Help YSI Help Vulnerable Children & Families

By contributing to YSI, you can help provide much-needed services to vulnerable children and families. We count on the generous support of individual donors, foundations, businesses and faith communities to ensure that all of our clients receive excellent care.

Giving Tuesday

There are many donor opportunities at Youth Service, Inc. this holiday season. Last year with the help of donors like you, YSI was able to provide holiday gifts to over 500 individuals in our various programs. This year, through the generosity of our fantastic donors, we hope to make the holiday season a happy one for even more of the individuals and families we serve. To learn more about our various programs and the communities your holiday donations will be directly impacting, read our program report 
We hope you are able to participate in whatever areas work best for you. Here is a flyer with more information about this year’s Holiday Giving Program. Download the Donor Participation form by clicking here. 
In order for YSI to match donors with opportunities, please complete and return the attached Donor Participation form by November 8th.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at call us at 215-222-3262 or email  Click here to make a donation online.


Help in Other Ways

Make a contribution through your employer’s matching gift program, in tribute to or in memory of a close friend or family member, or through an affiliated non-profit. Organize a fundraiser or make a planned gift. There are many ways to help.

United Way Workplace Giving

You can direct a donation to Youth Service, Inc. by designating our agency #00139 on your United Way pledge form.

Combined Federal Campaign Workplace Giving

Federal employees can direct a donation to Youth Service, Inc. by designating our agency #96778 on the Combined Federal Campaign form.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your personal contribution through their Employee Matching Gift Program. Please consult your employer for details.

Commemorative, Tribute and Memorial Donations

Celebrate significant moments in the lives of your relatives, friends and colleagues by making a donation in their honor. A gift made in memory of a loved one is a meaningful way to express sympathy. For more information, please contact us at

Planned Giving and Bequests

Give a gift for the future by making a bequest or planned gift to Youth Service, Inc. Gifts designated for YSI’s endowment fund will support children and families for generations to come. Please consult your financial advisor to learn how a planned gift to Youth Service, Inc. may also realize tax savings for you and your estate. For more information, please contact us at

Support a Dedicated Fund

The Ted Levine Endowed Scholarship Fund awards grants to motivated young men and women for secondary education or training and vocational programs. The Betsy Forster Award for Staff Excellence honors YSI employees for providing exemplary service to their clients. For more information, please contact us at

Gifts In-Kind

Please contact Dan Brightcliffe at or 215-222-3262 ext. 1029 to discuss the items and arrange drop off prior to donating.

Organize a Fundraiser

Let us help you organize a fundraiser for YSI at your home, workplace, or place of worship.
For more information about any of these opportunities, please contact the Marketing Coordinator by email at or phone at 215-222-3262 x1029.

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Use KidCents at RiteAid

The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program allows Rite Aid customers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate their change to a general fund that supports kid-focused charities, such as YSI. In addition, Rite Aid wellness+ members can long in to their online wellness+ account at