Opportunities for Kindness
Recently Filled Needs
Senior In Need of Assistance
An advocate with Syntero contacted us about a senior who lives alone. Her only income is Social Security, and lives on a very tight budget. She has recently incurred unexpected medical bills, and with the increased cost of groceries lately, she has fallen behind on her bills and is in need of a partial rent payment. Dublin Bridges would like to help her with $345 to pay her rent. If you would like to help this senior, please click on I CAN HELP, and a donation link will be sent to you, or you can use the following link. http://bit.ly/donatedublin.
Mom in Need of Extended Stay
An advocate has contacted us about a homeless mom who she has been working with who is in need of additional time in an extended-stay hotel with her severely disabled daughter. We are hoping to raise $200 to keep them in the hotel. If you would like to donate to this need, 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/donatedublin.
Utility Restoration Needed
An advocate in one of the elementary schools contacted us about a woman who is staying with the children of another mother in order to care for them after the mom left has not returned. The electricity to the home was disconnected because the mom never paid the bill. The woman who is staying with the children reached out about getting assistance to get the power turned back on. Dublin Bridges and One Dublin have partnered to pay the bill so that the power is restored. Dublin Bridges would like to raise $340 to restore the electricity to the home. If you would like to donate to this need, please click on I CAN HELP and a donation link will be sent to you.
Seeking an iPad for Disabled Student
An advocate in one of the elementary schools has reached out to us with a request for an iPad for a disabled student to use for communication. The iPad would greatly improve the student's communication as there are apps that provide visual, auditory, and tactile learning opportunities. The student's parents are struggling financially and are unable to purchase an iPad for their child. If you have a used iPad in good working condition that is able to run an IOS 16.5 or greater, please click on I CAN HELP and we will arrange to get it from you.
Personal Care Pantry Supplies
An advocate in one of the high schools contacted us about refills for their Personal Care Pantry.
Personal Care Pantry Supplies
An advocate in one of the elementary schools has contacted us about some Personal Care Pantry refills that they need.
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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