Entries by Sonya Thesing

November 9 and 10, 2018: Ohio Made Holiday Market

Ohio Made Holiday Market Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, 2018 Hollywood Casino – 200 Georgesville Rd, Columbus, OH 43228 During the Ohio Made Holiday Market, Ohio Made Market will be selling raffle tickets where you have a chance to win HUGE prizes. Winners must pick up prizes by 7PM on November 10th. Every dollar from your […]

December 14, 2018: Holiday Gift Drop-Off

Holiday Gift Drop-Off Friday, December 14, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Huckleberry House Carriage House – 1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH 43201 Last year, with the support and generosity of our community, we delivered gift packages to 166 youth. In order to deliver gifts in time for Christmas, we ask that our friends […]

December 17, 2018: Cookie Drop-Off

Cookie Drop-Off Monday, December 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Huckleberry House Carriage House – 1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH 43201 Huck House will hold its second annual cookie walk for Transitional Living Program youth and families. Last year, our friends donated over 100 dozen cookies. Drop-off will take place on December 17 at the Huckleberry […]

What I would tell my 18-year old self about good health

For our focus on healthy living, we asked a Huck House friend to think about what he would tell his 18-year old self about living healthfully. Bill Mechling is a retired attorney and business executive. His commitment to good health is an example from which we all can learn. There are many lessons a person learns […]

Homeless Children and Youth Act takes a step closer to becoming law

On July 24, House Bill 1511 passed the Financial Services Committee. It is co-sponsored by Representatives Steve Stivers of Ohio and Dave Loebsack of Iowa. H.R. 1511 would broaden the definition of homelessness, making it easier for organizations like Huckleberry House to serve homeless youth. “Last year, I was proud to announce the reintroduction of my bill […]

With a little help from our friends…

Each year, Huck House is invited by See Kids Dream to help teach young students about how they can make the world a better place. Guess what happens. Yep! These young students go out and make the world a better place! This year, the students at Ohio Avenue Elementary School, with help from their advisers […]

Sip & Shop (& Shelter)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. J. McLaughlin 1631 Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221   Come check out J.McLaughlin’s summer styles AND give back to Columbus’ youth while having a drink and a nosh. J.McLaughlin is donating 15% of the evening’s sales to Huck House. These funds will go towards the myriad […]

100 Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

Last summer and fall, Huckleberry House and six other Columbus agencies participated in A Way Home America’s 100-Day Challenge. The 100-Day Challenge is a project designed to stimulate intense collaboration, innovation, and execution, all in pursuit of a wildly ambitious 100-day goal.