Give The Best You Can #ExpectMore

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 […]

Youth Outreach Program Spotlight – Kyra Crockett Hodge

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. […]

“Why I am Thankful for Huck House” by Jessica Barwell

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 […]

Gratitude – Sonya Thesing

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 […]

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 […]

November 15, 2018: Battle of the Breweries at Atlas Tavern

Battle of the Breweries Thursday, November 15, 2018 from  4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Atlas Tavern – 8944 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240 A portion of proceeds on the night of Atlas Tavern’s Battle of the Breweries will benefit Huckleberry House! We hope you will come out for a fun night and support Huck House.

December 2, 2018: Very Merry Huckleberry House Lighting

Very Merry Huckleberry House Lighting, efficiently powered by AEP Ohio. Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Huckleberry House 1421 Hamlet Street, Columbus, OH 43201 Join us as we kick off a Very Merry Huckleberry Holiday and light up the house at 1421 Hamlet Street! Cookies and cocoa will be served on […]

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 […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This is a somber month recognizing violence that plagues more than 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in our society. At Huck House, we also spend October honoring survivors of Domestic Violence living in our Transitional Living Program. In this month’s blog, I thought it would […]