Opportunities for Kindness
Recently Filled Needs
Air Conditioner Need
A single mother of 3 children is in need of a windowless portable air conditioner for her home. She is concerned about keeping her children cool during this extremely hot week and the summer months to come. Any monetary donations are appreciated to help make the purchase. Thank you!
Graduation Gift for Disadvantaged Seniors
We would once again like to celebrate those graduating Seniors from both NV and SV identified by their administrators and counselors as needing some extra support. We are asking for monetary donations to purchase a gift card for each of these students to say "Congratulations" on reaching this milestone!
To donate, please fill out the "I Can Help" info and you will receive an automated response on how to proceed with your donation. THANK YOU!
A family in Sylvania needs help making car repairs for their only vehicle. They have no transportation until it is back on the road.
Any help is appreciated!!
Please click the I Can Help Button below if you can donate toward the repair.
Clothing for family
An international family needs assistance with helping purchase clothing for their six children.
High Top Shoes size 11 boys
A student is in need of a new pair of shoes. They need to be hightops due to a physical disability. He is 6 years old and wears a boys size 11.
Caps and Gowns Needed
Both NV and SV high school will require a new version of caps and gowns this year for graduating seniors.
We are reopening this request with the hope that you might be able to help with this expense for some of the students.
After graduation these caps and gowns will be put into a ‘borrowing library’ for future students in years to come.
Each set costs $35 and any donation large or small will help toward blessing our Sylvania graduates.
If you can donate any amount please click on the ‘I Can Help’ button.
Karen Smith - Area Director
Dolli Darah - Assistant Area Director
Thank you to our Sylvania neighborhood bridges steering committee!!!
Crystal Bland, Social Service Coordinator – Sylvania Area Family Services
Tammy Eisenreich, Parent - Northview High School
Amber Ferrell, Parent - Sylvan Elementary
Andrea Hoffman, School Counselor - Sylvan Elementary
Jodi Livecchi, Firefighter - Springfield Township Fire Department
Hannah Loeser, Administrative Assistant - Jewish Family & Social Services
Laura Low, Director of Students with Disabilities - Sylvania Schools
Ben Malczewski, President - Sylvania Rotary
Michael J. Ramm, Chief - Sylvania Fire & EMS
Dottie Segur, Executive Director - Sylvania Area Family Services
Alexandria Thornton, Counselor - Hill View Elementary
Ken Wines, Community Relations Manager – Sylvania Chamber of Commerce
Shawn Wittkop, Lieutenant - Sylvania Fire & EMS
Melissa Micham - Pastor, Olivet Lutheran Church
Mellisa McDonald - Student Services, Sylvania Schools