April 25, 2022

Congressman Lou Correa Awards $300,000 to Tierney Center for Veteran Services to Expand Veteran Service Center & Community Collaboration

Funding Helps Vision for Tierney Center as Central Resource for Veteran Service Providers and Veterans Come to Life

July 30, 2021

Hiring Veterans: A Simple Guide for New Business Owners

Article contributed by Ed Carter, founder of AbleFutures.  Veteran unemployment rates have been in decline in the last few years. And then the pandemic started. Just when more business owners began to realize the benefits of hiring ex-military, the crisis took a toll on most small enterprises, forcing them to close temporarily or entirely.
A smiling lady

December 11, 2019

The Importance of Your Donations

Purpose. Pride. Dignity. These three words are the foundation that Goodwill of Orange County’s mission was built on more than 95 years ago. Making a donation to Goodwill helps fuel our mission and change lives in our community. When an individual with a physical disability is given his or her chance to thrive in the...
Two ladies hugging at Goodwill of Orange County

May 27, 2019

Wishing You All a Worthy Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day.  For many Americans, it’s simply a long weekend, a vacation time. Greetings of “Happy Memorial Day” can be heard at backyard barbecues and on the beach. This is all good, as we should celebrate the freedom to pursue happiness in our lives and thank those who serve our great United States....
Member of United States Military speaking into microphone on Memorial Day

January 29, 2019

ILDEFONZO FINDS CAREER AND COLLEGE SUCCESS

Ildefonzo proudly served in the United States Air Force as a Special Purpose Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Journeyman for more than five years. After his service, Ildefonzo enrolled in the engineering program at Cerritos College and earned a certificate in Engineering Design Technology and an Associate in Arts in Engineering Design Technology. Without slowing down...
Ildefonzo

July 14, 2018

2018 GOODWILL GOLF INVITATIONAL

Goodwill of Orange County hosted its annual Goodwill Golf Invitational on Monday, June 11 at the renowned Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Coast. More than $185,000 was raised at the invitational to support Goodwill’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a comprehensive resource connecting veterans and their families to services that enhance their lives. More...
Sign that reads Welcome to the 2018 Goodwill of Orange County Golf Invitational

June 4, 2018

THE PERFECT DUO – AATIF AND CARMELO

Aatif, a disabled United States Naval Air Force Veteran, came to Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services seeking assistance to achieve his career goals and move toward self-sufficiency. Through the Tierney Center’s employment and career counseling support, Aatif was offered an employment experience opportunity working with one of Goodwill’s various programs. In...
Aatif shaking hands with Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

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...
Member of United States Military speaking into microphone

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