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Please consider helping a young grandma and her three grandchildren stay together. This grandma has cared for her three grandchildren (8,7 and 2) since they were born and continue to move alot during their young life. We are needing to provide her a short stay while we locate a more long term housing option. Thank you for any help.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS- KVC-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1200
A single mother of 10 children that is receiving family court services, is currently residing in a 1 bedroom apartment with her two youngest children. The mother is currently sleeping on the living room as her children share the main bedroom. The mother has found a five-bedroom home that is perfect for her family, however, the only barrier to reunification for this family to reunite under one roof is an outstanding balance of $1158 at her current apartment.
This brave woman has faced battles with drug addiction, mental health, and abuse in her past. She has turned her life around and is willing to go above and beyond for her children.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 11-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1158
I have a hard working single mother of 7 children in our district working to get her car tags for her vehicle so she can get her kids to school and also get herself to work. She is working and trying her hardest to meet the needs of children and cover housing and expenses. She has been able to come up with some but needs around $300 to cover the rest. Thank you for considering partnering with this family to help them make ends meet.
Location: Overland Park, KS 66223-County:Johnson-Children Served: 7-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Blue Valley Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Mom is a single working parent providing income to her son and two grandchildren in the home. Mom states that her son is in need of a new bed, mattress, and bedding because for the last few months the family home has been dealing with a mice problem. Mom stated that the neighbors living next door have unsanitary conditions, which has caused for mice to enter into her home. Because of this, the mice have chewed up her son's bed, mattress, and bedding and she worries that he will not have any options for him to sleep in a bed. Mom mentions that her son is over 6 feet tall, so she is concerned with having him sleep on a small couch since he may not fit, but is also worried about him sleeping on a bed that has been infested with mice. Updated on October 03, 2023 by an Agency Worker Mom is needing help with purchasing bedding for a new bed that was donated! This family is living next door to a neighbor that has a mice issue, and has effected the bedding for her son to sleep on.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$660
Pregnant client got behind on her utilities due to not being able to work as much because of severe nausea and vomiting. Client has a 6-year-old son who is having a tonsillectomy next week. Client gets paid tomorrow and she stated she can only pay $100 towards it because her rent is due. Client is at risk of having her utilities being shut off. She has asked several organizations for help but due to various reasons they are unable to help at this time. Client also applied for LIHEAP but was told that they didn’t have record of her application. She is reapplying, but is afraid she will not get approved in time. The bill will be $601.33 after she pays the $100.
Location: Blue Springs, MO 64014-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Resource Health-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$602
ISO a twin mattress and bed frame/ dresser (chest) for a family. The family is a grandmother taking in her grandchildren to ensure familial connection remains in place throughout their foster journey. The grandmother is limited on income and resources but is looking for help securing these items so that the space can be made appropriate for the child. Any help in this matter is greatly appreciated by the family and will ensure the safety and security of the child, the home and the placement.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66101-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$595
Childrens division is working with a mom who recently just welcomed a new baby. She is planned to be discharged to today but is needing a car seat to leave the hospital safe with baby. Mom is in need a of an newborn car seat. Thank you in advance.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64133-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
Mother and family have recently moved to a new home. Mother is not currently working and has no money to buy a bed a twin bed and mattress for her 5 year old. Mother is also not able to buy a couch for her 15-year-old because of his disability he prefers to sleep on a couch. Family is also struggling to purchase a dinning room table and a microwave.
Any form of payment to help the family purchase a mattress and a bed frame and couch and dining room table to help the child by providing a safe sleeping environment to accommodate their needs. .
I hope this message finds you well. I am writing on behalf of a dedicated foster family who has generously opened their home to a teenage boy under their care. In their admirable commitment to providing a safe and nurturing environment, the foster family has also taken in all four of the teenager's siblings and has children of their own.
The foster family has a hectic schedule in caring for seven children in total. We have encountered a unique transportation challenge for this teenage boy. He currently attends an alternative school that does not have the means to provide transportation services. As a result, the foster family is responsible for ensuring he can get to and from school daily. Considering the circumstances, we are reaching out to request support in acquiring an electric scooter for the teenage boy. Having access to an electric scooter would greatly ease the burden on the foster family and enable the teenager to attend school consistently and punctually. This, in turn, will significantly contribute to his educational progress and overall well-being.
We understand the importance of ensuring the teenage boy has a reliable means of transportation to continue his education. Your assistance in this matter would make a significant difference in his life and provide vital support to the foster family. We are deeply grateful for your consideration of this request, and we look forward to your response.
Thank you for your continued dedication to the well-being
We have a used electric scooter we are willing to donate. However, we are not sure on its battery range or how far the boy needs to travel. If someone wants to connect with us so that he could test it and see if it will work, please let us know. Thanks! Suzie
An adoptive resource is trying to help provide a child in foster care braces that the child needs. Braces are not covered under insurance and what the child needs is estimated at $6,000. Any financial assistance would be greatly appreciated to help the family.
