Team Leader(s) Pati Jones, Sue Bolander, Terri Lansbury
Partner in the Buchanan Co Community
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Child is a girl aged 10 recently placed with Paternal Aunt because of sexual abuse allegations in her biological home.
Child is afraid/ not willing to go to her home to get her belongings due to the allegations. Child has some things at the aunts house but not a lot because she will be there for at least the next 90 days.
Shirt - size 10
pants - size 10 ( does not matter leggings , sweats or jeans)
shoes - size 2
underwear - size 8
sports bra - Medium
socks - medium
Pre teen items
Aunt also needs a place for her to sleep since this may be more permanent option for the child.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$315
A child who has recently been takin out of their home for abuse and placed in temporary placement with a family member is in need of supplies and clothing as this was an emergency placement. This family member is needing help provide her clothes, shoes school supplies for the fourth grade.
Clothes in Girls sizes 10 or Large for pants and shirts.
Large sports bra and underwear
2 in shoes
school supplies: pencils, pens, folders, notebooks
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
The family consists of 2 children with elevated developmental needs. The parents work full-time but with the children's elevated needs, they continue to struggle to make ends meet. The parents have worked hard on cleaning up their home to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the children. The family is in need of a kitchen table, living room couch and bedding for both children.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64116-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$695
Newborn baby boy in need of everything! Mom left a domestic violence situation and had nothing for the baby. Needing to get her the things she needs to care for the baby before they are discharged. She is in need of diapers (newborn), wipes, clothes (newborn she has one outfit), blankets for swaddling, a baby monitor. Help with food for her.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
A 13 year old girl (will be 14 on April 2!) finally connecting with a family member willing to provide a home. There is a closed for the child’s clothes, but a dresser would improve her comfort and wliminate a basket for socks, underwear etc..
A chest of drawers would be fine but a longer burrow that could fits along a wall at the foot of her bed would be great! A sturdy dresser is all that is needed. If the finish is well loved, it could be repainted easily by this creative girl.
My hope is this kinship placement becomes the long term permanent place for her!
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$135
There is a woman who has just taken in her four nieces and nephews. The children were living in Kansas, but are now living in Missouri. Due to the sudden displacement, the aunt does not currently have any beds for the children and is currently working on getting the home better prepared for the additional children.
There is a 13 year old boy, a 16 year old girl, a 17 year old boy, and a four year old boy.
The family receiving beds would help them with this sudden change and help the aunt with her resources.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Andrew-Children Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$700
An older youth is in need of some new clothing. The individual is not able to get a new clothing voucher for a few months and has currently outgrew the clothes he does have. His clothing sizes are as followed: Shirts: 4XL to 5XL Tall (must be tall) short sleeve Jeans: 46-48X32 Sweats: 3XL Jackets: 4XL Underwear: 2XL Shoes: 12.5 to 13 (loves boots and high tops) JCPenny seems to have a good selection of clothing for Big and Tall.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Single, Christian Mom of two needs help with a vehicle repair. This hardworking Mom has struggled through several setbacks, including a fire that destroyed her home, a divorce, and an illness of one of the children. She receives no support from the kids' Dad. She has remained dedicated to raising her children in the ways of the Lord, and has stepped in herself to meet CarePortal needs for local families. She commuted to work and depends on her only vehicle for transportation. Repairing this vehicle will ensure she is able to continue working to support her children.
I have a single mother of four children that are 8 and under she is currently working fulltime and trying her best to stay afloat she is having a hard time with roaches in her home and is needing some pest bombs to help with the situation, she also is in need of some beds for the children as they are currently sleeping on broken cracked toddler mattress and the 8 year old does not have a bed at all and is sleeping in her mother's bed with her.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1300
Family is in need of financial assistance. Mom has been having severe panic attacks. Dad is employed but had to take FMLA to care for mom and the children. Dad was paid for a few of the days, but most of his time off has been without pay. Dad is also taking online classes. The family is behind on their rent which is $750 a month and also on utilities. Mom has attempted to get assistance for utilities but had a panic attack while waiting and had to leave. Mom has been to the ER and her physician and is in the process of getting a second opinion. She was unable to get an immediate appointment but has one scheduled for next month. The family was homeless 3 1/2 years ago and dad was able to get a job and they were able to rent the home that they are now in.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1211
A family of 5 is currently in desperate need of financial assistance with an overdue electric bill ($3,700) and an $800 phone bill as soon as possible. They were staying with the wife's mother, but were recently told that only the children could stay. This forced the husband and wife to go back to an unlighted home, and they are currently living by candlelight (have been since Thursday 9/29). Both husband and wife are unemployed. The husband is interviewing this Wednesday, but the wife is currently awaiting medical clearance to start back at Amazon after an osteoarthritis flair up.
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