Opportunities for Kindness
A case worker has requested the following for a a single mom family with 2 teenagers that need 2 full size mattresses and a couch for the home.
SON Ministries is recruiting "Snack Angels" to provide a meal for the children who attend our 3-Generation Family ESL Program! You can sign up as an individual or as a team (company, church group, etc). Come prepare the meal and stay and eat with the children! Click the link to learn more about this opportunity: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4ea5ab2fa3ff2-snack
She has identified that she needs brakes as she is unable to drive the car at this time due to how bad the breaks are. She has concerns that her transmission may need looked at and addressed as well. Being without transportation has greatly affected her ability to keep medical appts and get to the places she needs to go. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Recently Filled Needs
Hot Water Heater + Installation
Case manager from Syntero requesting material assistance for client in Hilliard area. Client has no hot water, and is unable to afford a new hot water heater. Client has been taking cold showers for several months. With winter fully upon us, client would greatly benefit from the ability to take a hot shower/have access to hot water. Client would also need assistance with installation/hookup.
Car Battery Needed
Hilliard School Social Worker asking for a car battery for a 2007 Chevy Cobalt SS for a family who recently had to move back in with child's grandparent due to being behind on rent and an increase in rent starting next month. And now the car battery is dying causing transportation issues to get to work.
Financial Assistance for New Furnace
Hilliard School Social Worker asking for financial assistance for a new furnace for one of our families with 4 children. The family has secured a discounted rate of $2,000 for a new furnace but are struggling to pay for it and have been without a furnace for heat for 5 days. Any money that could help pay for this repair so it can be scheduled would be greatly appreciated.
Cooler with snacks and money for electric bill
Hilliard Social Worker asking for $96 to cover the cost of an outstanding AEP bill and a cooler with ice packs, snacks and drinks. This need is for an 18 year old young man who is helping his dad who lives in a local retirement community but currently in the hospital on dialysis and other medical issues. His 18 year old son has had no food or electric for several days while he is here to care for his father upon discharge from the hospital.
Elementary School in need of Clothes for Students
In need of the following items:
- Girls underwear size 6 and 10
- Boys briefs size small and medium
- Boys pants size 6/7, 7/8, 8/10
- Kids gloves any sizes
- Kids hoodies/jackets/coats
We have specific families in need of these sizes but would appreciate any additional donations to re-stock our clothing pantry at school.
Refrigerator and Electric Range for Hilliard Resident
We have a gentleman that lives in Hilliard that was severely injured, and has had both legs amputated in an automobile accident about 5 years ago. His wife is in an extended care facility with a long term debilitating disease. Because of injuries he is not able to work. His house has a non working refrigerator and oven. This was a community minded individual that has had an extremely rough five years. It can be used in working condition.
Chris Nemeth, Area Director
Meet Chris Nemeth whose business, Nemeth Counseling, is located in Old Hilliard. He is very involved with the Hilliard community, doing many projects, primarily with the Rotary Club. Chris is serving as President of the Hilliard Rotary Club this year! He is also very involved in things regarding his own children. Chris and his wife, Kathy, have been married for almost 20 years. Originally from the Youngstown, Ohio area, Chris has now been in the school district area since 2000. Their children, Kaia (10) and Ava (8) are in Hilliard Schools and his business recently celebrated its 8th year. Nemeth Counseling has over 30 employees between their Hilliard and Westerville offices, while most of their employees work at the Hilliard office.