The work of WARM provides compassionate, short-term assistance, educational services, employment services and spiritual support in order to encourage individuals to achieve a God-reliant, self-sufficient life while restoring dignity and hope.


  • We recognize God through our work.
  • We believe in the dignity of each individual.
  • We work to help people become self-sufficient.
  • We strive to be exemplary stewards of resources with a vision for the future.
  • We exist to serve our community.

Good News!

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We are happy to announce that WARM is the Winner of the Best Volunteer Experience! and Great Westerville Food Truck Fest is third place winner for best food-themed festival - #1 Jazz and Rib Fest, and #2 Columbus Commons Food Truck Festival (2 day events with 100,000+ in attendance).  We are in some pretty good company! 

Congratulations to Karan Stempko, Taylor Owens and volunteer team for their excellent execution of service learning and volunteer projects while accommodating the many, many requests to volunteer. Congratulations to the WARM Great Westerville Food Truck Fest production team; Amy Cooley, Dede Carothers, Stephen Gale, Taylor Owens, Karan Stempko, and Cheryl Wooten for offering a unique community event to raise awareness of and funding for WARM.  Thank you David Koo and Nationwide Children’s complex for hosting as a presenting sponsor along with Pepsi!  Thank you to the 2016 team of community volunteer leadership; Venessa Amoroso, Dennis Blair, John Bokros, Linda Bokros, Blythe Burtch, Kathy Cocuzzi, David Colley, Julie Colley, Janet Davis, Christa Dickey, Willie Franklin, Marian Hicks, Laura Horton,
Larry Jenkins, John Kellogg, Kim Kellogg, Suzanne Kile, Scott Marier and Jeff Reschke!

Up-Coming Events
2018 Save the dates: 

• July 4 Parade   July 4
• Westerville Music & Arts Festival  July 14, 15
• Food Truck Fest   September 9


Check back often for more information on our signature events, sponsorship and engagement opportunities. 

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Join WARM in the fight against hunger, become a sustaining WARM Champion today! 

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.  - Ephesians 2: 10

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