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Recently Filled Needs

Westerville North Student in Need of help with Athletic Fees

Female student athlete at North is in need of the $150 to the district for athletic fees. Please respond if you would like to help. 


High School Student in Need of a Bike

I have a male high school student who needs a bike so that he can get a job and have transportation to and from work.

Westerville North HS in need of backpacks

Westerville North HS is asking for 12 gender neutral backpacks.  


School supplies / backpacks needed for elementary students

all school supplies and back packs

Blendon family in need of humidifier

A Westerville teacher has reached out to neighborhood bridges on behalf of a family of 6 who are in need of a humidifier.  If you have a gently used humidifier that you can donate, or would like to make a monetary donation, your help will be greatly appreciated...:)



UPDATED NEED: Westerville family in need of clothing

Thank you for all of the donations. The Westerville family has received many school supplies. They are still  in need of  following clothing items: 

2nd grade boy: youth size 18/20 shirts, youth  XL or 18/20 size pants, size 2.5/3 big kid shoes, socks and underwear

8th grade girl: size 14/16 pants, L-XL shirts, size 8.5 shoes and socks

10th grade girl - size 14/16 pants, XL shirts, and size 9 shoes


Cherrington Student

A student at Cherrington is in need of financial support to cover the fee to play  football this fall in the Westerville Community. 

Westerville North Students in need

We have two student in need of new or gently used clothes/shoes and school supplies.  They could also use gift cards or monetary donations for these items. 

Boy (age 16.5) 

Pants-size 16 slim



Girl (age 15) 

Pants-size 11



School supplies; folders, pens/pencils, binders, backpacks etc. 


Opportunity to help single mom of two children, who recently lost a child

neighborhood bridges is partnering with the Friends of Faith Pruden Foundation to seek support for a single mom and two children -- who lost a third child to cancer recently.  The Friends of Faith Pruden offers support to families who have little ones lost to cancer and has requested our partnership in driving support to this area family.  They need some immediate assistance with every day items and expenses.

Monetary donations of any kind would be greatly appreciated.



Displaced high school student in need of support

One of our high school athletic directors has become aware of a student athlete who was being treated very poorly at home and has found a new home with another Westerville family.

The athlete is in need of assistance to cover fees for school and his fall sport so that he and his host family can focus on his basic needs of food, clothing, etc.

Monetary donations of any kind would be greatly appreciated.


Individual in need of cleaning supplies/shelf stable food

We have an individual who was recently discharged from the hospital and is in need of cleaning supplies such as multipurpose cleaner, dish soap, laundry detergent, toilet bowl cleaner, etc. Client is also not able to go grocery shopping or sit/stand at a food pantry and has limited support for the time being, he could also use some nonperishables as well.


Westerville high school students -- brother and sister in need of support

An advocate from one of our high schools has reached out to us on behalf of a brother and sister who recently lost their mother.   They are now living with their father and are in great need of support for basic items like food, clothing, supplies, etc.

We are looking for cash donations and/or gift card donations to support these two Westerville students who are doing their best, while coping with the loss of their mom.


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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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