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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
Middle school boy finally made the basketball team his 8th grade year and is in need of sport glasses. He is too scared to play basketball in his glasses for fear of breaking them. His mom cannot afford a second pair. Unfortunately, when he plays without his glasses, he is unable to see distances and consistence his shots and passes. He has 2 working parents and 3 siblings. Mom contacted Walmart and was told the frames would be $54.00 and lens would be $35.00. Finances are tights and mom is not able to afford sport glasses for her son.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64151-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Asking for a toddler/convertible car seat and a highchair
Young adult was in a car accident and has been unable to work. She will need a new car seat for her child because the seat was in the car at the time of the accident. She also needs a highchair because she was recently referred to an eating specialist for her son and told it would be best for him to have a highchair to eat.
17 y/o boy is needing to have blood pressures checked at home with automatic blood pressure supplies and monitor. Patient has diagnosed chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure can worsen kidney function, and potentially result in organ failure. Wanting to assess blood pressure and how best to bring it down.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO-Children's Mercy Hospital-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$40
The DiPasquale Moore Law Firm would like to help meet this need.
DiPasquale Moore Law Firm. 2 weeks ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details. Please send me the name and address where I can send the blood pressure monitor. Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving.
Abiding Fellowship, Community Lead Church. 2 weeks ago
Our building is needs some additional pairs of sweat pants. We keep a stock of sweatpants available to students who have a clothing emergency at school. This is often used by students with disabilities or students that have a hard time getting weather appropriate clothing. We try to get these items returned to be washed for multiple uses, but on occasion they are taken and not returned.
10 Size M and 10 size S sweat pants- neutral colors.
Location: Riverside, MO 64150-County:Platte-Children Served: 20-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
I dropped 4 pairs of mens medium sweatpants, and 4 small + 2 medium womens yoga pants/sweat pants/joggers to the nurse today. She did indicate leggings would work as well! Thank you for the opportunity!
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 2 weeks ago
An Anonymous Responder:
Some community champion funds have been made available.
The Global Orphan Project. 1 week ago
We can provide 3 medium and 3 small sweatpants if still needed. Please let me know where to deliver.
Parkville Presbyterian Church. 1 week ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
Parkville Presbyterian Church. 4 days ago
Thank you for helping fund this request. Your support is greatly appreciated.
We are desperately asking for donations and/or someone that can provide hair care services to one of our children currently in need. Over the last few months this youth has been through a lot and is now stable enough to work on her own health and wellbeing. This youth's natural hair is currently severely damaged and we have received a quote from a local salon for $900 to fix the damage and redo her sisterlocks.
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.
Parents recently immigrated to the US with their ten children. Mother just delivered her 11th child, a baby with a significant cardiac defect. Mother does not work as she is the primary caregiver to the children. Father works as a High School Custodian and does not have a paid paternity leave. Father has been taking a non-paid leave from work to be present for delivery of the baby and the baby's cardiac surgery. Parents are struggling financially and requested assistance with their rent due to father taking a recent non-paid leave.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64108-County:Jackson-Children Served: 11-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO-Children's Mercy Hospital-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
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.
The children will be so happy to have fresh bedding.
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 children will be over the moon if they all are able to get a good night's sleep with fresh bedding.
A request for beds has been put in for this family.
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!
I have a family who has been so lucky to be selected for Rose brooks Rapid Rehousing Program but needs help getting a washer and dryer. They have been fortunate to get this opportunity to have housing covered for a year. As a single mother RC has worked so hard from the beginning to the case to get sober, leave an abusive relationship, and do whatever necessary to reunify with her young sons. It has not even been a year since the case opened and she has turned her life around. She is incredible driven and self-sufficient but has asked for some assistance as the family moves into their own place for the first time!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1065
The mother on this case was given an eviction notice and was requested to be out by October 31st, 2023. The mother was off work for 3 months due to having a broken foot and got behind on her rent. Due to her renting from her father and not having a lease agreement we are not able to assist in getting her rent paid up. The mother is trying to get a new place but has a past due bill from when she left her abuser. If this bill is paid, she will have a better chance of getting an apartment for her and her son before the October 31st deadline. This bill is an Evergy Bill.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64148-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$202
This working, single mother is in need of a crib and crib mattress for her youngest child. Despite working full time, the budget never seems to stretch as far as one would hope with multiple children. Her youngest child has quickly outgrown the pack n play she has been using and is about to surpass the weight limit. Since safety is always the number one priority for her children, this mother knows she a crib, but cannot afford one. A crib and crib mattress will help to ensure this child has a safe sleep plan and help a single working mom.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64127-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Phoenix Family-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$230
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