Backpack Challenge Keynote Speech: Nate Nichols, Forgotten Few

Nate Nichols, the Founder & CEO for Palette Group, a Philadelphia based creative and marketing agency, served as the Keynote speaker at last month’s Backpack Challenge Closing Ceremony. We’re so grateful that Nate joined us to deliver #ForgottenFew, a spoken word piece that touches on his brushes with foster care, single family household life, and growing up with […]

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Dauphin County AAI Program joins Senator Teplitz at Community Day

State Senator Rob Teplitz (15th Senatorial District) held a Community Day event at Kline Village Plaza in Harrisburg.  Valley Youth House’s Dauphin County Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program was invited to host a resource table with information about programs and services.  “I’m proud to represent this region and my staff and I are focused on serving the […]

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Home Runs for Charity: Reagle Insurance Donates $2,500 to VYH

Every time the IronPigs hit it out of the ballpark this season, Reagle Insurance donated funds to Valley Youth House’s Camp Fowler through the Ironpigs Home Run Program.  We received a total of $2,500! Valley Youth House staff, including Meagan McGarry and Trista Dashner, were at the IronPigs game on Saturday, September 3rd to receive the funds. […]

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VYH Invited to Speak on White House Panel

Valley Youth House is honored to have been invited by Alejandro Avilés, Senior Advisor for Public Engagement, US Department of Housing and Urban Development to speak on a panel at the White House Regional LGBT Summit.  The Summit was held in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and was hosted by The White House, the U.S. Department of […]

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Youth Spotlight: Keegan

This week we are recognizing Keegan. This summer, Keegan has been taking classes at West Chester University, while also balancing several jobs.  She is very goal oriented, has a strong work ethic and is excited to be able to pursue a career in the field of psychology.  Keegan has been a joy to work with […]

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