AL DIA News Mention

A big thanks to AL DIA News for covering our #CouchesDontCount pop-up event last week! We appreciate their help in raising awareness that couch-surfing doesn’t count as stable housing. In their article they wrote, “There were moments Tuesday when an individual or two would stop to look at the couch, reading the messages that it […]

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VYH CEO speaks at Lehigh Valley Community Foundation’s Vision in Philanthropy Awards

Last night, Valley Youth House President & CEO, Tom Harrington, spoke at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation’s Vision in Philanthropy event, honoring Charlie and Ruth Marcon.  Mr. Harrington shared updates in VYH’s good work and how our new endowment fund will support our programs.  Valley Youth House’s endowment fund is a milestone for the Lehigh […]

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VYH EVP to present at Regional Housing Summit

Valley Youth House Executive Vice President, Bill Motsavage will be presenting on June 14th at the “Housing:  Yours, Mine, Ours” South Central Pennsylvania Regional Housing Summit in York, PA.  The Summit is presented by the South Central Assembly & the York Housing Advisory Commision. Motsavage will be presenting during a session entitled “Helping the Homeless – Unaccompanied Youth”. This […]

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Youth Spotlight: Nydira

This week, we are recognizing AIC member Nydira, who was accepted into several state colleges this fall and has decided to attend Kutztown University. Nydira is a very active member of Achieving Independence Center and PA Youth Advisory Board. She has done an amazing job balancing school, social life, work and extracurricular activities, and was also selected to interview […]

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Montgomery Elementary donates to Bucks Shelter

On Friday we accepted a check for $395 from Montgomery Elementary in North Wales, PA for the Bucks Shelter. The funds were raised by a school wide “Kiss the Pig” contest, where students voted on which of their teachers would have to kiss a pig at their annual Olympic Day. VYH was honored to be […]

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