In Commemoration of 50 years in business, a year long event, "Fifty Dollar Fridays" was implemented on October 1st, 2015. At the end of each week, for fifty consecutive Fridays, a check for $50 was mailed to a local non-profit organization, chosen by store owners, as well as employee and customer suggestions.  Organizations included: Little Red Door, Big Brother/Big Sisters, God's Grain Bin, VFW, American Legion, The Humane Society, 4H of Henry County, The Salvation Army, Hancock Hope House, Riley's Children Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, various local food pantries, several public service & fraternal organizations and many others.

At The Original Good's Candies in Kennard, IN we believe in giving back to our community whenever possible. We do not however believe in contributing to charities just for the sake of personal recognition. It is for this reason that we work with groups and organizations that are both literally and figuratively, "close to home". We are proud to support the following local and national nonprofit organizations:


  • Kennard Friends Church, Kennard, IN
  • Kennard Baptist Church, Kennard, IN
  • Kennard Christian Church, Kennard, IN
  • Kennard Volunteer Fire Department, Kennard, IN
  • Kennard Crime Watch, Kennard, IN
  • Foursquare Gospel Church, New Castle IN
  • Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg, IN
  • Mechanicsburg Masonic Lodge #392, Mechanicsburg, IN
  • Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin IN
  • The Scottish Rite Learning Center, Indianapolis IN
  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Henry County, New Castle, IN
  • The Hutson School, Indianapolis, IN
  • The Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Home, Knightstown, IN
  • Anchor Behavioral Counseling, New Castle, IN
  • Kennard Elementary School, Kennard, IN
  • Charles A. Beard School Corporation, Knightstown, IN
  • Shenandoah School Corporation, Middletown, IN
  • New Castle School Corporation, New Castle, IN
  • Middletown Food Pantry, Middletown, IN
  • Second Harvest Food Bank, Anderson, IN
  • Henry County Relay For Life, New Castle, IN