Opportunities for Kindness
Senior in need of disinfectant wipes, cleaner, lysol spray, bleach. Will pay for it, needs someone to acquire.
Local food pantry seeking volunteers to help collect and/or assemble essential items for those in need.
Are you looking for a way to serve other during these tough times? The Clintonville Beechwold Community Resources Center is seeking volunteers to help deliver and pack necessity bags for people age 50+ in greatest need. Services also benefit residents of Upper Arlington in need. Those interested may sign-up using the following signup genius link:
Essential supplies needed include : Peanut butter, soup or canned vegetables, spaghetti noodles, spaghetti sauce, brown paper bags).
Please drop off donations at the Clintonville Beechwold Community Resources Center located at 3222 North High Street (Between Lakeview & Como on the Eastside of the street). Place donations on designated picnic tables located in front of the Resource Center to encourage social distancing. The donations are monitored from front office. If needing a receipt for donation purposes, you may leave your contact information on the clipboard posted at the picnic tables. Your donation will help support essential needs of residents age 50+, which includes residents of Upper Arlington. Watch for weekly updates on essential items needed. Thank you!
The Upper Arlington Community Foundation's Good Neighbor Fund is helping local families with house payments and utilities but have asked for assistance from Neighborhood Bridges to provide Visa or Grocery Store gift cards to provide additional support. Donations of any amount are appreciated.
Recently Filled Needs
Adult Diapers needed for male - 2 packages donated
About Upper Arlington
Krystin Macaluso, Area Director
Krystin is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio 21 years ago to attend Ohio University where she met her husband, Tony, a native of Upper Arlington. After graduating with a degree in Organizational Communication Krystin worked in the nonprofit and higher education sectors before obtaining her Real Estate license and joining Tony at Coldwell Banker King Thompson. Krystin and Tony have two sons. Krystin is an active volunteer in the community and Upper Arlington schools. She is currently PTO President for Tremont Elementary. She has also been involved with Kitchen Kapers, Pleasure Guild for Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and is a Parishioner at St. Agatha Catholic Church. Krystin is excited about the opportunity that Neighborhood Bridges will bring to spread kindness throughout the Upper Arlington community!