Special Musical Visitors at YES

The Quail Springs Baptist Church High School Choir visited YES on Monday , June 6th as part of their summer tour of cities, singing and sharing a message of hope to teens. The group's presentation included a 35-voice choir accompanied by electric piano singing songs with a message about choices, attitudes, right behavior, and hope [...]

2022-06-14T10:00:18-04:00June 14th, 2022|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight: Jemetra Harvey-Gordon (15 Years of Service)

In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Jemetra Harvey-Gordon is on the Program Support Staff team at YSI's Crittenton Family Based Support Center program and has worked at YSI for 15 years. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. [...]

2022-01-21T10:56:14-05:00January 21st, 2022|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI Volunteer Spotlight: Colin Pustilnik and Chris Major

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 [...]

2021-12-08T13:39:02-05:00December 8th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

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.

2021-11-30T09:52:55-05:00November 30th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight: Lynne Hammond

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 [...]

2021-08-31T09:03:57-04:00August 31st, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

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 [...]

2021-07-06T12:02:14-04:00July 6th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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