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This family is in need of items for their home. The mother has been able to not work due to maternity leave and needs items from her home; she has been trying to maintain the bills and the home with the little income that she has until she is able to work. She has made huge progress over the past six years despite going through tough times and has really shown significant progress with the program during my time with her. I have noticed there are things that the home needs when being there for visits with the family, along with looking over the rooms. The mother has recently moved into this apartment and really started with nothing. The home has maintained staying clean, and I would like to get Mom a few items so she does not have the financial burden of trying to come up with money while parenting three young children (including a newborn). I hope you can help me. This would greatly be appreciated by the family!
See the identified needed items, which would include a high chair, beds for the kids, dressers, clothes, etc.
The sizes for the family include :
Girl #1- size 4/5 or S
Girl #2 - 3T
Boy- 0-3months, 3-6 months
Diapers are size 6
The family is also in need of curtain rods and curtains for the home, if possible, since there are a lot of windows within the apartment- 84-inch curtains and adjustable curtain rods.
Thank you so much for considering to help!
Location: Independence, MO 64056-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1635
A mother that has recently reunified with her daughters just had her lights turned off and needs assistance with getting her electricity turned back on. Thankfully her heat is powered by natural gas, but she and the kids need to be able to use power to cook and do homework. Mom is struggling to figure out how to turn on her lights and pay rent for December, when her next pay check doesn't come until 12/10. Any assistance for this family would be greatly appreciated. With it being winter and the holidays, most assistance options have been pretty well exhausted.
A family who Clay County Children's Division is helping is in need of a Spire payment to be met. Family has been dealing with job issues and being cut hours and lay offs. They have been unable to make their Spire bill- they have attempted to make half payments so they could get their hot water turned back on and they have been declined. They have to make all $545 to be able to get their hot water turned back on. Being able to turn the hot water on again will help the family in many ways. Children and family are having to brush teeth with very cold water, showering with very cold water, etc.
J.H. is placed in the home of a relative on the Kansas/Missouri Border Agreement ICPC. The family has been doing their best to provide everything J.H. needs, although due to J.H.'s level of care needed, she has been forced to take time off work. J.H. is in need of a new bed frame and bedding essentials. She could additionally use a dresser.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64124-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$285
Mom was let go of her job, but was able to find a new one a couple of weeks ago. However she is $300 short on her November rent payment since she was in between checks at the time. She is needing help with this last payment so she can have sustainable housing moving forward.
Location: Independence, MO 64053-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$325
Need help in purchasing new football cleats and helmet visor for a 14 y/o boy who recently reunified with his mom. Throughout his time in care he changed between multiple placements and different schools. Despite the many transfers, the teenager maintained excellent grades and attendance and has been able to play football at each school. He is growing rapidly and needs new cleats and a required visor for his new team. Football is extremely important to him and he works hard to ensure he can play in addition to his educational goals. He has high hopes and aspirations to attend college and interest in computers/coding. He utilizes football as a healthy coping skill and gains many skills from his coaches and team such as teamwork, discipline, and physical exercise. Either the specific items or a gift card to a sporting goods store would help obtain the items and allow him to pick out the right fit/style himself as he is learning financial skills as a teenager such as how much items cost, how to shop around, and check out/pay for yourself. Helping meet this need would free up funds in the home for other necessary items.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Jackson County CASA-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
Two single moms, each with 2 children, are in need of extra support. Although they are both employed, they struggle financially to make ends meet. They are in need of basic furniture items for their home, including a couch, a kitchen table with 6 chairs, a vacuum cleaner, and clothing storage items. A plastic dresser or storage cart for each child would be ideal. The children include a girl (age 10) and three boys (ages, 7, 4, & 4). Thank you for any help you may be able to provide. Having a table and chairs in time for Thanksgiving would be a blessing.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64157-County:Clay-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Liberty Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1450
A working single mother of two, who's a client of our agency, desperately needs to purchase a reliable used car. She had a car, but it needs repairs that she can't afford and that cost more than the car is worth. She can put down as much as $1,500 but needs her monthly payment to be between $200 and $300. Her credit is not good because her ex-husband racked up some debts, then disappeared and literally left her holding the bag.
