Johanna Dalton Retires

Johanna Dalton retired on October 31, 2016, after 19 years of service as Executive Director of Goldie’s Place. During Johanna’s tenure there were many accomplishments. Securing our building on N. Lincoln Ave. Expanding the dental clinic to four chairs and 30 volunteer...

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Mike Mayse Becomes New Executive Director

Mike Mayse has enjoyed working in the nonprofit sector the past thirty-nine years. He has been successful in identifying and recruiting top corporate volunteers as Directors and Trustees. He has implemented multi-level development campaigns including operating,...

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‘Tis the Season for Giving!

Last week, Goldie's Place had visitors from a local school. Mr. Newton's 6th graders from Minnie Mars Jamieson School dropped off their donations that they had been collecting for the past month. They donated boxes of dental supplies and gently used clothing. Huge...

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Getting Back on Track

Roger is a 27-year-old African American male with one child, aged 6 years old. Currently, Roger has no housing. With little family support, he couch surfs and stays in a motel when he has earned enough day labor to afford it. When he has no money, he sleeps on the...

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Meet our New Board of Director Members

Don Clippinger is an engineer and business manager by schooling and has had a career as a leader in technology, product, and operations management, as well as business development. Don is very active in mentoring, and ‘giving back’ to the community. Michelle "MJ”...

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Two Journeys In and Out of Homelessness

Every participant who walks into Goldie’s Place has a unique story to tell. We strive to understand each individual’s journey into homelessness and how he or she can fight to become self-sufficient. Serena and Frank are two people whose lives led them to homelessness....

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Kids Service Day Project

Goldie’s Place hosted a Kids Service Project Day from The Family School! Our little volunteers toured Goldie’s Place, spoke with Carrie McKay (An Advisory Board Member and former homeless individual), learned about oral hygiene and assembled dental hygiene items in...

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Dramatic Increase on Dental SROI

There are important and quantifiable impacts of the work done at Goldie’s Place. In the dental clinic, our students and volunteers have provided nearly $900,000 in dental services to our homeless population over the past two years. In FY2012, a study conducted by a...

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Introducing our new Clinic Dentist

In September of this year, Goldie’s Place welcomed Dr. Susan Nguyen as the new clinic dentist. Dr. Nguyen was introduced to Goldie’s Place through a volunteer dentist in a continuing education course as she was looking for an opportunity to return to public health...

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