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Summer is just around the corner and it’s your time to SHINE! Show off your festive, confident self with bold and bright neon colors. Find endless possibilities for clothing combinations that are certain to add a refreshing flare to your summer wardrobe at Goodwill of Orange County. As we kick off summertime, Goodwill encourages you […]

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s resident finance and fishing expert CFO Donald Voska. Name: Donald J. Voska Title: Chief Financial Officer Years working at Goodwill of OC: 17 1/2 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? Being directly involved in the fast pace of changes and the growth/ improvements that occur on a […]

Are you as excited for summer as we are? Say goodbye to spring and hello to sunny summertime. Goodwill of Orange County is your destination for seamlessly transitioning your outfits from season to season. Whether you rock lots of patterns or are a trendsetter in bright colors, you can find all your fashion favorites at […]

Chef Dore Sommers is a name worth knowing. He is the Executive Chef for First American, an influential partner to Goodwill of Orange County and the kind of person who leaves an impact on everyone he meets. Chef Dore enthusiastically welcomed three Goodwill program particpants to his team back in 2015 to work alongside him […]

March 24 was an exhausting, but successful day for Timothy. It took just one day for Timothy to find a job. But it wasn’t easy. The day began with Timothy meeting his Goodwill of Orange County Job Developer. She drove him to the One Stop Employment Agency in Downey. There, after a successful interview, Timothy […]

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s own retail guru and infectiously sweet COO Corrine Allen. Name: Corrine Allen Title: Chief Operating Officer Years working at Goodwill of OC: 18 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill of Orange County? No two days are ever the same. There is always excitement and change. What do […]

Jaime has been a part of the Goodwill of Orange County family for more than 15 years. He is enrolled in Goodwill’s Ticket to Work program, an employment program for people with disabilities and Social Security disability benefits who are interested and excited to get to work. The goal of this program is to help […]

“Here’s one thing we know – volunteers are at the heart of nonprofits.” That is the mission behind OneOC’s annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards and a statement we at Goodwill of Orange County could not agree with more. This year, Goodwill of Orange County is excited to recognize two of its exemplary volunteers who were […]

Maxi (noun): a skirt, dress, or coat reaching to the ankle. Maxi dresses and skirts are go-to pieces for women during the warm spring and summer seasons. One of our favorite things about this fashion staple is how versatile they are — you can find them in a variety of styles, colors and patterns. Mix and […]

What makes a partnership powerful is a shared vision between both parties; working in unison to accomplish one goal. From the start, Chevron Corporation embraced Goodwill’s mission of putting people with barriers to work. Back in June of 2015, Chevron began employing three Goodwill Supported Employment program participants with disabilities to work alongside a job […]