Archive for 2015

Holiday Party Attire and “Ugly” Sweaters

People don’t agree on whether to call them ugly or just tacky, but there is no doubt holiday sweaters can make the season’s parties and gatherings more festive. Southern Oregon Goodwill’s Marketing Director, Julie Fletcher, recently appeared on local television news casts to show the wide selection of the original sweaters from the 80’s and […]

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Posted in: Holiday, Retail

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2015 Holiday Bazaars

Don’t Miss Our Holiday Bazaars Did you love the Goodwill Holiday Extravaganza? There will be even more to love this holiday season! We have moved our Annual Holiday Extravaganza into our retail stores with 8 unique events! Our 2015 Holiday Bazaars, hosted in our stores from Ashland to Roseburg, offer 8 opportunities to grab amazing […]

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Posted in: Holiday

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Southern Oregon Goodwill® Awarded Grant to Offer Computer Skills Training

Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries proudly announces receipt of a $20,000 grant from William and Florence Schneider Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF). The grant is dedicated to Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Project which is aimed at increasing computer-related job skills. “Through our discussions with local employers regarding their workforce needs, we received feedback that successful […]

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Posted in: Education & Learning

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Story Behind the Store Awards and Tours

Southern Oregon Goodwill is hosting six separate awards and community open houses between April 1 and June 18, to honor accomplishments of the people participating in our services and outstanding community partners. The first two events took place on Wednesday, April 1 at Klamath Falls Goodwill Retail and Mission Services office and on Thursday, April […]

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Posted in: Mission Services

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Goodwill® Partners with The Family Connection

Goodwill Partners with Family Connection: One-Stop Resource Website for Parents Southern Oregon Goodwill is pleased to announce the agency has joined a collaborative partnership of local agencies to form the The Family Connection website. Launched in February 2015, website is a virtual one-stop shop for Southern Oregon parents wanting to connect with vital local resources. Parents and caregivers can […]

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Posted in: Family Strengthening, Mission Services

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Happy 152nd Birthday to Goodwill® Founder

On January 19,  Goodwill Industries International and its 165 affiliated agencies celebrate the 152nd birthday of our founder, the Rev. Edgar James Helms, who established our guiding principles of “a hand up, not a hand out.” Helms once wrote, “Work greatly enhances the morale of those who help themselves and others by their labor in our […]

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Posted in: Goodwill in the News

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