Looking for resources who can help her find a reliable car ASAP. She needs to purchase it within a week.
A family of 6 needs help. There are 4 children aged 2-12 who need beds. Three of the four are currently sleeping on spring mattresses that have numerous holes in them one of the mattresses is on the floor and children rotate who gets to sleep on that bed since none of the children want to. The 2-year-old does not have a bed. They sleep in a pack and play that is broken. The family recently got denied food stamps. Therefore, they are struggling to keep adequate amount of food. The children all have reported they are low on food.
Mother and father had twins 4 months ago that were born extremely premature. Unfortunately, the parents experienced the loss of patient’s twin sibling shortly after birth. Their only child remains admitted to the hospital, where she has been since birth while she continues to work on breathing and feeding needs. It is not only difficult to have a newborn admitted to the hospital, but to have another one of your children not survive is unfathomable.
This experience has caused even additional hardship for this family. Parents work in the helping profession, so finances have been tight. Both parents returned to work, but due to the stress of the situation mother has had to take some time off work to ensure she is able to be the best parent she can be when baby comes home. Once baby comes home, mother would like to take an additional 6 weeks off work so she can bond and have a true maternity leave experience. This will be unpaid leave for her.
While mother is at home for those 6 weeks, they are at risk of not having enough money to cover their rent. As such, parents would benefit from having the help of at least $1000, which will help cover 2 months’ rent so mother can spend some time at home bonding.
If family can’t get help, mother will have to continue working when patient first comes home, which is heart wrenching for any new parent.
Any help would be great to help family out and I know they will be truly appreciated by them.
A mother is moving into her own apartment. She is moving from transitional living. She has been residing here with her 15 month old child. This mother is in need of financial assistance in obtaining a u-haul in order to get furniture from a community resource. Without the help of this financial assistance (gift card), the mother will not be able to obtain furniture for herself and he child.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64126-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
A single mom with two children who is on disability due to the fact that she has shunts in her brain and will be having her 9th brain surgery soon. She cannot work due to this. They are in need of 1 full-size and 1 twin-size mattress AND bed frames. They also need some bedding for these beds. The girl is 17 years old and could use some full-size bedding (not pink) and the boy age 12 is the twin size and likes gaming themes. Please let me know if you can assist with this request. Thank you! Updated on October 27, 2023 by an Agency Worker Single mom with two kids who relies on disability and cannot work due to a neurological condition that relies on shunts in the brain; her ninth brain surgery will be happening soon. With rent going up, making rent payments has become difficult, and the family is worried with winter approaching. Anything helps!
Location: Independence, MO 64056-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$620
I hope you are well.
From the request, it was mentioned that the 12 yr old boy is in need of a twin bed. I have a member at my church who has a twin bed and box spring in good condition that she would like to donate to someone who needs it. Would this family be interested?
A single mom with two children who is on disability due to the fact that she has shunts in her brain and will be having her 9th brain surgery soon. She cannot work due to this. They are in need of 1 full-size and 1 twin-size mattress AND bed frames. They also need some bedding for these beds. The girl is 17 years old and could use some full-size bedding (not pink) and the boy age 12 is the twin size and likes gaming themes. Please let me know if you can assist with this request. Thank you!
Location: Independence, MO 64056-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$815
I have a full bed frame, twin bed frame, twin bed mattress & box spring, plus bedding for both available and would love to help this family. Let me know where to bring those items. I could deliver one evening this week. Thanks!
Community Responder. 1 month ago
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Full / Double Mattress
1 out of 1 items still needed
Full Bed Frame
Met in full!
Twin Bed Frame
Met in full!
Met in full!
Full / Double Bed Sheets
Met in full!
Twin Bed Sheets
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