Today, Inc. Foundation Awards $10,000 to Bucks County Programs

Valley Youth House has received a grant of $10,000 from the Today, Inc. Foundation to support our Intake & Therapy Coordinator staff position in Bucks County.  The Intake & Therapy Coordinator is a master’s level clinician who works with all incoming clients in our Bucks County programs, providing services such as mental health screenings, brief […]

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VYH Welcomes New Southeast VP of Development & Marketing

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Joseph Lynch has joined the agency as the new Vice President of Development & Marketing for the Southeast Region. Lynch brings over a decade of development experience to the VYH team, most recently serving as the Associate Director of Development for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University […]

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2017 Backpack Challenge Results are In!

On August 22nd, VYH and the Department of Human Services closed the most successful Backpack Challenge yet. The agency raised over $30,000 to help secure educational necessities and cover expenses for youth in foster care. In addition, the greater Philadelphia community donated over 6,500 backpacks for our city’s youth, and nearly $20,000 worth of school […]

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2017 Backpack Challenge Launches in Dilworth Park

The 2017 Backpack Challenge kicked off in front of City Hall on Tuesday, July 25th. The event featured remarks from VYH CEO Tom Harrington, Department of Human Services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa, with keynote speaker Sean Brace, a Fox29 sports host and founder of PhillyInfluencer.com. The kickoff was emcee’d by Mina SayWhat and was featured by […]

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Backpack Challenge to Kick off July 25th!

The Backpack Challenge is a school supply drive for foster youth in the greater Philadelphia area. The challenge will kick off with a press event in Dilworth Park on July 25th at 12:00PM. To learn more about the challenge, become a sponsor, or host a collection site, visit backpackchallenge.com. No time to donate at a collection […]

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VYH Advocates for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth at the State Capitol

Valley Youth House took its #CouchesDontCount campaign to Harrisburg on Monday, June 5th, to advocate for homeless LGBTQ+ youth to legislators and visitors in the capitol building. With the support of Representative Brian Sims, a Philadelphia-based politician and dedicated advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, VYH occupied the capitol rotunda with a couch to raise awareness about […]

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