DSC_0022 for CCDavid is a high school student and a member of the Youth Advisory Committee of YSI’s Teen Lounge

As you may know, YSI is creating a teen lounge at their YES program. The lounge’s grand opening is Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. If you wish to attend this event please RSVP by calling Monique Harrington at 215-222-3262 x23 or emailing her at mharrington@ysiphila.org.

Lounge at a Glance: Our teen lounge is designed to promote safety and positivity throughout our community. We will accomplish this goal by helping teens learn to deal with adversity when faced with difficult situations.

Qualifications: The lounge is for teenagers/young adults who are between the ages of 12 and 21. You must be a current or former youth at YES or you have to be a teenager who wants to have a chill spot after school and on Saturdays.

Announcements: YSI’s teen lounge is raising money and asking for donations that will assist the lounge in making certain that our youth succeed in everyday life and have a safe and comfortable environment to relax in.

Needed Donations Include:

• Beverages (juice, soda, and water)

• Snacks (non-perishables)

• Cell phone chargers (in good condition)

• DVDs and video games for XBOX and Wii

• Toiletries (deodorant, soap, female hygiene products)

• And of course…..MONEY!!!

Hope to see you all soon.

– David