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Franklin Medical Center “Huckleberry House” Donation

Franklin Medical Center “Huckleberry House” Donation

The Huckleberry House is one of Franklin’s County primary shelters for our youth. They provide services to runaways and homeless children of various ages. Many of the youth that are placed here are dealing with issues related to abuse, violence, neglect and poverty. Some of them are runaways and others are simply displaced due to unfortunate circumstances. The shelter is available to youth in crisis situations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  The Huckleberry House and their staff are dedicated to ending youth homelessness.

The Franklin Medical Center staff  as well as the inmates, donated and/or made hats, gloves, socks and scarves for the Huckleberry House. 

"Socktober" was quite a success. Yarn donations were made, which allowed the offenders in both Zone A and  Zone B to be involved. They look forward to this every year.

The shelter accepts donations of all kinds, as there is always a need. Some of those items include basic hygiene products, such as soap and shampoo. If you would like to donate throughout the year, The Huckleberry House is located at 1421 Hamlet St, Cols. They can also be reached at 614-294-5553.

A HUGE 'thank you" to all of you who were so gracious and helped make this a success, whether it was the time you took out to go buy/make these items, or the money you donated to allow these items to be purchased. I appreciate all of you more than I can explain. Thank you for doing your part keeping these kids warm this winter season. 

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