The Exchange Club of New Canaan Increases Their Support by 20%

Going back six years, Shepherds started a mutually beneficial relationship with the Exchange Club of New Canaan. Shepherds mentor – student teams volunteer their time to work at the Exchange Club’s annual Christmas Tree Sale in New Canaan. It’s been a great community service activity for mentors and students at the time of year when giving back is most

The Inner City Foundation for Charity and Education: $60,000 Tuition Support!

Shepherds has been a beneficiary of the Foundation’s generosity going back to our founding in 1998. ICF’s funding to Shepherds is relatively unique among our community and corporate foundations as it allows for funding for tuition expenses. Each year’s grants specifically goes to supplement tuition commitments we make to our partner schools. Earlier this year after

Meet KC Mentor Jim Borger

Jim Borger completed his first Shepherds tour this year with KCHS 2021 graduate Kevin C., who will be attending Fairfield University this fall. Jim provided us with these insightful and meaningful thoughts on his Shepherds’ experience. “I really love the Shepherds program, especially given the current climate in our country. Shepherds help you focus on

director announcement

There is Much to Celebrate!

Celebration! Perhaps it’s the post pandemic version of Newton’s Third Law of Motion* that makes this spring’s celebration of completing the school year and our seniors’ graduation that much more celebratory and joyous. The forces of the health crisis, job disruptions, and hybrid school days that pushed us into isolation and worry generated the deservedly

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

The Shepherds Class of 2021 is filled with 17 talented students: a salutatorian, a senior class president, many honor roll students, competitive athletes, engaged community members, entrepreneurs, and above all, high school graduates. These graduates have amazing plans for themselves post-graduation. Watch the video above to find out more. Shepherds wants to continue to help

director announcement

April Letter from Dan McAuliffe

Dear Shepherds Friends, The month of April normally brings many positive themes to our attention –  longer days, warmer sun, birds chirping early in the morning, and a budding optimism for the coming months. This year obviously brings all those normal occurrences but with the added cautious optimism of a world recovering from a pandemic