A Big, Bold Goal: Goodwill of Orange County

For this edition of the Goodness Report, we’re highlighting Goodwill of Orange County’s new bold plan to double their impact and footprint in Orange County over the next 10 years. This week, Goodwill of Orange County unveiled its new Strategic Plan, which outlines their bold goal: to double their impact and footprint in Orange County […]

AI, Adventure & Alignment: A Conversation With Erin Michelson

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For this week’s Goodness Report, Idea Hall’s Chance Patterson interviewed Erin Michelson, founder of Summery & author of “Adventure Philanthropist.” Erin talks about leaving her career in banking to volunteer all over the world and how it inspired the creation of Summery. Above, you’ll find the full conversation between Chance and Erin. Below, you’ll find short […]

Highlighting Purpose Through Video: Project Youth OC

For this edition of the Goodness Report, we’re highlighting Project Youth OC. Last year, we helped them launch a comprehensive campaign highlighting their mission and purpose in Orange County. What is Project Youth OC? Built upon a legacy deep within the local legal community, Project Youth OC was established as the philanthropic arm of the […]

Video & Goodness: A Beautiful Pairing

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For this edition of the Goodness Report, we asked our VP of Account Services, Claire Markovsky, why video is a great medium for promoting goodness. Claire has 20 years of agency account management experience and spent the five years prior to joining Idea Hall as the Executive Director of Client Services at a video production […]

How To Honor Dr. King’s Legacy This Holiday

For this edition of the Goodness Report, we asked our Strategic DEI&B Partner, Chance Patterson, how to honor Dr. King’s legacy this holiday. Chance serves as a Strategic Advisor to the CEO at The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change and is dedicated to empowering leaders to cultivate inclusive workplaces. Below is […]

The 2022 SoCal Hall-iday Guide

This year’s Hall-iday Guide will help you find key information for SoCal’s best holiday experiences to attend with friends & family! Here are just a few to places to celebrate this season: Surf City Winter Wonderland| Huntington Beach Pier Plaza November 18, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | time varies Surf City Winter Wonderland is […]

Philadelphia Woman Brings Holiday Joy to Seniors in Unexpected Ways

By Caitlin O’Kane, CBS News Santa Claus isn’t the only person who travels around with a vehicle full of toys. Every holiday season, Patricia Gallagher fills her car with stuffed animals and drives around Philadelphia. She doesn’t give them to kids, she gives them to seniors. Gallagher told CBS News her Christmas tradition started in […]

How Great Leaders Communicate

By Carmine Gallo, Harvard Business Review In the age of knowledge, ideas are the foundation of success in almost every field. You can have the greatest idea in the world, but if you can’t persuade anyone else to follow your vision, your influence and impact will be greatly diminished. And that’s why communication is no […]