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In Loving Memory

Today we celebrate the generosity of Leigh Ann Wilson for her Adopt-a-Half-Day gift in memory of her mother, Denise Suhrie. Individuals and groups may “adopt” a day (or more) at Bell Family Shelter by donating all or part of one day’s operating costs, often choosing a day that is important to them, like a birthday or anniversary, or […]

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Judy’s Birthday Adopt-a-Day

Turning a happy day for someone special into a happy day for dozens of children and their parents is a sweet gift!  It’s what board member Bob Lease does by adopting a day at Bell Family Shelter in honor of his wife, Judy, for her birthday. Doesn’t that light up your heart?     An Adopt-a-Day donation […]

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Buy a Blanket to Benefit Bell

While the holidays may not hold all the same traditions as usual this year, you can still spread a little comfort and joy by gifting cozy blankets from Bell’s special 2020 Blanket Store, knowing a portion of the sale of each blanket purchased supports the empowering work of Bell programs. We curated a collection of six […]

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Family Finds Help at Shelter

Two jobs lost, a sublease gone wrong, and an eviction notice. Before they could wrap their head around it all, Bryan and Sky Forde’s family was homeless. “Nothing was in our name and we ended up being evicted because the person we subleased through was not paying the rent [we paid them] to the landlord,” […]

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York Traditions Bank Adopt-a-Day

Happy 18th Anniversary, York Traditions Bank! We’re honored to be selected as one of the 18 local nonprofit organizations you’ve chosen to receive gifts this month as part of your celebration. Thanks to your support, York County children and their parents who are experiencing homelessness may find a safe, supportive place to find their footing […]

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Anniversary 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 contact our Community Engagement office […]

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2020 Business of the Year Award

The Business of the Year Award is given to a business that contributes time and resources to assist Bell Socialization Services in fulfilling its mission within the community. When the pandemic halted their original plans, this year’s nominee stepped up to meet the obligation they set for themselves with a successful Plan B so that […]

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