The Goodfellows of Clintonville and Marion are proud to announce the
successful completion of their 2020 charity campaign, by most accounts the
largest in the organizations history. In spite of barriers posed by the Covid-19
pandemic, the hard work of dozens of volunteers culminated on December 16th
and 17th with the successful distribution of grocery store vouchers, toys, clothes
and other items, making this Christmas a bit brighter for over 260 households
comprised of over 925 people in the Clintonville and Marion areas.
In addition to those served at our annual distribution event at Memory
Lanes, an several families were “adopted” by local church congregations and
other groups, pushing the number of people helped this holiday season even
“The need this year was greater than we have ever seen," stated Steve Conradt,
President of Goodfellows of Clintonville and Marion. “The generosity of
everyone in Clintonville/Marion area helped The Goodfellows tremendously in
our goal of meeting the needs of our most vulnerable residents. Churches,
businesses, schools, civic groups as well as many generous individuals
provided an almost unbelievable level of financial and other support. It was truly
an incredible year. We at the Goodfellows are proud to work with all of you in
this great cause and equally proud to call all of you a friend of the Goodfellows
of Clintonville and Marion! On behalf of the our over 900 recipients this year,
Thank you one and all!"
A special thanks to the great folks at Memory Lanes and Banquet Hall for the
use of their great facility. We couldn't do it without you!
Pictured below is the Board of Directors of the Goodfellows of Clintonville and
From left: Lori Mattes, Tracy Sirna, Butch Donaldson, Amie Bodart, Steve Conradt, & Mari Hintz. Missing is Lynn Bessette.