Team Leader(s) Tarrin Thompson, Stephanie TeBeest, Sharon Yarbrough
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I have a family who is currently in an emergency housing situation. The family consists of a single mom with three children. The student is in 8th grade on my campus, but he also has a brother in 12th grade, and a brother that is too young for school. The family was just evicted from their housing situation, and they are staying at a hotel with no mode of transportation or funds. The family is in need of 200.00 dollars to be able to stay in a two bedroom hotel room for the week while they figure out a more permanent option. As of right now, both students are unable to attend school and all four family members are sharing one hotel room. The family's need is very urgent. Any assistance that can be offered is greatly appreciated.
We are supporting a single mom who has 2 children already in her home (ages 3&5) and is willing to taken in her 5 year old niece as a kinship placement. In order to meet the state requirements for this placement, she needs a bunk bed with a trundle bed with it, so that all three children can share a room.
She also needs a slim high back booster seat for her niece to be able to fit with the seats of her other two children.
Please help this family accept the placement of their niece/cousin.
17 year old teen mom is in need of laptop in order to complete high school. Youth is enrolled in a nom-traditional school setting that will support youth in graduating high school on time. Youth has fallen behind in school due to being a mom and student simultaneously. Youth is an amazing mother and really tries hard to succeed. A laptop will further help youth reach her academic goals in order to further support her transition out of foster care.
Our fully accredited high school is in need of insulated water bottles for students. This will free up financial resources to meet true student needs rather than having to purchase drinking cups and throw them away. Each student could have their own water bottle. We provide full wrap around case management for our students, many of which face homelessness and have poor to no relationships with caring adults.
Our fully accredited high school provides full wrap around case management services for our 27 students, many of which face homelessness and lack of positive adult relationships. As part of our school, lunches are provided and we have a need for 24 oz insulated water bottles so that each student can have their own. This would allow us to put money spent on drinking cups to true student needs.
15 y.o male and 2 y.o female just moved here from California with pretty much nothing. 15 yo does not have a bed at all and only a few pieces of clothing. 2yo needs diapers and wipes. Clothes- 28/30 on jeans mens small in shirts, shoes- 9. underwear- small boxers. Diapers wipes for baby girl- 6 huggies and any wipes
Summary: Family of middle school student requesting help with groceries and utility bills.
Context: Student comes from a single-parent household, where Mom is a dedicated educator struggling to make ends meet. In the past, the family has struggled with stable housing, but through their hard work and determination, they have improved their situation significantly. However, the start of school has put a strain on their resources, and they are needing help with groceries and their electricity bill. If this need was met even partially, it would help both the student and Mom maintain the stability and wellbeing they have worked so hard to achieve.
The relative caregiver for three children in CPS custody was faced with some unusual financial hardship that has caused her to become behind on her rent payments and unless she is able to receive financial assistance, she and the kids in her care will be displaced from their home. The caregiver was able to come up with about $1,000, but she is still needing $700. This caregiver has been a very strong support and advocate for these children and she is looking forward to getting to adopt them, and she is in need of financial assistance so that she can continue to show these kids the love and support that they desperately need. The landlord has given until 9/15/23 before filing for eviction.
Single pregnant mom of a 8 yr old and 10 yr old, who is expecting is homeless and living out of her car. She has no family, friends, or help and has contemplated abortion. She is now taking embrace grace classes to provide other options than abortion. This family needs help with housing, food, and clothes. Sizes for mom and children can be provided.
Location: Waxahachie, TX 75165-County:Ellis-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Communities United For Kids-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$800
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test. Youth has been diligently working at practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take her driving test. She is in need of funds for the fees. With her DL, the youth will have greater access to college, job opportunities, and other support resources that will enable her to thrive!
Please help this young family in need keep their apartment. My clients are Spanish speaking refugees from Venezuela and just had a baby. and need help. The parents are very young but doing everything they can to become American citizens and raise their child. Due to the fathers age, he is struggling with a job even though he’s a high school graduate in.Venezuela. This family is facing eviction if they do not get this help! Please help this family keep their child’s home.
Single mom of three girls who depend financially mom's income. One in high school and twins in middle school all in DISD. Mom has recently completed a masters degree and is applying for jobs as we speak, Unfortunately, she has not had any offers at the moment. The family is in need of financial support for past due rent and a upcoming electricity bill. The family is very grateful to God for any support, and don't want to be evicted. mom has applied for all types of help from, DISD, City of Dallas, and has not received assistance at this time. We can provide additional information if requested. Thanks you in advance for any and all help; the family is Praying for a miracle..
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test fees. Youth has been practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take the driving test! With a license, the youth can reach new job, educational, and support opportunities that will help him thrive towards independence!
Combined household including infant, toddler, elderly grandmother, and father with cancer. There is a leak under the kitchen sink they cannot afford to fix on their own. Father is sick and only one who works in home. They have very little money. If this is fixed, it will help them to improve the family home, and prevent further destruction of the cabinet space, and illness from mold.
A father and his 5 children/1 cousin who reside in the home need help with their monthly bills. The father is unemployed at this time due to hardship from no childcare. They are in need of water bill to be paid, the rent on the home paid, and the electricity bill paid. When this need is met, the family will continue to have a home, their water and electricity will stay on and provide the needs for the family.
The Department has PMC of the two children in need as their parents are awaiting trial in jail and have not been a big part of the children't lives in two years. The Department is requesting assistance with insurance for Chromebooks needed for school to assist the children with working during school hours and doing homework. The children are in a group home that is only able to meet their basic needs.
Kinship caregiver (cousin) took in 4 children and has gotten them the basic essentials however, this has placed a major financial burden on the family and limits on buying anything out of the budget. With a total of 8 children in the home and a single mother raising them she has requested assistance with 2 girls bikes so they can all play outside. The other children have bikes but it leaves 2 of them not being able to participate because of that.
The students of Carter High School have several students who are in low income households who are in critical need of School uninform shirts. Without students being in proper uniform they are unable to attend classes. Having this need met will keep children in classes and help with emotional well-being of the students by knowing they are in uniform. We are requesting 50 Blue Polo style shirts. Sizes are adult small, medium, and large.
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