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We will be closed for Thanksgiving Nov. 24-25, including fitness center, events and all programming. Our food pantry will be closed this week, Nov. 22-24.

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Members of Plymouth UCC pose with Goodman CEO Letesha Nelson and members of the Goodman early childhood education staff in a preschool classrooms.

#BeTheGoodMSN: Plymouth UCC is fostering community

October 10, 2022

Two years ago, the relationship between Plymouth UCC and the Goodman Center blossomed into something pretty great for our kiddos and our community.

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Volunteers wearing Goodman Center t-shirts stand with a shopping cart filled with school supplies.

#BeTheGoodMSN: Goodman Center Backpack & School Supply Drive Update

September 8, 2022

The Goodman Center was able to provide 438 local kids with school supplies this year, thanks to the generosity of our community.

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4 Ways to Help Your Local Food Pantry (Plus a Few Bonus Tips!)

August 8, 2022

Read about what the Fritz Food Pantry at the Goodman Community Center needs right now!

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Here's to The Cake Maker, Alexandra DeGrandis

July 26, 2022

Cake baker, salad maker and volunteer since 1997!

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CARES triages patients in crisis and then determines proper aftercare.

CARES is an alternative to police in crisis interactions

July 20, 2022

Community Alternative Response Emergency Services team is a pilot program by the city of Madison.

Eastside News Stories, Neighborhood News, Be the Good

GCC hosting school supply drive to support Madison students

July 13, 2022

Goodman aims to help 200 east side families get geared up for the start of school.

Eastside News Stories, Families, Kids, Be the Good

#BeTheGoodMSN: Spreading son's energy on to others who may need it

May 31, 2022

Fred’s Kindness Fund has provided surprise treats to the community and inspired local businesses to also pass along kindness.

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#BeTheGoodMSN: A small tale that made a BIG impact

May 19, 2022

Did you hear the one about the blanket, spilled milk and dumpster diving? Read more in the latest letter from our CEO.

Letesha Letters, Letesha Nelson, Be the Good

Free Little Museum ready for viewing along Capital City Path

May 9, 2022

Creator Sarah Stankey plans to have seasonal diorama displays for children and passersby to view. The first exhibit is about pollinators.

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What a night! Goodman Community Dinner brings neighbors together

May 6, 2022

Goodman Chef Tyrone Reese, with the help of some TEENworks teens, put together a delicious meal.

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#BeTheGoodMSN: Goodman is an Oasis of Kindness

May 2, 2022

Incivility is a choice. At Goodman, we'll always be an oasis of kindness.

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