Meet HYS Intern: Hope!

I don’t really know if it’s possible for me to talk about my time at Hosea and actually do it justice, but I’ll do my best. As a requirement for my major, during my junior year I am supposed to have a different internship each term and then choose one of those three...

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Night For A Cause 2017

Local restaurants are partnering with Hosea Youth Services by donating a portion of their proceeds on select dates. You can partner with us too by dining out on these days and by spreading the word to your friends and family! Hosea would like to extend a huge thank...

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Goodbye From Tauna

Where I’ve Been 4 years ago last month I walked into a basement with upwards of 50 homeless street kids. I was scared, nervous and unsure of how I was going to connect with these young people. I found myself afraid to say the wrong things, not knowing the right...

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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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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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