Opportunities for Kindness
Older adult in need of Glucerna 1.5 Cal while we are working out issues with insurance and provider
Requesting about a 3 week supply, but any amount helps greatly
$102 per pack (24- 8oz cartons)- in need of 5 total packs
Crosby's Drugs sells locally:
2609 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43202
Donors may purchase directly and deliver to Reed Road Fire Station 72 (UA CARES program) or donate towards the purchase and Area Director will pick up and deliver.
Recently Filled Needs
Grocery Shopping Assistance Needed
Multi-generational family in need of grocery pick-up weekly. This is intended to be an intermediate need lasting approx. 6 weeks- 3 months. We can re-evaluate and link with another volunteer if timeframe is longer.
Home is near Fishinger/Kioka
Family will provide written list or over the phone and can reimburse via cash or check upon receipt.
Grocery store gift cards
A family needs assistance with securing food over summer break. Gift cards to local grocery stores would be much appreciated for this family of five.
Older Adult in need of new microwave
Older Adult is in need of new microwave. Has had several recent expenses and is not able to afford a new one.
1200 Watt. 1.2 Cubic Ft
Requesting one similar to one in link below:
Your help is greatly appreciated!
Yard needs mowed
A resident is in need ASAP of having lawn mowed. There is no mower at the property so one must be supplied or brought over. Average size lot just South of Fishinger, West of Mountview.
We are searching for a long-term solution but having trouble finding a regular mowing service. Any leads on a service would also be appreciated!
Assistance with firewood removal
Large amount of firewood is needing removed from residence (almost 1/2 way up side length of garage). Great project for a team or group!
Ohio Mulch should be able to take with no disposal fee (charge is normally $28.50 per ton, with a minimum charge of $24.95)
Picture of amount needing removed can be sent upon request
4120 Roberts Road
7am-7pm Mon - Sat; Sunday 10am-5pm
Family in need of clothing for their children
A family is in need of clothing for their three children. Sizes are listed below if you are able to help!
Girl - size Xs or S in women's tops OR size 10-12 girl's tops; size S or M in bottoms
Boy - size 7-8 boy's tops and bottoms
Girl - size 3T or 4T in girl's tops and bottoms
About Upper Arlington
Krystin Macaluso, Area Director
Krystin is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio 21 years ago to attend Ohio University where she met her husband, Tony, a native of Upper Arlington. After graduating with a degree in Organizational Communication Krystin worked in the nonprofit and higher education sectors before obtaining her Real Estate license and joining Tony at Coldwell Banker King Thompson. Krystin and Tony have two sons. Krystin is an active volunteer in the community and Upper Arlington schools. She is currently PTO President for Tremont Elementary. She has also been involved with Kitchen Kapers, Pleasure Guild for Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and is a Parishioner at St. Agatha Catholic Church. Krystin is excited about the opportunity that Neighborhood Bridges will bring to spread kindness throughout the Upper Arlington community!