Nevaeh tube 2 fav July 2017


Nevaeh is an intelligent and creative girl who is shy and often described as preoccupied with her thoughts. She likes having a “calm down” room because it is unobtrusive and a safe place to process her thoughts and feelings. Once she gets through her morning routine, her personality begins to shine through. One area in […]

Dhanayah sitting fav 2017


Dhanayah is a shy and quiet young lady but open and receptive to the adults in her life. She is described as sweet, helpful, and pleasant. The foster family reports that she has shown great improvement in engaging and interacting with others. She finds solace and happiness when around animals and as such looks forward […]


Adventure Princesses Cleanup Day at Bethanna!

A large group of Adventure Princesses and Adventure Guides from the Central Bucks Family YMCA devoted their morning in service to the Bethanna community. This group of fathers and their children attentively cleaned up the Bethanna grounds. Pruning shrubs, weeding gardens and raking leaves kept them all busy for several hours. In addition to their […]



Gabriella is a young girl who has a sweet giggle, loves listening to music, and is always on the move. She enjoys getting to explore her environment. She was born with a rare brain disorder and as a result, is placed at a medical facility to help meet her needs. One of her biggest goals […]


Lancaster Family Day at Musser Park

On Saturday, August 6, 2016, Bethanna participated in Lancaster Family Day at Musser Park in Lancaster. The day was hosted by Lancaster County Children and Youth as a thank you to the many foster families in the area and to raise awareness of the need for foster parents. There was free food and entertainment. Chris […]


Community partnership work at Southwark School

Bethanna is proud to be one of 25 community partners working together to support students at Southwark School in South Philadelphia. Our role was recently highlighted by the City of Philadelphia Mayor’s Office as an example of programs found in thriving community schools. With the help of the school’s partnerships coordinator and bilingual counseling assistants, […]


Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Project

Bethanna had the opportunity to coordinate a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Project at Vare-Washington School, a neighborhood K-8 school located within our CUA area. Over two days, 135 volunteers painted murals throughout the school, cleaned up the schoolyard, and built raised garden beds. The Vare-Washington School community is grateful to have a […]


A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School Donation

‘Tis the season to be grateful, and to remember that children continue to teach us valuable life lessons, if we simply listen. Rafeeq Walker, a high school student at A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School, reminds us that this is a time of giving, and that generosity is about the heart. Rafeeq, a […]