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We have a 12 year old female who is placed in a residential facility in Columbia, Missouri. Her family lives in Kansas City. Her sister and her aunt would like to be able to go and see their sister and bring her back on weekends once a month so that she can see her 5 other siblings. Family is really important to our youth and her being in Columbia has made it hard for her family to go see her. Her family does not have the financial ability to make it to and from Columbia often.
The request is for gas cards so that the aunt or sister can go pick their sister up once a month for a pass to see her family. I can keep the gas cards at my office and provide them to the aunt or sister once a month.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
DCCCA is working with a mother who has been homeless and living in a hotel for seven months. The family has been able to obtain housing and will be ready to move in this weekend. The last obstacle is paying off past due utilities so mom can connect electricity at the new home. Two of the children have been living with family and friends because there was not enough space at the hotel. Having this cost covered not only gets mom out of the hotel room, it will put the family back together under one roof. Mom has contributed what she can to the bill and has obtained assistance from community resources and this amount is what remains after other resources have been tapped out. Thank you in advance for helping this family get into a home and be reunited!
A foster parent needs assistance with a playpen with a Bassett attached, Twin size bed with rails, and a car seat (Grow with me from infant to toddler). This family is new to fostering a child and needs help to make the life of the child comfortable .
This client has a 5 month old and 2 year old child who are currently in CD custody but placed in the home with both she and the children's father. The mother is unemployed and remains home with both children. She is seeking employment to help out with the bills as CD will provide her family with daycare. The father goes to work. However the income isn't steady as the father is a construction worker and jobs are not only weather dependent but availability dependent. The father recently lost his mother who left behind a house that requires a monthly mortgage payment. The loan is through a company called "Mr. Cooper". The origianl loan amount on the home was $32,874.36 and the pay off amount is $51,550.21. The amount has increased drastically due to non-payment and late fees. This family is at risk of losing their home. This mother is very close to reunify with her children but in order for the children to remain in the parents home, stable housing is imperative. This family is at risk of losing their home as they've not been able to make a payment since December 2022. The requested amount includes the principal, escrow, and intrest. The loan company has requested a payment in the amount of: $1,438.75 no later than 3/24/2023. Please help this family maintain this home so that the children may remain with their parents.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64123-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1438
I work for a low-income housing apartment complex, and we are in need of a bookshelf. We have been focusing on raising the literacy rate among our residents and were donated numerous boxes of books to help with this endeavor. We have also started English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for those who want to learn more English. Because of these classes and the donated books, we need a bookshelf to store the materials and books that our residents are now learning to read! Receiving this bookshelf would help us continue to serve our residents in an organized manner.
The bookshelf can be dropped off at the apartment complex office.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64124-County:Jackson-Children Served: 200-Adults Served: 150-Agency: #Phoenix Family-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
We have an 11 month old child and their twin brother who is placed with a relative. They are in need of a double stroller so that they can push both children around at the same time. We feel that this device will be helpful for the child, and want to make the relative placement successful so they can continue to remain in a relative home with each other
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$135
Child has chronic head lice. Mother has tried multiple different types of shampoo and treatment but continues to struggle with managing the child’s head lice. Mother is struggling financially to pay for the ongoing treatment for lice.
Family is in need of any form of payment to assist the family in purchasing ongoing treatment for lice.
5 year old little boy, his aunt, her partner, and the aunt two young sons are trying to get licensing and have to spend a lot of unforeseen funds to get this process going. They need a carbon monoxide detector for their home. They can use help with groceries and gas gift cards as well. The aunt has to drive a long distance to take the 5 year old child to his therapy sessions each week.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64108-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$240
6 year little boy and his mom can use some clothes and shoes for the little boy, toiletries, trash bags and cleaning supplies for the home, non-perishable food items and small amount of perishable food for a dorm-sized fridge, dog supplies for his dogs (food, toys), and an Easter basket for the child.
Clothes sizes: 8/9, shoes size 12 boys, medium boys underwear, and he loves hoodies and hats. The little boy loves superheroes especially Hulk, Black Panther, Batman, and he like Star Wars too.
