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Employee Highlight – Erica Ortiz

Meet Erica Ortiz, lead caretaker for New Bethany Ministries’ Transitional Housing Program. Since Erica joined the team over seven years ago, she has impacted many lives. While she started as a part-time employee that helped fill in additional shifts, she began gathering more hours to work full time. Her current role as lead caretaker looks…

by on January 7, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Expands Board of Directors

César Cordova and Marcie Lightwood join New Bethany with advancement goals. New Bethany Ministries, a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed César Cordova and Marcie Lightwood to its Board of Directors. While offered positions in fall 2021, Cordova and Lightwood officially begin their duties in…

by on January 7, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Expands Housing Assistance, Transitional Housing Staff

Three new hires will help the organization increase its reach and programs.  New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed Genesis Tejada, tenant navigator, Bria Dews, housing advocate, and Sullay Hernandez, caretaker. The three new hires join New Bethany’s Housing Assistance office…

by on January 7, 2022

Donor Spotlight – Aesculap

New Bethany Ministries believes that all people should be treated with dignity and care regardless of circumstance. We never turn away those in need of a helping hand, and corporate sponsors like Aesculap enable us to build a community of hope and support and make a difference throughout the Lehigh Valley. Aesculap, one of the…

by on December 21, 2021

New Bethany Ministries Receives Grants Towards Food Insecurity Initiatives

Local businesses, organizations, and foundations gift close to $70,000 to New Bethany’s  Mollard Hospitality Center and Choice Food Pantry. New Bethany Ministries (NBM) was awarded grants from nine local companies that directly benefit the Mollard Hospitality Center and Choice Food Pantry. The contributions help fund services – including a food pantry, daily meals, showers, job…

by on December 21, 2021

Humans of New Bethany – Peter

The pandemic exacerbated a national crisis that existed long before coronavirus – homelessness. When Covid-19 hit the Lehigh Valley,  like many neighbors in our Humans of New Bethany community, Peter lost his home and had nowhere to go.  He and his son were lucky enough to live with his brother for a short time, but…

by on December 9, 2021

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

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