Plant a Seed, Water a Seed, and Hope it Grows In nearly 38 years at Youth Service, Inc., Bernice Andrews has never seen her job as a regular 9:00 to 5:00. As funding sources and the programs offered by YSI have shifted over the years, Bernice and her colleagues have always maintained their guiding [...]
Celebrity Photographer captures the official teen conference after party Donnell Wallace is a professional photographer that traveled from Baltimore, MD with the Speak Life Tour to attend the 15th Annual Anthony Martin "I Can Dream" Teen Conference. Speak Life Tour is an exciting group of teen dancers, singers, actors, poets and youth leaders. They provided entertainment for the official "after [...]
I can do all things... Youth Emergency Service (YES) has supported youth since 1976 by providing a safe place for those in need. We love to hear stories of overcoming. Sodette Fox has such a story. Sodette Fox is a licensed public adjuster who owns her own claims adjusting company. As a successful business owner, [...]
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Volunteer Highlight Temple University's - Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. displayed an amazing dedication of service with Youth Service Inc. This student based organization hosted a drive collecting over 100 care packages. For years Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. has been serving the Philadelphia community executing meaningful service programs that enrich the [...]
Representatives from Backyard Legendz; Denzel Samuel and Ajith Varughese met with YSI staff to present a donation to benefit (YES) Youth Emergency Services.
Volunteers who get involved with YSI are constantly demonstrating what it really means to care for others and believe in a cause. If you or anyone in your family has volunteered before you know it’s not for the faint of heart. It can be incredibly rewarding, but also challenging and requires a certain type of [...]
YES is actively participating in the youth aspect of the City's 100 Day Challenge. Tim Massaquoi, Director at YES, is leading the youth team for those under the age of 18. The overall goal of this challenge is to create a register of all the homeless youth, ages 16-17, connect 100% of them to a [...]
Over 3,500 students attend the "Might Writers" workshop in Philadelphia. Thank you to the "Mighty Writers"! The YES Educational Support and Runaway And Homeless Youth Team (RHY) attended this amazing event hosted by, Mighty Writers on July 26th, 2016 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Our youth became a part of history as 3,500 Philadelphia [...]