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Scout shares music passion with African kids

Scout shares music passion with African kids

SHOHOLA — Children in an impoverished African country will make their own music soon. Jonathan Langberg, a student at Delaware Valley High School and a member of Shohola Boy Scout Troop 76 who has a passion for music, collected 33 band instruments that will be shipped to the Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon in West Africa for his Eagle Scout… read more

Fighting poverty: Parishioner shares West Africa mission project

Fighting poverty: Parishioner shares West Africa mission project

PALM BEACH, FL — By Eleanor Roy, Daily News Staff Writer • Children in Cameroon are lucky if they get an education at all, let alone one that extends beyond the fifth grade. For those fortunate enough to enroll in school, many end up walking more than 10 miles along dangerous routes to get there. Overcrowded classrooms with inadequate resources… read more

Pike County Courier

Pike County Courier

MILFORD, PA — Jonathan Langberg is looking for donations of musical instruments for a band program at The Good Shepherd Academy, a school located in Bafut, Cameroon. Volunteers will collect the donations at the Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., in Milford from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, to collect the donations. Jonathan is a… read more

Pike County Courier

Pike County Courier

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation in Milford is creating educational opportunities for co-ed secondary/high school students in Cameroon, West Africa, in partnership with a grassroots Cameroonian nonprofit.   The new bilingual coed residential school, which opened on Sept. 12 to 350 African students, aims to create economic sustainability, protect AIDS orphans and other children from human trafficking and other exploitation,… read more

The General Theological Seminary

The General Theological Seminary

NEW YORK, NY / GOLBAL — By Jonathan Silver • The Rev. Canon Elizabeth Geitz, Class of 1993, is delighted to announce the opening of Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon, West Africa, on September 12, 2016. As many in the community are aware, Geitz has been at work for several years to create an education program facilitating the dreams… read more

Channel 13 Northeast PA

Channel 13 Northeast PA

“There are thousands of eager students wanting to get an education without a school to go to,” says Elizabeth Geitz, “and that’s where we came in.” Geitz continues by explaining that, “when the school is completed it will have three science labs, a computer lab, a library, a dining hall, soccer field” and more. Learn more about the Academy campus read more

Record Breaking Fundraising Event

Record Breaking Fundraising Event

Imagining Tomorrow’s annual Sporting Clays Classic, held on September 10th, at Hudson Farm in Andover, NJ was a great success with experienced and novice clay shooters joining in a fun competition between new friends and old timers.   Many thanks to our dedicated Sponsors, and to Team Captains Charlie Bridges, Michael Geitz, Joe Mignon, Alice Preuinger, John Ross, and Pam… read more

Providing Access to Quality Education

Providing Access to Quality Education

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 time at the firm was… read more

2015 Alleluia Fund Grants

2015 Alleluia Fund Grants

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 internationally. While key areas of… read more

2014 Alleluia Fund for Outreach grant recipients

2014 Alleluia Fund for Outreach grant recipients

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 and neighborhoods; shelters working with… read more

Sunday Dinners in the South

Sunday Dinners in the South

 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. Then there was dancing, singing,… read more

Ramsey nonprofit aims to eradicate human trafficking – April 2014

Ramsey nonprofit aims to eradicate human trafficking – April 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 International, reached out to the… read more

Walk with Ambe

Walk with Ambe

Host a fundraising Walk-A-Thon, “Walk With Ambe,” in order to raise money to construct Good Shepherd Academy in Cameroon, West Africa! We’re here to support you each step of the way! Contact us at info@goodshepherdsustainability.org. read more