By: Michael Ganci

Gooden Raises Awareness for Family in Need


The other day, Doc Gooden posted a Tweet that caught my attention. See it below:

Screen Shot 2015-01-20 at 9.57.06 PMI was definitely interested in finding out more about what the former Mets and Yankees pitcher was supporting, so I clicked the link and heard about a story regarding a family in need:

From the Go Fund Me Page:

Funds are needed so the family can allow My Dad, Mr.Alfred Dukes to have a decent funeral. He was taken away from us unexpectedly in a tragic accident as a pedestrian! Any donations to the family is greatly appreciated so that we can lay him to rest in heaven! Thanks in advance!

Thus far, $1,290 of the intended $6,000 has been raised from 24 donors, and Gooden wants to spread the word to help this family put on the proper funeral for Alfred Dukes.

For more information and to learn how you can help, click here.


About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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