VYH News

Resource Guide: 2023 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Today our nation commemorates the 94th Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This holiday celebrates this civil rights leader’s life and legacy, as he worked tirelessly to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive world. Many know that Mrs. Coretta Scott King envisioned this holiday to be designated as a day of service to […]

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Project Silk LV announces opening date at new location

We are excited to welcome youth to Project Silk Lehigh Valley’s new space at 1101 Hamilton Street in Allentown beginning January 17! Project Silk Lehigh Valley is an inclusive drop-in center for LGBTQ youth and their families and allies. The space is open from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and features free daily activities and events. Anyone […]

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Penntex Construction Commits $187,000 to Valley Youth House

Regional construction company builds community by supporting young campers. Valley Youth House is pleased to announce that Penntex Construction has committed $187,000 to support young campers in their participation in STEM and arts programs offered by Valley Youth House at Camp Fowler. Founded in 1973 as a single shelter in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Valley Youth House […]

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Make the Season Bright | Holiday Gift Drive 2022

The holidays are an especially difficult time for the youth and families served by Valley Youth House. The Holiday Gift Drive annually raises funds in order to provide holiday gifts to over 1,500 youth and families served by the agency’s programs and services. Now more than ever, non-profit organizations are in great need of philanthropic […]

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Valley Youth House Awarded $750,000 From Federal Program to Address Housing and Homelessness

The federal Dept. of Health and Human Services Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) awards the funding through a competitive application process to support organizations and communities that are committed to ending youth homelessness. Valley Youth House announces the award of $750,000 over a three-year period to fund the Transitional Living Program (TLP) that provides […]

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Youth Spotlight: Miguel

Miguel’s journey with Valley Youth House began in our Lehigh Valley Shelter, where he stayed as a resident. During his stay, our staff members very quickly noticed Miguel’s artistic abilities and how he could use art to express himself.  “Miguel is such an incredible young adult and artist. Ever since I saw him begin his […]

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Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week 2022

Valley Youth House is a proud founding member of the Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Collaborative and participant of Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week. The mission of LVAT is to abolish human trafficking in our community by building a united front to educate and equip our community to take action.  This year’s Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week will take […]

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Setting the Stage 2022

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2023 Renaissance Hotel Allentown 12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101 Reception & Awards Presentations 4:30-6:30pm PPL Center 701 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101 Freedom Tour 2023: Journey with Very Special Guest TOTO 7:30 pm All proceeds from this event will benefit the life-changing programs and services provided to youth and families served […]

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