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....
Hinesh in Goodwill of Orange County’s Fitness & Technology Center

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...
Yellow and chrome Flower Decor with three mini glass cups in a wooden board.

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...
Floral romper and pink heels

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...
Richard Silbas

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...
Brian Steele

March 16, 2018

CHANNELING THE RAINBOW WITH #OCGOODWILL

The color to wear this spring is… well, all of them! Today we show you how to make the multi-colored trend approachable and chic. Rocking this trend doesn’t mean you need a full rainbow moment. Instead, look for pieces that enhance at least three different colors. Check out the cute multi-colored pieces we found at...
Two mannequins displayed inside Goodwill Store & Donation Center in Lake Forest

March 5, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES KATHI MILLETT

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s Program Director of Community Based Services Kathi Millett. Name: Kathi Millett Title: Program Director of Community Based Services Years working at Goodwill of OC: 27 years What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? My favorite part about working at Goodwill is waking up every morning to go to a job...
Kathi Millett

February 28, 2018

SPREADING KINDNESS: MARK ESKANDER’S STORY

It all began with a simple act of kindness. As a young attorney, Mark Eskander noticed that the elderly attorney in the office next door was having problems with mobility, and that his wife had begun accompanying him to work. One day he passed by their door and found her with her head in her...
Crowd of people sitting at Goodwill of Orange County's Gala Charity event

February 24, 2018

PLAYFUL POLKA DOTS WITH #OCGOODWILL

Out with the floral, in with the dots! From big to small and black to white – this whimsical print brings a fun element to every outfit. Check out the cute polka dot pieces we found at our Goodwill of Orange County store.      KEEPING IT CASUAL Pair a vibrant polka dot dress with...
Red polka dot dress, jean jacket, and heels