October 11, 2019

Blake’s Life Changed Through the Power of Work

There are many defining characteristics of Blake. He is smart, kind and determined. His cerebral palsy is just one of several features that make him the person he is. With a degree from Chapman University in Legal Studies and a drive to work, you would think it would be easy for Blake to find a...

September 19, 2019

Fall into Fashion this Season with #OCGoodwill!

Snap out of summer mode because it’s time for fall – and even more exciting fall fashion! Check out the fall fashion trends we have our eyes on with pieces discovered at some of our local Goodwill of Orange County stores! GETTING CATTY Leopard is a timeless print that reigns the fashion jungle during the...

September 13, 2019

Miles’ Hard Work Leads to Promotion

Miles is a capable, driven young man, who at 30 years old, wanted to work, but was having no luck finding employment. He did not view his cerebral palsy as a limitation, but many of the employers he was interviewing with did. That all changed in 2015 when he met Jay and Sammer, the owners...

September 5, 2019

Two Exceptional and Compassionate Bank of America Student Leaders Intern at Goodwill of Orange County

Earlier this summer, Goodwill of Orange County partnered with Bank of America to provide an inside look at the organization through an engaging internship for two local high school students through Bank of America’s Student Leaders program. The philanthropic program offers young people in Orange County an opportunity to build their workforce and leadership skills...

August 29, 2019

Goodwill of OC Celebrated #NationalThriftStoreDay on August 17!

Saturday, August 17 was National Thrift Store Day! Best day of the year? We think so! National Thrift Store Day is more than just snagging great deals. On this day, thrifters and bargain shoppers not only celebrate the values of up-cycling, re-using, smart shopping and thrifty fashion, but are given the opportunity to have an...

August 23, 2019

10,000 People Care for #OCGoodwill on We Care Wednesday!

Earlier this month, OC Fair attendees had the opportunity to receive free admission and a free carnival ride ticket simply by donating five new or gently used clothing items to Goodwill of Orange County. During this year’s clothing drive more than 10,000 community members showed up and donated an amazing 31,538 pounds of clothing! Each...

August 16, 2019

#OCGoodwill Excels at Back to School

Just like that, the new school year is almost here! Ensure your little one starts the year off in style with affordable back to school outfits and accessories from Goodwill of Orange County. Check out the looks we discovered at some of our local #OCGoodwill stores below! CLASSROOM CLASSICS Back to school can mean getting...

August 9, 2019

Sharing Goodwill with Nicole Suydam

“I think a lot of times people go straight to judgement. You never know the circumstances that led to someone’s situation. Eliminate the judgement. People need a second chance.” – Nicole Suydam, Sharing Goodwill Episode One.  We are so excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, Sharing Goodwill with Nicole Suydam! Good news, inspiring...

August 2, 2019

Exclusive Outdoor Styling Event with Kate Keesee

Last month, Goodwill of Orange County teamed up with renowned Orange County DIY and home décor influencer and stylist Kate Keesee for an exclusive in-store event all about creating a perfect outdoor space without breaking the bank. Hosted at Goodwill’s Anaheim Town Square store, a VIP group of #OCGoodwill Instagram followers got the opportunity to...

July 25, 2019

Sizzle This Summer With #OCGoodwill

The sun’s out and the living’s easy! With summer comes barbecues, weekend getaways and beach days filling the calendar, an updated summer wardrobe is a must! Check out #OCGoodwill outfit inspiration and style advice to keep you stylish and feeling cool all summer long. SWEET SUMMER STYLE Get ready for your wardrobe to beam brighter than the sun...