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Philadelphia University raises funds for VYH

Valley Youth House received $1,000 from Philadelphia University’s annual drag show, hosted by the Campus Activities Board Diversity Committee, last week. VYH was honored to have front row seats to the event, which was very well attended and featured both amateur and professional drag queen performances. The organizers even set up their own couch and signage […]

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LV Phantoms Youth Hockey to Host Diaper Drive

The LV Phantoms Youth Bantam A hockey team is sponsoring a Diaper Drive for Valley Youth House this weekend, November 7-8.  Diaper donations can be dropped off at the Steel Ice Center, 320 East 1st Street, Bethlehem.  For more information please visit www.phantomsyouth.com. Thank you for your support!

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Dream Live Prosper 5K to benefit VYH

Valley Youth House received a $7,000 donation from DLP Realty, who hosted their second annual Dream Live Prosper 5K Race to benefit VYH this past June. Special thanks goes to VYH Board of Director and owner of DLP Realty, Don Wenner. Photos and information about the event can be found on DLP’s website.

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Valley Youth House in Philly Gay News

Valley Youth House’s #CouchesDontCount campaign was featured in the October 11 issue of Philly Gay News and online HERE. “It is estimated that 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBT. A significant proportion of such youth may fall between the cracks, Valley Youth House said, because they are living not on the streets, but […]

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Valley Youth House on Philly.com

Valley Youth House’s #CouchesDontCount campaign was featured in TWO Philly.com articles to help promote the campaign! Read the first article HERE and the second HERE. VYH sends lots of love to Jeff Gammage for the great pieces. Our favorite quotes: “Safiya Washington, 22, never considered herself homeless. Because somehow she always found a place to sleep […]

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Woven Welcome at the Allentown Art Museum

On Sunday, October 11th, the Allentown Art Museum will be hosting an afternoon of Closing Day activities to celebrate the success of the art exhibition Woven Welcome in bringing our community together. The celebration will include a panel on art and social practice and an unveiling of over 200 woven rugs created during the exhibition. All of […]

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Valley Youth House in Philly Mag

Valley Youth House’s #CouchesDontCount campaign was featured in Philly Mag’s G Philly column on October 7 – you can read it HERE. A photo from Outfest on the VYH couch was also chosen as one of the favorite Instagram posts of the day by G Philly; you can see the others HERE.

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Valley Youth House in Metro Philadelphia

Valley Youth House’s #CouchesDontCount campaign was featured in the October 8 issue of Metro Philadelphia, and online HERE. “’You can only go from house to house so many times before you are eventually on your own for real,’ said Jodie Stevens, 22. “When my foster parent found out that I was gender-queer, she kicked me […]

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