Opportunities for Kindness
Home office supplies needed for a resident who recently started participating in a program/school. She has recently moved and has space for a small desk/chair. She has recently lost her job, is low income and is participating in this program/practicum to secure another employment role. We are looking for a small desk no bigger 31.5" x 18" x 29" (L x W x H), small filing cabinet, and a desk chair. Any of these items would be greatly appreciated.
Recently Filled Needs
In need of toilet frame for bathroom safety
Older adult in need of toilet frame. Specific example being requested is in the link below. Can be purchased from another provider but must be comparable.
Product to be delivered to:
Fire Station 72
3861 Reed Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43220
Kroger gift cards and clothing donations
A family of 5 is in need of food and clothing support. Kroger is the most convenient shopping location for the family. Donations to purchase gift cards to this grocery store would be much appreciated.
In addition, the children of the family are in need of new clothing. Sizes are listed below:
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
Sets of door locks needed
To help improve safety and reduce fire safety hazards, a resident is in need of new door locks for 2 doors.
2 total sets are needed.
Requested set is in the link below. It can be a different brand, just needs comparable to what is listed.
Moving Assistance Needed
A resident needs to move out of her long time apartment that is being torn down. Assistance is needed to move the large items (3 dressers, 1 couch, queen bed, and a couple medium sized tables and chairs) from the apartments next to the old Pizza Hut on Lane Avenue to the new apartment on Lane Avenue just across North Star Road sometime between Friday, January 8 and Sunday, January 10.
Ongoing assistance bringing weekly paper closer to door
Older adult is not able to get out to driveway to pick up weekly This Week newspaper. She is requesting paper be placed on top of recycling can so she can open her door to get it. She really enjoys reading the UA News.
Located near Zollinger and Tremont
*Address will be provided upon confirmation with volunteer
UA Senior needs assistance with curbside grocery delivery
Senior in need of assistance with curbside grocery delivery to residence. Would need recurring assistance on weekly or bi-weekly basis now through January. Resident pays for groceries, just needs someone to bring groceries to their residence. Help is much appreciated.
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!