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Christina Kale

The Spirit of Hollybush Award Recipient

June 26, 2017

Fifty years ago this month, the Rowan community (then Glassboro State College), along with the Borough of Glassboro, hosted the Hollybush Summit, a two-day meeting between President Lyndon B. Johnson, Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin and their top advisors. Assembling in what was then the college president’s home, the leaders addressed some of the most pressing…

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Imagining Tomorrow Video

Meet Our Pioneer Students

June 14, 2017

See what YOU have accomplished with your generous donations to Good Shepherd SLF over the last 4 years. ..

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Team Ambe’s Angels On the Move

May 2, 2017

And they’re off! The Annual Lacing Up for Freedom Walkathon will be held ONE MONTH from today in Ridgewood, NJ! All funds raised by Good Shepherd Academy’s team, Ambe’s Angels, will go to build our new and much-needed Girl’s Dormitory at Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon! To date we have raised $6,080 towards our…

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Elizabeth Geitz in Florida

Fighting poverty: Parishioner shares West Africa mission project

May 1, 2017

PALM BEACH, FL — By Eleanor Roy, Daily News Staff Writer • Children in Cameroon are lucky if they get an education at all, let alone one that extends beyond the fifth grade. For those fortunate enough to enroll in school, many end up walking more than 10 miles along dangerous routes to get there.…

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Pike County Courier

March 21, 2017

MILFORD, PA — Jonathan Langberg is looking for donations of musical instruments for a band program at The Good Shepherd Academy, a school located in Bafut, Cameroon. Volunteers will collect the donations at the Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., in Milford from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, to collect…

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The Calvary Centre

Our Cup Runneth Over!

January 18, 2017

Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit, NJ recently announced that it has chosen Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon as its international outreach focus for 2017. They write: “In her December sermon, the Rev. Canon Elizabeth Geitz spoke passionately about Good Shepherd Academy, founded by Sister Jane Mankaa who also founded Good Shepherd Orphanage. Calvary and it’s…

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Alleluia Fund for Outreach

Recipient of an Alleluia Grant from the Diocese of Newark

January 10, 2017

In addition, we are honored to once again receive an Alleluia Grant from the Diocese of Newark, as well as an Outreach Grant from Christ Church in Short Hills, NJ. They are joining hands to name the Religion Classroom, which is already built. Partnerships work! Partnerships educate a new generation of Cameroonian children!

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Jim Jones

Please join us in welcoming…

December 6, 2016

Jim Jones of Bedminster, New Jersey to our Board of Directors. Jim is the CEO of Penford Group LLC, a multi-disciplinary commercial real estate development and construction firm. Penford specializes in the revitalization of brownfield sites and has been involved in some of New Jersey’s largest industrial redevelopment projects where jobs were successfully created in…

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Good Shepherd Academy Students Thank American Donors With Song, Dance, and Speeches

November 12, 2016

I will never forget the morning of November 5, 2016. The sun shone brightly on a 95-degree day in the hills of Bafut, Cameroon. Blue canopies, five-hundred folding chairs, blue and yellow streamers, paper lanterns, balloons, flowers and a vibrant sound system were all in place as the Cameroonian, American, and GSA flags waved proudly…

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Returning to Cameroon: Building Bright Futures

November 12, 2016

It was my third trip to Bamenda, Cameroon, the first in four years, and I immediately noticed a disturbing difference. In a chaotic mix there were vendors packed 3-deep on every square inch of roadside, motorcycles carrying no less than 3 people, dust and dirt everywhere, and chock-a-block people milling about with no place to…

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