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Opportunities for Kindness

Family in need of furniture

A local family is need of furniture due to recent unforeseen circumstances. The family could benefit from a couch, dresser, kitchen table and chairs, and a bed for an adult. Thank you if you can assist with this. 

Family of 6 needing items household items

Family's home was hit by a car, which caused significant damage. They family had to move from their home. They are needing items to replace what was damaged. 

2 bedroom dressers were damaged.

TV (size was not specified) was kicked off the dresser and broke)

Kitchen table with 4-6 chairs

Family in need of furniture

Family in need of Furniture: A couch, coffee table, two end tables

Family in need of household appliances/furniture items for basic needs.

Family relocated and in need of household items, and due to infestation, the family did not take their household furniture. Washer and Dryer
Coffee table
Kitchen ware, dishes

Family in need of furniture

A local family is in need of a table with 4 chairs, a queen-sized mattress, and a washer and dryer. Thank you if you are able to help with some or all of these needs, it would help this family greatly. 

Family in need of air conditioning unit for premature infant

A local family is in need of an air conditioning unit. Their home does not have central air and they recently brought home their premature infant who cannot sleep or stay cool with the hot weather. Their home has irregular sized windows so the family is requesting a free-standing unit rather than an in-window unit. Thank you if you are able to assist with this need!

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Local Single Mom in need of help with school clothes

Local single mom in need of school clothes because thedress code is blue or white polo and khaki or blue pants.  So need these items in the following sizes.
Girl age 8 : size 10 or large shirt, size 14 pants
Girl age 7: size 8 or medium shirt, size 10 pants
Girl age 6 : size 7 or medium shirt, size 8 pants
Boy age 5 : size 5 or small in shirt, size 6 pants

If you would like to donate towards these items please reply "I CAN HELP" and let us know how you would like to assist either towards the purchase of these items, or donate them.  We can arrange for pick up of these items.  You DO NOT need to take them anywhere.

Mom in need of baby gate

Posting on behalf of a local momr. She is in need of baby gate for new home to help keep her toddler safe. Thank you if you are able to help! 

Local family devastated by flood

Local family has been impacted by floor waters in their home and now in need of some basic home items.

If you can help with any of the items below please let us know by clicking on the I CAN HELP button and we can arrange for pick up of these items from you.

Thank you for your help in assisting this family.

Dining room set
2 dressers
Body towels



Forks and spoons
Pots and pans
Full size Bed with mattress and box
Twin comforter/sheets
Queen comforter/sheets
Full size comforter/sheets

middle school student in need of football cleats

This is this child's first time being able to participate in a school sport, which will be an incredible opportunity for this student socially and emotionally! He is in need of size 10 football cleats. He additionally needs gym/work out clothes- size XL tshirts and gym shorts.

Homeless family in need of $300 for security deposit to secure stable family housing

This family is McKinney Vento eligible, recently lost housing due to an unexpected economic crisis. Family has housing available, but is $300 short for security deposit. 

Baby Clothes needed

Local single mom in need of baby clothes (girl) for a young infant for clothes ages 3-6 months, outfits, pajamas, etc...  If you would like to donate these items or purchase these items for donation we can arrange for pick up.  Please click on the "I CAN HELP" button and we will reach out to you.

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About Gahanna

Ron Smith, Area Directo

Gahanna Bridges will make use of technology and social media to engage the community in helping to identify specific needs in the community – and then will invite community members to help fill those needs. Gahanna Bridges will work in partnership with Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN) to help identify and refer needy residents and families to GRIN as well as bridge solutions through other Gahanna service providers. Gahanna Bridges will seek engagement of teachers, counselors, administrators in our schools plus clergy, first responders, and mental health agencies to advocate for those in need. Ron Smith has been involved in a number of Gahanna organizations and currently serves on the boards of the Gahanna Chamber of Commerce (as Vice-Chair of Operations/Business Development), the Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN). Ron’s company SOH Productions, was named as the Gahanna Small Business of the Year in 2010 and Ron was named Business Person of the Year in 2015. 

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