March 3, 2024
Annapolis, US 60 F

Local businessman delivers gifts to Bello Machre once again

Steve Dannenmann (right) and Cathy Kamosa deliver over 180 gifts to be given to the residents of Bello Machre.
Steve Dannenmann (right) and Cathy Kamosa deliver over 180 gifts to be given to the residents of Bello Machre.

Local businessman, Steven Dannenmann, orchestrated the purchase, assembly, and distribution of Christmas gifts to over 180 people with developmental disabilities served by Bello Machre.  The Dannenmann group included Steven Dannenmann, Cathy & Karen Kamosa, Joseph & Mary Dannenmann, Dawn & Amanda Lucarelli, Eileen Zalatel, Virginia Hawkins, and Mary Shepard. “We are very honored to have Steve as a loyal friend and generous supporter for so many years.  This thoughtful donation was especially meaningful as it affected so many of the individuals we serve – truly a gift from the heart.” Bob Ireland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bello Machre, commented. 

For over 6 years, Steve has been providing holiday cheer to Bello Machre.  This year, this generous group purchased and wrapped each gift with care and attention.  Steve Dannenmann commented, “Being able to share the joy of gift giving with family and friends to the residents of Bello Machre is a gift in itself.  We wish all of the employees and residents of Bello Machre a very happy holiday.”

Steve Dannenmann has been in business for 22 years providing accounting and financial support to small businesses and individuals.  The company, Steven Dannenmann, CPA, employs four professionals and is located in Glen Burnie, Maryland.  Steve, a CPA and graduate of the University of Baltimore, resides in Severn, Maryland.

Bello Machre, founded in 1972, means Home of My Heart in Gaelic.  It is a non-profit organization in Anne Arundel Country, Maryland that provides homes and support to children, teens, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities.  Its mission is to enrich the lives of those served through loving care, guidance, and opportunity so that they can live life to its fullest.  Many of the people served live in its 57 community homes located throughout Central Maryland.  Bello Machre also provides help and support to hundreds of children and adults in their own homes.  The Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program offers assistance with expenses such as specialized summer camp, physical therapy and adaptive equipment.  Trained and caring staff also provides residential respite care, during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations—24-hours a day – seven days a week.  Bello Machre is there to help with whatever is needed, empowering people with developmental disabilities to live life to its fullest.

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