July 8, 2019

MORE THAN $230,000 RAISED TO SUPPORT VETERANS AT GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY’S SOLD OUT 2019 GOLF CLASSIC

Proceeds benefit the Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a comprehensive resource for local veterans and their families

NEWPORT COAST, Calif. – July 8, 2019– Goodwill of Orange County hosted its annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 10 at the prestigious Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Coast. The sold out tournament raised $235,000 to support Goodwill’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a comprehensive resource in Tustin connecting veterans and their families to services that enhance their lives, including job training and placement, financial literacy education and more. (more…)

June 7, 2019

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY PARTNERS WITH ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TO HOST STAND AND SALUTE: A GIVING DAY TO HONOR OC VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES

Santa Ana, Calif., (June 7, 2019) — Goodwill of Orange County will partner with the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) on June 12 to host the second annual Stand and Salute, a Giving Day to honor OC veterans and military families. The 24-hour online effort aims to raise $100,000 in critical funds for 11 local organizations. The inaugural Stand and Salute Giving Day held last year raised $91,068 with participation from more than 283 donors. (more…)

April 4, 2019

GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY OPENS NEWLY RELOCATED FULLERTON STORE

FULLERTON, Calif. – April 4, 2019– Goodwill of Orange County opened the doors to its newly relocated Fullerton store to a crowd of more than 100 on Friday, March 22. The store joined popular tenants, including the original Polly’s Pies restaurant, Grocery Outlet, Auto Zone and Planet Fitness, at the newly remodeled center on N. Raymond Ave. The popular Goodwill store relocated from its previous Fullerton location at College Plaza on Chapman Ave. (more…)

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…)
Goodwill of Orange County

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…)
Luxury accessories - Saint Laurent , Louis Vuitton

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…)
Goodwill of Orange County

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…)
Bill Calliham sitting in a gym. #givingtuesday

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…)
Goodwill of Orange County Cypress store front

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…)
Hands working on circuitboard.