Sharing Goodwill: Nithin Jilla of Dreams for Schools

On this episode of Sharing Goodwill, Eric Smissen connects with Nithin Jilla, the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Dreams for Schools. Listen now on Spotify! Nithin dives into the importance of STEAM and computer science education during students’ K-12 years and how his organization is leveling up education systems across the region.  As […]

Sharing Goodwill: Donating Life

Jim Martin

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.

Sharing Goodwill: The Power of Food

Bill Bracken

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 […]

Sharing Goodwill Episode Two: Jennifer Friend of Project Hope Alliance

Nicole Suydam with Jennifer Friend, CEO of Project Hope Alliance

“I believe very much that we need to not only meet the basic needs and educational needs of our kids, but we need to make sure that they have the ability to have inspired passions and things that they care about that are meaningful to them and poverty takes that ability away.”– Jennifer Friend, Sharing […]

Sharing Goodwill with Nicole Suydam

President and CEO Nicole Suydam's photo

“I think a lot of times people go straight to judgement. You never know the circumstances that led to someone’s situation. Eliminate the judgement. People need a second chance.” – Nicole Suydam, Sharing Goodwill Episode One.  We are so excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, Sharing Goodwill with Nicole Suydam! Good news, inspiring […]