July 30, 2021

Hiring Veterans: A Simple Guide for New Business Owners

Article contributed by Ed Carter, founder of AbleFutures.  Veteran unemployment rates have been in decline in the last few years. And then the pandemic started. Just when more business owners began to realize the benefits of hiring ex-military, the crisis took a toll on most small enterprises, forcing them to close temporarily or entirely.

July 19, 2021

Goodwill Computer Works Awarded Most Empowering Personal Technology Retail Business

Congratulations to Goodwill Computer Works! Corporate Vision, a leading digital platform that supports and guides better business practices around the globe,  awarded their team with the 2021 Technology Innovator Award for Most Empowering Personal Technology Retail Business – California. 

July 13, 2021

Donating 101

Here’s your one-stop shop for what you can and cannot donate at Goodwill! Tune in for a fun way to get to know our donating guidelines. 

July 29, 2021

Myth Busters – Find Out The Truth About Those Online Rumors

For years, there have been several online rumors circulating about Goodwill and our mission, and we’d like to clear the air for you— because ultimately, our mission matters the most, and we want to get the facts straight.   Discover the truth. Discover all the good happening at Goodwill of Orange County.

July 8, 2021

Here’s How to Make an Easy Bowl DIY from Goodwill!

Here’s an easy Goodwill DIY for people who aren’t always the best at DIYs: turn a simple Goodwill bowl into sweet, elegant home decor! 

July 7, 2021

We’re Debunking Your Goodwill Myths! ✅

Discover the truth and all the good happening at Goodwill of Orange County. 

July 4, 2021

Goodwill Necessities for Fourth of July

Fourth of July is right around the corner, and it’s sure to bring those favorite traditions: fireworks, barbeques, pool reunions, sparklers, and a plain old good time. As you’re getting ready for your celebration, here are just a few Fourth of July staples you’ll be sure to find at any of our Goodwill stores.

June 28, 2021

A Goodwill Gift: Program Participants’ Handmade Magnets

In a time when people are as isolated as ever, Goodwill of Orange County’s program participants sparked an idea to help bring OC Goodwill employees together through a simple gift: handcrafted magnets.

June 23, 2021

Summer is Finally Here!

It’s officially summer time, and Goodwill is here to help you have the best summer yet! 

June 19, 2021

Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom

June 19 is Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. This celebration honors the day in 1865 when slaves in Texas finally heard through Union Army General Gordon Granger that they were free — two months after the end of the Civil War and two and half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.