Goodman Community Center | Thanksgiving Events
EatStreet Fundraiser at Madison Night Market // Oct. 22

Goodman Community Center will be joining the EatStreet booth at the Madison Night Market to raise money and talk all things Thanksgiving! Cash and Square donations accepted.

When: Friday, October 22, from 4pm - 9pm

Where: Madison Night Market, along State Street and Gilman Street

UW Women's Volleyball Stuff the Field House // Oct. 22

Bring canned goods/non-perishable foods and monetary donations to the UW Women's Volleyball game against Ohio State and help us stuff the Field House with items for our Thanksgiving Basket Drive! Cash, online donations, Paypal, and food donations accepted at the entrance.

When: Friday, October 22, 8pm

Where: UW Field House, 1450 Monroe St, Madison

Food Fight Pie Drive // Oct. 5-31

Bar Corallini, 2004 Atwood Ave., Madison

Monty's Blue Plate Diner, 2089 Atwood Ave., Madison

Tex Tubb's Taco Palace, 2009 Atwood Ave., Madison

Help Bar Corallini, Monty's Blue Plate Diner, and Tex Tubb's Taco Palace reach their goal of donating 500 pies to Goodman Community Center's Thanksgiving Basket Drive. Ask your server to add a donation of any denomination to your bill, or add a donation to your online order. $15 provides one Dane County family with a Monty's pumpkin pie to finish off their Thanksgiving meal.

When: October 5-31, check restaurants for service hours

Hy-Vee Food Drives // Various Dates

Donate to our Thanksgiving Basket Drive while you shop! Purchase items from our grocery list during your regular shopping and leave them in a marked cart near the entrance, or leave your frozen turkey with your cashier. Hy-Vee will deliver them to us in time for Thanksgiving.


Saturday, November 6, 10am - 2pm

Sunday, November 7, 10am - 2pm

Where: Hy-Vee East Washington, 3801 E. Washington Ave., Madison

Glass Nickel Pizza Fundraiser // Nov. 8-14

Add a donation to the Goodman Community Center's Thanksgiving Basket Drive when you order from any Glass Nickel location in the Madison area. Order online or by phone. Gifts will be matched by Glass Nickel up to $4,000.

When: November 8-14, check restaurants for service hours.

Where: Madison-area Glass Nickel locations

Glass Nickel Pizza East, 2916 Atwood Ave., Madison | Ph: 608.245.088

Glass Nickel Pizza West, 5003 University Ave., Madison | Ph: 608.218.9000

Glass Nickel Pizza Fitchburg, 3191 Muir Field Rd., Fitchburg | Ph: 608.848.4877

Glass Nickel Pizza Sun Prairie, 815 W Main St., Sun Prairie | Ph: 608.834.9919

EatStreet Fill the Van Food Drives // Various Dates

For the sixth year, EatStreet will raise money and collect food for the Goodman Community Center. Want to help them make a difference? Join in on one of the Fill the Van food drives. Purchase items during your regular shopping, leave them with EatStreet and they'll make sure your donations get to the Goodman Center's Thanksgiving Basket Drive.

Willy Street Co-op North: Thursday, November 11, 4-6pm

Jenifer Street Market: Saturday, November 13, 3-6pm

Willy Street Co-op East: Sunday, November 14, 12-2pm

Cranksgiving sponsored by Black Saddle Bike Shop // Nov. 21

Part bike race, part food drive, part scavenger hunt, Cranksgiving benefits the GCC Thanksgiving Basket Drive. Riders will receive a manifest with scavenger hunt details that include what you need to pick up and where to get each item.

On the day of the event bring a bike, a bag, a lock, your mask, and about $25 to $35 to buy food. Oh—and nobody is gonna be mad if you get more than what’s listed on your manifest. This is YOUR grocery-getting adventure. So stuff those panniers with stuffing, strap that turkey into your bike trailer, and grab all the green beans you can carry. Learn more here.

When: Sunday, November 21


Pick up your manifest at Black Saddle Bike Shop, 601 N. Sherman Ave., Madison

Drop off donations along the bike path at the Goodman Center