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Single mom with two children in need of meat and food due to not having electricity and losing the food they had. Family is also in need of hygiene products and furniture. Family currently has a kitchen table and mattresses on the floor.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$625
There is a family that is having financial struggles the father got a new job and the pay is no longer cutting it for the family. The father is planning to return to his old higher paying job. There are 4 young children in the family, the financial stress is causing a lot of chaos of in the home. They are currently $1,000 behind each month on their bills. I informed the mother I will reach out to see what donations I could collect to help assist them during this transitional time. I know $1,000 is a lot and I am not expecting that full amount just whatever donations are available would be helpful for the family. Thank you!
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
Family is in need of dressers for 3 elementary age kids. They also have no living room furniture. Mother has heart and kidney issues and is not working. Dad had worked with disaster relief in past and it took him away from home for long periods. He then worked on the family farm, but grandfather passed way and farm sold. This was December 2022. Since then dad has worked sporadically with temp work. He would have times he was unable to work, due to mom's health issues. He did just start working a full time job. They are working with CAP, but they did not have furniture.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$585
Parents and a child are brand new to the area. They were living with a friend who unexpectedly kicked them out last week. They were able to find a new place to stay and they move in tomorrow. However, since they do not currently have a car, they have limited places to work since they have to be in walking distance, resulting in very limited income for the family. They are needing a twin-size bed for the child. Also, if able, they could greatly benefit from a microwave. Thank you so much.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$555
A grandmother now has four grandchildren living in her home. Her oldest grandson has recently entered the home. The grandmother was able to get a bed, bed frame, and bed sheets for her grandson, but she is needing help with finding a dresser for him to put his clothes somewhere, besides in bags. This would help the grandson to feel more adjusted to living with his grandmother and make it feel more like home for him. The grandson is 17 years old.
Children's Division is moving a foster child to Mississippi to a residential facility. Once out of state, our debit card issued by the State we use will no longer work. The child needs to get to MS this week and is leaving tomorrow.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
I have a family that is in need of Alarms for their front and back door. The family has a 10year old son that is in process of being diagnosed and is a runner, has been found outside of the home without adult supervision several times. Alarms that are loud enough to wake and adult and possibly alert the neighbors next door as they live in a duplex would be recommended. The family is also in need of hygiene products, laundry soap, shampoo, conditioner and body soap have been requested.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
I am currently assisting a young (sister) caring for her young brother. She herself was a child from a trauma background, now suddenly caring for her brother during tough times of the family. The sister is doing well, she is attempting to set up a nice home for the two of them. She has recently moved into a new two-bedroom apartment to meet the needs of the two of them. She could use help to make this house a real home. It would be so great to assist her with a much-needed electric washer and dryer, solid wood bookshelf (as she is an avid reader-with lots of books), and possibly a nice coffee table to cozy up the living room. Although these items are needed for licensure, it would lighten her load to use her limited income to buy food and clothing for her brother. She has limited household items-enough to get by, but even mentioned she needed cookie sheets, pizza pans, and cake pans. She told me the other day she went to back a frozen pizza and realized she had nothing to put them on or to cut it with. She improvised and found some scissors to cut their pizza. "We managed, it worked". She is a strong young lady who has battled to establisher herself and now trying to do right by her brother.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Andrew-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1175
This mother had lost her job unexpectedly however she has started a new job but during the lapse of job she has struggled to maintain her bills. This mother has allowed her adult daughter to move back in that suffers from mental illness, both of her sons who are in foster care suffer from mental illness mom is doing everything she can to help her children and support them. One child is being maintained at home while the other one is getting extra support and a mental health facility. Mother is asking for a little help with her rent to maintain her boys in her home.
A single father and his young son, were recently homeless. Through working diligently with a caseworker, he has obtained full time employment and stable housing. The father and his son have a mattress, and a few pots and pans, but are missing ALL other furniture items. They are in need of some items to furnish their home so it is a comfortable environment.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1280
A family is in need of bed bug elimination in there home. Have a reliable and efficient bed bug removal company that i have used in the past.
Total cost for eradication is 470.00 the family can pay 170.00 of this. We are requesting a church help pay for the balance of 300.00. If the helpful church will contact this worker i can get you exterminator information for payment of bill.
Thank you be blessed Chuck
I have a high school student who is currently living in a hotel with his mother. He informed me they are struggling with food. Student informed me his mom is trying as hard as she can. She is currently working 12 hour night shifts to try to help them get back on their feet. I am hoping to get them a $100+ Walmart gift card. This would help elevate some of the stress student and mother are feeling for the need of food. This will also allow them to get any personal hygiene or clothing products they may need.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Family of 7 is lacking transportation to and from medical appointments, work, and a grocery store. They live out in the country so a bus pass will not be sufficient. They just bought a car and do not have enough to pay sales tax to get it registered. We are estimating sales tax and registration to be $150. The family is also struggling with mice in their home.
We are seeking a card with $150 for sales tax and registration as well as a few mice traps.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$165
Single mom with 4 children (3 in school) is not currently working due to not having child care and no money for gasoline. She is struggling to make ends meet and is worried that it will impact her children. In order to help her get on her feet, she indicated that she is in need of Huggies diapers size 5 (due to an allergy), gas cards, and size 10/12 clothes for a girl and size 1 tennis shoes. This will help alleviate some of the financial stress that this family is currently facing.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$225
Hello there, we just placed a fifteen-year-old child with her great grandmother. The great grandmother is on a fixed income and is in need of a twin mattress and box spring for the child that we placed with her today. The great grandmother is also caring for another grandchild that she has adopted.
The grandmother has had the child that we placed with her today since she was a baby. We are hoping that someone could possibly donate this item and deliver it to her home. She lives on the 5th floor at an apartment building, and it would be difficult for her financially as well as physically to get. Thank you so much for your consideration.
Single mom needing help paying Evergy bill. Mom is attending school raising children on her own plus trying to move. Mom has limited income dad was excited from the home he was the main money provider in the home. Mom is also trying to secure a part time job in the home so she can home school 1 child. The family is resilient and want to be self sufficient. If the responding church will contact this worker i can provide bill information to have bill rectified. Thank you and be blessed.Chuck
Single mother of three children needs assistance with decluttering her apartment so her children can return home. Mom struggles with anxiety and depression and has difficulty maintaining a clean residence. The family also has two pet dogs and the carpet needs a lot of TLC, especially the stairs leading to the upstairs.
A young couple and grandparents are struggling to get by and provide for their son and grandson. The family would benefit from wipes, size 1 diapers, and a grocery gift card. Providing these items will help them financially.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
A family is currently living in a RV and is trying to get back on their feet. They have a newborn baby. The baby needs Smiliac 360 formula and clothes anywhere from 3-12 months, especially fall and winter clothes. The family assistance will free up financial resources for them.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
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