Author: Steve Niswonger

Looking for Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day?

Looking for creative ideas for Valentine’s Day? As adults, we rush around between work and our other life responsibilities without much time to play games. So why not do a Goodwill Scavenger Hunt? Grab your partner and pick out items for each other!  Make up your own rules and have some FUN….Not only are you... Read more »
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Meet Scott

When Scott came to Miracle Clubhouse, he was severely depressed.”I struggled with my mental health. My life had no direction or goals.”  He had trouble holding down a job, often going on and off his medication, causing great fluctuation in his ability to focus and maintain relationships. He had several brushes with the law and... Read more »
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DIY Holiday Candy Vase

Here is a quick and easy holiday craft to do with the kids. All you need is a thrifted vase and window clings from Goodwill and then fill with Candy. It’s a great gift for your kids to hand out!    Click here to watch the video
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DIY Holiday Wall Décor

With some spray paint, thrifted canvas, and some greenery from the Goodwill Store, you can make an amazing Wall Decoration for the Holidays.  You can use a canvas or purchase a frame with glass and remove the picture in the frame and adhere the window clings to the glass frame. Click here to watch the... Read more »
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Easy DIY Holiday Decoration for Your Home – Holiday Basket

What a great inexpensive way to decorate your table for the Holidays. Just grab a basket and some ornaments from the Goodwill Store and spray paint. It’s easy and will not break your wallet. This craft only took about 5 minutes and just $6.00. Click to Learn More to Watch the Video
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Easy DIY Holiday Decoration – Faux Whipped Cream Mug Toppers

  Who would’ve thought it was possible? Well, it is and it’s very easy! You just need to grab Christmas mugs and holiday decor from the Goodwill Store, some lightweight spackle, piping bags and you can create an amazing holiday décor or gift! Click Learn More to Watch the How-To Video.    
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Meet Benewende

Benewende Zombre was determined to make a good living to support herself and her three children. She turned to Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley (GESMV) for help. She started by entering GESMV’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classroom with a wholeheartedness to apply herself and a dedication to increase her knowledge of conversational and... Read more »
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Meet Ricky an Army Veteran

For three years, Ricky has been a member at the Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley’s Miracle Clubhouse.  The Clubhouse is a vital community for growth, hope, and opportunity for people recovering from mental illness in the Dayton area. The Clubhouse is committed to ongoing improvement, positive development of strengths, and elimination of the stigma against those... Read more »
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Meet Rodney

Rodney has struggled with vision impairment for most of his life. In high school, his vision began to fade. Once his vision began to fade, he found it difficult to be able to do the necessary assignments needed for school. He started to sit closer and closer to the chalkboard so that he could see... Read more »
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