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September 11, 2023

    The Shepherd Home board would like to welcome three new members to the board: Gretchen Kozlowski, Meredith Rutherford, and Martin Williams.

    April 18th, 2023

      To our volunteers and supporters,The Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that Debbie Scibetta has accepted the position of Executive Director!Debbie will continue to oversee resident care, fundraising, community relations and will now also oversee volunteer coordination.Traci VanZile, Assistant Director of Nursing and Karen Polo, Volunteer Coordinator, will both report to Debbie.In addition, Debbie will be recruiting for the new position of Administrative Coordinator, which will also report to her.You may recall that we announced a different organization structure last fall.  As is so important in the world today,… Read More »April 18th, 2023

      February 9, 2023

        Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers, Founders, and Supporters, On behalf of the Board of Directors, we regret to inform you that Lori LaSalle resigned from her role as Director of Business Operations effective February 6th, 2023. We thank Lori for all that she contributed to the home in this new role and wish her much success in her future endeavors. The Board will begin a search for a new Director of Business Operations immediately. During this search, Debbie, Traci, and Karen will oversee the day-to-day functions of the home and continue… Read More »February 9, 2023

        July 27, 2022

          Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers, Founders and Supporters, Thank you for your continued support over the past few weeks as we work towards identifying a new Executive Director of Shepherd Home. We would like to take this opportunity to provide a few updates regarding the transition of leadership. Jen Modzel’s last official day as Director will be 7/31. Jen, her staff, and the Board have already been working to bring candidates in to interview for the Director position. In the meantime, it has been decided that the home will remain open… Read More »July 27, 2022

          July 27, 2021

            Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers, Founders and Supporters, We are excited to share that Kathy Gleason has accepted the role of Interim Executive Director for Shepherd Home. Many of you know Kathy from her many years of supporting Shepherd Home as a consultant and then as a part-time Program Assistant. Shepherd Home is dear to Kathy and she will guide us through re-opening, while the Board continues our search for the next Executive Director. Kathy has already started and you can look forward to hearing from her soon. Welcome, Kathy! Sincerely,Shepherd Home… Read More »July 27, 2021

            July 15, 2021

              Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers, Founders and Supporters, Thank you for your patience, support, ideas and assistance over the past month as we work towards identifying a new Executive Director and re-opening Shepherd Home. With Ashley’s last day on June 30th, 2021, the members of the Board have been busy making sure the house is being looked after and tending to the administrative needs of the house. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide an update on the current status of reopening and identifying a new Executive Director: – We are… Read More »July 15, 2021

              June 15, 2021

                On behalf of the Shepherd Home Board of Directors, we hope this email finds you safe and well.  This past year has presented us with challenges we never could have anticipated.  As Shepherd Home continues to navigate these unprecedented times, the Board of Directors are committed to ensuring the home’s mission remains our top priority, both in the short and long-term.  We have recently been faced with yet another unfortunate circumstance, as Ashley Tack has informed the board of her resignation from the position of Executive Director of Shepherd Home. … Read More »June 15, 2021

                December 2020

                  Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers and Supporters, As we at Shepherd Home continue to navigate the ever-changing and unpredictable COVID-19 crisis, we remain committed to keeping you all informed and up to date on the organizational status of Shepherd Home.  We continue to evaluate the potential for reopening on an ongoing basis as new key information becomes available. We do so with the health and safety of potential residents, our staff and volunteers as the top priority. We want to ensure that our message with respect to reopening the home remains… Read More »December 2020

                  October 2020

                    Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers and Supporters, As a board member at Shepherd Home for seven years, our mission in providing comfort care is near and dear to my heart. It never ceases to amaze me the incredible, quality service we provide with a 100% grassroots model. Most of our donations are individual donors who were personally touched by Shepherd Home’s end of life care. The COVID-19 crisis is a challenge everywhere. Whether we are directly or indirectly affected, it’s a year like no other. The leadership at Shepherd Home were… Read More »October 2020

                    September 2020

                      Dear Shepherd Home Volunteers and Supporters, My name is Mary Drechsler and I am a past family member of a resident, a hands-on volunteer and the current Board Chair of Shepherd Home. I have had the joy of meeting many of you at various Shepherd Home sponsored events or working side by side with you as a volunteer. I am reaching out on behalf of the Board of Directors regarding the current status of Shepherd Home.  During these unusual times of a global pandemic, Shepherd Home has had to make… Read More »September 2020