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Lancaster Staff Get Movie Star Treatment

Lancaster Staff Get Movie Star Treatment

  • 4/6/2016 4:00:00 PM
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Lancaster YAP recently held staff appreciation days that were a huge success! They chose a movie theme, since their staff are STARS! Over 20 local businesses took the opportunity to thank staff for their work in the community.  They donated food (such as 8 pizzas, Olive Garden salad and breadsticks, Herrs products, Turkey Hill drinks, etc.), items to raffle off (such as theatre tickets, $40 gift card to local grocery store, $25 to Shady Maple, and more) which were raffled off every hour to staff...
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YAP Youth Dress Up to Help Promote Glass Slipper Project

  • 3/9/2016 11:36:00 AM
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On Friday, February 26, 8 young people from Lebanon YAP slipped into tuxedos and prom gowns to help promote the 8th Annual Glass Slipper Project. The Glass Slipper Project, sponsored by the Lebanon County Commission for Women, provides quality prom gowns to Lebanon area high school girls who want to attend their high school’s proms. Gowns are $10 and a great way to ensure that low-income youth have an opportunity to attend their prom. 6 boys and 2 girls from YAP modeled apparel for sale through...
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Allegheny YAP Named Exceptional Employer

Allegheny YAP Named Exceptional Employer

  • 3/9/2016 11:25:00 AM
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Recently YAP was honored at The Howard Levin Clubhouse 6th Employer Recognition Event. The clubhouse exists in Pittsburgh, PA as a welcoming community resource for adults with mental illness to come together for self-esteem building as well as vocational and social skills training. Recipients of the "Exceptional Employer Recognition Award" were chosen from clubhouse members who have gained meaningful paid or volunteer employment through a local agency, business, or private venture.Delaine, a clu...
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YAP Youth Help Community Dig Out From Snowstorm

  • 1/28/2016 10:12:00 AM
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After a recent snowstorm that dumped nearly 3 feet of snow on her city, Lebanon, PA mayor Sherry Capello called on Youth Advocate Programs to help dig out the snowed-in residents. Supervised by their advocates, youth in the program provided snow removal service to eldery community members.YAP Vice Presdient Carla Benway observed, "Our work at YAP is not just about preventing or reducing behaviors in youth that put them at risk of any number of negative outcomes; rather, the real life changing pa...
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