Opportunities for Kindness
A 2nd grade student is need of treatment for vision problems. The school has found an eye doctor and received a voucher to pay for the services. The family is need of a Spanish interpreter who is willing to go to the appointment. If you can help, click the I Can Help link and one of our volunteers will connect you with the school to make further arrangements.
A single mother with 6 school age children recently had a baby and does
not have maternity leave. She is unable to work at this time and needs assistance to pay electric and internet bills. The children need internet access at home for school.
Monetary donations can be made by clicking the I Can Help link and follow the emailed instructions to help this family.
Pointview's Panther Express is a resource for the students in need of clothes, snack or personal care products at home and for emergencies at school. Pointview would like storage bins to store the supplies for their students. They would like all the same brand so they can stack easily. Ideally they would like 3 Sterlite 66qt and 3 Sterlite 32qt Plastic Latch Bins. New or gently used Sterlite bins are welcome.
Hawthorne Clinic is looking for XS/Small leggings and sweatpants-5-10 pairs of each size for boys and girls.
A Cherrington Family is struggling financially due to their father's extended hospital stay and his inability to work for the past 7 weeks. The family has been connected with WARM but any financial assistance or gift cards to help the family at this time is deeply appreciated.
A local family’s basement flooded and they have lost many belongings due to the damage. As they access damages and plan for repairs, the family is in need of grocery and gas gift cards to help during this difficult time. Monetary donations can also be made to help purchase gift cards for this family.
Recently Filled Needs
WCHS student in need of physical to participate in winter sport
A WCHS student athlete needs assistance paying for a physical to participate in a winter sport. We are seeking monetary donations to pay the cost of a sport physical at Minute Clinic. The cost of the physical is $69.
WNHS Clothing Closet - Tshirts
Westerville North needs to restock their clothing closet with mens/unisex tshirts (similar to the multipack Hanes/Fruit of the Loom, etc.) in all sizes XS through XXXL. Prefer solid colors/no design on the shirts but any color is fine.
Westerville North Student Needs Help with School Fees
A Westerville North student is in need of $166.00 to cover fees at the Columbus Career Center. This will cover the cost of a kit that the student will keep to help them pursue a career in the field of study.
WSHS in Need of Student Agenda Planners
WSHS is in need of at least 6 student academic planners to help students track and manage time, assignments and exams.
WCHS Needs Deodorant
Men and womens deodorant is needed at WC.
Blendon Middle School in need of deodorant and toothbrushes
Blendon Middle school is in need of deodorant and toothbrushes.
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.