Jesus was homeless ...

"Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head"   
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​Luke 9:58

 Campers help one another

Gary (left) of Gulfport helps fellow campers by distributing donations and serving on the Board of Directors. Jeri (right) of Biloxi will patch campers' wounds, find safety for women, and counsel victims of abuse.
Lynda Favre, Founder and Director

As a young child Lynda experienced homelessness herself.
In later years her kind-hearted father would bring hobos home for a hot meal and a shower.​​ Lynda formed Shepherd of the Gulf as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2010, and has worked tirelessly ever since to provide compassionate care to homeless campers. 

  ​   Shepherd of the Gulf

  • Provides emergency shelter in the form of tents and sleeping bags.
  • Delivers equipment, supplies, food, and water into the woods where the campers live.
  • Recognizes the important companionship that pets provide and supplies them with pet food.
  • Hosts special holiday events to cheer the homeless during those difficult times of the year.
  • Helps homeless obtain housing and transports donated furniture and household necessities to their new residence.
  • Endeavors to reconnect homeless campers with their families.
  • Arranges or attends funerals for homeless.
  • Provides courtroom support.
  • Assist with filling out paperwork to replace lost documentation. 
  • Helps with critical transportation needs.
  • Finds safety for women and children.
  • Guides campers toward other forms of community resources.


Memorial Service for two Campers  April 7, 2018   -   2:00 pm, Biloxi, MS
Recently deceased long-time campmates Dennis Lanter (left) and Dwain McGaha (right) with friend Joey (center)
HOMELESS MAN SEEKING WORK

22-years of experience as a Professional House Painter
Also capable of auto repairs and yard maintenance
Referances available upon request
Contact Lynda Favre (228) 229-8980

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ASSISTING HOMELESS VETERANS

The VA is placing homeless veterans in housing, however they have no furniture!
Shepherd of the Gulf is working diligently to collect and deliver what they need.
There is a need for donated furniture, household supplies, kitchen accessories, etc.
Please Contact Lynda Favre (228) 229-8980 to arrange pickup.

Shepherd is seeking volunteers to serve on the Board of Directors.
We are also seeking help moving furniture, 
and help in serving the homeless with and upcoming picnic.
Please Contact Lynda Favre (228) 229-8980





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Army vet moves into apartment

after 5 years of being homeless
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Shepherd of the Gulf in need of help
feeding and keeping people warm
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  Shepherd of the Gulf in need of tents
 for homeless after rough winter
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 Campers' Christmas   
December 24, 2017   
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THANK YOU !

Shepherd of the Gulf has educated and inspired the coastal community,  and has recieved awards both nationally and locally. The organization is grateful to God, to the media, and to our wonderful donors and supporters.