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Employer of the Year Award

Employer of the Year Award

Goodwill San Diego was honored with the Employer of the Year award by the San Diego Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (SDCEP)! Which is basically like getting the Oscar for helping people with disabilities and other barriers to employment get jobs....

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5 Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend in San Diego

5 Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend in San Diego

You’ve earned it! Spend this Labor Day enjoying what sunny San Diego has to offer with these fun low-cost ideas! If you are missing some essentials for your day of fun, stop by your local Goodwill to pick up everything you need. 5 fun Labor Day Weekend activities:...

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Tips for Downsizing Effectively

Tips for Downsizing Effectively

Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Independent, Assisted Living & Memory Care section, August 16, 2019 Tips for Helping Your Loved Ones Downsize Effectively   It's a rite of passage: You grow up, move out of your parents' house and build a home of...

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Rancho Bernardo Bridal Event

Rancho Bernardo Bridal Event

Bridal Event at our Rancho Bernardo Retail Store September 13, 14 and 15, 2018 beginning at 9 am all three days   The most beautiful bridal gowns, bridesmaid, mother-of-the-bride, prom and pageant dresses, accessories and event décor will be available for...

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Winter Wonderland Personalized Terrarium

Winter Wonderland Personalized Terrarium

  If you’ve ever wanted to climb into a snow globe, this project is for you. I love the magical feeling I get when I shake one and watch the snowflakes fall, so while thinking about holiday gifts this year I decided to create a larger scale winter wonderland...

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DIY Spooky Spider Web Vase

DIY Spooky Spider Web Vase

It is finally autumn and Goodwill is here to help you decorate for Halloween. Do not let the cost of decorating spook you out of the holiday spirit. This DIY spider web vase is easy to do and very inexpensive. We did this project for under $5! Supplies: Hot glue gun...

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DIY Jewelry Organizer

DIY Jewelry Organizer

  Get organized! Create a chic and inexpensive upcycled jewelry organizer in less than 30 minutes plus drying time. I found this wooden shelf and had a lot of fun converting it into an organizer. Now, I will be able to find all of my jewelry in one spot making it...

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8 College Dorm Room Must-Haves

8 College Dorm Room Must-Haves

  Moving into a college dorm room is overwhelming and costly. It can be difficult to decide what to bring and what to leave at home. It is best to keep these two things in mind: Be organized and prepared.     Each college will have their own rules and...

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Get Your Comic-Con On at Goodwill

Get Your Comic-Con On at Goodwill

Comic-Con is on the horizon and it is time to get your costumes ready! Goodwill makes it easy to come up with a creative costume that will look pristine for less. Think outside the box and browse through your local store to find items that are perfect for a...

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