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Opportunities for Kindness

Clothing items needed for older adult

An older adult female is in need of the following:

Five T-Shirts size 4x/5x (5 total shirts)

Women's underwear size 4XL (6 or more pairs)

Sports bras size 4x (2 or more pairs)

Thank you for your generosity!

Adult having difficulty affording basic needs

A middle aged adult is in the midst of starting a new job this week. They had gotten behind on bills and expenses while they were job searching. Several bills have pilled up and they are trying to not get delinquent. Your donation will help them get back on their feet and stabilized, as well as continue to care for their dog. Funds will go towards food and gas cards while they manage to budget and pay off the other expenses. 

Gift cards to Giant Eagle are appreciated

Pedigree dog food (Complete nutrition- yellow bag)  

Family Assistance for Basic Needs

Family of six, recently arriving after having to leave dangerous situations in their home country, need assistance/gift cards for groceries, clothes retailers, etc. to assist with their new living situation.  Having left all belongings in their previous country when they had to leave quickly, they would benefit from any and all donations to assist with setting up day to day necessities such as food, toiletries, change of clothes, cleaning supplies, etc.  They currently have a location with basic items such as beds and table, however, until employment can be secured, they need assistance with addressing basic, daily requirements. Gift cards to Aldi, Giant Eagle, Target, Walmart, etc. would assist them transition to their new environment, community and school.   

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Recently Filled Needs

UA Resident unemployed and unable to pay taxes

Middle aged UA resident is job seeking but due to limited finances, is unable to pay local income tax. 

Seeking donations to bring current on amount owed. Your donation is greatly appreciated and will allow this resident to focus on other basic needs. 

Older Adult experiencing hardship

A UA older adult is struggling with current income this month to afford certain expenses like license plate renewal and pet supplies. 

We are looking to raise at least $100 to cover expenses. 

Thank you for your act of kindness!

Local Family in need of emergency assistance with bills and groceries

Due to an unexpected death, a mother with 2 very young children is in need of assistance with basic needs like bills, gas and groceries. Due to lacking insurance, she is now paying for medical bills on top of everyday expenses. Gift cards in any amount would be greatly appreciated.

Local Family in need of emergency assistance with bills and groceries

Update…the generosity in our community has raised the funds to pay the utility bill. Any additional donations will be used for  Kroger gift card.

Due to a recent unfortunate situation, a family with 2 young children is at risk of having utilities shut off next week. We are looking to raise $150 to alleviate termination of gas service while we are connecting to sustainable resources. This family is also struggling to have money for groceries, any amount will help. Kroger is the closest grocery store to this family. 

Family in need of bedding

A family with young children in need of bedding for queen beds. 

Family in Need

Mother with 3 young children in need of donations this Holiday season. This family has had several events that have impacted their ability to afford providing the children with Christmas gifts and winter clothing. Any items you can donate are greatly appreciated!

Size 4/5 (extra small) clothing for girl

Toys and clothing for 5 year old boy

Toys and clothing for 7 year old girl

Any winter clothing items

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Thank You!

About Upper Arlington

Krystin Macaluso, Area Director 

Krystin is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio in 1997 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 Realty. Krystin and Tony have two sons. Krystin is an active volunteer in the community and Upper Arlington schools. She has also been involved with PTO, 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!

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