April 19, 2021

Sharing Goodwill: Donating Life

People may be familiar with Donate Life California’s pink dot sticker on driver’s licenses, which indicates that someone is an organ donor. But now for the whole month of April, donor registration can also occur at Goodwill of Orange County’s 24 donation sites.
Jim Martin

April 14, 2021

Fitting Rooms are NOW OPEN! 🎉

You heard it right– our fitting rooms are now open!!
Clothes and shoes displayed at store

April 7, 2021

Salvador’s Second Chance

We’ve all made mistakes. Many of us just need a second chance. For youth who have been involved in the justice system, Goodwill of Orange County can provide just that – a second chance to succeed.
Salvador

March 26, 2021

Sharing Goodwill: The Power of Food

Whether Roasted Pork Loin, Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables, or a Southwestern Salad, one thing is clear after listening to Bill Bracken: there is power in cooking food for others.    Join Goodwill of Orange County’s CEO, Nicole Suydam, on this week’s Sharing Goodwill podcast: a platform for uplifting stories of hope and good. This week, we are...
Bill Bracken

June 16, 2022

Goodwill Helps This Sentimental Watch Find Its Way Back Home

While cleaning out her home, Elsie Nakamoto discovered a watch with some wear and tear along its black strap and gold face. Assuming that it was just an older accessory that had reached its end, she donated it to her local Goodwill of Orange County store alongside a stuffed animal, notebook, and other small items. Little did she know...
Man with his sentimental watch

January 4, 2021

Goodwill Partners with High School Inc. to Spread Holiday Cheer to Santa Ana Families

The holiday season looked and felt a little different for many families and students here in Orange County this year. In Santa Ana, many students come from low-income families struggling to make ends meet, even more so now in this economic crisis. For those living under the federal poverty line, the holiday season can be...
A man dressed up as Santa Claus handing over holiday basket to a person inside a car

December 18, 2020

Donating is Always in Style: Goodwill of Orange County Partners with Nordstrom Local in Newport Beach to Collect Gently Used Fashion

Goodwill of Orange County is excited to be the nonprofit partner of choice at Nordstrom’s latest neighborhood service hub in Newport Beach! Called Nordstrom Local, the location serves as a convenient services hub for online order pickup and returns, express alterations and more. Store services include: Online order pick-up Alterations and Tailoring Services Easy Returns...
Donation boxes filled with clothes, toys and other items

October 29, 2020

Employee of the Month Four Times and Counting

In July of 2005, John Wong, an #OCGoodwill Supported Employment Program Participant, became a part of the Job Options team at Camp Pendleton Marine Base. Since that first day, John has worked well with his co-workers and his team and he continues to carry a positive attitude day-in and day-out. He learned his tasks quickly,...
John Wong 4