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Employee Spotlight: Jemetra Gordon

In the Employee Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Jemetra Harvey-Gordon is the administrative assistant at Youth Service, Inc.'s Youth Emergency Service (YES) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a native Philadelphian and a graduate [...]

2020-02-14T11:16:57-05:00February 13th, 2020|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Seherzada Softic

In the Volunteer Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. Seherzada Softic volunteers at Baring House Crisis Nursery. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in Switzerland but raised in a small town in South Jersey. I graduated from [...]

2020-02-04T11:18:42-05:00February 4th, 2020|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Chelsea Elam

In the Volunteer Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. Chelsea Elam volunteers at Youth Emergency Service. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am from Philadelphia and I graduated from Drexel University with a degree in Public Health in 2017. [...]

2020-01-30T12:26:00-05:00January 28th, 2020|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight-J.D. Harris

  In the Employee Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. J.D. Harris is a Community Outreach Worker in Youth Service, Inc.'s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a Philadelphia native [...]

2020-01-23T14:45:26-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight Daniel Kist

In the Volunteer Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. Dan Kist volunteers at the annual Tows 4 Tots event. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am 31 years old and have lived in Philadelphia my entire life and graduated [...]

2019-12-23T10:52:15-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

KYW News Radio Tows 4 Tots Coverage

On Saturday December 14, Youth Service, Inc. hosted the 12th Annual Tows 4 Tots event in which local tow truck companies collect toys for the holidays for the youth in YSI programming. KYW News Radio wrote about the event here and an audio feature on the event here .

2019-12-19T11:50:30-05:00December 19th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI Receives Grant as Part of The Rite Aid Foundation “Full of Thanks” Holiday Program

The Rite Aid Foundation has generously gifted Youth Service, Inc. with a $5,000 grant as part of its Full of Thanks holiday program. The Rite Aid Foundation created this special holiday program to help more than 400 KidCents partner charities across the country to advance their efforts to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of [...]

2019-12-18T11:56:37-05:00December 18th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight-Sherrell Slaffey

In the Employee Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Sherrell Slaffey is a Service Coordinator in Youth Service, Inc.'s Youth Emergency Service (YES) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I am a native West Philadelphian and attended [...]

2019-12-11T12:17:47-05:00December 11th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI to affiliate with PEC to expand services

YSI and People’s Emergency Center (PEC),  two Philadelphia nonprofit agencies with a long history of providing critical services to vulnerable children, families, and youth in the city, announced today that we have notified the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General of our intention to affiliate. We have already partnered for several years on parenting programs, [...]

2019-11-11T14:12:14-05:00November 12th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

An important announcement for our stakeholders:

Today marks a special occasion for YSI and another venerable Philadelphia nonprofit, People’s Emergency Center (PEC). We are announcing our intention to affiliate to enable us to do even more for the people and communities that we serve. The accompanying article and infographic (below) provide more information on the affiliation. As the leaders of the [...]

2019-11-12T09:28:36-05:00November 12th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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