A national nonprofit founded in 1992

Stories of Impact

The stories of summer and afterschool are the fuel of BellXcel. The opportunity to talk one-on-one with scholars, educators, families, and community stakeholders provides the ability to explore the impact of the programs we power first-hand. 

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Educator and scholar working together

Faces of BellXcel

Geffrey, rising 6th grade scholar

Meet Geffrey, a rising 6th grade scholar in his first summer enrolled in a BellXcel-powered summer program.


Myima, rising 7th grade scholar

Meet Myima, a rising 7th grade scholar in her second summer enrolled in a BellXcel-powered summer program.

Takeeda and daughter Nikayla

Meet Takeeda, an EMT firefighter for the City of Baltimore and her daughter Nikayla, a rising 1st grader.

Catherine Alvarado

Meet Catherine Alvarado, Senior Director of Grant Administration and Program Innovation, Power Scholars Academy at the YMCA of San Antonio