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Star House November Newsletter

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Dear Friends of Star House,

This Thanksgiving, we would like to offer a heartfelt THANK YOU for being part of Star House's mission to lift young people in Central Ohio out of homelessness! So far this year, your support has helped connect 853 young people and their small children to safe respite, housing, employment, health and true community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We are especially grateful for your generous support this holiday season and we are excited by what we can accomplish together in 2021!

Our staff prepared a wonderful Thanksgiving meal for Star House guests at our drop-in center this week. Many thanks to Lizz Moody and Nikky Robinson for leading the effort to ensure Star House guests could safely come together to enjoy a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal in the midst of this unprecedented time. Our guests and staff will enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal, catered by City Barbeque.


On December 1, 2020, our community will come together for Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement that aims to unleash the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This year, in honor of Giving Tuesday, we ask that you consider donating to Star House and joining us as we work to empower Central Ohio youth to exit homelessness for good. If you would like to help spread the word about the work Star House is doing with family and friends on social media, please feel free to use the sample posts and images below.

  • Facebook: In honor of #GivingTuesday, please consider making a donation to @starhousecolumbus, an organization dedicated to empowering Central Ohio youth to exit homelessness for good. You can learn more at and give here:

  • Instagram: .@starhousecolumbus provides youth experiencing homelessness with a safe respite from the streets and connects them with a chance to thrive. Help them provide essential services in Central Ohio by giving for #GivingTuesday:

  • Twitter: Want to make a difference in the lives of youth experiencing homelessness in Central Ohio? Then please consider donating to @StarHouseCbus today for #GivingTuesday:


Monetary Donations

Now more than ever, Star House would benefit greatly from discretionary general operating funding to support our day-to-day services for youth. Please consider making a monetary donation. If you're interested in seeing just how far your donation can go towards helping youth experiencing homelessness, then please see the infographic below!


Item Donations

We currently accept new items through the mail (please note that we cannot accept in-person drop-off donations until further notice). Star House's most urgent needs are winter items, including:

Winter hats

Large insulated gloves

Hand warmers

Large winter coats

Wool socks


Your donation will go far!

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