Opportunities for Kindness
A 5th grade girl would like new tie-up shoes in white or black-and-white in a women's size 9.5. A 2nd grade boy would like new tie-up shoes in black-and-white in a size 4.5 in big kids sizes. A kindergartener boy would like new tie-up shoes in size 2.5 in kids size (not toddler sizes). Or, if preferable, a gift card to a shoe store would be appreciated.
Recently Filled Needs
Need for preteen girl
Girl Clothing/ Shoes
Tops- Youth Large/XL
Pants- Woman’s size 6
Shoes- Woman’s size 9
Computer Desk and chair with wheels
In need of a computer desk(no longer than 5ft) and chair with wheels. Desk must be sturdy given the student has special needs. Big Walnut Bridges is able to pick up the items and deliver to the family in need.
Need for business causal men's pants
Gentleman returning to work and is need of gently used or new business casual pants. Size 32x32.
Family in search of used or new microwave
Mother and daughter are in need of a microwave- it can be used and doesn't have to be large as this is for 2 people. Thank you!
Summer Eagle Packs
Hello Big Walnut Families-
Big Walnut Bridges and Bountiful Backpacks are pleased to announce that we are offering a summer food assistance program for families in need, named “Summer Eagle Packs”. We will have a bag of shelf stable food available weekly from May 26th until August 3rd. Bags will be available at The Westerville Estates (11050 Fancher Rd. Westerville) from 12:00- 12:45 and the Harrison St. area (site TBD) from 1:15-2:00. One bag per family will be provided. We are also excited to share that W.A.R.M (Westerville Area Resource Ministry) is bringing the “Kids Lunch Club” to the Big Walnut community. They will provide a free, daily lunch (Monday-Friday) for anyone 18 years or younger. They will be located at The Westerville Estates and HSE area (TBD) during the times listed above. This program will start on May 26th and end August 7th. If you are interested in learning more about Summer Eagle Packs, please click this link. We encourage you to follow our updates on Facebook at Big Walnut Bridges or Bountiful Backpacks.
Megan Truax, Director, Big Walnut Bridges
Julie Adams, Director, Big Walnut Bridges
Tiffany Von Almen, Director, Bountiful Backpacks
Amy Marshall, Director, Bountiful Backpacks
Angela Abshire, Community Outreach, Sunbury Christian Church
Chad Maxiener, Manager, Nutrition Services and Facility, W.A.R.M
Elderly needing food and personal care items
Elderly person, with medical issues, needs a delivery food and personal care items.