Please consider making a donation to OSU's Homeless Youth Fund. Since Autumn 2006, the Human Ecology House through the Department of Human Development and Family Science has hosted a drop-in center for Columbus' homeless youths.
Approximately 20-30 youths between the ages of 14 to 24 years utilize the center each day in order to rest, access shower and laundry facilities, and receive food, clothing and hygiene items. Youth receive assistance from staff and volunteers for obtaining healthcare, employment and other community services. The center is open 9-5, Monday through Friday.
There are two ways to donate to the Homeless Youth Fund (312330):
The OSU Office of University Development
- Give with a credit card: Give to the Homeless Youth Fund (312330) with a credit card on the Ohio State Online Giving website.
- Give with a check: Write the fund name (Homeless Youth Fund) and number (312330) on the memo line. Make checks payable to The Ohio State University Foundation and mail the check to:
1480 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221
If you would like additional information, please contact Jeana Patterson at (614) 432-5406 or
You may also visit: http://ehe.osu.edu/hdfs/lab/star/.