Opportunities for Kindness
Resident in need of shorts and sandals. Your help is greatly appreciated!
Shorts size 3x-4x, slim fit "biker style" (3- 4 pair)
Sandals size 9 (1-2 pair)
Examples of what this resident is needing:
Walmart gift cards in any amount to purchase these items would also be appreciated.
Recently Filled Needs
Older Adult with Debilitating Health Condition Needs some Help with planting of Flowers and Mulch
Low-Income 82 year older adu;t wants to have a planting of flowers and mulch to brightern her summer. However, she is disabled and no longer can do the planting . It is very difficult for her to walk and it would be a large fianaical burden to retain a landscaper to do this project. Client has the supplies, including the mulch. The area is not large and she only needs 4 volunteers to complete this project. Any support provided wud be great appreciated.
Webcam for local senior citizen
A local senior citizen enjoys participating in online groups, however their current laptop does not have a built in webcam. They have a refurbished HP laptop that does have USB ports for a webcam to be attached; we are looking for a webcam donation. This would be greatly appreciated as they would benefit from being able to connect further in the virtual world.
Senior resident in need of incontinence products
A senior resident is in need of some incontinence supplies and your donations are greatly appreciated!
Depends Nighttime Defense
Prevail extra absorbency
Giant Eagle gift cards would also help with purchase.
Family in need of basic resources
A family in the community is in need of basic resources like food, feminine products, and household essentials. They could benefit from these items or gift cards to grocery stores to buy those items.
Help with supplemental food
Looking for Giant Eagle gift cards to help a 66 year old UA Resident that is low-income, getting food stamps, and is having a hard time with enough money for fresh produce and proteins.
We are connecting with other local resources as well but your donation will help brighten their year!
Young family in need of gift cards for health crisis
A young UA family has been experiencing a health crisis making it challenging to make ends meet.
Your donation will go towards gift cards to help pay for utilities and other expenses.
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!