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Youth Villages opens Paula Prudhomme Wellness Center at Dogwood Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:      Crissy Lintner, Director of Marketing and Communications, Youth Villages 901-251-4832 (office) or 901-461-3139 (cell); crissy.lintner@youthvillages.org MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2017) – Youth Villages on Friday celebrated the grand opening of its newest facility, the Paula Prudhomme Wellness Center, located on the organization’s Dogwood Campus in Arlington. Named in memory of Paula Prudhomme, daughter of former board member Mark Prudhomme and his wife, Kay, the 4,800-square-foot medical facility includes space for nursing staff, doctor and psychiatrist visits, as well as counseling staff offices, training and meeting rooms. “Having a facility like the Paula Prudhomme Wellness Center...

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Youth Villages featured on Forbes list of top ‘big bets’ from last year

This story appears in the December 12, 2017 issue of Forbes. Youth Villages is listed at No. 5 on the top ‘big bets’ from 2016 for Blue Meridian Group’s gift to help expand YVLifeSet. “LARGE FORTUNES beget large gifts, and more than ever, prominent philanthropists and foundations are anteing up $25 million-plus to help tackle problems of poverty, disease, substandard education and more. Boston’s Bridgespan Group found 74 such gifts in 2016, totaling $6.7 billion. Its panel of outside experts then ranked the 10 listed below as the most promising.” Read the full article...

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The New York Times features YVLifeSet

The Youth Villages YVLifeSet program was prominently featured Nov. 19 in The New York Times Sunday edition in the Business section in connection with the release of the annual High Impact Giving Guide from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy. Read the full articles at the links below: “Nonprofits give ‘disconnected’ youth another chance” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/business/disconnected-youths.html?_r=0 “‘I was stuck for so long’ How four ‘disconnected’ youth got help” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/business/nonprofits-help-young-people.html The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Annual High Impact Giving Guide, Poverty section https://www.impact.upenn.edu/high-impact-giving-guide/ Learn more about YVLifeSet...

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Early intervention at home key to youth violence

The Commercial Appeal in Memphis featured a guest column from Dr. Tim Goldsmith, chief clinical officer for Youth Villages, it its Viewpoint section Sunday, Nov. 18 highlighting the importance of early intervention for families and youth at-risk of entering the system. Read the full editorial...

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Contact Us:

Crissy Lintner
Director of Marketing & Communications
office: 901.251.4832 | cell: 901.461.3139

Connie Mills
Public Relations Manager
office: 901.251.4871 | cell: 901.233-1254

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