New Executive Director

Welcome Mabel Howard, our new Director at Bethany Outreach!   Diane Giannelli, our Founder, retired on August 16th.  Diane loved serving our neighbors and friends on Erie’s east side through the Bethany Outreach Center for the past seven years and Bethany Lutheran Church and Luther Memorial since 1997.   

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Saturday Storytime Begins April 7

Please mark your calendar:  Storytime will begin again on April 7th.  See the full details on the Events page. Volunteer Readers are needed for this Saturday Reading Program 10:00 AM – Noon.  Contact Eric Hedlund by email at eric@bethanyoutreachcenter.org or by phone at 814-898-1233 for additional information or to volunteer.

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ERIE GIVES

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR AUGUST 14, 2018 Bethany Outreach Center will be participating in Erie Gives!  Any donation of $25 or more made during 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM on that day.  A portion of that gift will be matched by the Erie Community Foundation.  Go to www.ErieGives.org and donate to Bethany Outreach Center….

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OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

• 97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. have a higher per  capita income than ours • 78.5% of our neighborhood’s children live in poverty  compared to a national average of 25% • Our neighborhood is a kind of Ellis Island for the Erie County  area. While English is spoken by over 75% of the…

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

Do you shop on Amazon?  A portion of your paid order will be donated to Bethany Outreach Center if you place your order on Amazon Smile.  Use the following website address to place your orders. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-1263023   Gofundme is another way of donating to Bethany at http://www.gofundme.com/st3b2t6k        

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About our neighborhood

We are not designed to change the world – We are designed to change our neighborhood! Notable & Unique: People The E 6th St / Parade St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 78.5% of the children in…

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