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Backpack Challenge to Kick off July 25th!

The Backpack Challenge is a school supply drive for foster youth in the greater Philadelphia area. The challenge will kick off with a press event in Dilworth Park on July 25th at 12:00PM. To learn more about the challenge, become a sponsor, or host a collection site, visit backpackchallenge.com. No time to donate at a collection […]

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Valley Youth House Receives $10,000 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation for Supportive Housing Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA (6/12/2017) – Valley Youth House (VYH) has received a $10,000 grant for their Supportive Housing Program for Homeless Transition Age Young Adults. This grant was made possible with generous support from Lincoln Financial Foundation. Valley Youth House’s Philadelphia Supportive Housing Program provides leasing and supportive services to homeless young adults (ages 18 to 24) who […]

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VYH Advocates for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth at the State Capitol

Valley Youth House took its #CouchesDontCount campaign to Harrisburg on Monday, June 5th, to advocate for homeless LGBTQ+ youth to legislators and visitors in the capitol building. With the support of Representative Brian Sims, a Philadelphia-based politician and dedicated advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, VYH occupied the capitol rotunda with a couch to raise awareness about […]

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VYH Receives Grant from Enterprise Holding Foundation for the AIC

Valley Youth House is grateful to be the recipient of a $1,500 grant from the Enterprise Holding Foundation to support the Achieving Independence Center (AIC) in Philadelphia.  The AIC is a space where foster care youth can be connected, educated, and empowered as they strive toward attaining and maintaining independence.  Last year, the AIC served […]

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Supplies needed for summer programming at Camp Fowler

Valley Youth House summer programming will begin at Camp Fowler this summer! Campers are signed up and ready to attend the week-long therapeutic camps starting June 19, 2017. Nature offers restorative, stress-reducing benefits and the outdoor experiences at Camp Fowler do just that.  Here, a team led by a master’s level clinician use therapeutic, challenge-based […]

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Join Us! VYH to Advocate for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth in Harrisburg

On June 5th, Valley Youth House will hold an advocacy event in Harrisburg to raise awareness about the high prevalence of homeless LGBTQ+ youth in the United States. VYH will occupy the capitol rotunda with a couch on which legislators and supporters may take photos. Representatives from VYH will also be available to speak about youth homelessness. The […]

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VYH Receives $50,000 for Bucks County Youth Rapid Re-Housing from Foundations Community Partnership

Valley Youth House is grateful to be the recipient of a $50,000 targeted grant from Foundations Community Partnership to support rapid re-housing for youth in Bucks County.  The funding will help to improve outcomes for homeless youth in Bucks County through rental assistance, case management, and short-term emergency assistance.  These services will ensure a stable […]

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“Chair-ity” Art Auction, sponsored by Corporate Environments of Bethlehem, to Benefit VYH

  UPDATE: Over $7,000 was raised through this fundraising to benefit VYH! Thank you, Corporate Environments!   A unique art auction never before seen in the Lehigh Valley will raise funds to benefit the programs and services of Valley Youth House. The “Chair-ity” Art Auction, sponsored by Corporate Environments of Bethlehem, will feature an iconic […]

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