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Hawthorne Clinic in need of pants and shoes

The following items are needed for students at Hawthorne Elementary. New or gently used items are appreciated. 

Gender Neutral Youth Sweatpants:
XS - 3 pair

S - 3 Pair

M - 5 Pair

L - 5 Pair

XL - 2 Pair

Tennis shoes sizes 1,2, and 3 in girls’ and boys’ sizes. 

AutoZone Gift Card Needed for Car Battery

Westerville mom is in need of $189 for AutoZone for a new battery for her car. Transportation is needed for school, work and daycare. Gift cards or monetary donations would be appreciated to help with this need. 

Gas Cards needed for homeless family

Homeless family of 5 with one child in preschool, two children at Cherrington, and one student at Blendon is in need of gas cards to assist single dad in getting to/from work and transporting his children to/from various appointments and activities.   

Westerville South Senior with Outstanding Food Service Fees

A Westerville South HS Senior has an outstanding food service fee of $351.53 and their family is not able to afford the cost of repaying this fee. If the student/family cannot pay this fee by the end of their senior year in May, per policy their high school diploma will be held. 

Traffic Cones for Driver's Ed Practice

Westerville South is seeking donation of traffic cones and poles, if possible, for students to practice their Driver's Ed maneuverability tests. The plan is to house these in our library for students to check out. We would love to have more than one set. Each set consisting of 5 cones and poles. 

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Car seat needed for 18-month-old

A Westerville mom is in need of a car seat.  Her 18-month-old is no longer fitting in his infant carrier.  If anyone has a car seat that is new or gently used and has never been in a car accident, this mom would be so grateful for your help.

transportation costs for Westerville South theatre students in need

covering transportation costs for theatre students in need.

Student in need of daily underwear

Prevail daily underwear - size Ladies Medium needed for a student in our Life Skills program.  There is a need to carry us the remainder of the school year (need 10 packs of 20)

Whittier Elementary in need of clothing and shoes

Whittier Elementary students are in need the following items. New and gently used items will be accepted. 

Girls’ Pants: sizes 6-12

Boys’ Pants: sizes 6-12

Boys’ Shoes: sizes 3,4,6 and 7

Minerva Park Middle School in need of personal care items

Minerva Park school is in need of deodorant - thank you

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About Westerville

Molly Woodruff, Area Director

Molly has lived in Westerville since 2001 with her husband Chris and son Dylan. She has volunteered at the Westerville Schools and the Westerville Parent Council for many years. Before becoming a mom, she was an Artist/Page Designer at the Columbus Dispatch.

Wendy Loeser, Area Director

Wendy grew up in Westerville and returned in 2002 to raise her family. Wendy has been an active member of the school community as a mother, classroom volunteer, PTA President, and member of the Westerville Parent Council. Wendy and her husband own and operate two local businesses and have 2 children in the Westerville City Schools.

neighborhood bridges Westerville Steering Committee

Megan Reamsnyder, Westerville City Council & Noon Rotary

Brandy Deichert, Westerville Noon Rotary Club

Christa Dickey, Community Affairs Director, City of Westerville

Stacey Rusterholz, Communications & Community Outreach Manager, City of Westerville

Tiffany McGinnis, Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club

Abra Campbell, Community Outreach Coordinator, WARM

Jennifer Scherer, Robin Mara, Jill Huck – Counselors, Westerville City Schools

Molly Woodruff, Area Director, neighborhood bridges Westerville

Wendy Taylor-Loeser, Area Director, neighborhood bridges Westerville

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