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New Bethany Ministries Looks Forward to Recognition During AFP National Philanthropy Day Event

New Bethany Ministries Looks Forward to Recognition During AFP National Philanthropy Day Event Board Member Cathy Coyne and the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program partnership with Lehigh Valley Regional Homeless Advisory Board to be honored. The 2020 National Philanthropy Day Awards Program, hosted by the Association of Funding Professionals Eastern Pennsylvania (AFP of Eastern PA), will…

by on November 12, 2020
New Bethany Ministries Choice Food Pantry Offers Digital Ordering

New Bethany Ministries Choice Food Pantry Offers Digital Ordering

New Bethany Ministries Choice Food Pantry Offers Digital Ordering The digital system provides the ability to place food orders remotely and choose pick-up times. The New Bethany Ministries (NBM) Choice Food Pantry implemented a digital feature to its food pantry services that allows clients to place food orders remotely. The food pantry provides clients with…

by on November 10, 2020
New Bethany Ministries to Hold Twenty-Third Luminaria Night

New Bethany Ministries to Hold Twenty-Third Luminaria Night

New Bethany Ministries to Hold Twenty-Third Luminaria Night The annual community-wide fundraising event will be held on December 12, 2020. New Bethany Ministries (NBM) will host the 23rd annual Luminaria Night on December 12, 2020. All funds raised will benefit NBM’s mission, offering hope and support to people who experience extreme poverty, hunger, and homelessness….

by on November 9, 2020
New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance Program Team

New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance Program Team

New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance Program Team Emily Forrester promoted to Housing Assistance Coordinator. New Bethany Ministries (NBM) named Emily Forrester Housing Assistance Coordinator after beginning her time with NBM a year and a half ago as an evening and weekend caretaker. Forrester is now responsible for managing the Eviction Prevention Program by assigning…

by on November 9, 2020
Board Member Spotlight – Joanne Anderson

Board Member Spotlight – Joanne Anderson

Meet Joanne Anderson, recently retired New Bethany Ministries Board Member. Joanne made the decision to get involved over 20 years ago after attending a holiday party benefiting children living here. Impressed and touched by the way the children and parents were cared for, she was determined to join our mission.  Along with her 3 ½…

by on October 23, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Lilina Kelhart

Employee Spotlight – Lilina Kelhart

Meet Lilina Kelhart, Representative Payee for New Bethany Ministries. She’s been a part of the New Bethany family for over twenty years. Lili originally learned about New Bethany from a newspaper ad and decided to investigate. She was inspired to join because of New Bethany’s mission to help the community by providing warm meals and…

by on October 23, 2020
Humans of New Bethany – Shequita & Ms. Dittrich

Humans of New Bethany – Shequita & Ms. Dittrich

New Bethany owns and manages permanent rental housing solutions. In South Bethlehem, Wyandotte Apartments offer 7 apartments for formerly homeless families or individuals. We also offer Single Room Occupancy in Bethlehem, Coplay, and Allentown.  Human of New Bethany, Shequita, came to New Bethany with her three daughters, fleeing a domestic violence situation and looking to…

by on September 22, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Denise O’Connor

Employee Spotlight – Denise O’Connor

New Bethany Ministries office manager, Denise O’Connor, joined the team 6 months ago, immediately before COVID-19 hit. In her role, Denise handles day-to-day office activities and communicates and manages many client activities. She is responsible for providing guidance and assistance with the many programs that New Bethany offers. Denise is often the first point of…

by on September 10, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Emily Forrester

Employee Spotlight – Emily Forrester

Meet Emily Forrester, a staff member who was promoted to case manager after the onset of COVID, after a year and a half as evening and weekend caretaker. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Emily has been assisting individuals and families in the Comfort Suites Transitional Housing Program. Thanks to a partnership between the City of Bethlehem…

by on August 10, 2020

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