Colin Kaepernick, Meek Mill and Kobe Bryant select YSI for #10for10, Donate $30k

Thank you Colin Kaepernick, Meek Mill and Kobe Bryant for selecting YSI for #10for10! Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick uploaded a video on Twitter pledging $10,000 to YSI. Rapper Meek Mill will match Kaepernick’s donation. The move has received national and regional press including coverage on Philly.com, Billboard, Bleacher Report, and TMZ. **Update: Kobe Bryant [...]

2018-02-02T14:37:08+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Latest News, Top Feature|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

Tow truckers from 3 states deliver hundreds of gifts for YSI youth and caretakers

Tow truckers from 3 states deliver hundreds of gifts for YSI youth and caretakers About 70 tow truckers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland formed a convoy through the city to deliver Christmas gifts to YSI on December 16. This was the 10th year that the “Tri-State Area Tow 4 Tots” has collected and delivered [...]

2017-12-28T11:44:32+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

KYW News Radio Interview featuring Joseph Hill-Coles, Community Navigator

"Philadelphia Takes Serious Look At Homeless Youth, Hope For Ending It" « CBS Philly KYW News Radio Interview featuring Joseph Hill-Coles, Youth Service, Inc. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month and Philadelphia is one of the cities using the opportunity to take a hard look at its own homeless youth population. Click the following [...]

2017-12-11T10:21:09+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Volunteers from Vanguard Charitable and Comcast kick off school year for students with supplies, pizza and fun

YSI welcomed volunteers from Vanguard Charitable and the Comcast Digital Support Team to its Crittenton Family Support Center in August to host the Back to School Family Empowerment Pizza Party, complete with school supplies, pizza, dancing, and games. With contributions of backpacks, binders, pens, pencils and other supplies, Vanguard Charitable and Comcast volunteers and donors reduced the worries of [...]

2017-10-03T16:36:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Events, Top Feature|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

Youth Emergency Services (YES) is pleased to offer a Summer Enrichment Camp for youth.

Youth Emergency Services (YES) is pleased to offer a Summer Enrichment Camp for youth.  The camp was designed to provide youth with a variety of activities that will support the individual growth, develop problem solving and exposure to new activities and opportunities. The Summer Enrichment Camp begins June 27th and ends in mid-August. Activities planned [...]

2017-06-20T12:39:57+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Top Feature|0 Comments
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