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WINTER is COMING - November 9th

Winter is coming

Warm up with friends old & new November 9, 5-9 pm at Park Street Saloon. Enjoy live music by The Conspiracy Band and opening acts Hello, My Name is Duane, with DFYF CEO, and our Ohio Avenue Reunion Band. Enjoy a complimentary signature cocktail, raffle and more. Food truck fare available. Presale tickets are $25. Friend pack of 10 tickets is $200.

Save the date - lots of great ways to support DFYF

DFYF Events

Friends Helping Families is now through Dec 15 > Columbus Foundation’s The Big Give is October 10 > Winter is Coming is Nov 9 at Park Street Saloon > Chili Bowl V is noon Nov 19 at Grandview Theatre > Dogs & Drinks for Directions is Feb 1 at Strongwater > State of the Child Luncheon is May 9 at Hyatt Regency Columbus

DFYF Named 2017 Champion of Children

Champion of Children

For making a difference in the lives of children, DFYF is honored to be named the 2017 Champion of Children by United Way of Central Ohio. The award recognizes an organization that has relentless belief in people, hopefulness for their future, and performs courageous acts that make a positive difference for others. We are truly dedicated to Central Ohio youth and their families.

Greeting Cards for Sale - 6 colorful designs

DFYF greeting cards

DFYF is very excited to bring our greeting cards back. Artwork is created by our youth center artists. Card packages have 2 each of 6 designs. 12 cards/12 envelope packages are $20. We have a limited quantity so order yours today! For more information contact us at


Support for our Teen Parent Connection Program


DFYF received a $75,000 grant from the hope & grace fund, a project of New Venture Fund in partnership with philosophy, inc., in support of our Teen Parent Connection program. To find out the importance of this program, watch “Semira’s Story”, about a scared, pregnant teen who went from homeless to self-sufficient and empowered.



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