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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 […]

It’s not very often that I go to Goodwill of Orange County and don’t find anything to bring home. This last trip was one for the books though as I found everything I needed to put together a nice setup for an early springtime brunch with friends! We love to entertain so we tend to collect […]

Spring is finally here! And it’s time to add the season’s best trends to your wardrobe at unbeatable prices with the help of Goodwill of Orange County. Goodwill Orange County is the go-to place for fashionable pieces when you want to recreate a look that caught your eye in a magazine or on the runway. […]

We recently went to a friend’s engagement party and came home with quite a few succulents. No complaints here! Succulents are some of my favorite plants to keep around the house. They are very low maintenance and a great way to add some spring blooms to your house! I was super excited to get these planted, […]

Goodwill of Orange County has become my new favorite place to find craft supplies for my classroom and for my son and I to use at home.  I love it because I can reuse and repurpose gently used items for a fraction of the cost. Here is a simple DIY activity that you can make […]

To kick off the month of February and the season of love, Goodwill of Orange County shared a new campaign called #14DaysofLove. Over the last 14 days, we asked our program participants, store employees, team members and shoppers to tell us what they love! At Goodwill of Orange County, love is shared in a variety […]

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Time to start preparing your perfect outfit at Goodwill of Orange County. Whether you are going out on a romantic date or having a casual Galentine’s celebration with your friends, Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to put on a cute outfit! Goodwill of Orange County is your […]

I usually reserve holiday decorating in my home for Halloween or Christmas. But for Valentine’s Day, I can’t resist creating a fun centerpiece for the dining table. I really love when things have multiple purposes so a candy bar centerpiece is a really great idea! Candy comes in bright colors, is whimsical and goes really […]

Hello 2017! As we kick off the New Year, it’s the perfect time to make some healthy and fun lifestyle changes. From getting active to getting inspired to change your home décor, the start of a new year gives you a great opportunity to revamp and redo! Goodwill of Orange County is your destination for […]