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There is only one caregiver in the home. She is struggling to provide for her child. Child is female and is 3 months old. The caregiver is working hard to provide a stable and safe environment. The parent is currently struggling to provide diapers and formula and is in need of help. This will allow for proper care of the child.
Grandmother reached out to the campus recently with concerns for her granddaughter wellbeing. Grandmother has taken over guardianship, but this has caused a major strain to the finances. Grandmother states she is behind on rent and currently has no food, with light and water bill pending. Grandmother is very concerned student will stop attending school as she is also trying to work with her regarding the abrupt departure of her biological mother, she feels bad to have to ask, but does not see any other options to keep a roof over their heads and some hot food on the table, Grandmother is also asking for prayer as this has been a very difficult month and its holiday time, thank you for your support.
18 year old female, senior in high school is currently homeless. She has been in foster care majority of her childhood and was adopted by her foster parents about 5 years ago. Due to family issues her adoptive parents kicked her out. She has a cognitive disorder and is mentally not on an 18 year old level. She has slept in abandoned cars, under highways, in condemned buildings and more. Some of her teachers have given her clean clothes so she is not embarrassed at school. She needs shelter, food, and clothing; whatever you can do to help.
Location: Cedar Hill, TX 75104-County:Dallas-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Communities United For Kids-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
The mother has several children with behavior issues, and she is looking for support to help her son, get him active in hopes to address his behavior.
The family has a history with the Department, the home is not clean and appropriate for the young children in the home. The home needs a deep clean.
The brother is sexually acting out, being inappropriate towards his siblings, the mother works from home, the child broke her cameras, and she needs assistance replacing the cameras so she can monitor the children to prevent abuse in the home.
An infant is placed by CPS with his great grand mother and is needing a baby bed or a bassinet.
He is currently sleeping in a play pen. It is extremely difficult for his grandmother to bend down and pick him up. If filled, this request would greatly assist the family.
Three girls have been returned home to their mother. Mom finally got them a place of their own and is in need of new beds for the girls. Due to switching jobs and other moving expenses, buying new beds is not in her budget. The girls have outgrown their current beds, and are in need of new ones to make them more comfortable in their new home.
This request is for a little girl who is residing with her great aunt. This little girl has been so fortunate to have some clothes provided from other resources in Dallas county but now needs somewhere to put them. I am requesting a dresser for this family.
Cornerstone Crossroads Academy is a small fully accredited high school for students that have not been successful in traditional educational settings. Many of our students live in transitional housing, some face homelessness, and virtually all face many many challenges to completing their high school diploma. Most of our students do not live with caring and loving adults that can meet their needs. We would like to provide a warm blanket to each of our 25 students for Christmas to share the love of Christ.
Cornerstone Crossroads Academy is a small high school in South Dallas that is designed for students that need a second, third or fourth chance to earn their diploma. We serve students that have not been successful in traditional school settings. Many of our students do not have loving or caring adults in their lives and often have faced severe trauma. We provide the needed clothing so that our students can meet the dress code. We are in need of black or khaki jeans for students in order that they can comply with the dress standards of the school.
A foster parent is caring for 2 sisters who she wants to keep together. The two siblings affectionately call the foster parent granny. The caregiver needs bunk beds for the girls due to the size of the bedroom. Currently one is sleeping on an air mattress to avoid co-sleeping. When this need is met the two sisters can continue to thrive and make their room feel like home.
As cooler weather is approaching, we have students who do not have sweatshirts to wear to school. Our school dress does not allow students to have hoods on sweatshirts while in campus buildings. Our office has already received calls for students in need.
Amazon link for the sweatshirts are included below for convenience.
If you do not like want to use this link, we can have any plain sweatshirts with NO hoods- any color.
Location: Red Oak, TX 75154-County:Ellis-Children Served: 110-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Red Oak ISD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1350
We have a single-parent family whose house burned down. The family lost everything. Children are in need of clothes, especially uniforms. Unfortunately, without proper uniform attire, students are not allowed to remain on campus and attend classes. The family also needs furniture, bedding, food, etc. Anything will help this family to recover and help to make them whole again. The children desperately want to continue their studies.
We have a single-parent family whose house burned down. The family lost everything. Children are in need of clothes, especially uniforms. Unfortunately, without proper uniform attire, students are not allowed to remain on campus and attend classes. The family also needs furniture, bedding, food, etc. Anything will help this family to recover and help to make them whole again. The children desperately want to continue their studies. 2 bunk bed sets and one twin bed are needed for the children
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church, Community Lead Church. 2 weeks ago
Needs3 Needs / $1160 to go!
Twin / Twin Bunk Bed Frame
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Twin Bed Frame
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