I’m writing in regards to the upcoming Always Bet on Youth Casino Night, hosted by Valley Youth House (VYH). The event will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Crystal Tea Room. There will be about 450 attendees, including many young professionals from the Philadelphia area. The event will include cocktails & hors d’oeuvres, live music, a silent auction, and casino gaming tables.
Since 2011, Always Bet on Youth has raised over $400,000 to support independent living and housing services for approximately 1,500 homeless and foster care youth in the Greater Philadelphia area. These young people face isolation, homelessness, unemployment, incarceration, and exploitation as they struggle to make their way into adulthood. With the help of VYH’s educational support, career planning, mentoring, life skills training, housing and budgeting assistance, they are able to break the cycle and become productive and successful adults.
We would like to invite you to donate an item to our silent auction. Merchandise will be exhibited throughout the event and a photo or company logo will be featured on Handbid, our silent auction software. Handbid will be visible to all attendees as well as virtual supporters, with the auction set to open two weeks ahead of the event. Please be sure to include any marketing collateral, brochures or relevant details about the donation, so that we can include an accurate description for bidders.
Thank you in advance for your support. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.