September 15, 2022

Employment WORKS: Job Clubs

Employment WORKS presents a monthly Job Club learning opportunity to help prepare you for employment. Ranging from communication techniques to self-advocacy tips, these Job Clubs provide you with knowledge, tips and tricks to help you succeed on the job! Please click on the links below for the monthly topics and Zoom information. Upcoming Job Clubs:...

August 1, 2022


See our impact in action. Goodwill of Orange County’s Employment WORKS team helps individuals every day on their personal pathway to employment, greater independence and purpose. Mike   Angel   Richard  Ryan  Heather
"Impact in action" poster

August 1, 2022

National Thrift Shop Day is August 17!

National Thrift Shop Day is coming up on August 17, and you’re invited! This is a big day for us so we’ll be celebrating in a big way! THE SECRET IS OUT!  Join us on Wednesday, August 17 at any OC Goodwill store to enjoy: LIMITED EDITION TOTE BAGS Be one of the first customers...
National Thrift Shop Day poster

July 29, 2022

OC Goodwill Store Guides: Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa, California has a vibrant collection of delicious stops and enticing entertainment. With the beach close by and countless shops and restaurants to explore, the fun is endless in this wondrous city.  We rounded up our favorite local places to visit the next time you go thrifting at our Costa Mesa #OCGoodwill store! 📍COSTA...
Costa Mesa CA text poster

July 29, 2022

OC Goodwill Store Guide: Cypress, CA

With dozens of family-owned businesses and tons of family-friendly activities, we can confirm that Cypress is a very family-oriented town. We rounded up our favorite local places to visit the next time you go thrifting at our Cypress #OCGoodwill store! 📍CYPRESS STORE 6006 Lincoln Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630 No. 1 – Classic Flowers and Confections...
Cypress text poster

July 29, 2022

Goodwill Anaheim Store Guide | Thrifting & Things To Do

Anaheim, California is the hotspot for all things fun in Southern California. Home to a wide range of delectable foods and lavish entertainment, Anaheim is also one of the best places to go thrifting as the city houses three Goodwill of Orange County stores.  We rounded up our favorite local places to visit the next...

July 29, 2022

OC Goodwill Store Guides: Brea, CA

Brea, CA  is the destination for all your shopping, entertainment, and dining needs. There is so much to do and explore in this vibrant city. With trendy restaurants and cafes, a wide variety of shops and boutiques, spending a day in Brea will for sure leave you wanting more of this lively city. We rounded...
Brea,CA text poster

July 14, 2022

Breaking Myths About Neurodiversity

The benefits of cognitive diversity at work. The term neurodiversity is a relatively new concept at work. Although challenging, establishing a neurodiverse workplace offers significant benefits.  Neurodiversity is a relatively new expression that refers to variations in how a typical human brain responds to sociability, learning, mood, and other mental functions. It’s a viewpoint that sees...
People smiling and posing for a photo at work place

July 1, 2022

Job Match Q&A with Ryan

Today’s Job Match Q&A introduces us to Ryan. Ryan came to Goodwill ready to shed his past and start a new chapter. Our Employment WORKS program helped him overcome challenges and focus on the future and all it can offer. What is your first name, where do you work, and what is your job title?...
Ryan wearing a mask

June 16, 2022

Goodwill Helps This Sentimental Watch Find Its Way Back Home

While cleaning out her home, Elsie Nakamoto discovered a watch with some wear and tear along its black strap and gold face. Assuming that it was just an older accessory that had reached its end, she donated it to her local Goodwill of Orange County store alongside a stuffed animal, notebook, and other small items. Little did she know...
Man with his sentimental watch