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Family in need of furniture and beds

Upper Arlington family moving from one apartment to another needs beds and furniture for their new apartment in UA.  They are moving on March 28 and would like the items delivered at that time or after. The father has major medical needs and the mother can not work due to his appointments. They have 4 children and 3 are in the Upper Arlington Schools. They are requesting the following:

4 new twin mattresses with a bed frame ( preferably white for 2 of them)

1 new queen mattress with a bed frame ( white preferably)

White Vanity with mirror and drawers

White desk for studying

Washer and Dryer

Dining/Family table with matching chairs that seat 6-8 people

Basic Clothing items for resident in need

A UA resident is unable to afford undergarments, and could use your help. This will directly impact the quality of life, and improve hygiene.

All items can be found on Amazon and shipped to:

Station 72

CARES office

3861 Reed Rd.

Upper Arlington, OH 43220

3 Sports Bra- size 56


7 Underwear- size 5XL


2 Stretch pants- size 5XL-8XL  


Monetary donations or Amazon gift cards will also help get these items. Thank you!!

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Recently Filled Needs

Bike, helmet, and bike lock

There is a UA student in need of a bike (height is 5' 4"), helmet, and bike lock.

Seeking Donations for Moving Expenses

A local resident is moving into Senior Housing and finances are limited. We are seeking donations to help offset the cost of the packing and moving expenses.

Winter clothes

A family is in need of winter clothing for their three children.  Pants, long-sleeved shirts, and sweatshirts are preferred.  Listed below are the children's sizes:

Boy -- size S in tops and bottoms

Girl -- size L in tops and bottoms (loves blue and black colors)

Boy -- size XL in tops and bottoms (tagless items, sweatshirt/pant and cotton material preferred due to sensory needs)

Donations for Car Registration Expenses

The Community Foundation's Good Neighbor Fund was able to secure a vehicle for a local family in need but additional assistance is needed to cover the cost of Title, Registration and Plates. Looking to raise approximately $400 to cover these expenses. 

Applicance Moving assistance for older disabled resident

Helping get these appliances in place will make a world of difference for someone in need. 

Could your family or team help move a washer/dryer set?

It is coming from a first level garage and will be going into a lower level basement. The travel distance is approx. 2 miles within UA.

Thank you!


Dental Assistance

A teen girl needs extensive dental work. Family resources are not able to address her needs and these services will be crucial to her physical and social/emotional wellbeing. Funds to assist with services or actual provider services are requested. 

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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!

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