Casting a Vision for 2015 at 18 South

God has laid it heavy upon our hearts to open 18 South Youth Center five days a week and hire a second employee in 2015, and so we are on a mission to make it happen. Before our first full-time employee was hired in June 2012, 18 South’s volunteer base was only able to maintain […]

18 South Offers Pillar of Hope Corporate Sponsorship Program

One of PTC Youth Services’ greatest needs for 2015 is for our income to catch up to and exceed our expenses as we look to open five days a week and hire a second employee. In anticipation of our growing financial needs, we are now launching a new Pillar of Hope corporate sponsorship program for […]

18 Teens Learn of God’s Love at Winterblast Youth Retreat

A group of 18 teens and 6 mentors from 18 South Youth Center journeyed three hours to Dallas, Pa., just outside of Wilkes-Barre, during the weekend of March 6-8 to experience our first Winterblast Youth Retreat at Camp Orchard Hill. This weekend was extra special because rather than being an event created for church youth […]

18 South Launches Open Studio Program

18 South Youth Center is now open four days a week with the launch of its Open Studio afterschool art program! Local teens can now come to 18 South after school on Mondays from 3-5 p.m. to experience a positive atmosphere where they can creatively express themselves. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments are offered, […]

2014 in Review at 18 South

A grand total of 280 teens visited 18 South Youth Center in 2014 – that’s an increase of 45% from 2013. We continue to attract more and more local youth with 196 teens visiting our center for the first time in 2014 – an increase of 62%. Collectively, those 280 teens visited the center 2,700 […]

18 South Needs Additional $1k Per Month

Life is messy. Friends betray one another. Family members neglect each other. Loved ones pass away. Bullies target those who are already hurting. Finances run dry. Enthusiasm runs out. Hope dwindles. We have seen this cycle run its course over and over again throughout the past year at 18 South Youth Center. Our response is […]

Pancake Breakfast Raises $3k+ for 18 South

Nearly 200 guests flooded Bethany House in Red Lion on Nov. 15 to support 18 South Youth Center and get their fill of pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee at our $5 Pancake Breakfast! Thanks to the generosity of our attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters, we were able to raise $3,200.00 for People That Care […]

Become a Partner of Hope with 18 South

One of our goals for 2014 is for our monthly income to catch up to our monthly expenses, and WE ARE SO CLOSE! We are looking for 50 people to become a Partner of Hope with PTC Youth Services by giving $20 a month to support 18 South Youth Center. Our organization has an ongoing […]

Grocery Gift Cards Needed for Grub Hour

Looking for an easy way to support our work at 18 South Youth Center? Please consider donating a Grocery Store Gift Card to help feed 20-25 teens each month during the school year with our Grub Hour cooking program. It costs roughly $50 per workshop to feed our crew, who might not be getting a […]

Contact Us

18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356

18 South Youth Ministries

18 South Youth Ministries strives to create opportunities for caring, responsible adults with Christian values to build authentic relationships with youth. The nonprofit operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.