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Rewarding Work: meet Christina

Christina Hines is the Program Coordinator for Shelter Services, which includes Bell Family Shelter and three transitional housing programs for the homeless: Possibilities, Next Step, and Bridge Housing. When asked about her role, Christina shared, “I enjoy being able to assist individuals and families as they grow and blossom. It is a rewarding feeling when […]

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In Loving Memory

Today we celebrate the generosity of Leigh Ann Wilson for her Adopt-a-Half-Day gift in memory of her mother, Denise Suhrie. Individuals and groups may “adopt” a day (or more) at Bell Family Shelter by donating all or part of one day’s operating costs, often choosing a day that is important to them, like a birthday or anniversary, or […]

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Judy’s Birthday Adopt-a-Day

Turning a happy day for someone special into a happy day for dozens of children and their parents is a sweet gift!  It’s what board member Bob Lease does by adopting a day at Bell Family Shelter in honor of his wife, Judy, for her birthday. Doesn’t that light up your heart?     An Adopt-a-Day donation […]

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Family Finds Help at Shelter

Two jobs lost, a sublease gone wrong, and an eviction notice. Before they could wrap their head around it all, Bryan and Sky Forde’s family was homeless. “Nothing was in our name and we ended up being evicted because the person we subleased through was not paying the rent [we paid them] to the landlord,” […]

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