Gina Goodwin has already started collecting food items for an Easter Sunday meal drive she is organizing at her home in Peabody.
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Peabody mom is back in the meal business

PEABODY — With food insecurity at unprecedented levels, a Peabody woman is back in business, doing what she can to make sure residents can find a little holiday happiness.

Gina Goodwin, a registered nurse, has kicked off her latest Gina's Giving Back project. Last year, Goodwin delivered 3,318 Thanksgiving meals to needy Peabody families. This year, she hopes to feed 300 families on Easter Sunday and is launching a unique fundraising campaign, selling raffle tickets for gift cards that have been generously donated by local businesses.

"People have lost jobs, there are greater food security issues and people have lost lives, so the need is there," said Goodwin, the mother of six children between the ages of four and 14 — all of them adopted. "We…

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