Recently Filled Needs
Family losing everything in a fire needs clothing
Local family lost everything in fire, needs clothing for work and for day to day living, school, etc.
If you can help with any of these items please bring them to our offices at 501 Morrison Road, Suite 205, Gahanna. DO NOT TAKE THEM TO THE FIRE STATIONS!
Female (adult): size shirt M, pants 10, shoes 7
Male (adult): shirt size M, pants 32, shoes size 7
Girl (teen) : size S shirt, pants 8, shoes 7
Boy (child) : size shirt 16, pants 16, shoes 4
Local family in need of clothing for winter months
Male (adult, 35 yrs) - pants 38, shirt large, shoes 10
Male (adult, 16 yrs) - pants 38, shirt large, shoes 10
Female (adult, 20 yrs) - pants 7, shirt small
Boy (11 yrs) - pants 14, shirt small
Girl (14 yrs) - pants 7, shirt small
If you would like to donate towards these items, please bring them to 501 Morrison Road, Suite 205, Gahanna, Ohio.
We can also pick them up if that would be more helpful. Let us know.
Gahanna students / families in need
catch up for needs not posted
Family In Need of Small Kitchen Table
Family in need of a small kitchen table with 4 chairs. The space is small, so the table will need to be square or circle. They are currently using a card table and need something more sturdy. Any help is greatly appreciated!
Local Automobile Needed
Local single man, and has an average of 4-5 medical appointments a month. He strives to be independent, however lives only on his SSDI. He is not behind on any of his bills (is responsible) and has an active driver’s license. Is in need of a car for frequent medical appointments and to allow him to visit with and attend his children’s activities.
Family in need of 2 twin beds
Request from a family that needs two beds for her two sons under the age of 12.
Ron Smith, Area Director
Gahanna Bridges will make use of technology and social media to engage the community in helping to identify specific needs in the community – and then will invite community members to help fill those needs. Gahanna Bridges will work in partnership with Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN) to help identify and refer needy residents and families to GRIN as well as bridge solutions through other Gahanna service providers. Gahanna Bridges will seek engagement of teachers, counselors, administrators in our schools plus clergy, first responders, and mental health agencies to advocate for those in need. Ron Smith has been involved in a number of Gahanna organizations and currently serves on the boards of the Gahanna Chamber of Commerce (as Vice-Chair of Operations/Business Development), the Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN). Ron’s company SOH Productions, was named as the Gahanna Small Business of the Year in 2010 and Ron was named Business Person of the Year in 2015.