Goddard Riverside strives toward a fair and just society where all people can make choices that lead to better lives for themselves and their families. We serve more than 20,000 New Yorkers each year with programs ranging from Early Childhood Education to Older Adult Centers.

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A field of navy blue with colored dots and ribbons and the words Diamond Sponsor The Workman Family Social Justice Never Sleeps 2022 Goddard Riverside Bash

Thank you to our Diamond Sponsor!

The Workman Family is a Diamond Sponsor of our 2022 Social Justice Never Sleeps Bash.

Back to School with Backpacks and More

We gave out backpacks and school supplies on the Upper West and Upper East Sides to ensure children have what they need to start the school year.

Side by side photos of young people Jennifer Ochiaga and Shawn Riley

Scholarship Winners Ready to Change the World

Jennifer and Shawn both want to get into health care. They’re both driven by the desire to help others. And they’re both recipients of our scholarships designed to make higher education more accessible.