Opportunities for Kindness
Recently Filled Needs
A family is experiencing food scarcity and could use gift cards to help purchase food. Gift cards from Kroger, Amazon, Walmart, or Giant Eagle are some examples. The family includes three school-aged children and two parents.
Assistance with pet vaccines needed
A resident on a tight budget is needing to get her cat vaccinated.
$50 would cover vaccines (Rabies, FVRCP, Leukemia) and admin fees at Columbus Dog Connection. We are looking to raise funds for a VISA gift card.
Adult resident in need of clothing
Resident in need of shorts and sandals. Your help is greatly appreciated!
Shorts size 3x-4x, slim fit "biker style" (2-3 pair)
Sandals size 9 (1 pair) Black already donated.
Examples of what this resident is needing:
Walmart gift cards in any amount to purchase these items would also be appreciated.
Older Adult with Debilitating Health Condition Needs Mulch Spread
Low-Income, older adult is seeking a volunteer to spread mulch at her Northwest Columbus home. The mulch is on site and the area is not large.
Webcam for local senior citizen
A local senior citizen enjoys participating in online groups, however their current laptop does not have a built in webcam. They have a refurbished HP laptop that does have USB ports for a webcam to be attached; we are looking for a webcam donation. This would be greatly appreciated as they would benefit from being able to connect further in the virtual world.
Senior resident in need of incontinence products
A senior resident is in need of some incontinence supplies and your donations are greatly appreciated!
Depends Nighttime Defense
Prevail extra absorbency
Giant Eagle gift cards would also help with purchase.
About Upper Arlington
Krystin Macaluso, Area Director
Krystin is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio in 1997 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 Realty. Krystin and Tony have two sons. Krystin is an active volunteer in the community and Upper Arlington schools. She has also been involved with PTO, 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!