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

February 13, 2018

VALENTINE’S DAY OUTFIT INSPIRATION & ECO-FRIENDLY TIPS WITH SUSTAINABLE DAISY

Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love to be bold with fashion, especially when I have a theme to work with! This year, I decided to seek out a Valentine’s Day outfit. As a secondhand fashion maven, I went straight to a thrift shop. Over my last several visits, I’ve...

February 6, 2018

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH: #OCGOODWILL’S E-COMMERCE BUSINESS MANAGER TED MOLLENKRAMER

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s E-Commerce Business Manager Ted Mollenkramer. Name: Theodoor Mollenkramer Nickname: Ted Title: E-Commerce Business Operations Manager Years working at Goodwill of OC: 6 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? Getting to know everyone’s story and learning how I can become a better leader for my team and...
Theodoor Mollenkramer

February 2, 2018

HOW THE TIERNEY CENTER CHANGED VINCE’S LIFE

Unhappy with his previous job in the civilian sector, Vince came to the Tierney Center for Veteran Services seeking help and resources to find new employment. With only $10 to his name, a struggling relationship with his family and unfulfilling attempts bartending and driving for Uber, Vince knew he had to make a change. He...
Vince

January 22, 2018

NEW YEAR, NEW GEAR WITH #OCGOODWILL

A New Year’s fitness resolution is easier to keep when you have the proper workout gear. From hiking to biking and every workout in between, find the ultimate activewear at #OCGoodwill – perfect to kickstart the new you and help you achieve your fitness goals. Check out the great finds we discovered at our OC...