“In these trying times, we really appreciate all the help our community is getting from Goodman. Y'all have always been there!”
The Goodman Center has been here for our community for nearly 70 years, and with you in our corner, we'll be around for another 70 (and then some!). We serve people ages 3 to 103 with our children and youth programs, older adult activities and meals, food pantry, fitness center, event spaces and more. Take a look around and see what we're all about, and then get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.
Community Chat with Letesha Nelson: Women Leading the Way
Our third Love and Legacy event will take the form of a community chat on Dec. 7 at 7:30am with Goodman CEO Letesha Nelson and 5 Madison area women leading their respective nonprofits. Discussions will center current challenges, solutions and accountability.Register Now
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Be the Good, Madison
We need goodness now more than ever. Join us as we spread kindness throughout our community. #BeTheGoodMSNLearn More & Share Your Story
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Goodman makes sure middle schoolers have company along the way
Often when we invite you to support Goodman, we tell you stories of a youth who has had big challenges and how Goodman staff have helped them change for the better. There are lots of those stories.
But I keep thinking about this community of middle school kids our staff has nurtured and I think, “These middle school students are accomplishing something adults often fail at.”
Granted, they aren’t perfect, and all the kids are at different points in their growing, but they’re all taking advantage of the opportunities they have at Goodman (which your gifts make possible!). They are practicing how to break goals down into achievable pieces, becoming open and thoughtful, and learning that asking for help doesn’t show weakness — it’s a strength.
But I want to give you a sense of how special this community of kids is.
6:00 am–8:45 am
Fitness, Group Fitness Classes
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Host Your Event with Us!
Large or small, casual or dressed up – our hospitality team is ready to help you make your event one to remember.LEARN MORE
Our community is at its best when we stick together.
The Latest Goodman News
With less than a week to go and more families registered than ever before, GCC is calling on the community to help push them over the finish lineRead Story
We start packing Thanksgiving bags in one week, and we need your help!Read Story
Participants in Goodman's programs are fortunate to have high-quality meals prepared on-site.Read Story
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