Author Archives: nmorrison2015

Five Questions With: #OCGoodwill’s VP of Human Services Kathy Copeland

Getting to know Goodwill of OC’s VP of Human Services Kathy Copeland. Name: Kathy Copeland Title: Vice President of Human Services Years working at Goodwill: 3 1/2 What is your favorite part about working at Goodwill? Serving others and working with a committed team. What do you like to do in your free time? Watch […]

Newport Rib Company Partners with Goodwill of OC to Change Lives

Newport Rib Company in Costa Mesa has been a staple in the Costa Mesa community since 1984. Family-owned and operated by the Ursini family, the original Rib Company location, along with its sister location in Belmont Shores, remain committed to their founding principles: being a premier spot for great BBQ, and a place where locals […]

#DIY: Upcycled Jean Jacket

As an avid thrift-store shopper and sustainable fashion blogger, upcycling is my jam. My favorite place to look for great pieces to DIY is the Goodwill of Orange County. I’ve been popping in these stores for years because they’re so affordable and I’ve always found the best finds inside. I truly believe that one of […]

#OCGoodwill Helps You SHINE Bright This Summer

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 […]

Five Questions With: #OCGoodwill’s CFO Donald Voska

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 […]

#OCGoodwill is Ready for Summer

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 […]

A Name Worth Knowing: Chef Dore

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 […]

One Extraordinary Day: Timothy’s Story

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 […]

Five Questions With: #OCGoodwill’s COO Corrine Allen

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 […]

Finding Confidence in His Abilities: Jaime’s Story

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 […]