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Giving Back

by Cindy Mallow, Director of Development In the depths of the depression, David and Florence Trout and their fourteen children lived in a three-bedroom wooden house at Seventh and Maclay Streets in Harrisburg. They had only a pot belly stove for heat and much of the time, David was unable to find work. The children……
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Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Clymer, Event/Volunteer Coordinator

What is your role and how long have you worked at Bethesda Mission? I have worked for Bethesda Mission since June of 2019, so I’m still relatively new here. I serve as the Event/Volunteer Coordinator in the Administrative Office. I’m “the new Debbie King” as many people lovingly say. When my husband Gabe and I……
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Women’s Mission Renewal Project

By Shelley B. Brooks, Director of Women’s Mission                                          Many years past, actor, John Cameron Swayze demonstrated the durability of a Timex watch by repeatedly and creatively trying to destroy it on national television (yes, this……
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Giving Hope This Christmas

The Christmas season is upon us! Let’s rejoice because our Savior is born. “So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to……
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A Place of Refuge

When attending the groundbreaking ceremony in 2018 for the new federal courthouse at 611 Reily Street, entrance into the event required being frisked since this is a homeland security site (I was let in!). I couldn’t help but peer across Reily Street to Bethesda Mission’s iconic landmark Men’s Shelter as the celebration was taking place……
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