VYH in the News

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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VYH announces Emily A. Conners, M.S. receives 2018 AFP Rising Star Award

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Emily A. Conners, M.S., will receive the 2018 Rising Star Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern PA Chapter. This award is presented to a fundraising professional with five or fewer years paid experience who exemplifies professionalism and creativity, has documented success in fundraising and […]

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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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LV Phantoms Teddy Bear Toss Nets 4,970 Stuffed Animals for Valley Youth House

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are held their annual Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Dan’s Camera City, this past Saturday at PPL Center.  The event produced an impressive 4,970 teddy bears and stuffed animals. All teddy bears/stuffed animals were counted and promptly delivered to Valley Youth House for distribution […]

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VYH’s Margie Kelly Highlighted by UWGLV

Margie Kelly, Valley Youth House’s Office Manager, has been given a campaign spotlight by for her work as Valley Youth House’s campaign coordinator with United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. United Way is an organization that helps communities globally with education, health organizations, labor and more. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, which […]

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VYH’s Lisa Weingartner Named Pennsylvania Social Worker of the Year

Lisa Weingartner, Senior Vice President of Northeast and Central Independent Living Programs at Valley Youth House, has recently received the Social Worker of the Year Award from the National Association of Social Workers Pennsylvania Chapter. Lisa received her award during the NASW-PA annual conference on September 17th at the Keystone Awards Gala. The theme of […]

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VYH Welcomes New Southeast VP of Development & Marketing

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Joseph Lynch has joined the agency as the new Vice President of Development & Marketing for the Southeast Region. Lynch brings over a decade of development experience to the VYH team, most recently serving as the Associate Director of Development for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University […]

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2017 Backpack Challenge Launches in Dilworth Park

The 2017 Backpack Challenge kicked off in front of City Hall on Tuesday, July 25th. The event featured remarks from VYH CEO Tom Harrington, Department of Human Services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa, with keynote speaker Sean Brace, a Fox29 sports host and founder of PhillyInfluencer.com. The kickoff was emcee’d by Mina SayWhat and was featured by […]

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VYH testifies for Philadelphia City Council on homelessness prevention

Valley Youth House’s VP of SE Programs, Allison Moore, provided testimony before Philadelphia’s City Council yesterday about homelessness prevention and the need for increased supports and funding. VYH was one of several agencies to participate, including People’s Emergency Center, Juvenile Law Center, Office of Homeless Services, and the Family Service Provider Network. Read more about […]

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