November 2020 As we approach the end of 2020, we can all agree it has been a challenging, often frightening, and unsettling year for all of us. Imagine being homeless on top of all the fears surrounding COVID-19. At Good Shepherd, we remain a safety net for our neighbors in
Have you lost income because of COVID-19? Are you having trouble paying your rent or utilities? The Eviction Prevention Project (EPP) may be able to help residents of Wilmington, North Carolina. El Proyecto de Prevención de Desalojos Using HUD CDBG-CV funds, Good Shepherd Center aims to help people who have
Good Shepherd is collecting school supplies to deliver to our friends in need, with help from our friends at Nourish NC. School Supplies Needs List: Pens Pencils Colored Pencils Pencil Sharpeners Markers Crayons Highlighters Glue Sticks Scissors Construction Paper Lined Paper Spiral Bound Notebooks Composition Books Binders Folders Calculators Backpacks
Make a personal gift. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law and make a significant difference in our fight to end hunger and homelessness in our community. Gifts can be donated in their entirety or spread out over several years. Make a planned gift. Include Good Shepherd Center as
Did you know… The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) is intended to help families, individuals, businesses and nonprofits, like Good Shepherd, who are experiencing new and unprecedented challenges during the current pandemic; The Act temporarily suspends requirements for RMDs (required minimum distributions) for the 2020 tax year.
The organizers at Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving, have come together to organize #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of support for nonprofits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. We have been so grateful for all the ways you have reached out to support Good Shepherd
Recently, we found this powerful article containing an open letter written by a woman who has been chronically homeless in the Los Angeles area since she aged out of the foster care system. We are posting this with the permission of the article’s author, and thank the LAist for their
Coronavirus Update: November 12, 2020 We continue to operate the shelter at half capacity in order to keep guests safe through social distancing. We are doing our best to house homeless families and individuals who reach out to us by directly connecting them with landlords and available units. Since February