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Recently Filled Needs

Need a small round table and chairs

One of our pantry families is in need of a small round table and 4 chairs 

Monetary donations are always welcome and appreciated 


Family In Need of Various Items

Family needs the following:-

One couch - not too big as family lives in apartment - please no sleeper sofas. 

Monetary Donations always accepted and appreciated


TV Stand

Queen size bed frame


Family in Need of Beds & Mattress....

Monetary Donations always accepted and appreciated.


1 Queen Bed frame

2 sets of Twin Sheets

1 Set of Queen sheets

2 full mattresses and 2 full bed frames

2 full box springs

1 dresser


Single Father In Need

Twin bed frames and mattresses for 6 year old children

Sheets and blankets

Bathroom Towels

Monetary donations or gift cards are always welcome!


Girls Winter Coat

Little girls winter coat - size 4 or 5

Favorite colors are Pink, Black and Purple

Monetary donations/gift cards are always welcome!!


Immigrant family In NEED

Urgent: 2 twin/full mattresses needed for family currently sleeping on floor. 

Sheets and blankets.

Monetary donations/gift cards are always welcome!! 


Single Mom needs help!

Recently divorced single mother with two small children in need of:-


2 toddler beds

Sheets for toddler beds

size 4 diapers and wipes

3T Boys clothing

4T Girls clothing

Warm blankets

Monetary donations/gift cards are always welcome!!


Family needs clothing and shoes for 2 young boys

$300 in cash donations

Size 6 tennis shoes

Widowed mother/grandmother needs help securing clothing for her son and grandson.  

Needed items for son - pants (size 14/16), shirts (L and XL), and shoes/boots (size Youth 6).  

Needed items for grandson - pants and shirts (both size 4T) and shoes/boots (size 10T).

Monetary donations and Gift Cards are always appreciated!!


Single Mom of Three kids needs Support

Still need

 Boy 1 - Size 7-8 pants for for the 7 year old.

Boy 2 - Youth XL(16-18)clothes for the 12 year old Pants and Shirts.

 Boy 3 - Adult size Small/Medium clothes for the 15 year old Pants and Shirts.

Pajamas and socks for all.

Monetary donations or Gift Cards are also appreciated!!


A Winter coat size adult medium female. Warm blankets.

Size 8 shirts/sweatshirts.


New single parent family needs help!!

A mother and two children have moved into our school community.  They are on a limited budget, so they could not afford to move all of their belongings and cannot afford to replace them.


King size bed frame

Vacuum cleaner

Set of twin beds 

2 twin mattresses

A chair for the living room

Counter top height table - the family has 4 counter top size kitchen chairs

$440 towards cash donation, $350 in gift cards

Corner tv stand and two night stands 

2 Chairs for the living room or 1 couch (no sleeper sofas)


Food pantry client in need of a queen mattress

Seeking new or gently used queen mattress 


In Need of Winter Boots and Winter Coat!

Recent female immigrant is in need of winter gear:- winter boots size 9 and a winter jacket size L

We will accept gently used or new coats and boots


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About New Albany

Sarah Ryan, Area Director

Sarah was introduced to neighborhood bridges through her volunteer work with the New Albany Food Pantry where she is the NAFP Manager. She decided it was a nice fit to be NAFP Manager and NA Bridges Area Director. She has lived in New Albany since 1999 with her husband Mark Ryan, Senior Managing Director of BeecherHill in downtown Columbus, OH. Sarah has four children who all went to New Albany Schools; Chris a graduate of the University of Colorado, Colin who attends Michigan State University, Catherine who attends Indiana University and Caroline who attends Xavier University. All volunteer for the NA Food Pantry and NA Bridges when they are home in New Albany. She has two dogs Fenway 10 years old and Indy 1 year old who she loves to run and take for walks.Sarah loves to volunteer at other locations: Dreams on Horseback, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Pelotonia and St. Stephen’s Community House. For fun, Sarah loves to spend time with her family and friends, she also enjoys staying fit, biking, skiing, running and walking around New Albany.

Vineetha Thomas, Area Director 

Vineetha was introduced to neighborhood bridges through her volunteer work with the New Albany Food Pantry. She instantly felt that this was a great platform to support the local community and decided to get involved. She has lived in New Albany since 2006 and loves the close knit feel of it. Vineetha worked in Convention Sales at Experience Columbus for 10 years before taking a break to spend more time with her family, which comprises of her husband and two boys 8 and 5. In addition to spending time with her family and friends she also enjoys staying fit and getting involved in the community by volunteering at her son’s school, the New Albany Food Pantry and participating in the local Indian community’s cultural activities. 

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