Shepherds (www.shepherdsmentors.org) is looking for mentors, sponsors and donors in the greater Bridgeport and New Haven area.
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.
North Haven’s Greg Dillon Embodies the Spirit of National Mentoring Month. To date he has mentored 8 young men as they navigated four years at Notre Dame High School and the transition to college. Read More.
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.
January is National Mentoring month – a time set aside to promote youth mentorship in the United States. Shepherds is planning Mentor Appreciation nights later in the month at both high schools. Contact Amy Chickles at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Shepherds Notre Dame of West Haven Senior, Angel Chavez participated in the largest “Harvest Pack” to date. As treasurer of the school’s Interact Club and president of CSMC (Christian Service Student Club), Angel worked with several other community organizations to feed Haiti’s poor. Read More.
Mentors and students from Kolbe Cathedral volunteered together for The Exchange Club of New Canaan’s Christmas Tree Sale. The club transforms Kiwanis Park into a Christmas village each year with over 1,200 trees including Fraser Firs and Balsams – as well as wreaths, roping, tree stands and other seasonal merchandise. Proceeds go to awareness and prevention of child abuse and many other local charities like Shepherds.
Congratulations to the recipients of Kolbe Cathedral High School’s “Work Hard & Be Nice” Students of the Month Award. The award honors students who embody the Kolbe values – caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing knowledge, skills & talents for the good of others, and strength of character. Read More.
Shepherds and Razoo have been a winning team this month. The online fundraising site has allowed us to spread the word that thirty of our students cannot afford a Ti-84 graphing calculator, an essential standard for high school students preparing to go to college. They are used for higher-level math and science courses. This is one […]