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Mission Possible: Thanks to You

Letter from the President Winter 2014   Dear Friends,   The year 2014 is drawing to a close and with it we bid farewell to a wonderful year filled with blessings for the many ways you, our friends... read more

The Other Side of Stroke

Spring had arrived. The brutal winter of endless snow and cold was over, and that was reason enough for Todd and Christine Husser of Bethlehem to celebrate. On Sunday, June 8, 2014, they were... read more

Meet the Happy Crackers

She was born Joanne Hetzel. But around the Good Shepherd Home Raker Center, she’s known as “The Wine Lady,” and for good reason. Every few weeks, Joanne shows up with several tote bags filled with... read more

Serving God's Customers

In Chaplain Paul Xander’s library another “good book” has been added in addition to his Bible, the ultimate Good Book. It’s Papa Raker’s Dream by Dick Cowen, the story of Good Shepherd’s founding by... read more

Golf & Tennis Invitational Scores Big for the Children

Imagine if you’re the parent of a child who is struggling with a brain injury, a feeding disorder, autism, or cerebral palsy. For hundreds of parents who  bring their children to the Good Shepherd... read more

Giving Where It Counts

Five years ago, a small group of women came together with the idea of lending their philanthropic support to Good Shepherd’s mission in a new and impactful way. The Women’s Giving Circle has done... read more

Brother of Mine

Love, so the popular 1955 song goes, is a many-splendored thing, and speaks best of the human heart when given without asking anything in return.   Growing up, Heidi Guess, an occupational therapist... read more

Celebrating the Spirit of Giving

Celebrating the Spirit of Giving A morning filled with music, fellowship and gratitude were the hallmarks of the 29th Annual Raker Memorial Awards on Friday, November 7 at Grace Lutheran Church in... read more

Disco Fever

Temperatures were running high among residents of the Good Shepherd Home-Bethlehem on Friday, September 19, when they gathered at The Days Hotel in Allentown to party 1970s style at the Disco Ball.... read more

Giving Back

For most children, the beginning of a new school year means brand new backpacks filled with all the essentials for starting off on the right foot. But many children at Roosevelt Elementary School in... read more