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Letter from the President - Be Part of the "Next Big Thing"

Dear Friends, Another summer has come and gone. While the pace of things here at Good Shepherd remained brisk, I was able to carve out some time to attend two special events with our long-term care... read more

Boxing Day

Watch the video. Keith Young is taking no prisoners. Sweat beads on his forehead as he jabs his gloved fist at his sparring partner. “Jab. Jab. Uppercut. Uppercut. Hook,” urges Dori Billowitch, a... read more

Every Day's a Holiday

Ann Kichline hasn’t met a holiday she doesn’t love. She’s transformed herself into a Christmas tree, the Easter bunny, a Thanksgiving table, and a cow. And that’s the short list. “If I find... read more

Gala in the Garden Breaks Another Record

About 500 guests gathered for the annual Gala in the Garden on Friday, May 21, on Good Shepherd’s south Allentown campus to enjoy a stellar evening of cocktails, fine dining and dancing. And while... read more

Women's Circle Generosity Proves Life Changing

The power of philanthropy to change lives has long been a binding force among members of the Good Shepherd Women’s Giving Circle, a donor society founded in 2009. That mission was reaffirmed at the... read more

The Sunset Ball

Warm and vibrant colors set the tone for the Sunset Ball enjoyed by about 195 friends and family with residents of the Good Shepherd Home at Conrad W. Raker Center on Friday, June 24 at The Palace... read more

Reflections - By Chaplain Paul Xander

It was indeed the perfect day when I set out on my walk on a spring morning. The poet James Russell Lowell would have saluted it. Cool air, warming sunshine, brilliant greens, sounds of birds – what... read more

All-American Fun

Picture-perfect weather was one of the ingredients for the annual All-American Picnic held on Friday, June 24. Residents of the Good Shepherd Home-Bethlehem and their family members enjoyed fabulous... read more

Getting Crafty with Therapy

Sitting at a pint-sized table in the Dornsife Pediatric Outpatient Therapy Suite on Good Shepherd’s south Allentown campus, four-year-old Emma Anderson furrows her brow in concentration as she... read more

Good News & Great Gifts

Grants Expand Programs Good Shepherd recently received a grant from Provident Bank Foundation for scholarships for children with physical and cognitive disabilities to take swimming lessons through... read more

In Memoriam

Karen Youngdahl An inheritance can take many forms. For the Youngdahl family, one treasure that’s been passed down through generations is the determination to weather life’s storms with strength.... read more