blog post interviews Goodwill of Orange County About Changing Lives in the Community

October 12, 2022

Danielle Riberio from interviewed Goodwill Orange County as part of their ‘ Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

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Helping People With New Employment Opportunities in Orange County

There are many reasons why people face employment barriers. Some include personal, military, mental health, or a myriad of others. Regardless, these people need our help to get their lives back on track. 

We are a nonprofit organization and a leader in the health and human services sector. We have the highest level of accreditation from CARF and make it our mission to empower, serve, and change more lives than ever.


Believing in the Power of Working Together

Our Orange County affiliate helps change lives in several ways. We achieve this through a series of programs, put into three categories which are disabilities services, workforce development, and veteran services. The dozens of programs in these categories help change lives for people of all backgrounds.

Our goal is to provide purpose, pride, and dignity to those who face barriers when finding jobs and keeping them. We also have thrift stores where you can come in and shop or donate which helps fuel our organization. More than 93 cents of every dollar is used to power our life-changing programs and services. is an innovative charity project working to solve the climate crisis. They believe that climate change is the most pressing issue facing mankind today and ending it will take swift action and creative problem solving.’s founder, Erik Bergman, has a background in online casino marketing and started with the goal to move money from the New Jersey online casino industry to climate research.

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