October 30, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY NAMES SUZI BROWN AND DR. ED RODRIGUEZ TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORSSANTA ANA, Calif. – October 30, 2019 – Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Suzi Brown, Vice President of Communications for Disneyland Resort and Ed Rodriguez, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Golden State Foods.
October 24, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY COLLABORATES WITH LOCAL DESIGNER JEFF “YOKI” YOKOYAMA FOR EXCLUSIVE CAPSULE COLLECTIONLatest Example of How the Nonprofit Continues to Pave the Way in Sustainable Fashion Practices
SANTA ANA, Calif. – October 24, 2019 – In a first of its kind collaboration, Goodwill of Orange County and globally renowned designer and visionary Jeff “Yoki” Yokoyama have partnered to create an exclusive capsule collection of repurposed clothing items. (more…)
July 30, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW ADA COMPLIANT WEBSITE
Enhances web accessibility by providing easy navigation and a customized display for individuals with disabilities
SANTA ANA, Calif. – July 30, 2019– Furthering its commitment to serving individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, Goodwill of Orange County announced today the launch of a new, fully accessible website. The redesigned site, developed in partnership with MAB Accessibility, provides equal access and opportunity to people of all abilities and disabilities. (more…)
July 29, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY AND OC FAIR PARTNER FOR WE CARE WEDNESDAY CLOTHING DRIVE ON AUGUST 7WHAT: Goodwill of Orange County and the OC Fair have again joined forces for a special We Care Wednesday clothing drive on August 7, 2019. From noon to 3 p.m., guests who bring five new or gently used clothing items to the OC Fair for donation to Goodwill of Orange County will receive same-day free admission and one free carnival ride per person. (more…)
July 23, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY AWARDED $30,000 GRANT FROM BANK OF AMERICA FOR JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAMS FOR VETERANSSANTA ANA, Calif. – July 23, 2019– Today, Goodwill of Orange County announced it has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Bank of America to invest in its Workforce Development Programs to support and expand vital job readiness and placement programs for veterans living in Orange County. (more…)
July 11, 2019
GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY AWARDED NEARLY $500,000 TO HELP ORANGE COUNTY VETERANS SECURE JOBSTierney Center for Veteran Services Selected for Proven History and Success with Veteran Career Assessment and Placement
TUSTIN, Calif. – July 11, 2019 –Goodwill of Orange County announced today a $488,635 grant from the California Employment Development Department (EDD) to help Orange County veterans secure jobs.
The funding is part of EDD’s Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistance Program’s $5 million investment to help approximately 1,200 veterans in California find employment. (more…)
July 8, 2019
MORE THAN $230,000 RAISED TO SUPPORT VETERANS AT GOODWILL OF ORANGE COUNTY’S SOLD OUT 2019 GOLF CLASSICProceeds 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 FAMILIESSanta 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 STOREFULLERTON, 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 DEVELOPMENTSANTA 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.