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News and Events

10
Apr

Goodwill Packaging and Distributing Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19

  Like any challenge, COVID-19 is teaching us all how we can work together to overcome. Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes has partnered with Progressive Industrial Fluids Ltd to manufacture and bottle hand sanitizer out of the Goodwill Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment in London, Ontario. Progressive Fluids is a Mississauga-based company that […]

17
Apr

Goodwill and RBC: Launching the Future of Youth Together

Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes and RBC: Launching the future of youth together LONDON, ON, April 17, 2019 – Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes is pleased to announce that Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has committed $800,000 in support of Work First, a work-integrated experiential learning initiative which assists people shut out of the labour market attain […]

30
Mar

Goodwill OGL and Goodwill EKL Coming Together as One Goodwill

Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes and Goodwill Essex Kent Lambton Coming Together As One Goodwill For more than a century, Goodwill Industries has played an essential role in providing jobs, skills development and economic prosperity for people who face challenges to finding employment such as poverty, disability, skills deficits and other disadvantaging conditions. In 2018 […]

17
Sep

Bring Good Home

When you put an awesome find in your Goodwill® cart, you’re not just thrifting. You’re being a local hero.   How it works:   Last year, more than 2 million people engaged in face-to-face services at Goodwill to help prepare for and gain a good job, build their financial assets and advance in their careers.  Together with […]

24
Mar

Goodwill receives 2017 Environmental Leadership Award

Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes is proud to receive the London Chamber of Commerce 2017 Environmental Leadership Award! The award recognizes businesses whose activities enhance or protect the environment while meeting commercial demands (better use of energy and water, minimizing wastes through reduction and recycling activities and being an environmental steward in the community, etc.). […]

08
Feb

Career Tip: How to Control Your Exposure on LinkedIn

By Tom Crouch One of the more frequently encountered concerns expressed about LinkedIn is privacy. While most people on LinkedIn use it as tool for network development and job search, they may not always want to be exposed to random browsers or uninvited “unknowns.” This is a bit of a challenge. After all, one of […]

08
Jan

Apprenticeship Pays At Goodwill’s Career Centre

By Steve Williams Do you have passion for building, fixing or repairing things? Do you enjoy working with your hands, have a good eye for how things work or go together? Enjoy solving problems? Were your favourite subjects in school a technology or shop class? Phys Ed? Technical Math? And are you the type of […]

07
Jan

Mission Moment: Kira’s Story

Kira’s Story: Before I took the Money Matters course through Goodwill, I was like anyone else – living paycheque to paycheque, always worried some surprise expense might pop up, and trying to carve out a social life with the pennies left over. Taking the Money Matters course, I was excited to learn new skills and […]

16
Dec

Goodwill and the City of London Supporting Refugees

Goodwill and the City of London Supporting Refugees Accepting Donations at all Goodwill Locations Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes is partnering with the City of London to help, where needed, organize the goods donated by thousands of generous Londoners. Goodwill will provide refugees with access to the full array of donations, including full-access to all […]

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