Community Thank Yous

Valley Youth House Receives $20,000 Housing Grant from Sanofi

Valley Youth House is excited to announce that Sanofi has awarded our organization a grant of $20,000 to help underwrite the funding needed to support a newly established housing program in Lackawanna County: Rapid Rehousing for Homeless Lackawanna Youth. The program provides rental assistance and supportive services for homeless transition-age youth (ages 18-24) throughout the […]

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Valley Youth House is proud to announce our 2019 Youth Artists in Residence (YAIR)

Valley Youth House 2019 youth artist in residence

Since 2013, the Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation has funded Valley Youth House’s Youth Artist in Residence (YAIR) program. Through the YAIR program, artistically talented Valley Youth House clients are selected to perform for other youthin agency programs. Attendance at the performances is also open to staff and to the general community. Applicants for the YAIR […]

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The Highmark Foundation awards $68,000 in grant funding to VYH

The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $68,000 in grant funding to VYH for RICHY health intervention program in partnership with DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health, Lehigh Valley Health Network, & Marywood University School of Social Work. The RICHY Project, an innovative integrated behavioral and physical health model, is a program of Valley Youth House. […]

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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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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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Athletes C.A.R.E. donates $2,500 to Lehigh Valley Shelter

Athletes C.A.R.E. donated $2,500 to Valley Youth House as a result of their third party fundraiser to benefit our Lehigh Valley Shelter.  The donation will support youth experiencing homelessness or housing instability who receive service at our emergency shelter.  The Lehigh Valley Shelter utilizes an individualized, brief counseling and crisis intervention model within a Positive Youth […]

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Vote for VYH & Crayola in this year’s Volunteer Challenge

UPDATE: We won for Large Company Project – thank you for voting! Valley Youth House (VYH) and Crayola had the pleasure of revealing the colorful new LIVING Room, created especially for our young people and their families at VYH’s High Point Blvd. location. We received several donations (TV, gaming systems, books, a financial contribution, and […]

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Kappa Delta raises $7,500 to prevent child abuse

The Kappa Delta sorority chapter at Lehigh University has hosted several events to raise money for the Valley Youth House’s  Project Child program. They started off with a donut sale, then a carnival held at their chapter house, at which they sold shirts to begin fundraising. These events all led up to their main event, […]

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