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Shepherds had an excellent 2018, celebrating our 20th Anniversary and changing the lives of 62 students. Our 2018 Annual Report highlights both Fiscal Year 2018 and our 20th Anniversary celebrations. Download the report to read more about our students, mentors and sponsors and to see highlights of the year. Pass this link along to friends […]
On Join Shepherds Staff and Mentors to welcome Spring on March 28. Enjoy drinks and heavy appetizers. Please bring a friend to introduce them to the rewards of mentoring a Shepherds student or just bring yourself so we can thank you! Thursday, March 28 from 7pm to 9pmFairfield County Hunt Club174 Long Lots Road, Westport […]
Fifteen adult mentors are needed for students beginning high school in September of 2019.
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 […]
Mentoring can be sweet – really sweet! Kolbe Cathedral freshmen (L-R) Valentina, Annaclaudia, Quiana and Lauren gathered at the Fairfield home of Quiana’s mentor, Marlene Kimberly along with Valentina’s mentor, Sara Tieke, Annaclaudia’s mentor, Hetty Nerod, and Lauren’s mentor, Laura Canning for some serious Christmas Cookie baking. Merry Christmas to all of our students, staff, […]
Reuben Clarke, NDWH ’18, is credited with saving lives with his quick actions on an Amtrak train bound for Penn Station on Thanksgiving Eve.
Thank you to the BIC Corporation and to Chief Financial Officer, Jim DiPietro, who coordinated a career day at their headquarters in Shelton. Fifty-seven students, staff and mentors from both Kolbe Cathedral High School and Notre Dame West Haven attended the event. The day included 12 speakers from all different branches of BIC – marketing, […]
Shepherds 20th Anniversary Gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport on Thursday, October 11th was a time for celebration and for reflection on the accomplishments of our more than 300 student alumni and their mentors. It also served as a platform for creating a foundation for the next 20 years — as Executive Director, […]
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.
Byron Pitts, Co Anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, is ready to celebrate with the Shepherds Community on Thursday, October 11th at the Inn at Longshore. Are you? Visit www.shepherdsmentors.org for information. Click the link in our news section to view a message from Byron. IMG_2233