CBS coverage – ‘Tow 4 Tots’ Delivers Holiday Cheer To Needy Children In Philadelphia

‘Tow 4 Tots’ Delivers Holiday Cheer To Needy Children In Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tow truck drivers from across several states drop off toys for children who need them for the 10th anniversary of the Tow 4 Tots program Click the following link to read CBS's coverage of our 10th Annual Tows For Tots event:

2017-12-28T12:03:38+00:00 December 28th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments

Donations still welcome for youth leading up to Christmas

Donations still welcome for youth leading up to Christmas Please click the following link to review YSI's article in the Philadelphia Tribune Ryanne Persinger Tribune Staff Writer “What giving does for people, is it let’s them know that people really care about them and acknowledge them,” added Bailey. “To someone who doesn’t have anything or [...]

2017-12-28T11:48:13+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Top Feature, YSI Stories|0 Comments

YSI receives life-saving AED device

YSI receives life-saving AED device YSI raised money through the crowdfunding site to purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED) for youth, staff, and other individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. GotAED and nonprofit Simon’s Fund presented the device to YSI on December 12, accompanied by Philadelphia Eagle defensive tackle Beau Allen, who had a minor [...]

2017-12-28T11:51:40+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Latest News, YSI Stories|0 Comments

Ordinarie Heroes brings art program to YES to show teens how creative they can be

Through its Creative H.E.R.O. (Health Expression Reclaiming Originality) Art Program, Ordinarie Heroes brought opportunities for artistic expression to teens at Youth Emergency Service for several weeks this summer. Ordinarie Heroes provided the supplies and guidance for the youth to work on projects that were both creative and self-reflective. YES residents were able to express how [...]

2017-10-03T16:50:56+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Top Feature, YSI Stories|0 Comments

FUGE Camps brings students from around the country to volunteer at YSI

FUGE student campers spent four days volunteering at Baring Housing Crisis Nursery and Youth Emergency Service (YES) this summer, spending time with youth in YSI’s care and drawing inspiration to serve similar programs in their hometowns. The faith-based camp brings youth in 7th-12th grades and college from around the country together to participate in volunteer [...]

2017-12-11T10:21:41+00:00 September 28th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude Don Kennel was in foster care through Youth Service for several years as a child, along with his two younger brothers. Now working in information technology at mutual fund company Vanguard, Don has never forgotten the care he received from YSI. He has volunteered and donated to the agency over the years and most recently, contributed [...]

2017-10-02T09:21:07+00:00 August 5th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments

We bid a fond farewell to Rhonda…

On more than one occasion, Rhonda Johnson, Supervisor of the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery Program, had to let parents know that she was not Sally Watson. She quickly grew to laugh along with the parents when they learned her real name. It’s moments such as this that breaks the tension and, all too often, the [...]

2017-07-14T10:38:39+00:00 July 13th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments

FBI Citizens Academy Program

Youth Service Inc.'s Mr. David Chaney was recently honored for graduating from the FBI Citizens Academy Program. Mr. Chaney has been asked to be a voice to address concerns that effect our community and serve as an ambassador for the FBI. "It is a great honor but I know there is more work ahead." said [...]

2017-07-25T12:54:15+00:00 June 18th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments

Celebrity Photographer captures the official teen conference after party

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 [...]

2017-06-16T11:43:17+00:00 May 30th, 2017|YSI Stories|0 Comments
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