Our Mission

Helping Others, Changing Lives

Our Vision

Changing lives together with simple acts of kindness.

Our Mission

To influence, inspire and impact individuals, families and entire communities for good.

FOUNDATIONAL PREMISES:

  • Partnerships:  Implementing collaborative strategies that help create flourishing communities

  • Provision:  Providing key resources and advocacy for the economically distressed

  • People:  Moving people forward towards their preferred future

Philosophical Pillars:

  • Quantity:  Securing and stabilizing the immediate vulnerabilities of those in need

  • Quality:  Providing resources and a framework for healthier choices and living

  • Opportunity:  Purposeful engagement that leads toward increasing maturity

  • Community:  Providing a sense of belonging and an environment of mutual advocacy

The 7 Primary Objectives:

  • Practical: Providing practical solutions that create a positive impact in lives, families & community

  • Promotion: Influencing a movement that stirs up a contagious momentum of kindness.

  • Personal: Affirming the significance of those we encounter and encouraging personal dignity.

  • Partnerships: Working with others in order to do the most good together.

  • Programs: Serving the community with regular outreach and support initiatives

  • Provision: Providing food and other essential resources for the economically distressed.

  • Platform: Creating user-friendly service opportunities in order purposefully activate others

Who We Are:

Good in the ‘Hood is an urban-based, partnering organization committed to initiating and sustaining focused acts of kindness as a means of inspiring neighborhood decency and personal transformation. We believe that goodness and kindness are change-agent qualities and it is our firm conviction that urban renewal will take place when a focused and contagious momentum of kindness is made manifest. Our desire is to inspire individuals, families and entire neighborhoods to take responsibility and ownership for the growth, improvement and well-being of their personal lives and community. Through partnerships and kindness-based initiatives we believe the physical, emotional and spiritual climate of an entire community can be changed for good.

Do all the good you can; In all the ways you can; In all the places you can; As long as you ever can.  - John Wesley

Some of our Key Partners