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Exceeding Expectations

Sr. Jane Memorial Fund Prepares GSA for Strong Future

Launched one year ago this month, the Sr. Jane Mankaa Memorial Fund is exceeding expectations with $186,000 raised to date.

We began with a dream in our heart and a vision in our head to honor the legacy of a woman whose life embodied self-sacrifice and a vision of excellence for the children of Cameroon, particularly the orphans of Good Shepherd Home.

Following months of prayer and reflection, a campaign was launched to support every aspect of Good Shepherd Academy — today and into the future. And what a bright future it is!

Through your self-sacrificial giving, in just one year we have:

  • Constructed four state-of-the-art Fish Ponds with irrigation and stocking
  • Constructed a Poultry Farm with chicken coop, chicks, feed, and vitamins
  • Purchased Science Lab Equipment
  • Received funds to equip a Computer Lab with 30 desktop computers and WiFi bundle
  • Received funds and begin distributing 35 GSA Scholarships
  • And more!
pond learning through technology

The Board of Directors of Good Shepherd SLF is filled with abundant gratitude and deep appreciation for each one of our Sr. Jane Mankaa Memorial Fund Donors.

You heard the call and answered it, changing the lives of our students for years to come! The tried and true saying, “It Takes a Village,” is indeed true. It takes Friends, Coaches, Mentors, Teachers, Counselors, Scholars, Visionaries and World Changers all working together to make the dream of a quality education a reality — an education that emphasizes academic excellence, sustainable agriculture, physical and emotional well-being, and spiritual growth.

The students of Good Shepherd Academy thank you and pray for you daily.

World Changers: $40,000 and Up

Marty Jeiven

Visionaries: $25,000-$39,999

Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Palm Beach, FL Outreach Grant
Lorraine DiPaolo

Scholars: $10,000-$24,999

Anonymous Supporter
Susan Hagaman

Counselors: $5,000-$9,999

Dale Family Foundation
Episcopal Diocese of Newark Alleluia Grant
Madge Stein Woods

Teachers: $2,500-$4,999

David and Tyler Farrand
Molly Flewharty
The Rev. Canon Elizabeth Rankin
Turlington Family Charitable Foundation

Mentors: $1,000-$2,499

Robert Brooks
Ruth Councell
Calvary Church, Summit, NJ
Carol T. Graham Family Fund
Harmonie Law
Anne E. Lusk
The Rev. Frank Hubbard
Charles Rall
St. John’s Episcopal Church ECW, Sewaren, NJ
Vanguard Fund
Joan and Albert Waldman




Coaches: $500-$999

Dianne and Abe Bernstein
Lisa Caton
Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Global Task Force
David Geissler
The Rev. Doug Halvorsen
Robert and Christina Kales
John Klemeyer, Esq.
Elaine Learson
Angeline Mason
Tim Parrish
Dr. Bradley T. Rankin
The Rev. Wayne Sherrer
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Pennington, NJ
Utica Hospital
Susan Watts

Friends: Up to $499

Mark Baratta
Walker Bousman
Peyton and Beth Cole
Tom and Kim Conway
Harvey Cottrell
Suzanne Crawford
Tony Eberts
Catherine Friedman
Mike Geitz
Gonella Jemison
Susan Ann Keller
Deborah Sharp Loeb
Charles Moizeau
Mary Sue Sweeney Price
Caroline Purnell
Pat Richter
MaryAnn Ruby
The Rev. Maria Sanzo
Arlene Sommer
Catherine Stepanoff
Charlotte and Greg Thall
Letty Thall
John E. Thompson
The Rev. Dr. Cecie Titcomb
Trinity Church, Southport, CT
Dr. Nche Zama
The Rev. Jack Zamboni

Their Dream. Our Mission. YOU are Making It Happen and we are Grateful!

In gratitude,

The Rev. Canon Elizabeth Rankin

P.S. For additional information about the fund and/or to make a donation to the Sister Jane Mankaa Memorial Fund >>