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Give Local York Results

YOU DID IT!  Your gifts of support to Bell during our Give Local York campaign resulted in more than $36,700!  Every dollar raised helps us keep our meaningful work moving forward into 2021, providing emergency, transitional and supported housing as well as job readiness, life skills training, and socialization opportunities. Please stay engaged throughout the […]

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2021 Mental Health Awareness Month Art Show

This year’s Mental Health Art Show, My Journey, solicited artwork to reflect themes of resiliency, recovery, and moving forward. People involved with Bell’s mental health programs shared their creative expressions in a number of categories and then entries were judged by local artists and awards were presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 7. This […]

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Weis Markets Hot Dog Sales to Benefit Bell

Hot Diggity Dog! You’re going to relish this fundraiser! All six local York-area Weis Markets stores are hosting hot dog sandwich sales to benefit Bell Socialization Services as part of our Give Local York 2021 efforts. Meet Bell employees and volunteers at each location to learn more about the positive impacts made possible through your […]

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It’s the Little Things

Kathryn Patterson, owner of Hill Street Quilts (hillstreetquilts.com), worked in Bell’s Mental Health Department, from 1980-1992, and then as the Director of Human Resources, from 2001-2003. She says, “I’m very proud to have been part of the team that built Bell from the ground up!” Recently, she shared her beautiful and touching thoughts with us […]

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Near Homeless Families Helped by Local Company

Snagging our #ThankfulThursday social post for today to share this joyful story of the help that Yorktowne Property Shoppe, LLC has given dozens of families in Bell’s NextDoor program. The NextDoor Program helps York County individuals and families who are homeless, near homeless, or low-income with support services and rental assistance. Owner of Yorktowne Property […]

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Support Bell during Give Local York 2021

Your support of Bell throughout the year is so greatly appreciated. As donors of financial support, volunteer hours, collection drives and more, we rely on you to keep programs running that assist more than 2,400 people a year in York and Adams counties. All of these individuals and families – your neighbors! – are lifted […]

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The Courage to Change

“You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it.” Unknown Monday’s Mental Health Moment is focused on one woman’s motivation, dedication, and courage to change. Cheyanne Skelton, a Health Choices Caseworker in Bell’s Supported Housing program, said, “I grew up being labeled with a mental health diagnosis, and therefore it pushed […]

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