Category Veterans

Now Open: Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services

On Thursday, May 26, Goodwill of Orange County officially opened its Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Center for Veteran Services building in Tustin, an all-in-one resource for veterans living in Orange County and their families. More than 150 veteran leaders, community organizations, elected officials and Goodwill executives gathered as the center was dedicated in […]

Veterans Enjoy a Day at the Ball Park with the Angels

It was a warm 90-degree Sunday, that didn’t stop thousands of fans and veterans alike from attending the Angels v. Rangers day game on Sunday, July 26. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have partnered up with Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services to provide free game tickets to 20 veterans who […]

Goodwill Of Orange County’s Annual Golf Invitational Raises $152,000 For Local Veterans

On Wednesday, June 29, Goodwill of Orange County hosted its annual Golf Invitational at the renowned Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Coast. It was a warm, sunny day and more than 140 golfers came out to support our annual fundraising event. The tournament raised more than $152,000 for our Enduring Independence program, a pioneering […]

Finding Her Calling to Help Fellow Soldiers

In 2008, Katherine K. enlisted in the military. She knew right away she had found her calling. Katherine enlisted for eight years, six active and two reserve. As a Specialist in the Army National Guard, she’s had to wear many different hats. From administration, to stocking warehouse supplies and licensing drivers for military vehicle use, […]

From One Veteran to Another

Erik came home from two tours in Afghanistan dealing with emotional pain. His new battle : transitioning to civilian life. The people who know Erik knew he would never give up. As a child, Erik was severely injured and partially disabled for a year. His injuries were so bad, doctors suggested that he may never […]

Goodwill’s “Enduring Independence” Veterans Program is first-ever to link OC employers to “Vet Advantages”

While the rest of the nation celebrated Independence Day last week, we at Goodwill of Orange County did even more to honor our nation’s heroes. We launched the “Enduring Independence” national Veterans’ pilot program at our annual Invitational Golf Tournament… Read more.