Community Thank Yous

Monique Sarkessian hosts Art Fundraiser to Benefit VYH

On November 12, Monique Sarkessian, a Fine Artist and Encaustic Wax Paintings Salvage Sculpture, held an art sale to benefit youth in the local community. This was an exclusive, specially priced art sale for youth experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Purchases could also be made online at her website moniquesarkessianart.com. The show managed to raise […]

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Sleep Out for Homelessness raises $3,200

Valley Youth House participated in Saint John’s United Church of Christ Sleep Out for Homelessness event. Saint John’s hosted seven other churches who were involved in the event, as well as two other churches in the Penn Northeast Conference who held their own Sleep Out that weekend. There were 48 youth and 21 adults who […]

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Wrap Up: Camp Fowler Summer Programming

Camp Fowler had a great summer with the youth for Valley Youth House’s 2017 Summer Programming. The programs consisted of week-long therapeutic camps which began on June 19th. These programs gave an opportunity for youth that is unlike any other form of therapy. Nature can be restorative as well as stress-reducing and Camp Fowler allows […]

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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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Royal Bank donates to Valley Youth House

This year, Royal Bank was a sponsor at Valley Youth House’s Backpack Challenge event. VYH received a generous donation from Royal Bank of $1000. Royal Bank also donated pens for the closing ceremony of the event. In the picture above Christina Schoemaker, Vice President of Development and Marketing at Valley Youth House is receiving the […]

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Moravian College Students Volunteer at Camp Fowler for Hertiage Day

On September 21st, Moravian College hosted its second annual Heritage Day. On this day hundreds of Moravian College students and faculty come together to celebrate Moravian tradition and to help their community. After coming together at Johnston Hall, they were sent out to different service locations including local schools and other parts of the Bethlehem […]

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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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Thank you for helping VYH Raise $56,000 at Festif 2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Festif! Due to the great generosity of our sponsors, we managed to raise over $56,000 to benefit Valley Youth House’s adventure programming at Camp Fowler. Congratulations to the Jim Dietrich Team who won the Festif Crowdfunding Challenge by raising $1,760 for Camp Fowler. For their effort, Jim’s […]

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