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Opportunities for Kindness

Heritage and Westerville North Family Needs Help After House Fire

A Heritage and Westerville North family recently experienced a house fire and are moving into an apartment on Feb. 1 and is now in need of some furniture as they resettle into their new home. 

The family is asking for help with the following: 

  1. 3 twin beds/mattresses
  2. 1 queen bed/mattress
  3. 3 dressers
  4. 2 night stand
  5. 2 bedroom lamps
  6. kitchen table and chairs (5 family members)
  7. couch

Westerville Family Needs Assistance with Attorney Fees for Adoption

An elementary student in Westerville has been removed from his home but is now in a stable family that would like to adopt him. Unfortunately, the family cannot afford the $2000 it would cost to pay the attorney to complete the adoption process. 

Since this student was placed with this family, he has had good attendance and is growing as a student by leaps and bounds. Per his teacher - "If ever a kid deserved a break, it’s this one. Despite all he has been through, he is unfailingly kind and sunny."

We are hoping to raise $2000 to help this family or find an attorney willing to help pro bono or for a reduced rate. 

Hawthorne clinic in need of girls pants/leggings

Hawthorne clinic is running low on girls pants, especially leggings, in sizes s/m/l

Recently Filled Needs

Walnut Springs Middle School Student Athlete Needs Assistance Paying Fees

An athlete needs assistance in paying for their pay to participate and school fees. The total needed to participate is $180. 

Westerville North Family needs assistance paying for Emergency medical bill

A Westerville North student is in need of Emergency Medical care and the family is not able to afford the cost of the care.  The family would be so grateful for assistance with getting the student the help they need so that they are no longer in pain.  The family is in need of $75 for the emergency room visit plus the cost of needed prescriptions.  

Walnut Springs Middle School Needs Pencils and Folders

Walnut Springs students are working so hard that they need more pencils and folders. Monetary donations or donations of folders and pencils are requested. 

Wilder Clinic Needing Clothing Items

The clinic at Wilder Elementary would benefit from the following clothing items: boy's underwear, boy's pants (mostly sizes 5-7 needed), and girls' leggings (sizes 5-10).

Blendon Family in need of gift cards after house fire

Blendon Family in need of Meijer gift card (or monetary donations for us to purchase these for them) after a house fire has destroyed their home. They can use these gift cards to buy clothes, household items and meals until insurance comes through.

3X or 4X Winter Coat Needed for a WSHS Student

A male student at WSHS is in need of a dark colored winter coat size 3x or 4x to keep warm this winter. 

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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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