New Bethany Assembles a Facilities Team Following Recent Growth

New Bethany, a local nonprofit organization, recently announced its newly established facilities team. Comprised of seasoned professionals with a variety of backgrounds and expertise, this team embodies New Bethany’s unwavering commitment to setting the highest standards in housing and community support. The facilities team comprises New Bethany’s Facilities Director, Bill Lohr, alongside four facilities assistants:…

by on October 31, 2023

New Bethany Receives Federal Funding to Expand Access to Emergency Food

New Bethany, a local nonprofit, announced that it has received $28,610 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Reach and Resiliency Grant. The grants help supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost. “The work…

by on September 27, 2023

New Bethany Northside Services Reopen at New Location

New Bethany, a local nonprofit, announced today its Northside services have moved to a new location at Christ Church UCC in Bethlehem. The new Trinity Northside Drop-In Center, previously known as Trinity Episcopal Soup Kitchen, continues New Bethany’s work to build a community of support for people experiencing poverty, hunger, and homelessness. “A few years…

by on August 29, 2023

New Bethany Promotes Brandy Garofalo to Director of Food Access

New Bethany, a local secular nonprofit offering support to people who experience poverty, food insecurity, and homelessness, announced today the promotion of Brandy Garofalo to food access director. In this role, Garofalo will oversee the functioning of the Southside Drop-In Center, the Trinity Northside Drop-In Center, the Choice Food Pantry and all its staff. “Brandy…

by on August 29, 2023

New Bethany to Host 32nd Annual Souper Day

New Bethany will hold its 32nd annual Souper Day on Friday, September 22nd, 2023, at 11 a.m. at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Proceeds from the event will support New Bethany’s efforts to serve those affected by housing, food insecurity, and poverty in the region. Souper Day 2023 follows a notably impactful time for Pennsylvania residents: SNAP…

by on August 25, 2023

The Importance of PHARE Funding

On June 6, our team members gathered in Harrisburg for Home Matters Day, organized  by the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania. Home Matters Day brought together organizations from all across the state to advocate for a funding increase for Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund (PHARE). This is a flexible funding source that allows communities…

by on July 26, 2023

Board Member Highlight – Jane Patriarca

Meet Board of Directors member Jane Patriarca, Crayola’s vice president of product integrity and process development. Jane first learned about New Bethany from a co-worker during Crayola’s United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley campaign season. After discovering that New Bethany is one of the organizations Crayola benefits through their United Way annual contributions, she…

by on June 2, 2023

Board Member Highlight – Hector Gonzalez

Meet Hector Gonzalez, a member of New Bethany’s Board of Directors. Ten years ago, Hector experienced a difficult season in his life, leading to homelessness. In the winter of 2012, he learned about New Bethany through a friend who told him about their free meal services for those in need. Hector came to New Bethany,…

by on May 2, 2023

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