The Morning Call Names New Bethany A Top Workplace in the Lehigh Valley

New Bethany, a local nonprofit that provides nutritious food access, housing, and social services, announced The Morning Call Top Workplaces have awarded it a Top Workplaces 2024 honor. This list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The confidential survey uniquely measures the…

by on April 15, 2024

Board Member Highlight – Carrie Nedick

Meet Carrie Nedick, the director of donor services at Lehigh Valley Community Foundation and a member of New Bethany’s board of directors. In her role at LVCF, Carrie works with New Bethany to help the organization build its endowment fund. She and her colleagues have also volunteered at New Bethany during the holidays, and both…

by on April 3, 2024

Board Member Highlight – Michelle Kott

Michelle Kott, chief of the Bethlehem Police Department, has made a career out of serving the City of Bethlehem. She recently decided to take this role one step further by volunteering her time as a New Bethany board member, where she helps to ensure hope and support are equitably available for her community.    Before…

by on March 25, 2024

New Bethany Announces 2024 Executive Committee

New Bethany, a local nonprofit that provides nutritious food access, housing, and social services, announced the appointment of four existing board members to leadership roles on the Board of Directors Executive Committee. These four professionals personify New Bethany’s mission of offering hope and support to its neighbors who experience poverty, food insecurity, and homelessness. Michael…

by on March 19, 2024

Board Member Highlight – Jack Silva

Say hello to Dr. Jack Silva, one of the newest additions to the New Bethany board of directors. Jack has lived his entire life within the Bethlehem community and remembers New Bethany from its inception. He has grown more aware of the organization’s critical services since he began working as superintendent of Bethlehem Area School…

by on March 13, 2024

New Bethany Names Five New Board Members

New Bethany, a local nonprofit that provides nutritious food access, housing, and social services, today announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors: Katarah Jordan, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown; Michelle Kott, City of Bethlehem’s chief of police; Carrie Krug Nedick, director of donor services at Lehigh Valley…

by on March 6, 2024

Donor Spotlight: Olympus Corporation of the Americas

For nearly two decades, Olympus Corporation of the Americas has supported New Bethany, embodying a commitment to community and compassion. Since its corporate headquarters relocated to the Lehigh Valley in 2006, Olympus has been instrumental in spreading awareness of New Bethany’s mission through various avenues of support. Through generous financial donations and the mobilization of…

by on February 27, 2024

Local & National Funders Support New Bethany’s Choice Food Pantry Renovation

Nearly a year ago, SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) contracted to 2019 levels, reducing family food budgets by approximately $90 per person, and less than two months later, Northampton County wound down its Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Both of these losses have been devastating for our neighbors, who were already struggling with…

by on February 27, 2024

Humans of New Bethany — Eugene

Trapped in a cycle of fluctuating work hours which caused his medical assistance to be sporadic based on his shifting income, Eugene found himself unable to budget and save. If you follow New Bethany’s stories of human courage and resilience, you will recall that Eugene found himself living in a storage unit at one point….

by on February 27, 2024

Longtime Volunteers Bring Joy to New Bethany’s Transitional Housing Program’s Annual Holiday Celebration

For almost 20 years, the Delaney Family has been volunteering their time with New Bethany by participating in the organization’s ‘adopt-a-family’ initiative during its Transitional Housing Program’s (THP) annual holiday party.  In addition to providing gifts, snacks and games for the children during 2023’s holiday celebration, which took place on December 17, Mr. Delaney dressed…

by on February 9, 2024

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