Stories tagged: goodwill
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 4 a.m.
Thanks to Marie Kondo, there’s been a whirlwind of donations to Spokane thrift stores, even during winter months that usually are slow.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 4 a.m.
Hope Works is run by Goodwill in partnership with the city of Spokane, Catholic Charities and the Downtown Spokane Partnership. The goal is to reach out directly to panhandlers, gather …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
A Goodwill worker collecting clothes and other items at a Texas sorting center was surprised to find an albino python clinging to the side of a bin.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Goodwill in Moscow was closed Thursday afternoon after a World War II-era land mine, possibly active, was donated to the store.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:53 p.m.
The 11th annual Runway Renegades Fashion Show will be held on Satuday at Riverside Place.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 12:56 p.m.
A hazardous materials team has been called to a Goodwill warehouse in Seattle after a radioactive material was found.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
Police say an employee sorting through items donated to a Goodwill store in Vancouver, Washington, found a wooden box containing cremated remains.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Spokane-area Goodwill locations are seeking donations of new household items for military veterans recovering from periods of homelessness. The donation drive is one of several initiatives to help local veterans …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Citing concerns about reports of “scary clown sightings,” Goodwill Industries of the Northwest announced Thursday it would stop selling clown masks.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice. Goodwill. Mankind needs more of it. But in the financial world, there may be far too much already. Goodwill is the …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A woman was stabbed as she shopped inside the Goodwill thrift store at 1406 E. Front Ave. Wednesday night.
Thu., April 24, 2014
Zarah Meyer, 14, hesitantly emerged from a changing room and spun in a slow circle. A floor-length salmon-pink evening gown hugged her figure. She smiled as stylist Cheryl Smith clapped …
Thu., April 10, 2014
Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest received a $350,000 grant in January to fund its GoodGuides youth mentoring program. It’s the second time Goodwill received this grant from the federal …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014
The young woman at the end of the Goodwill aisle wriggled into a slinky, black cocktail dress but found it to be too small. “Sometimes I’m in a dress mood,” …
Thu., July 18, 2013
The loud hammering coming from the gymnasium in the basement of Central United Methodist Church doesn’t come from a building improvement project – it comes from several personal improvement projects. …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2012
Clark Brekke, CEO of Inland Northwest Goodwill Industries, wants customers to expect great deals – prices at least 70 percent below what items would sell for new. But if someone …
Mon., May 16, 2011
Spring is here, and with it come weddings, outdoor events and the need for a few new outfits. However, buying the season’s trendiest looks takes a toll on the planet …
Thu., May 5, 2011
When Chad Christman was 4 months old, he went for a drive with his parents. The year was 1980, and Christman was sitting in his mom’s lap in the front …