Star OSU House
OHIO State University


Please consider making a donation to OSU's Homeless Youth Fund. Since Autumn 2006, the OSU Star House, through the Department of Human Sciences, has hosted a drop-in center for Columbus' homeless youth.

Amazon Wish List

You can also purchase items on our Amazon Wish List. For more information regarding donating through Amazon, please feel free to contact Heather Messer with the information provided below. In order to receive tax credit for your donation, you must send your receipt to Heather. We are not provided any verification of purchase from Amazon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

There are two ways to donate to the Homeless Youth Fund (312330):

  • 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 checkWrite 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: 
The OSU Office of University Development
    1480 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221

You can also make donations via The Columbus Foundation
  • Click here to navigate to our page on the Columbus Foundation's power philanthropy website.
  • Click on the orange "Give Now" button in the upper right hand corner to make a contribution.

If you would like additional information, please contact:

Heather Messer
(614) 805-0772

Jeana Patterson
(614) 432-5406