SleepOut Proves How Homelessness Can Hit Home

Iam a total wimp. When it came down to it, I lasted about an hour at last week’s Wheeling SleepOut for Youth Services System Inc. Thankfully, my participation was limited to that of spectator, but the experi...

YSS Wheeling SleepOut Raises More Than $65,000

Despite the frigid temperatures, area residents flocked by the dozens last week to Youth Services System’s ninth annual Wheeling SleepOut to support local youth facing homelessness. It was in the 20s, but th...

SleepOut Raises More Than $56,000

The Wheeling SleepOut took place on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Miracle League Field at the J.B. Chambers Sports Complex off I-470. It raised more than $56,000 for Youth Services System Inc.’s Transitional Living Pr...

Wheeling SleepOut Gets $10,000 Jolt From AEP

American Electric Power presented a check for $10,000 to Youth Services System Inc. in support of the eighth annual Wheeling SleepOut, an event held to raise awareness and money to address the critical problem ...

YSS Sleepout Raises Funds for Homeless Youth

They sleep on couches, one after another, or they crash at night in a car that’s often hidden away in plain sight throughout the Wheeling area. They are homeless, these children, for a plethora of different ...