VYH News

VYH Requesting Food Donations during Partial Government Shutdown

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VYH clients receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits recently received an early disbursement for the month of February. “SNAP is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program. Without it, 1.8 million Pennsylvanians would have greater trouble affording food for themselves and their families,” said PA DHS Secretary Teresa Miller. “This early payment allows us to […]

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LV Phantoms Set Teddy Bear Toss Record to Benefit VYH

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, announced that the team’s 2018 Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Dan’s Camera City, held this past Saturday at the PPL Center, produced an impressive 7,148 teddy bears and stuffed animals, a new record for the Phantoms.  All of the stuffed animals were counted Monday morning […]

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2018 Holiday Gift Drive

Once again, the holidays are upon us. For many, this season provides an opportunity to step back from our busy lives and embrace the merriment of holiday rituals and traditions. This is also a festive time of year to exchange gifts with family and loved ones. Unfortunately, there are many young people who do not have such luxury. Again, […]

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VYH announces Emily A. Conners, M.S. receives 2018 AFP Rising Star Award

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Emily A. Conners, M.S., will receive the 2018 Rising Star Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern PA Chapter. This award is presented to a fundraising professional with five or fewer years paid experience who exemplifies professionalism and creativity, has documented success in fundraising and […]

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Setting the Stage 2018 Raises Record Amount for VYH

Valley Youth House raised a record amount at their special event, “Setting the Stage with Elton John” on Saturday, September 8, 2018.  “Setting the Stage” is Valley Youth House’s premier special event and has raised over $820,000 to date to benefit the children and youth served by the organization.  This year’s event broke the record for total raised […]

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Apollo Grill Fundraiser Benefits Valley Youth House

On June 28th, the Apollo Grill in downtown Bethlehem held a campaign benefiting Valley Youth House in its Pride Fundraiser, which lasted the whole month of June. Valley Youth House was one of four organizations chosen for this fundraiser for reflecting Apollos core values: accept, peace, open mind, love, learn and overcome. During the fundraiser, […]

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Friday, October 19, 2018: Always Bet on Youth Casino Night

Special thanks to everyone who supported the annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night event on Friday, October 19, 2018.  Valley Youth House (VYH) hosts this casino-themed fundraiser to support homeless and foster youth in Philadelphia.  With the support of our Board of Governors, community partners, and dedicated staff this year, we issues over 450 […]

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