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How Can You Help The Homeless?

http://youtu.be/TPtvyRkalbA   The best way to be part of the Homeless Conversation is to be involved. We can’t all volunteer at a shelter or give to a food bank but what if doing your part is as simple as donating or shopping at Goodwill? We watch the conversations in the community and want to be…
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Goodwill Hunting: Back To School Shopping

Back to school shopping can be stressful and daunting for parents. You want to buy enough clothes for the kids but you can’t always afford to go out and purchase a new wardrobe, especially when you have more than one child. What Kathy and I used to do with our boys, especially when they were…
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Goodwill: Let’s Play Ball for FREE…really?

  There is nothing like a baseball game in Eugene. But time is running out and soon the dugout will be empty as football fans pack Autzen Stadium next door. Goodwill can get you into an Em’s Baseball game for free. That’s right - on Sundays you bring a bag of donated items to an…
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Looking For A New Job: I Know Who Can Help

When I first started working with Goodwill Industries I thought they helped provide jobs for people with disabilities and they do. But their mission is so much bigger. The first time someone said: “We help people with barriers to employment” I began to realize Goodwill is out to help all of us find meaningful employment.…
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Goodwill Hunting: Check out My Bed

I'm a scavenger and I mean that in a good way. I've always been able to look at something and see something else. When I walk into a Goodwill store is see possibilities not used items. I bought an old ice cream freezer and made it into a planter or find old windows and make…
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Looking For A Job? I have a little GoodWill to pass along.

  Hi, this is Rick Dancer. I never used to think of Goodwill Industries as the place to connect people with a job. I’ve known for years that Goodwill assists people with disabilities but when Goodwill says it helps people with barriers to employment, that means just about anyone. I met a woman who got…
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Goodwill: Behind the Scenes

You can find real deals if you keep an eye on your local Goodwill Store. Everyday stuff is flying in and out of the back room. We took our camera's behind the scenes to show you why you need to check Goodwill often. You won't believe what we saw in the back on Wednesday June…
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Goodwill: Much More Than a Resale Store

Mariah Nelson had no idea shopping at Goodwill would lead her to a job. She moved back to Eugene to go to the U of O. In order to make this all work Mariah needed a job. While shopping at Goodwill she heard an announcement on the in-store music station. It was an ad talking…
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Goodwill Hunting: Father’s Day

I like to pick on Emma, our co-host for Rick Dancer TV but must admit her last Goodwill Hunting she did, for the June show is really quite amazing. Dads are hard to buy for. So when Emma told me she planned to make a gift for her dad I thought, really? When Kassie, (our…
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That’s not a planter, or is it? Goodwill Hunting

Kassie, Emma, Rick When we brought up the idea of doing "Goodwill Hunting" for Goodwill Industries I had no idea Emma (from KNRQ and KZEL) would be such a great fit as a host. Emma's life is recycling. Don't tell her I told you this but she is a very creative young woman and when…
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