Valley Youth Making A Difference
by STAFF | Feb 27, 2018 4:21 pm | Comments (0)
In December 2016 Faith Tremblay, now a 15-year-old freshman at Shelton High School, spent 14 days as a patient at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital.
During that time we saw firsthand how much the Child Life program does for every child in the hospital, even more so around the holidays.
by Submitted | Jan 17, 2018 10:27 am | Comments (0)
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU.
The news is always negative, you say.
“Where are the positive stories?” you ask.
Well, that’s why The Valley Indy teamed with the Valley Council for Health and Human Services to present “Valley Youth Making A Difference.”
We know we’re missing good stories about our young people every day. The fact is we need you to share those stories.
For more information, and to nominate a young person, click this link.
by STAFF | Nov 29, 2017 4:24 pm | Comments (0)
Adelina “Lulu” Barreira is an 11-year-old sixth grader at Seymour Middle School who wanted to do something to help people.
So one afternoon she decided she would host a “sock drive.”
The goal — collect 500 pairs of new socks to donate to those in need.
by STAFF | Oct 25, 2017 5:10 pm | Comments (0)
Angelina Burturla, 13, has been an influential member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley’s Seymour Unit for several years.
Her work in our youth leadership program Torch Club has led them to successful fundraising and community service efforts such as Climate Superstars, in which she helped our group to win several national prizes through educating Club members about climate change.
by STAFF | Jun 26, 2017 6:11 am | Comments (0)
My name is Patricia Tarasovic and I am Vice President of Valley United Way Community Engagement.
Samuel Rodrigue is a student at the Chatfield-LoPresti Elementary School in Seymour.
He is an amazing young man who wants to end childhood hunger.
by STAFF | May 25, 2017 5:43 pm | Comments (0)
Welcome to the first installment of “Valley Youth Making A Difference,” brought to you by the Valley Council for Health and Human Services and The Valley Indy.