VYH in the News

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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AIC Featured on POPPYN Episode

The Achieving Independence Center (AIC) in Philly was featured in the most recent edition of POPPYN (Presenting Our Perspective on Philly Youth News), which focused on the foster care system. POPPYN is a news program allowing high school students to research and produce their own visual media stories. The youth involved with POPPYN choose the […]

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