Spring style trends: Leather, gingham, stripes and more

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By Guest Blogger Sally McGraw
It’s time, once again, to examine the hot “new” trends for the season, and remind ourselves that fashion recycles EVERYTHING! Here are just a few of the garments, colors, and styles that are trending for early spring that you can easily track down at your local thrift and consignment shops, including Goodwill, Second Début and Gina + Will. (Note that all of the on-trend items I’m wearing below have been thrifted. Already.) Continue reading

Goodwill hunting: Inspired by Kate Moss

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By Guest Blogger Nora from Two Birds
There’s no doubt that mega-watt supermodel Kate Moss is a style icon. Almost anything she is photographed wearing becomes an instant must-have for the fashionistas around the globe. Kate looks amazing in everything, from glamorous evening gowns to menswear inspired pantsuits to her trademark boho-chic street style. Her street style is definitely my favorite thing to see her in. Sure, she wears hundreds of dollars worth of clothing in one look, Continue reading

Goodwill gives its support to 2nd Chance Day on the Hill

By Brian Boese, Mission Marketing Coordinator
One thing you notice when you’re involved with Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota is that it provides a pretty steady stream of inspiration. The 8th annual Second Chance Day on the Hill on Jan. 29th was a perfect example. Continue reading

Goodwill-Easter Seals program with Ramsey County to provide subsidized workforce for businesses

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By Chris Flippo, Director of Mission Marketing
Thanks to its outstanding record for providing workforce development services, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota has been chosen to provide Minnesota Subsidized and Transitional Employment Demonstration (MSTED) program services in Ramsey County. Continue reading

A note from our president

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By Michael Wirth-Davis, D.P.A., President & CEO
We all understand that people who live with disabilities face challenges. But one particular challenge, sometimes overlooked, is how difficult it can be for someone with a disability to find a job.

The U.S. Department of Labor website currently shows that in Continue reading

Valentine’s Day home decor

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By Guest Blogger Sarah Carlson
We’re only a few days away from Valentine’s Day which means it’s time for you to spruce up your home with lots of hearts and pretty hues! Expenses for home décor can easily add up, but they really don’t have to. If you opt for thrifty finds instead of buying brand new from the store, you’ll not only get more bang for your buck, but you’ll also get items with more character and charm as well! Continue reading