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One Family at a Time

Laquetta Miller popped up regularly from her seat to be sure her active toddler was okay as she played nearby. The little one keeps her busy. Da’Ziah is also the reason Laquetta stepped across the threshold at Bell Family Shelter, scared but determined. She sat on the bed with her baby that first evening, she […]

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The Initiative to Stay Healthy

Michael Kelly has been connected to Bell since he was 16 years old. He doesn’t recall the specifics of how it came to be, but says someone “called my step-mom and I was allowed to go to Bell ever since.” That was 44 years ago. When Michael was younger, he says “for a lot of […]

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Family Man Happy Hour Returns

Grab your bros for some brews at Bell’s second annual Family Man Happy Hour fundraiser, a casual intimate gathering to spotlight Bell Family Shelter and our unique services to support men in our community who are facing the challenges of their family’s homelessness.  RSVP today (registration caps at 40) and come see how you can […]

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Light the Way for Mental Health

Every May during Mental Health Awareness Month, the York County Human Services’ Light the Way for Mental Health campaign sheds light on mental health with one simple gesture: asking each of us to place one green light in a visible location in our home, place of business, school, or church to GREEN and keep it […]

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Pillow Fight Day Inspires Month-Long Pillow Drive

Every year in cities around the world, people gather in parking lots, piazzas, and parks to plunk one another with pillows in celebration of  International Pillow Fight Day.  That special day this year is  Saturday, April 6 and we invite you to join in the celebration by donating a new pillow to Bell this month! […]

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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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Local Family Foundation Supports Family Shelter

A big Bell family hug to the descendants of Russell and Eleanor Horn for lifting up York County families experiencing homelessness. Their ongoing contributions to Bell Family Shelter through the Russell and Eleanor Horn Foundation have helped hundreds of people over the years. This year’s contributions for FIVE Adopt-a-Days bring one-on-one support from caring staff . […]

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National Roof Over Your Head Day

Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day! According to National Day Calendar .com, this special day “was created as a day to be thankful for what you have, starting with the roof over your head.” We couldn’t agree more, especially as we just kicked off a special campaign for our Roof Over Our Families (ROOF) […]

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It’s Giving Tuesday!

Among the hullabaloo of the holiday season’s shopping days – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday – is a special day, Giving Tuesday, to celebrate all that is being done by community benefit organizations around the globe to make the world a better place. Here in our corner of the world, Bell is […]

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Fathers Needing Shelter

While single mothers with children tend to be the most common makeup of family units we see, Bell Family Shelter program coordinator Patricia Graham has been noticing an increase in the number of single fathers with children who are coming in to the 11-bedroom facility on E. Market Street in York.  As York County’s only […]

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