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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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Adopt-a-Day Gift Shelters Families

Today we celebrate the generosity of  CGA Law Firm and their Adopt-a-Day gift in memory of John and Naomi Griffiths, parents of attorney (and Bell Board member) Rees Griffiths. Rees has served on Bell’s board for 25 years and has been adopting a day in his parents’ honor/memory for many of those years. Individuals and […]

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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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Empowering lives. Every. Day. – Is it for YOU?

Working at Bell is more than a means to a paycheck.  Our “work family” is caring and supportive, and dedicated to Empowering lives. Every. Day. no matter the type of work we do. If you or someone you know is looking for meaningful work,  check out Bell’s vision, mission, and values to see if they align with yours and […]

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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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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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2018 Award Winners Announced at Annual Meeting

Many individuals and families, businesses, organizations, and other groups provide support for Bell throughout the year. When we meet each October for the agency’s Annual Meeting, there is opportunity to take note of some of those who Bell staff recognize as being especially supportive. The following were recognized at the 2018 Annual Meeting held Tuesday, […]

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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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We (Heart) Direct Support Professionals

Kevin Stewart was looking for work when he moved to York and heard from a neighbor about openings at Bell. Growing up with a brother who lived with intellectual disabilities, Kevin applied for a position as a Residential Service Worker (RSW) in Bell’s ID group homes and says “I haven’t looked back since.”  He’s been […]

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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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