Easter basket: he would love anything from games to play dough and nerf guns. He loves cotton candy and chocolate too. Mom said he is not too picky.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64138-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$225
Two teenage children and the mother need some extra help with food and gas. Mom recently got her children back in her home and would love help with some groceries with a Walmart gift card or Aldi gift card and a QuikTrip gift card for mom and one for the daughter. Mom works two jobs to get by and her daughter just graduated high school and is working full-time. They need gas money to help to visit with dad and grandma and go to work. The son is attending school far from their home and that takes more gas money too. The family would appreciate extra groceries and any extra help you can provide. Thank you for all you do!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
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
Sojourn has a couch. I have a kitchen table too. How many chairs are needed? I don’t have enough chairs.
Sojourn On Savannah Ave. 4 days ago
We can provide the sheets and comforters
NorthPoint Development. 3 days ago
Hello you all. Please contact us at(###) ###-#### as soon as possible to coordinate getting these items to the family. We would love for all of us to meet the family in person in the same Care Connection. Thank you for giving to Jesus by giving to this family. There is a promise in Proverbs 11:25 just for you! Let's keep spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ together!
Faith Walkers Outreach. 2 days ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details. Thank you for working so hard for and with the families in our community!
Faith Walkers Outreach, Community Lead Church. 2 days ago
Thank you for giving to Jesus by giving to this family. There is a promise in Proverbs 11:25 for you! LET'S KEEP SPREADING THE GOSPEL OF Jesus Christ!
Faith Walkers Outreach. 2 days ago
Praying for this family - love the Resto Fam
An aunt of a 17-year-old female is trying very hard to become placement of her niece. She is moving out of her own room to allow the niece to have it and only needs a twin-size mattress for her niece to be placed with her. As soon as she has a mattress, this child who has struggled in many foster homes will be reunited with a family member who is loving and supportive of her. Any assistance would be very much appreciated.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS- KVC-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
Have a grandma who is placement now of her five grandchildren. Having the five children now with her, she has had to move into a bigger place and there are some things that are needed. The big need is bedding for her and the 5 grandchildren. The bedding the children did have had to be thrown out due to a bed bug situation. The youngest one is 2 and the only girl. Any help with any of the things listed would be appreciated!
A grandmother who has her 2 year old grandson placed with her is in need of assistance with groceries and household items. She recently had major surgery and has not been able to return to work yet. A gift card to a store that sells groceries and household items such as Walmart would be ideal.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
A 20 month old girl was just placed with her biological mother for a trial home stay. She is in need of a car seat for transporting her to daycare, appointments and outings. Preferred would be a seat that can also be transformed into a booster seat when she outgrows it.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
The Jackson County Children's Division is looking for $5 gift card donations for workers and investigators as incentives after long hard days or praise for a job well done. This moral booster would go a long way in helping the workers and investigators feel seen and appreciated by their community. We are asking for gift cards in $5 amounts for Starbucks, Sonic, or QuickTrip.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 50-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
Good afternoon, This family of three needs a washer and dryer. This family was homeless for six months living in a hotel; they obtained a home in January. The previous family left a washer, but it isn't operational. Mom works six days a week, and they are currently on the path to a financially sustaining life. This resource significantly contributes to that end.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO-Impact Center Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1100
DCCCA has been working with a family and is getting ready to pass services on to another provider who will work with reunifying children and parents. As a step in that process, the family needs to order birth certificates for two of the children in order to obtain housing. DCCCA would like to help the parents secure the certificates and begin working on obtaining stable housing before their case closes in the next few weeks. If you are able to assist in covering this cost to help these parents as they take steps to be able to have their children back to their home, it would be very much appreciated. Thank you!
A youth who struggles with enuresis is in need of a fresh, clean, new bed in his foster home.
His placement has a waterproof cover but would like to replace the soiled mattress with a fresh one before starting to use the waterproof cover.
Maternal grandmother is the placement provider for two children in Children's Division custody and the guardian of two other children who live in the home. She is looking to move to a larger home to have more adequate space for the children and needs assistance with paying for the deposit to move into the home. She works a full-time job and has already saved up $600 for the deposit. FosterAdoptConnect is willing to provide $1000 towards the deposit and now she just needs assistance towards the remaining balance.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
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