It’s All About Perspective: Youth Home Update

This past December, as you probably recall, Eugene experienced a mini “snowmageddon.” The entire city was covered in ice, which caused a fair number of trees and power lines to fall, creating a county-wide power fiasco. At my house we lost power for six days, which...

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Meet HYS Intern: Dominique!

When learning about all the internships that I could work at for my Family and Human Services program at the University of Oregon, Hosea Youth Services was an agency that really caught my eye. It was a program that seemed very active in the community that they were...

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Tis the Season

This is auction season. Spring is filled with auctions and many other fundraising events for incredible organizations. Which can be so overwhelming as many of your mailboxes are stuffed with invitations. You are stuck between choosing which events to attend and...

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Meet HYS Staff Member: Ryan Arel!

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. (1 Corinthians 13:4-6) Lives change when love is...

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Meet HYS Volunteer: Ryan!

I had no idea what to expect the first day I got to volunteer at Hosea. I was, however, extremely nervous because I am a pretty introverted person and I had zero clue of how I was going to be able to relate with anyone in the drop-in center. What I thought I knew was...

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Be Okay With Being Uncomfortable

I woke this morning to the rain. The downpour on my roof shocked me awake. Even though I was in the comfort of my home, I was aware of what was going on outside. While the wind was blowing and the rain was viciously hitting my window, I was safe, dry and warm. I...

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Meet HYS Staff Member: Josh!

Full disclosure: I never thought I’d be working at Hosea Youth Services. My name is Joshua Frank and I’ve now been working for HYS since September of 2016. Through a series of twists and turns, God brought me to HYS and I couldn’t be more grateful. To provide a little...

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Praise Report!

Many of you may know Makayla from volunteering here at Hosea or with Looking Glass. You may also recognize the photo above and the beautiful face from our Hosea Auction last year. We have had the privilege of walking with Makayla over the last three years. Last year...

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Meet HYS Mentor: Danny

God finds funny ways to work in our lives. Eight months ago, I stepped foot in the Drop-In for the first time. Feeling somewhat vulnerable and a touch awkward, I had no clue what God had in store for me in the coming months and I could not be more grateful for what...

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A Thank You Note

To all our volunteers on behalf of Hosea I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you! Without you we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. You are the hands and feet of our agency and everything you do doesn't go unnoticed. To the volunteer… …who cleans up after our...

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Hosea Youth Services

Mailing Address:
Hosea Youth Services
PO Box 5531
Eugene, OR 97405
Drop-In Physical Address:
(Inside the church on 8th & Monroe)
834 Monroe Street
Eugene, OR 97402

Most Urgent Needs

- YOU: Volunteers
- Monthly Support (Donations)
- Winter Garments (esp. coats)
- Clean, New Undergarments
- Backpacks & Jeans
- Camping Equipment
- Toiletries
- Paper and Cleaning Supplies


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