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Beds needed for Genoa family

A Genoa family is in need of 2 queen mattresses, box springs, and frames. 

Recently Filled Needs

Hawthorne family in need of groceries

A family at Hawthorne is going through a bit of a struggle to make ends meet and would be grateful for groceries for their family of 5.  Gift cards or non-perishables are greatly appreciated.  


Pointview Elementary student in need of clothing

A Pointview Elementary student is in need of girls' size 7-8 clothing. She needs long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, pants, socks and underwear. New or gently used would be appreciated. Undergarments and socks must be new. 


Men's Sneakers (Size 12.5) for WCHS student

New or gently used black/gray 12.5 Men's sneakers needed for WCHS student.


Clothing needed for elementary age boy and older brother

A Westerville family (single mom) needs some assistance in getting warm clothing for her two boys.  For clothing, coats, and shoes -- new or gently used would be appreciated.  Undergarments and socks must be new.  Cash or gift cards will also be of great help.

Adult sizes for older boy:

Shoes 11
Underwear 3x
Pants 3x 52/54 waist
Shirts 4x
Socks no shows

Child sizes for 11 year old boy:

Shoes 6
Underwear Lg
Pants 12-14. Pants CANNOT have any kind of buttons. Either elastic or draw string. He has sensory issues
Shirts xl 14-16
Coat xl
Socks no shoes
Hat and gloves

Updated 11/18/2019


Clothes and Shoes needed for Westerville High School Student

A WNHS student is tall and most of his clothes are worn thin with wear and is starting to have holes. 

He could use an extra set of new or gently used clothes to get through the winter.  

Shirt Size: 4X

Pant Size: 2X - Athletic pants or sweats

Shoe Size: 12.5 



Help a WNHS Student with their First Job

WNHS has a student who is starting his first job and is in need of a COTA monthly bus pass ($85) to get him to/from work until he receives his first paycheck.  

This student is also in need of a warm winter coat (mens size L) and hat/gloves.  


Clothing and supplies for students at WSHS

General needs for students at WSHS:

  • Red and Black non-zip hoodie sweatshirts
  • 2 homework planners for students 

westerville north student in need

An advocate at Westerville North High School has reached out to us on behalf of a student in need of fees to participate in their winter sport.  The advocate is familiar with the student's family situation and there are no resources available.  


Wilder Elementary School clinic in need of pants

Wilder Elementary School clinic is in need of pants for children in sizes 5/6, 7/8, 11/12 and 14/16. Gift card and cash donations will also be accepted. 


AP exam fees needed for a Westerville Central student

A Westerville Central student needs $94 to pay for an AP exam due to family circumstances. 


Genoa Family in Need After a House Fire

We have a family who was impacted by a house fire and is in need. The family shared that food would be most helpful now. Kroger and Walmart are both stores they utilize for groceries and other general goods. 

Any help such as gift cards would be much appreciated! 

Thank you!


Nighttime incontinent pads or panties

Female Size Adult Small Nighttime incontinent pads or panties needed for a student.


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About Westerville

Molly Woodruff, Area Director

Molly has lived in Westerville since 2001 with her husband Chris and son Dylan. She has volunteered at the Westerville Schools and the Westerville Parent Council for many years. Before becoming a mom, she was an Artist/Page Designer at the Columbus Dispatch.

Wendy Loeser, Area Director

Wendy grew up in Westerville and returned in 2002 to raise her family. Wendy has been an active member of the school community as a mother, classroom volunteer, PTA President, and member of the Westerville Parent Council. Wendy and her husband own and operate two local businesses and have 2 children in the Westerville City Schools.

Meg Hogan, Area Director

Meagan has lived in Uptown Westerville since 2006 with her husband Chris and 2 kids, Moira and Grady. She has served on multiple PTO/PTA boards as Treasurer, Vice President and Parent Council Rep. Meg is currently a member of Westerville Parent Council and volunteer coordinator for Blendon Middle School.

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