June 29, 2018

A FESTIVE FOURTH WITH #OCGOODWILL

Summer is in full swing and the Fourth of July is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start thinking about star-spangled outfits! Goodwill of Orange County is here to help you show your patriotic spirit, no matter your plans this year. Check out these Independence Day must-haves we pulled together at our...

June 22, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER CHRIS STONER

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Client Services Manager Chris Stoner. Name: Chris Stoner Title: Client Services Manager Years working at Goodwill of OC: 13 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? Working with the people we serve not only gives me the opportunity to “pay forward” the kindnesses I have received in my life, but...

June 15, 2018

THREE WAYS TO USE REUSABLE #OCGOODWILL BAGS

We are excited to introduce two brand-new Goodwill of Orange County-branded reusable bags! These cute bags are now available for purchase at our OC Goodwill Boutique in San Juan Capistrano and RARE by Goodwill in Anaheim. These bags won’t last long so don’t miss your opportunity to snag one for yourself for just $1! Looking...

June 4, 2018

THE PERFECT DUO – AATIF AND CARMELO

Aatif, a disabled United States Naval Air Force Veteran, came to Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services seeking assistance to achieve his career goals and move toward self-sufficiency. Through the Tierney Center’s employment and career counseling support, Aatif was offered an employment experience opportunity working with one of Goodwill’s various programs. In...

May 30, 2018

HAVE A “WORTHY” MEMORIAL DAY

When you talk about Memorial Day – it is common to hear about a long weekend, boating at the lake, and family and friends at backyard BBQs. Greetings of “Happy Memorial Day” and “Thank you for your Service” pass to our veterans in person and across social media. This is all good, as we should...

May 18, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S SENIOR MANAGER OF INTERNAL PROGRAM AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS RAMON MEDINA

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Senior Manager of Internal Program and Information Systems Ramon Medina. Name: Ramon Medina Title: Senior Manager of Internal Program and Information Systems Years working at Goodwill of OC: 20 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? I like to see the lives that have been transformed by a Goodwill program...

May 8, 2018

MEET PETER AND CHRIS OF #OCGOODWILL’S FITNESS CENTER

Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce the addition of a new physical therapist and physical therapist assistant to its Rogers A. Severson Fitness & Technology Center team. Dr. Peter Nguyen, Physical Therapist and Christopher Thomas, Physical Therapist Assistant were both hired in April 2018. The Goodwill Fitness Center in Santa Ana is Orange...

May 3, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER ERIC BISAILLON

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Business Development Manager Eric Bisaillon. Name: Eric Bisaillon Title: Business Development Manager Years working at Goodwill of OC: 3 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? I enjoy the people I work with and participating in community events to tell others about how Goodwill helps people with barriers. What do...

April 27, 2018

COMMITTED TO HELPING OTHERS: HINESH’S STORY

Hinesh was on a path to achieving his dreams of being a doctor. He was enrolled in a specialized program to achieve his MD and PhD at University of California, Irvine. Unexpectedly, Hinesh hit a road bump. In July, Hinesh suffered a fall that left him with a broken neck and a spinal cord injury....

April 17, 2018

#DIY: SPRING DINING WITH CHANTELLY JEAN

Spring is one of my favorite seasons because the days get longer and the weather warms up enough to enjoy being outside. We always look forward to Spring in our household because it means lots of dining outside with great music and great company! We love to entertain and are always thinking of new ways...