Two New Board Members Join For Goodness Sake

Plainville, CT,  November 25, 2019 –  For Goodness Sake, a local 501c3 nonprofit that provides donated furniture and household goods to individuals and families struggling with homelessness, poverty, and other severe life challenges, has appointed two new board members, Rebecca Makas and Cassandra Mitchell.


Rebecca Makas is proud to join the Board of For Goodness Sake. After graduating from the University of Connecticut with both a BS and an MBA, she moved to Bristol to start her career and family.  She has been in the real estate industry for over 10 years and enjoys helping families find the perfect home.  Rebecca is currently a real estate professional at Keller Williams and lives in West Hartford with her husband and two children. She is looking forward to bringing the connections she has made with her clients and other local entrepreneurs together to help support the mission of FGS.


Cassandra L. Mitchell is the Regional Vice President of Revenue Cycle at Prospect Medical Holdings (PMH) for hospitals in Connecticut and Rhode Island, focusing on cash acceleration, revenue recovery and denials management. Prior to joining PMH, Cass worked for 15 years at UConn Health as the Chief Revenue Cycle Officer for both the Hospital and UConn Medical Group.  She has her BS in Accounting, her MS in Management and is also a Certified Professional Coder. An avid Red Sox fan, Cass spends her free time enjoying baseball season with her husband and three children. Cassandra is hoping to use her skills to help For Goodness Sake grow financially, enabling the organization to help even more people


For Goodness Sake’s mission is to restore dignity and independence to people struggling with homelessness, poverty, and other severe life challenges by providing them with the furniture and basic household goods they need to make their house into a home. For Goodness Sake is a furniture bank based in Plainville, partnering with over 20 local organizations to reach people throughout central Connecticut. For Goodness Sake has helped over 1,200 clients since it was founded in 2013. Clients include people moving into their first apartment from being on the streets, families moving out of homeless shelters, victims of domestic violence, homeless veterans, and people that are homeless and in need of support for a variety of other reasons.


The organization accepts gently used furniture and household goods from the community. To learn more about how to donate or volunteer at For Goodness Sake, visit their website at


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