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Annual Meeting + Awards Oct 4

Bell’s Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony is a great opportunity to connect/reconnect with the Bell family, celebrating our shared vision of a community where people are valued and respected and live with dignity. We’ll celebrate the personal achievements of people served by Bell programs, recognize outstanding employees, and applaud special partners and volunteers who have […]

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Making the Most of Life

Brian Munchel has held the same job for nearly 30 years while at the same time attending day and evening programs providing socialization opportunities that have allowed him to build confidence and long-time friendships. Brian grew up and lived in his family home his whole life but after his dad passed and his mom was […]

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Be Patient with the Process

Let me tell you about Bernie. First of all, a greeting from him is like being wrapped in a big purple hug regardless of whether you’re even physically embracing.  He’s almost always decked out in Ravens gear and his warm smile and sense of humor will brighten the cloudiest of days. (That’s him in the purple […]

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A Room for Robert & Lucas

Robert arrived at Bell Family Shelter with his son, Lucas, and one bag of belongings between them.  They were kicked out of the apartment Robert was sharing with his girlfriend, just after he paid the month’s rent. Although working full-time, Robert lives paycheck to paycheck and can’t get a new place until he can save […]

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2018 Personal Achievement Awards

Celebrating the progress made by Bell service users  who are making strides to fulfill their potential and improve their lives is a highlight of the Bell Annual Meeting. This year we recognize three service users from the intellectual disability services department with the agency’s 2018 Personal Achievement Award:  Leatha Light, Carol Menges, and Tonya Howe. […]

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Support the Girls

If you’re a woman and you’ve ever been bra shopping, you will totally “get” this post. A nice well-fitting bra can help us feel put together and ready to face the world. With proper support we stand taller, our posture and our mood elevated by a bit of elastic, cotton and lace. But decent bras […]

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#Lifting

Lifting up families experiencing homelessness is a great reason to donate to and shop at Re-Source York, a Bell partner since 2002.  Funds generated through store sales are donated to Bell on a quarterly basis, designated in support of Bell Family Shelter to help families transition from crisis situations to independent living in the community. Both […]

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One Year. Many Lives.

Its 8:30 on a Monday morning and there’s a line of people on the sidewalk at 16 W. King Street in downtown York.  The dozen or so York County residents waiting there are anxious, heads down, offering nods and half-hearted smiles to one another.   When the door opens at 9:00, they move inside. As the […]

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