtual auction is open!

November 8, 2021

Posted in: Sales & Events

Bid now, and you could score Alaska Airlines tickets, premium Seattle Kraken tickets, and a spectacular range of vintage and designer treasures found at Goodwill! Click "read more" to find out how you can participate and support a great cause.

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Where are they now: Yulia's story

November 8, 2021

Posted in: Student Stories

“I need to achieve my goals because if you don’t have goals, you cannot achieve anything.”

When Yulia moved to the United States from Russia, she says she never established any professional goals for herself. Thanks to Evergreen Goodwill, Yulia was able to further her education and now dreams of one day attending a university and becoming a licensed CPA.

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Halloween Costume Ideas

October 23, 2021

Posted in: Halloween, Fashion, and Shop

Still on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume? We put together some easy, creative looks for the whole family using treasures found at one of our nonprofit thrift stores. 

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October 20, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects, Halloween, and Shop

There’s still plenty of time to take your Halloween decor to the next level! Check out the latest project in our festive DIY decor series and recreate this spooky vignette using treasures found at Goodwill.

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DIY Halloween Decor: Lighted Skeleton Wall Sconce

October 16, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects, Halloween, and Shop

Make your Halloween display a little extra by transforming an ordinary holiday decor item into a work of art! Check out our step-by-step guide and shopping list so you can recreate this eye-catching skeleton at home.

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FOX 13: Different kind of Halloween costume

October 15, 2021

Posted in: Press Releases

Evergreen Goodwill's DIY Guy, Gary Foy, presented to FOX 13's Good Day Seattle three, easy to put together, Halloween costume ideas using pieces found at one of our nonprofit thrift stores. 

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Get Trunk or Treat Ready at Goodwill

October 13, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects, Halloween, and Shop

Need some inspiration on how to transform your trunk or truck bed into a spooky, Halloween masterpiece? Check out our DIY video, get your shopping list ready, and let us help you recreate this look with your own personal touch!

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Temporary Closure of some Donation Centers

October 5, 2021

Posted in: Community and Donate

We're changing things up, as donating at Goodwill will look a little different over the next two weeks. Click Read More for everything you need to know about navigating these temporary changes while we make some necessary improvements.

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Our mission is evergreen

September 9, 2021

Posted in: Community and Job Training & Education


As a way to be more inclusive of all communities we serve, we’ll be changing our name to Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington (or Evergreen Goodwill for short). Rest assured, we’re still the same organization committed to helping others, and now we have a name that better suits us!

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Where Are They Now: Rachelle’s Story

July 26, 2021

Posted in: Community, Job Training & Education, and Student Stories

“Things are so much brighter than I could have ever dreamed, and I just learned how capable I am even though I really believed and was told that I wasn’t. Goodwill showed me this whole different side of me.”

Rachelle arrived at Goodwill after leaving a horrendous situation. She grew up in a struggling family, dropped out of high school, and got involved in a relationship that led to Rachelle being a victim of human trafficking. Goodwill’s Job Training and Education (JTE) staff embraced Rachelle the moment she entered the center and provided the encouragement and support she needed to start believing in herself again.

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