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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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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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Tears of Joy

July 27, 2014

“Woooooo! I am overjoyed at what I am seeing! The children are in bed but I want to go and get them up. I don’t think I will be able to sleep this night. My dear, the plans for Good Shepherd Academy are GREAT. I have no words to express what I am seeing…God bless…

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Making It Happen

May 22, 2014

The sun was shining brightly and a slight breeze was blowing, as almost 100 actual and virtual walkers gathered on May 17th for the much-anticipated Walk With Ambe to raise funds to help build Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon. One step at a time, we are MAKING IT HAPPEN TOGETHER as the walk generated…

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Their Dream. Our Mission. Make It Happen.

April 29, 2014

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation makes dreams happen! Support the Imagining Tomorrow project.

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Sunday Dinners in the South

April 24, 2014

Future Good Shepherd Academy scholarship students from Good Shepherd Home for Children are featured in a heart-warming story of African hospitality at its best in this latest book by Celebrity Chef, Tammy Algood. “They [the Americans] were escorted to little plastic chairs that were placed on a rug and were handed bouquets of handpicked greens.…

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Durga Tree International

Ramsey nonprofit aims to eradicate human trafficking – April 2014

April 17, 2014

By Catherine Carrera, Staff Writer – Ramsey Suburban News – Over lunch about six months ago, Elizabeth Tiger heard a story about Ambe, an orphan from Bamenda, Cameroon, who at the age of 13 was kidnapped by human traffickers while on a 10-mile walk from home to school. Tiger, co-founder of the borough-based Durga Tree…

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