New Leaders Council is a 501 (c) (3) public charity dedicated to educating a new generation of leaders and to providing those leaders with the tools they need to succeed. Why is your team sleeping out on April 12th, 2019? To be a part of an effort to raise awareness and money for a growing and […]
About Victoria Alesi
Victoria Alesi is the Development Associate at Huckleberry House. As development associate, Victoria manages the volunteer program, in-kind donations and uses her expertise with messaging and social media to tell the Huck House story.
A Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow and a YWCA Leadership for Social Change Fellow, Victoria looks forward to being an advocate for an inclusive and active central Ohio community. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a BFA in dance and a BA in world economics and business. Victoria loves to travel with friends and family in her free time, especially to Barcelona, Spain, because she speaks fluent Spanish.
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Columbus Gives Back is a nonprofit committed to making volunteering easy, accessible, and fun for young adults in the Columbus community. They have a team of employees and volunteers that are coming together to Sleep Out! and support our mission. Why is your team sleeping out on April 12th, 2019? Columbus Gives Back is […]
Last year, United Way of Central Ohio and 40 community partners raised over $260,000 to Knock Out Poverty together! This year, the team has expanded to more than 70 players, and there are even more ways for us all to win. It is a two-week friendly fundraising competition with opportunities for organizations to win up […]
Kellie and Pete, along with their teenage niece, make-up the Starr Avenue Superstars, just one of the many teams sleeping out on April 12th, 2019 at COSI. Learn more about them and why they are participating! Why is your team sleeping out on April 12th, 2019? We are participating in Sleep Out! because there are homeless […]
Three of our young people (ages 17-22) in our Transitional Living Program participated last night in a walk and conversation with a health specialist. The topic was stress reduction, which is very difficult for our young people who have been recently homeless and/or victims of domestic violence. The therapist had them identify their stress tolerance […]
Written by: Jaida Green, MSW, LSW, Family Support Program Therapist Love: [noun] “Strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties” (Merriam-Webster, 2019). Such a simple definition for a complex topic. Love is complex issue that people of all ages, races, and gender are faced with on a daily basis. This is especially true […]
Article written by: Kristine Levine I was five years old when my mom took off with me to the coast. She said she needed a do-over. We were starting fresh, with no belongings, no toys, no furniture. She said we had empty hands so that we could catch new blessings. We also had empty pockets, and […]
1. What is the purpose of the Youth Outreach Program? The purpose of YOP is to help young people who are disconnected and struggling with obstacles that are keeping them from achieving their personal goals to become self-sufficient. 2. What’s up at the YOP Shop? The YOP SHOP is a resource hub located at 893 East 11th Avenue. […]
On April 20, I participated in the first annual “Sleep Out Columbus” in which 70 people slept outside to raise money for and awareness about youth homelessness in central Ohio. All of these people were doing this for one night. I cannot imagine doing this every night. I especially cannot imagine being a child or […]
Most people think that my job at Huck House, as development director, is about asking. Asking for money, asking for things, asking for support, asking for volunteers. I look at my role differently. I see it as inviting. I invite people to participate in the great work of Huck House. I invite them to be […]