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Brenda Ruello with Babies

Providing Access to Quality Education

December 31, 2015

The firm recently caught up with Brenda Ruello. Recruited to Heidrick & Struggles by Gerry Roche, Brenda was the first woman in Search for the firm and had an impressive 18 years with Heidrick & Struggles saying, “I had a wonderful career and I’m very proud of the accomplishments and opportunities I enjoyed. While her…

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GSA Awarded Grant

December 12, 2015

This Outreach Grant will be used to fund half of the cost of a generator for the Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon. The Academy when finished will be a co-ed secondary/high school for up to 400 students most of whom will come from the affiliated Good Shepherd orphanage.  View the recipient list >>

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Alleluia Fund for Outreach

2015 Alleluia Fund Grants

December 11, 2015

Last night, the Episcopal Diocese of Newark Council ratified the Alleluia Fund grant board’s recommendation to award a total of $171,000 in grants to 38 programs. Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation was a recipient! This year, 33 of the programs provide practical, hands-on support to our neighbors in northern New Jersey and five offer support…

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Tendering, Winning and Saving!

July 15, 2015

The tendering process is underway for Phase I construction of Good Shepherd Academy. Three Cameroonian construction firms are submitting bids on July 10th to our missionary architect, Poul Bertelsen of MSAADA Architects. MSAADA has built over 750 schools, hospitals, and churches in developing nations over the last 30 years and we are indeed fortunate to…

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Walking on Sunshine

April 26, 2015

On May 16th Durga Tree International is hosting Lacing Up for Freedom, a 5-mile walk in Ridgewood, NJ to raise funds to eradicate human trafficking around the globe. Watch Highlights from our 2014 Walk. Then join or pledge to support us this year! Our Good Shepherd SLF Team, Ambe’s Angels, will be walking to raise…

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Not One But Two Hundred!

March 24, 2015

Not One But Twelve! “Give a person a fish, they’ll eat for a day; teach them how to fish, and they’ll eat for a lifetime.” Many tried and true maxims have survived the ages. This is one. Many of us believe it, live by it, and even make our giving decisions based upon it. But…

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A Different “New” Year

January 2, 2015

Happy New Year! This familiar phrase means different things to different people. It might mean, “Let’s celebrate the coming of a clean slate, a new year on which to write the story of our lives!” Or if that’s too heavy for you, perhaps it means, “Let’s recover from last night’s party and get ready to…

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Alleluia Fund for Outreach

2014 Alleluia Fund for Outreach grant recipients

December 10, 2014

On December 10, Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark ratified the Alleluia Fund grant board’s recommendation to award grants to 27 congregation-based or -affiliated programs and stress a greater allocation towards food and shelter ministries. This diverse set of grantees includes community kitchens and food pantries working to address hunger in our towns…

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The Best Gifts Can’t Be Wrapped

December 10, 2014

Celebrate and Educate! With Gifts to Friends and Loved Ones for Future Students at Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon, West Africa Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for a loved one, friend, or colleague? Give the gift that lasts a lifetime to warm the heart of that special someone, while changing the life of a…

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Change Is In the Air!

October 28, 2014

“Christian, our son from Good Shepherd, was chosen to be trained for the Cameroon National Football Team. Keep on moving mountains Good Shepherd!” – Sister Jane Mankaa, Founder of the Good Shepherd Home for Children, Cameroon Christian is seen above shaking hands with the Cameroonian Minister of Sports. Change is in the air and good…

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