August 18, 2018

SEAMLESS SUMMER TO FALL FASHION WITH #OCGOODWILL

How is it already August? As the final weeks of summer come to an end, it’s the perfect time to start transitioning your wardrobe into the new fall season. If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest in fashion news, Goodwill of Orange County is here to help. This fall, it’s all about plaid...

August 9, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE CENTER MANAGER LAUREN MENNIG

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Assistive Technology Exchange Center Manager Lauren Mennig. Name: Lauren Mennig Title: Assistive Technology Exchange Center Manager Years working at Goodwill of OC: 10 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? Being a part of a team that is passionate about serving and working with our program participants. Also, being...

July 31, 2018

ALEX’S JOURNEY TO REACH HER GOALS

The most difficult thing a person can do is talk about the most personal time in their life. Alex was diagnosed in Spring of 2016 with a mental disability– bipolar disorder. Isa, her wife (fiancé at the time), noticed Alex was not her usual self a few weeks prior to the diagnosis. After a difficult...

July 24, 2018

A SHINING EXAMPLE OF GENEROSITY

Earlier this month, Goodwill of Orange County received a legacy gift for more than $450,000 from the late Orange County resident, Norman Smith. Janet Van Emon, a close friend to Norman, presented the check to Goodwill during a special luncheon at Goodwill of Orange County’s corporate headquarters in Santa Ana. Norman Smith is a shining...

July 14, 2018

2018 GOODWILL GOLF INVITATIONAL

Goodwill of Orange County hosted its annual Goodwill Golf Invitational on Monday, June 11 at the renowned Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Coast. More than $185,000 was raised at the invitational to support Goodwill’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a comprehensive resource connecting veterans and their families to services that enhance their lives. More...

July 6, 2018

EXPLORE SHOPGOODWILL.COM’S TREASURES TODAY – PART TWO

shopgoodwill.com is the first and largest e-commerce auction platform created and operated by a nonprofit, Goodwill of Orange County. More than 120 Goodwill organizations nationwide list unique auction items on the site, including collectibles, art, designer apparel, electronics, jewelry and more. More than 90-percent of an item’s final sale price goes back to the Goodwill...

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...