Shepherds enjoyed hearing from a student alumnus at Shepherds Notre Dame Mentor Appreciation Night. Notre Dame West Haven ’14 alum, Jeenn Barreiro embraced the lessons he learned during his time as a Shepherds student at NDWHS. After high school, he continued his education at College of the Holy Cross, graduating in 2018. Jeenn currently works […]
January is National Mentoring Month and Shepherds is so thankful for all the mentors that assist our students. Our mentors are kind-hearted adults who help bridge the opportunity gap our inner-city students have. A good mentor allows students to see the hope and possibilities within themselves. Becoming a Shepherds is a satisfying way to make […]
There are few things more rewarding than helping change the course of a young person’s life. As a Shepherds Mentor you commit to sharing your time and experience with a student whose life you will certainly positively impact throughout their four-years of high school. As a Shepherds Sponsor, you help financially support our efforts in […]
Kolbe Cathedral students perform community service throughout their four years of high school. Recently, a group of students and mentors volunteered at the Exchange Club of New Canaan Annual Christmas Tree Sale. For more than 50 years, the club transforms Kiwanis Park into a Christmas village with more than 1,300 trees along with a variety […]
On Thursday evening, October 11th, Shepherds, a mentoring and scholarship non-profit based in Bridgeport, will honor two of its most experienced and dedicated mentors, Tammy Taylor of Darien and Greg Dillon of North Haven, at its gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport.
Mentors, students and family members along with NDWH staff, gathered on January 24th in the Maureen and George J. Collins ’58 Auditorium at Notre Dame High School to celebrate the role of Shepherds mentors in students’ lives.
Congratulations to the inspiring Mr. Gregory B. Dillon ’74 who will be inducted tonight as one of seven of 2017’s Knights of Honor at Notre Dame High School. In addition to mentoring 8 young men through Shepherds at his beloved alma mater, Greg is a former law enforcement and business professional. You may read his complete Bio courtesy of NDWH by clicking on his picture.
Thank you to the New Canaan Advertiser for helping Shepherds celebrate National Mentorship Month! We are grateful for the commitment of New Canaan resident, Karen Lynn Murray, and all of our mentors.
The Weston Forum featured Weston resident, Lindsay Duggan and her student, Odera Smart, in a column promoting National Mentorship Month. Click to read the article.