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Back To School, Back To Reality

  Shopping: The best part of going back to school! Getting ready to head back to school. I have to admit – it’s a time of emotional conflict for my family.  The return of football games on a cool fall night, friends you haven’t seen in months, and the inevitable...

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Loyda: Stitching Lives Together – Mission Moment

Loyda Sandoval Sometimes our lives are like a patchwork quilt, made up of many small pieces that can appear confusing and misconfigured — chaotic. But when the pieces are assembled correctly and bound together by a caring hand, they become something beautiful and...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Less

What do ties, golf clubs, and a six-pack all have in common? While they’re each nice (and surely appreciated) Father’s Day gifts, they’re also the type of present that you can really only give once. Giving the same type of gift every year will seem uninspired and...

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Top 5 Thrifty Summer DIY Projects

The Summer is a great time to bust out your crafting supplies and start some Do-It-Yourself projects with help from your local Goodwill. Do you want to do something creative with your wardrobe on a budget? We love helping our customers find what they are...

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How Spring Cleaning can Impact Your Community

It is the turn of the season and as the weather gets warmer, our closets and garages fill with clutter. Maybe it was the holidays, or dad’s “weekend project” that is still waiting to be assembled. Regardless of how your clutter has collected, Goodwill Industries of...

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The ABCs of Stress Free De-Cluttering

When spring cleaning comes around each year, you may be taking the opportunity to streamline your accumulation of housewares, clothing, shoes and books. But amongst the chaos, how do you decide what goes and what stays?   Getting organized is all about decisions....

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Avery’s Testimony – The Excel Center®

AVERY'S TESTIMONY - THE EXCEL CENTER® Let’s face it, being a teen is tough.  Your high school years can be a test of your decision-making; a balancing act between friends and school, fun and responsibility, your new-found independence and the fact that you still...

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Find Resolution Inspiration with Goodwill

FIND RESOLUTION INSPIRATION WITH GOODWILL January is the month when people set new goals for themselves to improve different aspects of their lives! We thought it might be helpful for us to give you some resolution ideas, or if you have already chosen one, how to find...

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Sweater Weather

SWEATER WEATHER SWEATER WEATHER As most of you all know, it is sweater weather in the Natural State. Temperatures can get well below freezing, and we want to make sure you are prepared with lots of warm, DIY essentials! Sweater DIY #1 – Fashion Find sweaters at...

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Tara’s Goodwill Journey

TARA’S GOODWILL JOURNEY Meet Tara. Tara first came to Goodwill in April of 2016 after recently being released from a correctional facility. The criminal activity she was involved with due to her drug addiction left her with felony convictions that ultimately hindered...

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DIY – Skeleton Legs from Thrifted Jeans

DIY - SKELETON LEGS FROM THRIFTED JEANS Goodwill is your Halloween headquarters! Each day, people donate clothes and other items that can be transformed into unique Halloween costumes, including clothing and accessories from different eras, imaginative props and more!...

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The Excel Center Grand Opening Event

THE EXCEL CENTER GRAND OPENING EVENT October 12, 2017 marked The Excel Center® at Goodwill's first press conference introducing our enhanced commitment to strengthening the community through education. There were over 150 law makers, congressmen, educators and local...

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Time for the Fall Flip!

TIME FOR THE FALL FLIP! It's officially time for crisp air, pumpkin spice lattes and comfy sweaters! And not only that... It's time to clean out the clothes you no longer need or wear and exchange them for new fall apparel. At Goodwill, we can help you with donating...

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Personal Brand

YOUR PERSONAL BRANDI got a sewing machine when I was in high school, so that’s when I really started getting into updating clothing pieces: turning pants into shorts, tees into crop tops--I even made my own prom dress! I did this for clothes I already owned, but I...

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