Opportunities for Kindness
Electric Stove & Refrigerator
Family in need of electric stove and refrigerator. Newly established housing without electronics.
Single mom of one child needs a washer
Local single mother in need of a washer, instead of constantly spending money and time at the laundromat. We can provide pick up of the washer to deliver right to the family. Or if you would like to make a cash donation towards the purchase of a washer, we have a great relationship with BIG SANDY to receive a substantial discount on purchasing a new washer. Just let us know
Local Dance Studio needs dance shoes for underprivileged children
A local dance studio that provides lessons for underprivileged children needs to purchase dance shoes for their students. We are looking to raise donations to purchase these special type shoes. We have a local dance shop willing to help with half the cost, will you donate to raise the other half? Click on the Donate button or let us know how much you can donate and we will arrange for that donation to be put towards this cause.
washer and dryer needed for local family
Local family in need of a Washer and Dryer. If you can assist with this need we can provide the pick up of these appliances to deliver to the family.
Furniture need for single mom
Single mom in need of a Queen mattress and box spring. Kitchen Table and 2 Chairs, Couch
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.
Local family in need of transportation
New Life Church, OSU Hospital
Recently Filled Needs
Local family in need of washer/dryer
Local family of 5 with 3 young children in need of a washer/dryer
family needs washer dryer
family of 3 in need of a washer/dryer
Three Beds needed for a family
Three beds needed for family, and dressers. Dining room table and chairs. Coffee table.
Local family in need of a couch
Local family has no place to sit in their living room, and is in need of a couch. We can provide pick up of this furniture, please let us know if you can help by clicking on the I CAN HELP button.
Lice Protection Needed
Local family has been impacted by Lice outbreak. This is now effecting the children and adults in the family, and the kids are unable to attend school. We are looking for donations to offset the cost of having the Lice taken care of through treatment. If you can help with a donation towards this difficult expense it would be appreciated.
Washer needed for local family of 10
Family of 10 that lives In Gahanna and children attend school here. Washer went out a month ago and have been struggling to have clean clothes for everyone everyday of week so we can get to work and school. Been going to the laundromat to wash and dry because our dryer is going out too, but can still be used as of now just takes SUPER long. If you have a working washer that would be greatly appreciated and a blessing! If not, and you would like to donate towards the purchase of one, please let us know.
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.