Undeniable Benefit

Undeniable Benefit

In my opinion, the only reason people tolerate Oregon is because of the summers. The other seasons are good, don’t get me wrong. Winter’s grey has a charm that’s hard to deny and always makes me nostalgic when it rolls around. Fall is undeniably sensory: sharp smells,...

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Village

Village

People often say that it takes a village to raise kids into adulthood, which is why I like to think that most of us are products of villages-I know that I am. I was incredibly fortunate enough to have multiple families fill in the areas of my life that needed filling,...

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Thank You

Thank You

One of my most rewarding experiences at Hosea has been collaborating with like-minded community members and service providers. For the past year and half, I’ve had the privilege of working on the Youth House (formerly the HYS/SVDP Youth Home) with a collaborative team...

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Breaking Walls With Every Little Step

Breaking Walls With Every Little Step

My first glimpse of Hosea was at the Drop-in Center for the Halloween Party. I walked in with my fiance Josh, both hopeful that we could strike up meaningful conversations. We learned very quickly that forming relationships was not going to be that easy. Trust takes...

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Dedicated.

Dedicated.

This week’s blog post will be dedicated to you, volunteer, mentor, intern, donor, supporter. This past week Hosea was one of the vendors at a Family and Human Services (FHS) Intern fair at the University of Oregon. If you don’t know, Hosea is a partner with the FHS...

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One-Year

One-Year

A little over a year ago, I walked into the drop-in for the first time as a junior intern. I clearly remember setting foot in that small church basement, being simultaneously overwhelmed and captivated by all that was happening. Little did I know, the youth I would...

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Fresh

Fresh

We continue to be amazed by the support of the community and the individuals and business that call this place home. Over the course of the last three years we have partnered with local businesses and restaurants for, A Night For A Cause. You have probably seen a...

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Keys

Keys

This past week, I got my own set of keys to the Youth House. As I let myself in for the first time and stood alone in what used to be the sanctuary of a church, it hit me how special this place was. It just feels so much like a home. Comfortable couches are arranged...

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Together We Stand

Together We Stand

Helping youth in Lane County create and sustain healthy lives away from the streets is a big mission. This is the mission we believe God has for Hosea and that we will follow. As a team at Hosea we do not know if we will ever fully eradicate youth homelessness but we...

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What A Sweet Thing

What A Sweet Thing

“God doesn’t love us the way our parents loved us”. This is what I told one of the girls after sitting and talking with her for an hour and a half. This is also what someone once told me after I had experienced a similar situation six years ago. I sat there as she...

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Connect with HYS

Contact HYS

Mailing Address:
834 Monroe Street
Eugene, OR 97402

Resource Center Physical Address:
(Inside the church on 8th & Monroe)
834 Monroe Street
Eugene, OR 97402

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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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