GoodTHREADS was conceived of by Executive Director, Michele Wright, in 2009.

As a foster and adoptive parent, Michele had a deep personal understanding of the challenges foster, adoptive and kinship families face in Arizona. She had an idea and brought it to her employer, Goodmans Interior Structures, a local 64 year old, 3rd generation, family owned business. Goodmans supported her personal mission with an investment of company resources such as warehouse space, delivery trucks, donation bins, marketing support and by encouraging employee volunteer participation. Together with the Goodmans Tucson team, GoodTHREADS has clothed over 12,000 kids and enjoyed watching them benefit from the warmth, dignity, pride and sense of community that come with the nice clothing and accessories provided by GoodTHREADS and the experience of attending a GoodTHREADS exchange event.