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Today brings a new day of challenges, but also great opportunities here at Shepherd community. Thanks to so many folks who are helping us, partner with us, help us provide resources so that we can support our families. Family support is one of...

Thank you for the partnership, for the kingdom, as it relates to the near east side of Indianapolis. Today's Shepherd community needs your help more than ever as we are working to meet the five areas of focus for us, the practical needs...

Each day each week brings a new challenge. And one of the things that we are working on in the five challenges that we're trying to address is the medical needs.Jay Height:We are partnering with the great folks we have in this city...

Good morning. You can see a lot of effort going into this morning and us getting food out to many families. Today we'll distribute groceries, boxes of food to over 500 families. We started at nine o'clock this morning, and by eight o'clock...

A number of year ago I was teaching a Poverty 101 session and we were having a little Q & A at the end when I was asked what should have been a simple question. The woman wanted to know what our goal was in...

Sometimes someone says something that suddenly shifts your way of thinking. And changes how you view the people around you. Take, for example, a recent conversation with Donna Alexander, Shepherd Community Center’s director of volunteers. As we talked about a range of volunteer opportunities, Alexander repeatedly...

Hello my name is Azul and welcome to Shepherd Jr. News. We're a team of eight journalists that want to share with you, our audience, some of the behind the scenes and people at Shepherd Community Center. The past month, we had an incident where...

In my last post I mentioned that there were two things I want everyone to remember from Poverty 101. The first is that “It’s all about relationships.” The second is that “Poverty is Complex.” Everyone who has lived in poverty, everyone who studies poverty, everyone who...

We just really want to say thank you. This kind of effort doesn't happen with just Gleaners or just Shepherd. It's a partnership between tons of different groups, all the volunteers that come in. This is a true community effort, and we really...