Opportunities for Kindness
Recently Filled Needs
5th grader interested in Running Club
A 5th grade girl is interested in joining her school's running club, but is in need of appropriate clothing to do so. Athletic socks (Women's size large, new socks only, please) and clothing (joggers/sweats/leggings, women's size 10 pant or equivalent; women's XL tops and sweatshirts) is appreciated!!
Student in need of an insulated water tumbler to bring to school every day. Spill proof a plus :)
Young Family Clothing Need
A Sylvania area family with 3 young children is in need of clothing for each child. New or gently used items are acceptable as are monetary donations. Please click the "I Can Help" button for instructions if you would like to donate. THANK YOU!
Female, age 7, size 10/12
Male, age 3,size 4T/5T
Female, age 2, size 3T
Sylvania Area Family Services Infant Needs
**UPDATE** (9/15/23) We have received a Pack & Play but still need the infant seat/bouncer.
In collaboration with Sylvania Area Family Services we are looking for a seat to hold an infant, such as a bouncer, and also a pack & play or play pen. These infant items will be used for provided childcare during parent programming held at SAFS.
Gently used or new items would be appreciated😊
Female HS Student Clothing Need
A Sylvania Schools Counselor is asking for assistance for a female high school student that is in great need of clothing for school. Gently used or new clothing of any type/style would be appreciated.
Jeans/Pants: size 13/14; Sweatpants: Women's size L
Shirts/Tops: Women's size XL
Monetary donations are also accepted for neighborhood bridges to purchase clothing for her. Please click the "I Can Help" button. THANK YOU!
The school is in need of supply bags. Maybe 5-10 to have on hand. This is usually a zippered lunch bag with a strap.
Karen Smith - Area Director
Dolli Darah - Assistant Area Director
Thank you to our Sylvania neighborhood bridges steering committee!!!
Crystal Bland, Social Service Coordinator – Sylvania Area Family Services
Tammy Eisenreich, Parent - Northview High School
Amber Ferrell, Parent - Sylvan Elementary
Andrea Hoffman, School Counselor - Sylvan Elementary
Jodi Livecchi, Firefighter - Springfield Township Fire Department
Hannah Loeser, Administrative Assistant - Jewish Family & Social Services
Laura Low, Director of Students with Disabilities - Sylvania Schools
Ben Malczewski, President - Sylvania Rotary
Michael J. Ramm, Chief - Sylvania Fire & EMS
Dottie Segur, Executive Director - Sylvania Area Family Services
Alexandria Thornton, Counselor - Hill View Elementary
Ken Wines, Community Relations Manager – Sylvania Chamber of Commerce
Shawn Wittkop, Lieutenant - Sylvania Fire & EMS
Melissa Micham - Pastor, Olivet Lutheran Church
Mellisa McDonald - Student Services, Sylvania Schools