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OneOC honors county’s leading volunteers

OneOC’s 39th annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards Luncheon brought together 1,110 people at the Disneyland Hotel who celebrated 382 of Orange County’s outstanding volunteers.

OC Metro: OneOC helps businesses do well by doing good

OC Register   February 12, 2015 – Daniel McQuaid of OneOC has a vision for Orange County’s future that involves channeling the resources of about 4,500 mid-size companies here to help local nonprofits serve the needs of the community. Click here to see the whole article on OC Register Orange County Register Communications, Inc. is a leading news […]

OneOC CEO Named “Top 15 to Watch in 2015″

OneOC CEO/President Daniel McQuaid was named OC Register’s Top 15 to watch in 2015. Here’s a look at 15 people to watch in ’15, a mix of men, women and young people poised to be game-changers in the months ahead. Some work in philanthropy and restaurants; others are scientists or educators.

In honor of Veterans Day, OneOC Hosting a Military Veterans Clothing Drive

On November 11 2014, in honor of Veterans Day, OneOC will be hosting a Military Veterans Clothing Drive. Come by OneOC all day November 11, 2014 and donate your gently used professional clothing to help veterans in crisis. Your generous donation will help veterans in need to rebuild their professional wardrobe, enabling them to make […]

Annual 9/11 Commemoration Includes Local Volunteer Projects that Address Veterans, Disaster Preparedness, Education, Hunger and Homelessness

The tradition of commemorating the anniversary of 9/11 in Orange County with service-oriented events and projects will continue this September when OneOC brings together volunteers, nonprofits and companies to support veterans, protect the environment, develop future leaders, educate children, and care for the county’s most vulnerable. “By commemorating the tragedy of 9/11 with countywide service […]

Cox Forum: OneOC & Spirit of Volunteerism

CoxComm TV February 4, 2014

OC Register – Giving Back to Givers

Tables in the Grand Ballroom at Anaheim’s Disneyland Hotel were set for 1,100 guests, with glasses of iced tea and colorful candy centerpieces that they were invited to take home. As the Smart Jazz Execs, a six-piece, all-volunteer band, played in the entryway, OneOC board Chairman Arnold Pinkston beamed. “[Spirit of Volunteerism] one of my favorite days of the year. This is a happy crowd, a giving crowd. And it’s a great place to meet positive people,” he said.

OneOC Announces Volunteer Opportunities for 2014 Earth Day of Service

OneOC Announces Volunteer Opportunities for 2014 Earth Day of Service Hundreds of volunteers to accept call to action in spirit of Earth Day SANTA ANA, Calif., April 2014 – As concerns over climate change and pollution underscore the importance of Earth Day 2014, OneOC, formerly Volunteer Center Orange County, is recruiting companies, individuals, groups and […]

‘Community-Minded’ S&P 500 Companies in Orange County

Bank of America, Walmart and UnitedHealth Group are all local companies that were ranked nationally in the Civic 50, an annual study released by Bloomberg Business, National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, which identifies the nation’s most community-minded businesses. Orange County boasts a large number of community-engaged companies. In fact, 40% of the companies ranked in the Civic 50 have a presence here in Orange County, including Walmart, UnitedHealth Group, Bank of America, AT&T, State Street Corp., Gap, UPS and Abbott.

OneOC Selects “Giving is Living” Honoree for 2014 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

This year, OneOC will honor Habitat for Humanity of Orange County and The Home Depot with its 2014 “Giving is Living Nonprofit/Corporate Volunteer Partnership Award” for the two organizations’ exemplary collaborative effort called “Veterans Build” that culminated in the repair of 30 veterans’ homes.