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When the Holidays aren’t so Happy

There’s wide-spread emphasis during the holidays to gather with family, show up at big festive parties, and generally be sociable and merry. For some people, the holidays can also mean deep depression, intense loneliness, and family drama landmines. Lengthy lists from psychologists, self-care advocates, and wellness bloggers abound, offering tips for navigating this time of […]

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Three Things to Remember When the Holidays Get to be Too Much

The shopping, the crowds, the traffic, the cooking, the family gatherings and work parties, school recitals and church events. Whoa!  Pull the reins on the team, Santa. I’m crying “uncle.” Sound familiar? When you start to think more about getting through the holidays rather than enjoying them, consider these tips for reconnecting to the season: […]

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Look Who’s Getting Engaged!

Rita Whitney wasn’t expecting to show up for a Re-Source York (RSY) board of directors meeting at Bell Socialization Services main office on Tuesday and end up with an engagement ring. The relatively new RSY board member was surprised by Bell’s community engagement team with a big sparkly ring (made of soap and provided by […]

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Happy Birthday Adopt-a-Day

Turning a happy day for a special someone into a happy day for dozens of children and their parents is a sweet gift! And it’s what Bob Lease did recently when he adopted a day at Bell Family Shelter in honor of his wife, Judy, for her birthday. Doesn’t that light up your heart?   […]

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Commitment of Love Lifts Up Families

Family means a lot to Judy and Bob Lease, Jr. They spend as much time together as they can with their children and grandchildren, siblings and cousins, in-laws and others with whom they are close. And they don’t take any of it for granted. On the occasion of their 52nd wedding anniversary today, October 19, […]

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Grateful Adopt-a-Day

Today we celebrate the generosity of CGA Law Firm for 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 more than 25 years and has been adopting a day in his parents’ honor/memory for many of those years. […]

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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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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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Out to the Ball Park

Join the Bell family on Monday, July 22 at People’s Bank Stadium to cheer on the York Revolution and rally support for Bell.  Use THIS LINK to purchase your tickets at a special price of $10 each and 50% of your purchase comes to Bell to directly support programs that lift up our York County […]

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Anniversary Adopt-a-Day

Congratulations to David Welber & Diane Krasner! In honor of their anniversary, Diane and David have made a gift of support to Bell Family Shelter. Their Adopt-a-Day donation covers one day’s operating costs, assuring a safe place to sleep, nutritious meals, and  compassionate staff to help York County families experiencing homelessness tonight.  – – – […]

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