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...

April 13, 2018

EXPLORE SHOPGOODWILL.COM’S TREASURES TODAY

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...

April 6, 2018

SUGARY SWEET SPRING PASTELS FROM #OCGOODWILL

As much as we loved diving into the multi-color fashion trend last month, there’s an equal amount of space in our heart for the soft, powdery hues of pastels. From mint greens to yellow sorbet, we show you how to make pastels work this spring. Check out how we styled pastel pieces with items from...

March 27, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S PROGRAM MANAGER WITH EMPLOYMENT WORKS RICHARD SILBAS

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Program Manager with Employment WORKS Richard Silbas. Name: Richard Silbas Title: Program Manager with Employment WORKS Richard Silbas Years working at Goodwill of OC: Completing 10 years in April 2018 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? I have a deep passion for non-profit organizations. The work piloted out...

March 23, 2018

ACHIEVED INDEPENDENCE AND PURPOSE: JEREMY’S STORY

“If we can give somebody else the feeling of productivity, belonging, and purpose that I know my brother felt, then that to me is the biggest thing in the world,” said Brian Steele about his generous donation to Goodwill of Orange County’s Deaf Services on behalf of his late brother, Jeremy. Jeremy’s story began as...