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 →

National Foster Care Awareness Month 2019

National Foster Care Awareness Month 2019

The House of the Good Shepherd will kick-off a monthlong recognition of our foster care population on May 7, 2019, by lighting up our Foster Care and Community-Based Services building as well as our main campus in light blue to raise awareness for National Foster Care Month 2019. Many local and government businesses in Downtown… Continue Reading →

Pennies For Patients

Pennies For Patients

The Peer Mentor Club at our Tilton School proudly inspired the school to raise $1,250.72 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)! The children announced a competition called “Pennies for Patients” – a fundraising campaign for the LLS. The children collected spare change throughout March, and each classroom came up with creative fundraising ideas to… Continue Reading →

Two Brothers Find Their Forever Home

Two Brothers Find Their Forever Home

Anthony and Chase found their forever home after several years in our Foster Care program. The sound of two bells chimed on April 1, as Judge Griffith presided over the official adoption of the two brothers by proud parents George and Cheryl Petrie. To share in this special day, a surprise visit by their long-time… Continue Reading →

Shepherd Singer Breaks Out Of His Shell

Shepherd Singer Breaks Out Of His Shell

“A year ago I couldn’t get my son to go to school. He would become physically ill at just the mention of school,” said Jake’s mother, Sheri. “Now he comes home and tells me he had a great day and shows me all of his good grades! HGS has given him confidence and self-esteem that… Continue Reading →

RAPID RECRUITMENT – Hiring Event

RAPID RECRUITMENT – Hiring Event

New year, new career! The House of the Good Shepherd is hiring 50 entry-level positions to start on March 4th! Our challenge is to fill every position and we challenge you to help! Attend our Rapid Recruitment Hiring Event on January 30th from noon until 5 pm at our 17 Herkimer Road location in North… Continue Reading →