It is a Sunday morning at Youth Service, Inc.’s Youth Emergency Service (YES) teen shelter and Colin Pustilnik is walking around the lounge trying to get sleepy teenagers motivated for another Sunday Wellness Workout session, while his volunteer partner Chris Major sets up the workout area. Pustilnik, a sales leader at Tangoe, and Major, Corporate [...]
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YSI In The News: Sixers star Tyrese Maxey partnered with a Philly youth program to reward local students
Sixers star Tyrese Maxey partnered with a Philly youth program to reward local students Via the Philadelphia Inquirer: “Whenever you have the chance to try to give back and help people, I feel like you should,” Maxey said. “It’s just the right thing to do.” Read the full article here.
Executive Director of YSI Philly Gwendolyn Bailey joins Good Day Philadelphia to share how the non-profit is working to brighten the holiday season for disadvantaged kids and teens.
In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Lynne Hammond is a facilitator in YSI's Teen Sucess program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Do you have any special hobbies or interests you’d like to share? A: As Will Smith [...]
In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Alisa Haywood currently works in YSI’s Baring House Crisis Nursery program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Do you have any special hobbies or interests you’d like to share? My name [...]
Help YSI youth and families get the school year started on the right foot by ensuring they have all the tools and resources they need for academic success. Learn how you can help support YSI youth and families this upcoming school year here.
In Case You Missed It: YSI - Youth Service, Inc. 's Community Navigator, Porsha Burton was recently featured on KYW Newsradio's Flashpoint episode "The hidden faces of teen homelessness in Philadelphia" Listen to the full conversation here: https://lnkd.in/e9UTQ7V
YSI In The News: More teens in Philadelphia experience homelessness than previously thought, report shows
Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) Community Navigator, Porsha Burton was recently featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article highlighting new research that shows that the number of public high school students who are homeless in Philadelphia may be four times greater than official figures. Read the full article here. If you are interested in learning more about [...]