The Huck House Journal

Keep up with the latest news and insights from Huck House staff and supporters.

Announcements

Why Sleep Out?

Each year, Huckleberry House invites the community to Sleep Out in solidarity with the more than 3,000 youth, ages 12-24, who will find themselves without

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Announcements

Huckleberry House Day

March 6 is an important date in Huckleberry House history. On March 6, 1970, Huckleberry House was established as a shelter for runaway youth in

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Crisis Shelter

Guitar, Harmonica, and Life Skills

For the past six years, Dean “DAC” Collins has been teaching guitar and harmonica to young people around Columbus. Through these classes, young people learn

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Announcements

Housework with Homestead

Every house needs some upkeep. For our Crisis Shelter, that can be a bit of an understatement. We have been fortunate enough to partner with

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Transitional Living Program

Our Wish List

Independent living = new challenges Moving can be one of the most stressful things in life. In our housing programs, transitional age youth (18 to

Read More »

The Huck House Journal

Keep up with the latest news and insights from Huck House staff and supporters.

Announcements

Why Sleep Out?

Each year, Huckleberry House invites the community to Sleep Out in solidarity with the more than 3,000 youth, ages 12-24, who will find themselves without

Read More »
Announcements

Huckleberry House Day

March 6 is an important date in Huckleberry House history. On March 6, 1970, Huckleberry House was established as a shelter for runaway youth in

Read More »
Crisis Shelter

Guitar, Harmonica, and Life Skills

For the past six years, Dean “DAC” Collins has been teaching guitar and harmonica to young people around Columbus. Through these classes, young people learn

Read More »
Announcements

Housework with Homestead

Every house needs some upkeep. For our Crisis Shelter, that can be a bit of an understatement. We have been fortunate enough to partner with

Read More »
Transitional Living Program

Our Wish List

Independent living = new challenges Moving can be one of the most stressful things in life. In our housing programs, transitional age youth (18 to

Read More »

Items we need:

Clothing and Personal Items

  • Underwear
  • Sweatpants (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Sweatshirts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Shorts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • T-shirts (Youth M – Adult XXL)
  • Socks
  • Wallets
  • Earbuds

          Please note that we are unable to accept any used clothing items.

General Supplies

  • Composition notebooks/journals
  • Adult coloring books
  • Colored pencils
  • Art supplies
  • “Smell goods” (i.e. Bath & Body Works)

Toiletries and Hygiene Products

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditioner*
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Body soap*
  • Tootbrushes and toothpaste*
  • Brushes and combs
  • Ethnic hair care products

    The * denotes that the item must be in a full size bottle.

Misellaneous Items

  • Baby items
  • Pillows
  • Solid color twin comforters and sheet sets
  • Kitchen utensils, general cleaning and laundry supplies, picture frames
  • Non-perishable food items for youth outreach (crackers, cup of soup, fruit snacks, chips)
  • Gift cards from $5 to $25 for fast food restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations
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