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Press Releases

If you are a member of the media developing a story about Youth Services System, Inc. please contact:

Betsy Bethel-McFarland
YSS Communications Manager
bmcfarland@ysswv.com 

(304) 218-2894

 

For links to local media coverage, please go to YSS in the News

 

2020

10.24.20 —  Op-Ed: Working Toward Ending Stigma of Homelessness

 

 

 

 

 

9.16.20 — YSS Rally, Virtual Service Mark WV Day of Hope

 

 

 

 

 

9.16.20 —Williams Energy Volunteers Spruce Up YSS on United Way Day of Caring

 

 

 

 

 

9.4.20 —Tickets for the Virtual Good Samaritan Dinner Available Through Sept. 10

 

 

 

 

 

8.20.20 — WTRF, EM Media create 30-second PSA for Youth Services System

 

 

 

 

 

7.30.20 — Dobkin Is New YSS Board Chair; Ashmore, Morrison Join Ranks

 

 

 

 

 

7.26.20 — Youth Srevices System Board of Directors Names 2020 Good Samaritan: Chris Figaretti and Vineyard Church

 

 

 

 

 

7.24.20 — Youth Services System to Distribute School Supplies in Ohio, Marshall Counties

 

 

 

 

 

7.7.20 — Youth Mentoring Network Seeks Volunteers in Belmont County

 

 

 

6.22.20 — Bombas Ships 2,000 Pairs of Socks to Wheeling

 

 

 

 

6.18.20 — Campout for a Cause Wrapup: Campers, Friends Raise $25,000 for Neighbors in Need

 

 

 

 

 

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6.17.20 —  Second Annual Discover Recovery Goes Virtual 

 

 

 

 

 

5.22.20 — YSS Cancels Celebrate Youth Festival Due to COVID-19

 

 

 

 

5.18.20 — Campout for a Cause: New YSS Fundraising Event Focuses on Stay-at-home Fun for Families

 

 

 

 

5.6.20 — YSS GivingTuesdayNow Campaign Raises $4,000 to Help Families in Need

 

 

 

 

 

5.4.20 — YSS GivingTuesdayNow is May 5 - Help Us Help Families

 

 

 

 

5.4.20 — YSS Recognizes Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in WV

 

 

 

 

 

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4.13.20 — YSS School Mental Health Counselors Creatively Coordinate Activities During COVID-19 Crisis

 

 

 

 

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4.9.20 —  YSS Pop-Up Virtual Conference Tackles Challenges Facing At-risk Youth

 

 

 

 

3.25.20 — YSS Announces Agency Response to COVID-19

 

 

 

 

 

3.20.20 — John Moses appeals for help during COVID-19: 'You name it, they come to our door'

 

 

 

 

 

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3.13.20 — YSS Recovery Houses to Hold Fundraising Dinner March 15 - Takeouts encouraged

 

 

 

 


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3.7.20 —YSS Seeks Safe Solutions as Winter Freeze Shelter Comes to a Close

 

 

 

 

2.25.20 — Wheeling Mayor Recognizes Youth Services System in State of the City Address

 

 

 

 

 

2.19.20 — Winter Freeze Shelter Newsletter February 2020

 

 

 

 

2.18.20 —Women's Giving Circle Continues Support of Youth Service System's Transitional Living Program with $13K Grant

 

 

 

 

1.31.20 — Youth Mentoring Network Celebrates 'Thank Your Mentor' Day

 

 

 

 

1.24.20 — WCDS Second-graders Learn, Serve at YSS Winter Freeze Shelter on MLK Day

 

 

 

 

Donna and Tammy

1.23.20 — St. Matthew's Donates to YSS Lazarus/Mary & Martha Houses

 

 

 

 


Terra and Matt

1.22.20 — Generations Donates Proceeds of Enchanted Winter Breakfast to Winter Freeze Shelter

 

 

 

 

1.17.29 — YSS Emeritus Board Meets at Generations

 

 

 

 

WFS Newsletter Jan 2020

1.15.20 — Winter Freeze Shelter Newsletter January 2020

 

 

 

 

Blog page

1.7.20 — New Blog Post: Behind the Scenes at YSS

 

 

 

 

2019


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12.23.19 — Newsletter - Lazarus House / Mary & Martha House Winter 2019-2020

 

 

 

 

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12.20.19 —AEP Mitchell Plant Donates Sleigh Full of Christmas Toys to Families in Need

 

 

 

 

 

12.20.19 — Ugly Server Contest in Full Swing at Ye Olde Alpha

 

 

 

 

 

11.18.19 — YSS, St. John's Home for Children Enter Into Management Agreement

 

11.15.19 — Pancake Breakfast Features Popular Cold-Weather Characters

 

 

 

 

11.15.19 — Youth Services System Earns First Three-Year Accreditation

 

 

 

 

 

11.13.19 — 9th Annual Wheeling SleepOut Raises More Than $65,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.5.19 — Wheeling Mayor Proclaims Nov. 8 as Wheeling SleepOut Day

 

 

10.31.19 — YSS Opens Winter Freeze Shelter One Month Early for Women

 

 

 

 

10.19.19 — Kids Helping Kids: Youngsters Set Up Roadside Hot Cocoa Stand for SleepOut

 

 

 

 

Candace and Caryce

10.4.19 — YSS Wheeling SleepOut Art Installation Calls Attention to Youth Homelessness

 

 

 

 

Mentor and Mentee

9.20.19 — YSS Seeks Mentors for Local Children

 

 

 

 

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