Shepherd’s Center, By the Numbers 2018


  • Adventures in Learning served 620 participants in all the AIL programs that were offered with over 77 volunteer instructors, presenters and committee members.

  • Our Travel Adventures program offered nine trips during the year with 162 participants. A committee of seven supports the travel program.

  • Over 425 individuals used the free Tax Filing Assistance program to file their taxes with the support of 17 volunteers and eight tax preparers.

  • Over 1,300 clients were counseled on Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medigap and Long Term Care Insurance through our free SHIIP Medicare Assistance program. We have a volunteer team of 37 individuals who provide counseling.

  • Free transportation was provided for over 1000 one way trips to 72 individuals in and around the Charlotte area for medical errands. Our transportation team consists of 38 drivers.  

  • A Scholarship Program is available to extend financial assistance to those in need. Scholarships are provided for the Adventures in Learning and Technology Programs.

  • Seven office volunteers assist in the day to day administrative needs throughout the year.