HGS Receives MVP Health Care Award

HGS Receives MVP Health Care Award

MVP Health Care Honors 20 Companies, Government Agencies for Outstanding Workplace Well-Being Programs Health Insurer Celebrates Holistic Wellness and Building Healthy Communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michelle Golden Schenectady, New York, September 19, 2019 — MVP Health Care today announced the winners of its inaugural Workplace Well Being Awards. The award recognizes 20 companies and… Continue Reading →

Max the Therapy Dog at Work

Max the Therapy Dog at Work

Max is Tilton School’s newest Therapy-Dog-in-Training! He is owned by School Social Worker, Ms. Pavlicek and is currently attending Canine Sports Unlimited in Whitesboro, where he will receive his Canine Good Citizen Certitifcate whin a few months. From there, he will continue with additional training to pass the TDI test to become a certified therapy… Continue Reading →

When a Star Finally Finds Their Sparkle

When a Star Finally Finds Their Sparkle

“Last year, he (Jake) was picked on and bullied at school; so bad and to the point that he stopped going. Shortly after that, his dad passed away. He became very depressed and anxious and had zero confidence in himself. At some points, he thought about taking his own life,” Jake’s Mom, Sheri, said before… Continue Reading →

Homemade (Well, CLASSROOM-MADE) Ice Cream!

Homemade (Well, CLASSROOM-MADE) Ice Cream!

Mrs. Dygert’s classroom has been completing STEM activities over the summer and yesterday they concocted their own homemade ice cream in a bag! The class put half and half, sugar, and vanilla in a quart sized bag as well as ice and rock salt in a gallon sized bag. They placed the quart sized bag… Continue Reading →

“I’M FINALLY ADOPTED!”

“I’M FINALLY ADOPTED!”

On Wednesday, July 31, ten-year-old Breanna found her forever home with her forever parents, Kenny and Rebecca Stover. Breanna has been in our care since May of 2014 and has dreamed about a family for a long time. Breanna was so excited throughout the ceremony, and after; she kept repeating, “I’m finally adopted!” She jumped… Continue Reading →

School Supplies Needed!

School Supplies Needed!

We are in need of school supplies! Did you know that The House of the Good Shepherd has a K-12 school on our main campus? We are a 12-month school and always in need of school supplies, but this upcoming Back-to-School season is particularly important for us with a new class of students in need…. Continue Reading →

Students Vs. Teachers on the Basketball Court

Students Vs. Teachers on the Basketball Court

Last week, the Tilton school students and staff participated in a friendly yet competitive basketball game with the staff narrowly winning with a score of 40-36. The teachers along with some other recruited staff members, rallied together their team as the kids made a roster of their own. Over the previous few weeks leading up… Continue Reading →

Our 20th Golf Tournament raised over $117,000!

Our 20th Golf Tournament raised over $117,000!

This year, The House of the Good Shepherd commemorated 20 years of our annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 24th! We were joined by many local businesses to celebrate 20 years of great golf, amazing friends, and memorable experiences. Over $1.6 million has been raised to reach our ultimate goal of providing care to change… Continue Reading →

Say Hello to The Bellingers!

Say Hello to The Bellingers!

On Wednesday, May 22, at 1:00 pm, the Bellinger family grew…exponentially! Sarah Bellinger adopted sisters Charlotte, Olivia, Amaya, and Lilly. The girls have been in care since January of 2017. But Sarah’s love is abundant and, on that day, she also adopted Corey, who has been in foster care since his birth in October 2016…. Continue Reading →

Tilton Students Remember Veterans

Tilton Students Remember Veterans

The Tilton School Peer Mentoring Club took a trip to the Calvary Cemetery in Utica today and had the privilege to place American flags on several veterans’ graves. Jim George, Commander at American Legion Post 229 and US Army Veteran, escorted the children to the cemetery and directed them to gravesites of veterans. While the… Continue Reading →