Community Thank Yous

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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Gift Bags Donated to LV Shelter

Mary Link, Valley Youth House Development Staff, met with this young donor and her mother Christine at the Lehigh Valley Shelter in Bethlehem. They kindly donated gift bags filled with goodies and supplies for VYH’s Great Beginnings home for teen moms and their children.  Christine and her daughter were given a tour of the home […]

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VYH Receives $4400 from Sigma Phi Epsilon at Lehigh

Valley Youth House has received a third party fundraising donation of over $4400 from the Sigma Phi Epsilon (SPE) fraternity at Lehigh University. SPE holds an annual color run event to raise money for the charitable organization of their choosing. The event is held on campus, running from the top of the hill, down to […]

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VYH Holiday Gift Drive Provides 1,200 Holiday Gifts

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN OUR HOLIDAY GIFT DRIVE! We are very grateful for the local businesses, individuals, and community organizations that contributed to our Holiday Gift Drive! We are amazed by the selfless generosity and heartfelt kindness displayed by hundreds of donors from our community, in an effort to make the holidays brighter for […]

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Valley Youth House receives $5,000 from the Brandywine Health Foundation

Coatesville, PA –Brandywine Health Foundation announced 30 grants totaling $824,000.  Valley Youth House (VYH) received $5000.00 of the award money designed to assist in assuring that every resident of the Greater Coatesville community has the opportunity to make choices that will allow them to live a long and healthy life, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, […]

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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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