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Humans of New Bethany — Eugene

Human of New Bethany, Eugene, came to New Bethany in July 2020 when his employer discovered that he had been sleeping in his storage unit. Despite working a full-time job, Eugene couldn’t find affordable housing. Soon after he connected with New Bethany, Eugene was provided with a room through New Bethany’s Single Room Occupancy Program….

by on July 25, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Hires Director of Social Services

Cattima Millsap joins the team as supervisor of case management-based programming and staff. New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed Cattima Millsap as the new director of social services. In March 2022, Millsap began her journey with New Bethany Ministries’ social…

by on June 30, 2022

Humans of New Bethany — Edita

Edita’s biggest dream is for her daughter to get an education and have a career. That was her driving factor in leaving Ecuador for the United States. Upon arriving in Bethlehem, Edita and her daughter stayed with family members. School counselors noticed a more stable home environment was needed and connected Edita with New Bethany….

by on June 28, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Transitional Housing Program Undergoes Facelift

Local businesses, organizations, and foundations together helped “makeover ” living spaces for families experiencing homelessness.  New Bethany Ministries (NBM) initiated change within the transitional housing program through grants awarded through five local organizations. The contributions directly benefit NBM’s Transitional Housing Program (THP) and will help the organization continue to provide housing to clients in need.  …

by on May 24, 2022

Employee Highlight – Bria Dews

Meet Bria Dews, a housing advocate at New Bethany Ministries (NBM) who assists in providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty. When the community’s concern around housing instability grew, New Bethany partnered with Bethlehem Area School District and United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley to create a position in…

by on May 5, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Expands Finance Team

Kim Kressman fulfills the newly created position of finance assistant. New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed Kim Kressman as finance assistant. In January 2022, Kressman started in the role to support New Bethanys’ Finance and Administration department. She maintains financial…

by on April 27, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Hires Development Team

Two new employees will help increase the organization’s impact with donors, fundraising, and grants. New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed Chris Cassidy, director of development and planning, and Tim Burke, donor engagement officer. These new additions make up the New…

by on April 27, 2022

Social Workers Highlight

During Social Work Month, we are recognizing tireless contributors of our society, our social workers.  Veronne Demesyeux LMSW, Bria Johnson BSW, and Emily Forrester, currently pursuing a BSW, are the superb individuals who do this important work at New Bethany. Our social workers strive to improve the lives of our clients and as an industry…

by on March 16, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Hires North Side Services Coordinator

Laura Stoudt joins the team as manager of Bethlehem’s Trinity Soup Kitchen. New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, recently appointed Laura Stoudt as the new Northside Service Coordinator. As of August 2021, Stoudt began her journey as a service coordinator for northside…

by on February 11, 2022

New Bethany Ministries Expands Services into North Bethlehem

An agreement with Trinity Episcopal Church transfers Soup Kitchen operations to New Bethany.  New Bethany Ministries (NBM), a local nonprofit providing basic-need services, housing, and support that lift individuals out of poverty, announced that it will oversee and manage Trinity Soup Kitchen food service operations at Trinity Episcopal Church on East Market Street in Bethlehem….

by on February 11, 2022

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