On Tuesday, December 3rd, wide receiver DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles hosted forty YSI children and teens at the South Philadelphia Wal-Mart for his 2013 “Shop With A Jock” event. Jackson and Eagles teammates, including Michael Vick and Jon Dorenbos, treated the youth to a holiday shopping spree and helped them pick out gifts for themselves and their [...]
Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) is dedicated to strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety. For more than sixty years, YSI has upheld a tradition of excellence, dedicated to meeting the changing needs of children and families in Philadelphia.
On Saturday, October 19th, YSI’s Youth Emergency Service shelter will host a fun and inspiring event benefiting homeless youth in Philadelphia. Featuring great music courtesy of Rashaun “DJ Reezy” Williams, delicious food, and a raffle with prizes including an Android tablet, this will be an evening to remember. This event, which takes place from 6:00pm [...]
Not yet three years old, Amir has already lived through danger and uncertainty. He was born weighing less than four pounds to fifteen year old Reesheyma, who struggled to manage her frustration and anger as a single teen mother. Afraid to talk with anyone about her struggles, Reesheyma spent most of her time in her [...]