A Couple is in need of a crib, and the family has financial difficulties obtaining one. They also have no supplies, for the infant baby boy, so anything will help. Mom is unemployed and dad works but, is struggling to keep stable employment.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64130-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
A kinship provider is in need of an Uber gift card as she has been responsible for providing transportation for the foster youth and the youth's baby. The youth and baby go to a school in Kansas City, MO because they have a daycare program in the school for students who are parents. Options for teen students are very limited on the KS side so this has been the best option even though the school is 17 miles away from the home. The provider has either been taking both youth to school or ordering and Uber each day since school has started two weeks ago in order to make sure the youth is attending classes so she can graduate on time this year. The school in Missouri is working to get a ride share program set up for the youth but at this time, the family is responsible for transportation despite having limited availability as her work schedule is very inflexible. We would like to provide financial support to her through an Uber gift card as she has put so much effort into making sure the youth attends school and gets her degree which can be especially difficult as a teen parent. We would be very grateful for any amount of help in the form of gift cards.
Location: Overland Park, KS 66204-County:Johnson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Our clinic is assisting one of our clients who recently suffered two miscarriages. She is recently separated, and working two jobs to cover the cost of her miscarriage and find a home so her 16 year old son can come and visit her. She is truly starting over and needs assistance. We are working to help her with other resources but would like to help her with her Evergy bill as her utilities were shut off last week. We will provide a copy of the bill. Any help is so appreciated.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64111-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Liberty Women's Clinic-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$426
Children have never attended public school and are struggling to keep up. KVC is in the process of getting children help through school as well, but the children have been making great progress with their current tutor. Placement is currently paying out of pocket for children to attend tutoring, but placement is very low income, so this is difficult to upkeep.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS- KVC-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$360
A single father with 4 children needs help with clothing for his children.
Sizes in shoes: 4, 2, 9, 10, 5C
Sizes in clothes: 8, 7-8, 5T, 5T. 18 months
Toys: Godzilla; Barbie, LOL Brand, Coloring stuff; Barbie, baby dolls, Doc McStuffins; Doc McStuffins, Toy Story, Piggy Bank, baby toys
Location: Blue Springs, MO 64015-County:Jackson-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Children's Division is currently working with a family who is struggling financially to assure that all of their utilities are covered. Recently, the 17 year old daughter has been dealing with the trauma of being sexually assaulted. The family has been trying to focus on improving her mental health with therapy and they have gotten behind on their light bill. Mom states that they currently owe $270 for their light bill. Mom is trying to do her best to make sure that her daughter is taken care of and any assistance would be greatly appreciated!
Location: Blue Springs, MO 64014-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$270
Single mother with four kids ages 4 months to 7 years old. This family just moved back into Kansas from a infested Missouri home. This family's current sofa and love seat are in bad condition as they were infested with insects at their former home. The mother is grateful to be out of the former living conditions and is needing furniture that she and her children can utilize to be together in Livingroom and kitchen. This single mother is in need of living room seating and a rectangle kitchen table with chairs. Their kitchen is small though a rectangle table will work great as it can sit against the window. The children like sitting together at the table for meals. Currently the family has a abused sofa and love seat in the living room. Donor could provide a sectional or a love seat/sofa . Thank you for considering and if any questions feel free to reach out.
Foster family in need of financial assistance. The family was financially struggling before taking a relative foster child into care. The family graciously accepted the child into their home, creating a more significant financial burden. This placement forfeited some work hours to care for the child, placing them even further behind on some of their utilities. The family is working towards obtaining financial education and budgeting to help get them on the right track, but some financial assistance to help keep their utilities on would help to preserve this kinship family foster home. Could you possibly help provide some cash assistance directly to a utility company? Thank you for your consideration.
This family could use 2 twin beds. In this family there are 6 children: 3 boys ages 16, 14, 12, and 3 girls ages 17, 12, and 11. The family came to our attention again when the eldest boy was admitted to psych. The mother would not allow Children's Division in the home and brought the children to the office for Children's Division to assure safety. Children's Division noticed in the history that none of the previous workers have been in the home. The family has mental health services, and that case worker has also never been in the home. After the eldest boy disclosed some concerns of the household conditions, Children's Division pressed the mother as to why she did not want Children's Division in the home and she said, "I know what will happen". When the family lived in CA the children were placed into state's custody and the mother was afraid that the same thing would happen in MO. Children's Division was able to get the mother to allow us in the home and it was determined that the children are living in unsanitary conditions. Since Children's Division initial contact with the family, they have started to clean the home, but they are in need of disposing mattresses. The eldest boy has his own room but the other 5 are sharing a small bedroom and sleeping on mattresses on the floor. The family had bed frames but is in need of mattresses (2 twin mattresses).
Hello, I am an Intensive in-home specialist with Cornerstones of Care, and I am currently working with a young pregnant mother (age 23) and her four young children (ages 4, 3, 2, 1 and unborn child). The family is in need of a pack-n-play for the baby who may be here in the next couple of weeks. Helping family meet this need will ensure that baby has a safe space to sleep and help family practice safe sleep habits. In addition, family could use two baby gates to help keep children out of the kitchen and bathroom. As the children are very young and mobile and like to climb on things. Mother has shared that the two young's children often climb into bathtub and turn on water. This could be very dangerous, as children could unintentionally slip and hurt themselves and or turn on hot water and get burn. A baby gate will help keep children out of the restroom. Lastly, mom has asked, if possible, to get a baby tub for the new baby. She shares that, this is one of the last items she needs for baby and would appreciate the help as her financial situation does not allow her to buy this items.
The mother does work however, does not currently have the financial means to buy these items.
Any help is very much appreciated.
Thank you for taking the time to read the request and for all that you do.
Pack and play (mom is having a boy)
two baby gates
Location: Kansas City, MO 64132-County:Jackson-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$145
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