March 7, 2019

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY ANNOUNCES DENISE DESMOND AS NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT

SANTA ANA, Calif. – March 7, 2019– Goodwill of Orange County today announced the appointment of Denise Desmond as Vice President of Development.

Desmond has more than 20 years of experience working with numerous Southern California nonprofits, including 13 years at Goodwill of Orange County in a variety of roles within the development department.

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January 28, 2019

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY NAMES 2019 BOARD OFFICERS

SANTA ANA, Calif. – January 28, 2019– Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2019 Board Officers:

  • John M. Kearney, Vice President, Consumer Banking at U.S. Bank will serve as Chairman

  • James Conner, Audit Partner at Talley & Company, Inc. will serve as Vice Chair

  • K. Brian Horton, local business executive, will serve as Treasurer

  • Laura Dang, Director, Private Wealth Advisor at Union Bank will serve as Secretary (more…)

January 10, 2019

shopgoodwill.com Adopts Entrupy Product Authentication Technology to Add Trust to Luxury Transactions and Maximize Returns from High-end Donations

Entrupy’s proprietary solution to be implemented in 125 Goodwill e-commerce departments nationwide, assuring all designer handbags sold on shopgoodwill.com are certified authentic 

NEW YORK, NY–January 10, 2019– Product authentication technology Entrupy today announced that shopgoodwill.com will be implementing the company’s artificial intelligence-based solution to guarantee the authenticity of luxury accessories sold through the nonprofit auction site. Each verified item will receive an Entrupy Certificate of Authenticity and financial guarantee, enabling shoppers to trust their transactions and shopgoodwill.com to drive greater returns from the public’s generous donations. (more…)

December 11, 2018

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FULLERTON STORE RELOCATING EARLY NEXT YEAR

Modern thrift store to continue offering elevated shopping experience at newly remodeled center

FULLERTON, Calif. – December 11, 2018– Goodwill of Orange County announced today its Fullerton store will move to a new location to give customers a revamped and elevated shopping experience. The store, currently located at College Plaza on Chapman Ave., will join popular tenants such as the original Polly’s Pies restaurant, Grocery Outlet, Auto Zone and Planet Fitness at a newly remodeled center on N. Raymond Ave. in February 2019. (more…)

November 19, 2018

Goodwill of Orange County Celebrates #GivingTuesday And Pledges to Cover Membership Fees at Rogers A. Severson Fitness & Technology Center

SANTA ANA, Calif. – November 19, 2018 – This #GivingTuesday, Goodwill of Orange County is raising funds to cover monthly membership costs for individuals living with physical disabilities or chronic illness at the Rogers A. Severson Fitness & Technology Center. (more…)

October 24, 2018

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FIRST STORE IN CYPRESS OPENING LATER THIS YEAR

Modern thrift store to offer one-of-a-kind shopping selection, drive-thru donation drop-off and create 25 new jobs

CYPRESS, Calif. – October 24, 2018– Goodwill of Orange County announced today a new thrift store opening in Cypress later this year. The store will be Goodwill’s 25th Orange County location, and first ever in the city of Cypress. (more…)

October 10, 2018

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY’S RECYCLING CENTER IN SANTA ANA EARNS RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING (R2) CERTIFICATION

Orange County, Calif. - October 10, 2018 – Goodwill of Orange County’s Recycling Center in Santa Ana has earned the Responsible Recycling (R2) industry-standard certification for electronic scrap management. Goodwill of Orange County is the only non-profit in Orange County to be R2 certified. (more…)

September 4, 2018

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF ORANGE COUNTY NAMES NICOLE SUYDAM AS PRESIDENT & CEO

SANTA ANA, Calif. – September 4, 2018– Goodwill of Orange County announced today the appointment of Nicole Suydam as president and CEO of the social enterprise organization. (more…)

August 22, 2018

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY AWARDED $30,000 GRANT FROM BANK OF AMERICA TO SERVE O.C. VETERANS

Funds will expand work at Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a comprehensive resource for veterans and their families

SANTA ANA, Calif.August 22, 2018–Goodwill of Orange County announced today it has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Bank of America to invest in its Thomas T. & Elizabeth C. Tierney Center for Veteran Services, Orange County’s comprehensive resource center for veterans and their families. (more…)

July 26, 2018

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY EARNS FOUR-STAR CHARITY NAVIGATOR RATING FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

SANTA ANA, Calif. – July 26, 2018– Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, released its latest ratings for the country’s leading nonprofits this month and Goodwill of Orange County has earned a four-star rating, the highest possible ranking, for its sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency. This is the sixth consecutive year and 14thtime Goodwill of Orange County has earned the distinction since 2002. (more…)