VYH in the News

LV Phantoms Collect 4,125 Teddy Bears for VYH at Teddy Bear Toss Game

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, announced that the team’s 2016 Teddy Bear Toss presented by Dan’s Camera City, held this past Saturday during the team’s 4-2 win over the Rochester Americans, produced an impressive 4,125 teddy bears and stuffed animals. All teddy bears/stuffed animals were counted and delivered by […]

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VYH receives $700k grant from the City of Philadelphia

Yesterday, the City of Philadelphia hosted a press conference to announce a $700,000 grant to the Coalition to End Youth Homelessness, which is headed by Valley Youth House. City Council members Helen Gym, Allan Domb, and Jannie Blackwell were in attendance and played a major role in securing the funding. Helen Gym spearheaded a visit […]

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Valley Youth House featured on Ben Around Philly

Valerie Johnson, Assistant Director of Development for Valley Youth House in Philadelphia returns to the show to chat with Kristen about their November Youth Count #GivingTuesday on November 29th and this year’s Holiday Gift Drive. Hear all about this amazing organization, constantly working to help youth experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. Listen to the interview HERE.

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AIC Member Wins Indego Bike Share Essay Contest

VYH Achieving Independence Center (AIC) member Sway Hill was featured on Slate.com after winning an essay contest speaking about why she loves Philadelphia’s Indego bike share program. Sway starts each day by dropping her children off at daycare and making a 2 mile journey on an Indego bike to her first job, as an assistant crew leader at […]

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Valley Youth House wins Golden Cone award for Healing the World

Valley Youth House participated in PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks, on September 16th. We had a great day in Center City Philadelphia where we raised awareness for homeless LGBTQ youth through our #CouchesDontCount campaign. In addition to a great day, we’re proud […]

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