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Good Shepherd Does Not Solicit for Door-to-Door Donations
Good Shepherd has received a report that that two young females have been knocking on doors in Upper Stoney Creek soliciting donations. Homeowners reported that the people came to their home on the evening of September 3 saying that they were volunteers for Good Shepherd and asking that they make a donation to the organization.
These people do not represent Good Shepherd in any way. Good Shepherd does not have a door-to-door donation program and does not condone or approve of the canvassing of private homes.
Anyone residents who are solicited at their home by persons saying they represent Good Shepherd are urged to call the Hamilton Police Service at 905-546-2929 and Good Shepherd at 905-528-6565.
Easing the burden of young moms
Good Shepherd is proud to announce the opening of the Jeanne Scott Parent & Child Resource Centre, located adjacent to Angela's Place in east Hamilton, where young moms can earn a high school education while child minding is provided for their babies on-site. The support that the moms receive at Angela's Place and the Resource Centre helps to break the cycle of poverty and provide them with the skills to become nurturing parents and productive members of our community. We were joined by more than 100 people on June 17 to celebrate the life of benefactor Jeanne Scott and mark the opening of the Centre.
Welcome, Brother Nick. Goodbye, Brother Sean
There's a changing of the guard at The Good Shepherd Centre, our emergency men's shelter on Mary Street in Hamilton. Brother Sean McIsaac (left), who's been with Good Shepherd for the past six years, is leaving his position as Shelter Manager to take a posting in Ireland. In his place, we welcome Brother Nick Foran, a Philadelphia native who joins us from Albuquerque, New Mexico. We wish them both well in their new roles.