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Goodwill Helps Sponsor World’s Largest Indoor Garage Sale

    I’m not sure what you are doing this weekend, but Saturday if you are not going to the World’s Largest Indoor Garage Sale you need to re-plan your day. Goodwill Industries is a co-sponsor of this event put on by Cumulus Radio. Here’s Emma from 103 to tell you some of what’s going…

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Freshen Up Those Job Hunting Skills

  For me, the toughest part of changing jobs or a career is getting ready for the actual search. You know, you need a fresh, vibrant resume, we all need a little reminder on how to do a job interview, and even though many of us work on a computer all day we’re not sure…

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This will scare you. Halloween is So Close.

I know you’re really busy and thinking about Halloween is not on your radar right now. We’ll I’m here to tell you it should be. By the time you read this you will have less than a week to come up with the perfect costume for the holiday. Don’t be the guy who gets stuck…

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Halloween: Goodwill, One Stop Costume Store

  I don’t know about you but I’m not real big on costumes in a bag. I know, you see them at stores and are tempted to take the easy way out for Halloween. Where’s your Creativity? Where’s the Fun? Watch this if you are looking for fun! The thing I love about Halloween is…

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Goodwill: Your Halloween Super Store

I know a lot of places are selling brand new, ready made Halloween costumes, but where’s the fun in that? Growing up we used to love going to Goodwill and figuring out what we were going to be by what we found on the store shelves. When Kathy and I were dating, we had the…

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I Now Look For a Goodwill Store While on Vacation!

I’m not a fan of fluorescent overhead lights, in fact I find them about as appealing as getting a picture taken after running 10 miles. (I do that but they are always ugly). During the summer my Downtown Eugene office is bright enough that I don’t need a bunch of light but now that the…

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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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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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