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She said yes! (she always does)

Today, Airis Mercado said yes to helping out Melinda Hershner, development coordinator in Bell’s community engagement office, with a project. Little did she know that the CE team had something else entirely up their sleeve: an “engagement” ring presentation!   “This is the first time we’ve selected a fellow Bell employee for this recognition,” said […]

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Golfing “Fore” Bell

A/E/C Industry Golfing “Fore” Business 4-Person Scramble to Benefit Bell Socialization Services has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 1, 2020! If you are a business professional looking for a great opportunity to get some one-on-one time with your clients, what better way than to get them out of the office and into a golf cart. […]

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June 22 Adopt-a-Day

An Adopt-a-Day donation covers one day’s operating costs at Bell Family Shelter, assuring a safe place to sleep, nutritious meals, and  compassionate staff to help York County families experiencing homelessness tonight — a gesture of generosity that will lift up families to a better tomorrow. – – – For more information, or to schedule your Adopt-a-Day, contact our […]

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Worthy of Love and Belonging

Research professor Brene’ Brown, PhD, LMSW, has spent two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy, and shares the stories of her interviews and data collection through lectures, books, and podcasts. Brown inspires us to accept that we’re all messy, loveable beings and encourages extending compassion to one another, and to ourselves.  She says, “You’re […]

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Working Together to Eliminate Homelessness

York County Coalition on Homelessness is a collaboration of about 50 community partners, social service organizations and passionate volunteers who work together to help people facing homelessness across York County get connected to safe places to live and the vital resources they need. Kelly Blechartas, Program Coordinator, and Alexandra Smith, Program Reporting Specialist, tell us […]

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WALKING:  Just what the doctor ordered! 

A life-time fitness enthusiast, retired physician Dr. Robert Fawcett believes deeply in the value of staying active for good physical and mental health. During his 40 years as a family physician he regularly encouraged his patients to get active in whatever way works for them: “the important thing is to just keep moving.” Retiring a […]

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June 7 Adopt-a-Day

An Adopt-a-Day donation covers one day’s operating costs at Bell Family Shelter, assuring a safe place to sleep, nutritious meals, and  compassionate staff to help York County families experiencing homelessness tonight — a gesture of generosity that will lift up families to a better tomorrow. – – – For more information, or to schedule your Adopt-a-Day, contact our […]

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Dollar Diner

What’s for lunch on Thursday? Could be taco salad or a BLT. Could be turkey and mashed potatoes with stuffing on the side. Could be empanadillas and refried beans. And you can count on a sweet treat for dessert. Drink (iced tea, punch, maybe lemonade) optional. Before the onset of the Spring 2020 coronavirus outbreak, […]

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Masked Artist Boosts Mental Health

Sometime this past Tuesday morning, cheerful messages mysteriously began appearing on the sidewalks outside some of Bell’s mental health program  locations. As the day advanced, staff and residents were delighted to open the door and step outside to see yellow suns, rainbows, flowers, and balloons drawn with sidewalk chalk. As word spread from one residential […]

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