About caring for bethlehem

Caring For Bethlehem, Inc. PO Box 5, Bethlehem, CT 06751

Our Mission

The spirit of Caring for Bethlehem comes from a long history of people giving time and resources selflessly to build the community of Bethlehem, Connecticut as we know it today.

Recognizing that local response to local needs makes sense, and recognizing the constraints of time in today’s world and the desires of people to make a difference locally, Caring for Bethlehem builds community, develops programs to meet local needs, and makes it possible for volunteers to match their talents and availability with opportunities to serve.

The Corporation

Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity organization incorporated in the State of Connecticut.

Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. provides assistance for local individuals and families regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status, or of any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Bethlehem Food Bank and Bethlehem Comfort Closet are registered trade names of Caring for Bethlehem, Inc.

The Board of Directors

Vera Rosa, President

Trish Traver, Vice President

Theresa O'Neill, Secretary

John Stamos, Treasurer

Rick Wood, Financial Secretary

Nancy Stein, Director

The Board of Directors of Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. meets on a regular basis to oversee the management of the Bethlehem Food Bank and the Bethlehem Comfort Closet, to plan for fund-raising events and donation drives, and to review and to seek ways to meet the needs of the Bethlehem Community.

Click Here to review our Statistics page to see in numbers how Bethlehem Food Bank is serving the people of Bethlehem.


Caring for Bethlehem communicates a few times during the year through email, local news outlets, and by word of mouth to share information about upcoming events and opportunities to serve the Bethlehem Community.

Please join our email list to receive these communications. Caring for Bethlehem does not share its email list.