Happy New Year! These smiles say it all…we are ready for 2022! We enjoyed crafting, cooking, celebrating and connecting with friends and family during the holidays. And we are kicking off the new year with goals and plans to make it an amazing year. Follow along on the GoodLife website and our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) so… read more
On behalf of everyone at GoodLife Innovations, thank you to our donors for your contributions and support that help us make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families and those who care for them. Watch this video message from Mike Strouse, President & CEO of GoodLife.
We are so grateful to connect with local companies like Summit Homes – Kansas City. Thank you for your generous donation of $100,000 to GoodLife. We love partnering with like-minded organizations and people to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities. We look forward to growing this relationship in the future and continuing to give back… read more
GoodLife is excited to share that Rachel Jess, Director of Recruitment and Retention is the winner of the 2021 Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (SEAB) Dissertation Award in Applied Research from the American Psychological Association. This award recognizes individuals whose recent doctoral research has significantly advanced applied knowledge about behavioral processes. “It’s exciting to see GoodLife’s values of… read more
Members of the RISE program and participants in our day services program in Johnson County recently showcased their talents in a production of The Lion King. The show was held at The Culture House Stage and Studio and Overland Park. From the singing, dancing, costumes and make-up, every part of the performance was top notch. A special thank you to… watch now
Today marks the National Day of Giving! Make your year-end contributions to GoodLife even more memorable and impactful by taking advantage of Kansas Department of Commerce tax credits until December 31, 2021. Learn more about eligible donations, and consider making a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Thank you for your continued support of our mission. Donate… watch now
As we have shared, our year-end fund raising initiative is underway and we are looking to raise nearly $400,000 in Kansas Department of Commerce tax credits by December 31, 2021. Jenny and David are members of the TEAMWork program. They both worked with their job mentor Julie, on a mailing about this fund raising initiative. We are grateful to everyone… read more
Fall means lots of fun at the farm! We have been busy with the animals (the ponies even got haircuts), enjoying the stage and performing for our friends, cooking and baking lots of delicious things to eat, creating holiday craft projects and spending time outdoors. We are looking forward to a square dance hoedown and Thanksgiving feast at the end… read more
We have been busy preparing for and celebrating Halloween at our sites and programs. Here’s wishing you a spooky, scary, sweet filled holiday. Happy Halloween!
For the past 5 weeks, 20 member of the RISE Program participated in our THRIVE Challenge. The program focused on healthy eating, exercise, and movement. Some of the activities within the Challenge were workout classes at the Lawrence Community Center, fitness classes at Lawrence Parks & Recreation, a Self-Defense Class with Ninja Fit, Crossfit workouts at Crossfit Matters and guest… read more