Your Gifts at Work

Where Are They Now? - Ally Armstrong

A strong faith, a loving family and a generous heart have helped propel Ally Armstrong forward more than three years after a sledding accident in February 2010 left her legs paralyzed. Today, the... read more

2014 Calendar Highlights Independent Spirit of People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Now on sale for only $5! Get yours while supplies last! Proceeds benefit the Good Shepherd Spinal Cord Injury Program. We're excited to announce "Independence Days," a new calendar especially... read more

The Sally Gammon Fund For Pediatrics

May 2013 In honor of Sally Gammon, who is retiring after 16 years as Good Shepherd’s president and chief executive officer, Good Shepherd is pleased to announce The Sally Gammon Fund for Pediatrics... read more

Giving Back

 When Talon Troxel was three, he went from having a vocabulary of 500 words to zero, and refused to eat just about anything put in front of him. When his younger brother, Caden turned three, he too... read more

Hope, One Step At A Time

A little more than nine years ago, Steven Wilkinson went on a motorcycle ride that forever changed his life. On a winding country road, he lost control of his Honda 750 and was thrown 75 feet. He... read more

A Modern-Day Pioneer

Click here to watch a video of Kevin's remarkable progress using the Ekso. Click here to read more of Kevin's story in Sweet Charity.   When you first meet Kevin Oldt, you quickly realize that... read more

High Hopes for the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with exciting events many children look forward to all year long. Four year-old Scott Cacciatore is no exception. But, as a child with autism who is non-verbal, his... read more

Step Up to Our Year-End Matching Gift Challenge

Last summer, Ginger Novak, a resident of Good Shepherd's Conrad W. Raker Center, and a long-time fan of actress Betty White, had the experience of her lifetime - she got to meet Betty in person.... read more

Tyler's Miracle

When Nancy Zeh shares her son Tyler’s story now, she doesn’t hesitate to end it by saying, “It’s a miracle!” But, there were many times when she simply wasn’t sure how his ordeal would end. When... read more

Support Our Pediatric Toy Drive

From October 1st through 30th, friends are invited to donate new or gently used toys to Good Shepherd's Outpatient Pediatric Program to keep up with the demands of a therapeutically diverse and... read more

Starting Over

(From Sweet Charity magazine, May/June 2012) Justin Hudsco was on the move and determined to get his man. His arms thrust out to keep his balance, the 5-year-old was in hot pursuit of Dan Lasko,... read more

The Learning Never Stops

(From Sweet Charity magazine, May/June 2012) On January 9, 2011, John Raker Hudders, grandson of John and Estella Raker, founders of The Good Shepherd Home, passed away at the Phoebe Home in... read more

"They Said Our Son Would Never Walk or Talk Again."

“Doctors told us Matthew would never walk or talk… and now he’s doing both!” Hearing a doctor say your child will never walk or talk is devastating news for any parent. That’s exactly what Dan and... read more