A fresh perspective - Students point of view after attending the Philly Teen Conference The YSI Philly 15th Annual Anthony Martin’s “I Can Dream” Conference was successful, to say the least. Though there were teens of all ages, coming from different parts of the Philadelphia area, the vibe was inclusive and nonjudgmental. Having the ability [...]
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, [...]
Comcast Cares Day at YSI On April 21st Youth Service, Inc. welcomed volunteers back for the 16th Annual Comcast Cares Day. More than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees participated in projects across the nation. Comcast Cares Day is the country's largest corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of the company's year-round commitment to community service. Led [...]
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 [...]