Network of Compassion
Bethesda Mission’s “sevenfold ministries” touch men, women and at-risk youth, seeking to rescue them from hopelessness and destruction. In this video, hear Jen & Willie share their powerful stories of changed lives.Learn More
Building the Community
Hear recent High School graduate, Shayn, describe his experiences growing up attending Bethesda’s Youth Center and how the staff and environment helped lead him to develop a relationship with Christ.Learn More
Here are 7 ways to support the work of Bethesda Mission:
Make a Cash Donation
You can help someone in deep despair find confidence in a brighter future. Your cash gifts are what we use to continue the ministry that we have at Bethesda Mission. Nearly 98% of all funds raised come from individuals, churches, and businesses. We are grateful for your gift, no matter what the size, because our donors truly give from their hearts. Donate to Bethesda Mission today and make a difference in someone’s life!
Donate Items from Our Needs List
Your gifts of supplies and equipment are a great blessing to us! To help you in your giving, we have listed some items that we currently need. (New or gently used items are appreciated.) You can also view our Amazon.com wishlist. Feel free to purchase items from Amazon (or any other online store) and have them shipped to Bethesda Mission.
Pray for Those We Help
Bethesda Mission assists thousands of people each year. They all have one thing in common: they need the power and blessings of your prayers. The greatest thing you can do to help those assisted by Bethesda Mission is pray. We offer you the opportunity to pray for them by listing the concerns closest to their hearts. Join us in lifting our fellow man before God.
Volunteer and Make a Difference
As you can imagine, there is always a lot of work to do at Bethesda. And the old adage says it best: Many hands make light work! Our volunteer department appreciates people that offer their time and skills to help us accomplish our mission. Whatever your age or ability, there is something you can do. Receptionist, babysitter, driver … we need them all, and much more. Contact us today to see how you can help.
Plan Your Gifts
Learn to design a planned gift to Bethesda Mission that enhances your family’s financial well-being, while helping support our cause. There are simple ways to give such as making a charitable bequest in your will, to more complex trust strategies that provide substantial income and estate tax advantages. Our development staff is prepared to help you coordinate a planned gift that is tailored to meet your own unique financial and estate planning needs.
Businesses Can Be a Blessing
Central Pennsylvania business owners and entrepreneurs are standing with Bethesda Mission to extend compassionate help to people in need. Businesses for Bethesda is a partnership between interested businesses and Bethesda Mission, building a network of compassion to struggling men, women and “at risk” youth in the Harrisburg area. Consider becoming a Business for Bethesda, and make our business yours!
Connect With Others & Show Your Support
Attending an event is one of the best ways to connect with other people who want to make a difference in the lives of the struggling in Harrisburg. At the same time, you will learn more about Bethesda and have opportunities to show your support for the work that we do!