Col. Bruce Bowers, CO, 446th AW, SSgt. Godinez, Mrs. Amy Godinez.
SSgt. Godinez is currently on full time orders with the 728th Airlift Sqdn., and is an employee of Comcast Cable.
SSgt. Godinez founded Café dos Ninas, an eight (8)-years running not-for profit coffee retailer located in Graham.100% of the proceeds go to support families affected by Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome, with bi-annual funds given to the Evergreen Healthcare Foundation. Over $20,000 has been donated since its inception.
SSgt. Godinez’s service does not end there.
- He volunteers time in the Northwest Fellowship Children’s ministry, teaching classes and assisting during busy Sunday school classes. And, since he’s on their drama team, the 728th Airlift Squadron found he makes an excellent Elvis Santa during their gift exchange.
- He is also the youth event coordinator at Northwest Fellowship, spending time planning and organizing events such as camping and hiking as well as trips for their youth volunteers at the Tacoma Rescue Mission.
- He is an active member of the Pioneer Valley Elementary Parent Teacher Association, he has volunteered for the past seven (7) years in the 3rd Grade classroom, helping students strengthen their reading skills, finishing required projects and completing placement exams.
- He is also a soccer coach for the school, teaching the young players the fundamentals of teamwork and an active lifestyle through sport.