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Opportunities for Kindness

Senior in need of disinfecting cleaner and lysol spray

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:  


Specific essential supplies needed at nearbye food pantry (week of 3/30/20).

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!

Visa or Grocery Store Gift Cards

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

Senior Citizen needs someone to pick up and deliver her groceries from Huffman's Market

Groceries are paid for, needs a pickup and delivery to her home. Groceries are ready for pickup. 


Older adult in need of toilet paper.

Older adult needs toilet paper.  3 rolls of toilet paper would be greatly appreciated. Can reimburse. 


Adult Diapers needed for male - 2 packages donated


Seniors at risk need someone to shop for groceries and deliver

A senior couple who is high risk is in need of someone to shop for groceries and deliver. 


Senior Citizen in need of someone to grocery shop and deliver for them

A senior in the community needs someone to shop and deliver groceries to them. Is ok for a few days but needs a delivery by the end of the week. will provide a list when volunteer reaches out.


Older couple in need of 2 gallons of distilled water, can reimburse.

Older couple in need of 2 gallons of distilled water for their CPAP machines.  Couple is able to reimburse for purchase and delivery.


Older couple in need of disinfectant wipes- can reimburse

Older couple requesting 2-3 cans(tubs) of disinfectant wipes to be dropped off at their home. They can reimburse. 


Senior couple needs someone to grocery shop for them in next 2-3 days

A senior couple needs someone to get them groceries. They will provide list and pay cash. 


Older Adult in need of weekly grocery shopping- will reimburse

She anticipates a weekly trip to help get produce and other regularly used items. Will most likely provide items needed over the phone or text. She can reimburse with check. 


Older adults need toilet paper. Will reimburse volunteer.

Older couple needs toilet paper delivered. Will reimburse.


Older Adult in need of regular grocery shopping from Giant Eagle - Will reimburse volunteer

  • Ongoing shopping with a specific list requested from Giant Eagle. Cash reimbursement. 


Older Adult in need of regular grocery shopping from Giant Eagle- Will reimburse volunteer

  • Ongoing shopping with a specific list requested from Giant Eagle. 
  • Cash reimbursement is easiest for this person. 


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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! 

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