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Opportunities for Kindness

Seeking Violin for Student


A middle school guidance counselor is hoping to find a used 3/4 violin in great condition for a student in the band whose family is unable to afford the purchase or rental cost of the instrument.  The student is currently using one of the school's instruments.  The counselor and band instructor would like the student to have their own. If you have a 3/4 violin in great working condition that you would like to donate to this student, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to pick it up from you.

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Low Income Disabled Gentleman In Need of a Dryer


Our partners at Syntero have reached out to us about a low-income older adult who has no family and lives alone. This gentleman has multiple health conditions and he has become too disabled to go to a laundry.  His only source of income is Social Security Disability  benefits.' He has an extensive amount of laundry to do. He is in need of a dryer and can't afford to buy one with his limited income.  We are seeking a gently used in great working condition dryer.  If you have one to donate, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to pick it up from you.

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Washing Machine Needed


A caseworker from Syntero has reached out to us about a client who is in need of a washing machine.  Hers has been broken for quite a while and is irreparable.  The client is on a fixed disability income and is unable to purchase her own.  She has been washing her clothes by hand.  If you have a washing machine in great working condition that you would like to donate, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to pick it up from you.

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Recently Filled Needs

Gift Cards for Refugee Families


A guidance counselor at one of our elementary schools reached out to us about two new refugee families at their school who are in need of food, clothing, and general household goods.  We have referred them to other local agencies for many of these items but would like to supply each family with a Meijer gift card to provide immediate assistance.  If you would like to make a monetary donation towards a Meijer gift card that we will purchase, please click on I CAN HELP and a donation link will be sent to you or you may use the following link, http://bit.ly/nbdublinbridges.

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Winter Boots Needed


A representative from one of the Dublin schools reached out to us about two brothers in need of snow boots.  The parents have been struggling financially due to the time they have had to take off due to Covid illnesses in their family.  If you have boots to donate, please click on I CAN HELP.

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Pressure Cooker Needed


Our partners at One Dublin are seeking assistance for a family of four who recently moved into the area from out of the country. They came with very few items and are seeking a pressure cooker in great working condition. If you have a pressure cooker in great working condition that you would like to donate, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to get it from you. 
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Latchkey Payment Assistance Needed


A DCS elementary school guidance counselor has reached out to Dublin Bridges about a single mom who needs help to pay her son's latchkey fees so that she can continue to work.  The mom cleans houses for a living and her income has declined recently due to Covid.  She has been able to pick up more work but needs to have her son in latchkey.  If you would like to make a monetary donation to assist this mom, please click on I CAN HELP and a donation link will be sent to you.

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Seeking Donations for an iPad for Student


A guidance counselor at one of our elementary schools has reached out to us about a student who uses an iPad for communication and as a behavior management tool.  The iPad he uses at home was recently broken and the family is financially unable to replace it.  This has led to increased struggles with communication and a significant increase in physical behaviors for the family to work through.  We were originally looking for someone who would be willing to donate an iPad to this family in order to support this student but since we have been unable to find one, we are now seeking monetary donations to purchase a refurbished iPad for this student. IIf you would like to make a monetary donation, please click on I CAN HELP and a donation link will be sent to you or you may use the following link, http://bit.ly/nbdublinbridges.

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Seeking an Electric Portable Heater


Our partners at One Dublin came to us on behalf of a low-income family of 4 who is in need of a portable heater. The second floor of their home is very cold, and they are having to put their children in multiple layers and under several blankets at night to keep them warm. We would like to provide a safe, electric portable heater for this family.  If you have a portable heater in great working condition that you would like to donate to this family, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to pick it up from you.

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About Dublin

Jill Kranstuber, Area Director 

Jill is a New Jersey native who moved to Ohio over 30 years ago to attend The Ohio State University. She and her husband Chuck, an attorney and past Dublin City Council Member, past Mayor of Dublin and current Washington Township Trustee have 7 children, all of whom have attended Dublin City Schools. She is also the proud grandmother to 2 year old Oliver. Jill is an active volunteer in the schools and the community. She is the current PTO President at Dublin Coffman High School as well as a member of the Key Communicators at DCHS. She is also a long-time volunteer for the Dublin Irish Festival. In the past, Jill was the Development Director of AIDSWalk Central Ohio. Jill is excited about the opportunity that Dublin Bridges will provide to those in need in our community. 

Sarah Savage, Area Director  ​

Sarah has been a Dublin resident for over 15 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Education and Counseling Psychology from Vanderbilt University and her Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling from The Ohio State University. Sarah and her husband, Brian, a Dublin Coffman graduate and local business owner, have 3 children. Sarah loves being involved in Dublin Schools, her childrens' classrooms and the community. She is currently PTO President and member of Key Communicators at Eli Pinney Elementary School and volunteers as a committee chair for the Mount Carmel St. Ann's Women's Auxiliary. She was previously a clinical mental health counselor at The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Gahanna Jefferson Schools. Sarah is thrilled to promote kindness in our amazing community through Dublin Bridges. ​

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