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Board Member Highlight – Roy Gruver

Meet Roy Gruver, New Bethany Ministries Board of Directors member. Roy learned about New Bethany while volunteering with his family as a young adult. His parents believed that the community needs to work together and support each other, and Roy continues to live by that principle.  Roy’s mother volunteered in the kitchen even before the…

by on December 8, 2021

An Outstanding Example

Meet Dr. Eugene Witiak, a well-known Lehigh Valley veterinarian and devoted friend of New Bethany Ministries. Since New Bethany’s inception, Dr. Witiak has been a valuable benefactor and volunteer. Thanks to his years of service, he was recently named Northampton County’s 2021 Outstanding Senior. The 18th Annual Northampton County Outstanding Senior Award, presented by the…

by on November 29, 2021

New Bethany Ministries Plans 24th Luminaria Night

The annual fundraising event will illuminate the Lehigh Valley on December 11, 2021. New Bethany Ministries (New Bethany) will host the 24th annual Luminaria Night on December 11, 2021. All funds raised will benefit New Bethany’s mission to offer hope and support to those experiencing poverty, hunger, and homelessness. In 2020, the event raised $131,071…

by on October 28, 2021

A Lasting Legacy

Former Executive Director, Diane Elliott, always dreamed of offering New Bethany Ministries’ clients well-rounded care. Mollard Hospitality Center feeds the hungry, and Transitional Housing Program (THP), Single Room Occupancy (SRO), and Wyandotte Apartments provide beds to the homeless and formerly homeless. Still, she always felt New Bethany could do more. For years, New Bethany had…

by on October 27, 2021

New Bethany’s Green Thumb

Meet Mary Trubek, a devoted friend of New Bethany Ministries. Mary, inspired by our efforts to provide housing opportunities to neighbors in need, began giving to New Bethany in April 2020. After her initial contribution, she became even more driven to help those New Bethany serves and signed up for monthly donations. A retired farmer,…

by on October 13, 2021

New Bethany Ministries to Host 30th Annual Souper Day Featuring Actor, Daniel Roebuck, and Local PBS39 Reporter, Genesis Ortega

The organization will pivot its long-standing fundraising event to a hybrid luncheon. New Bethany Ministries will present its 30th Annual Souper Day at the Event Center at Blue on September 28th, 2021, at 12 p.m. This year’s hybrid event offers guests the opportunity to attend in person or online. Funds raised from the celebration will…

by on September 8, 2021

Board Member Highlight – Jane ​​Brooks

Meet Board of Directors member Jane Brooks, Community Affairs Regional Manager for Highmark Blue Shield. In addition to her primary role at Highmark, she serves as program officer for the Highmark Foundation, providing high-impact health grants to organizations serving the uninsured and underinsured population in Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Jane discovered New Bethany Ministries in…

by on August 24, 2021

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