One of the main pillars of Goodwin Investment Advisory (GIA) is having an ethos of generosity. Tim Goodwin, Founder and President, not only believes in being generous, but he sets a personal example of living generously which includes creating an organization that is abundantly generous with both it’s time and resources.

Tim Goodwin stated, “If tomorrow, your company disappeared, would it be missed? Well, if GIA disappeared, we would want to be missed. We would hope that not only our clients would notice, but that the community would notice… and miss us. Not just for the great service we provide our clients or for the great careers we offer our team members, but for the time, money, and effort we have invested into our community.” That is why Goodwin Investment Advisory’s mission is: To Lead People to Financial Peace, Independence and Generosity. It’s why being a part of GIA doesn’t just mean better financial decisions for the long run; it means being part of something big, something that is impacting lives and families for generations.

Here are some of our community partners we engage with

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Through Ramsey Solutions GIA sponsors and provides personal finance curriculum to over 700 students in 7 schools. The curriculum teaches practical money basics and equips educators with resources to help their students create lasting financial habits which transform the way they approach money altogether. Supporting this life-changing education program gives us a practical way to impact our community

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Cherokee FCA – Our Vision is to see Cherokee County transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.GIA financially supports FCA monthly and we have helped to host the annual Christmas fundraiser to help cover matching funds for new staff. The last two years GIA helped to raise $70,000.Tim Goodwin also serves on the Board Of Directors.

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The Summit is a trusted 501(c)(3) nonprofit community counseling organization that has helped individuals, couples, and families experience hope, healing and restoration since 1990. In fiscal year 2021/22, 30 therapists are projected to provide 22,000+ clinical hours to 3,000+ individuals, couples and families at 5 offices and 28 school-based locations. GIA is sponsoring their local Summit Gala fundraiser. The event will raise money to help bring hope by removing barriers, implementing prevention, and providing intervention. The Summit is striving to remove the stigma surrounding mental health in our community.

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SheisSafe – is an organziation that is making it possible for girls to experience hope, opportunity and new life in Christ by saving them from the horrors of sex slavery around the world. They help rescue, restore and equip girls and provide them with both dignity and freedom.

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Goshen Valley Boys Ranch – is a local non-profit committed to providing peace and purpose to children in foster care. In addition they create environments of safety, love, and stability. GIA staff take off work twice a year to volunteer together and serve with Goshen Valley.

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Holiday Lights of Hope – Holiday Lights of Hope is a walk through light display event from December 3rd – December 23rd. Tickets are $10 and 14 and under are free. All proceeds benefit the Anna Crawford Children’s Center. GIA is an annual sponsor of this event.

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Elm Street Cultural Arts Village – For years GIA has been a gold sponsor of the Lantern Outdoor Music Series in downtown Woodstock. We are big fans of supporting the arts in our local community. Elm Street engages audiences with entertaining and culturally diverse performances.

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Compassion International – is a  child sponsorship and Christian humanitarian aid organization that aims to positively impact children living in poverty, globally. In the office, there is a map on the wall displaying all the photos of the kids who have benefited from the support of both GIA staff and our clients.

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