Help YSI Help 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.


Contributions to YSI allow us to provide vitally needed services to vulnerable children and families in our community. We count on the generous support of individual donors, foundations, businesses and faith communities. Every gift makes a difference in our effort to improve the lives of more than 4,000 children and families each year.

You can honor a friend or family member, or the memory of a loved one, by making a donation today. If you would like to learn more about charitable giving to YSI, call us at 215-222-3262 or email If your employer matches charitable gifts, please mail a matching gift form to Youth Service, Inc., 410 N. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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.

2022 Holiday Gift & Toy Drive

Spread holiday cheer to 500 children, youth, and families this year! Visit for our Amazon wish list or download our general list at

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 Giving

Federal employees can direct a donation to Youth Service, Inc. by using CFC #96778 on your donation 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 review our requested donation items list and contact our Marketing Manager at or 215-222-3262 ext. 2029 to discuss prior to starting your drive.

Organize a Fundraiser

Let us help you organize a fundraiser for YSI at your home, workplace, or place of worship.  Those with Facebook can also create a fundraiser on behalf of YSI by visiting here , selecting YSI as your nonprofit and following the steps. For more information about any of these opportunities, please contact the Marketing Coordinator by email at or phone at 215-222-3262 ext. 2029.

Shop with AmazonSmiles

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support YSI buy shopping online at .

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