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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 – Jason, Jeremy & Samantha

Humans of New Bethany – Jason, Jeremy & Samantha

Our Transitional Housing Program is one of the few family-based emergency shelters in the region. Clients enrolled in the Family Transitional Housing program live in our Transitional Housing Facility and work with a Case Manager on action steps to move towards stability and self-sufficiency. Human of New Bethany, Jason, took custody of his 17-month nephew…

by on October 10, 2020
New Bethany Ministries receives grant from the PPL Foundation for Mollard Hospitality Meal Center and Choice Food Pantry

New Bethany Ministries receives grant from the PPL Foundation for Mollard Hospitality Meal Center and Choice Food Pantry

Bethlehem, PA. September 1, 2020 New Bethany Ministries is pleased to announce that they have received a $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will support the Mollard Hospitality Meal Center which serves nearly 3,000 individuals yearly with a warm meal, shower, laundry and mail services. The funds will also benefit New Bethany’s Choice…

by on October 10, 2020
Employee Spotlight – Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla

Employee Spotlight – Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla

Meet Guadalupe “Lupita” Bonilla, Family Housing Manager for New Bethany Ministries. Lupita manages our twelve-room shelter that accommodates families facing homelessness placed at New Bethany by local Children and Youth services. When Lupita discovered job openings at New Bethany, she researched the organization and quickly became determined to join the team. Having a true passion…

by on October 10, 2020

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