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This birth father has worked hard to reunify with his two very young children. He successfully completed all required case plan activities and is ready to be a single father. The court agreed with this and placed the children back into his care full time this week. The father's youngest child (boy) is 1 1/2 years old and is special needs, which requires multiple ongoing medical appointments and therapy. The father will need a car seat to assist with transportation to and from these appointments. Therefore an infant car seat is being requested on his behalf. The father is very grateful and has declined any other needs as he was able to get a car seat for his daughter (age 2 1/2) and a double stroller for them. He is very humble and knows he has to be there for his young children since they have been in foster care for over a year. He is dedicating his full attention to their needs and will be a stay at home father until they are school aged.
Parents are having financial struggles due to dad's work being very slow. 15 year old high school student is in need of clothes therefore lacking motivation to get to school. Student wears a sweatshirt size medium, shoe size is 6 in women's and 32x30 in pants or a 5/7 in juniors. Mom is also in need of small bunk beds for her 2 younger kids, 10 year old son and 4 year old daughter with not much room space.
The family consists of both parents and three minor teenagers. The family has an open FM case due to concerns of domestic abuse. The family is having some financial trouble and needs help paying for educational costs for the children. The minor twin girls are currently seniors at and need help paying for 2 AP tests $70 each and are in need of 2 pairs of dancing shoes, $120 each, for an upcoming performance at their high school. The twin girls are great students, are actively applying for colleges and are hopeful and determined to pursue higher education and careers in criminal justice and nursing. The parents income is only sufficient to pay for the basic needs, but they struggle to pay and come up with monies to pay for other expenses as mentioned above. The monetary assistance would alleviate stress and anxiety for the girls and the family while providing the girls with the opportunity to reach their educational goals.
Location: Orange, CA 92865-County:Orange-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Orange County Social Services Agency-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$380
A single mother of two children who was recently homeless and now has moved into her own apartment. She is starting from scratch and is in need of a microwave. This would help her cook food for her children and budget her money to avoid being homeless.
Location: Moreno Valley, CA 92553-County:Riverside-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #RCOE - Moreno Valley USD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Student is a 17-year old that is living in a single parent home. Student's father passed away 2 years ago. Mother is unemployed, has medical issues, and is receiving very limited funds. Student explained that they are often hungry as they do not receive a lot of financial support. Student and mother are asking for help/resources. Student takes 3 buses a day to get to school as the mom does not have a vehicle. Student is in need of clothing, shoes, undergarments, pajamas, winter coat. Student is also hoping for visa gift cards for food.
A single mom working to reunify with her 5 children is in need of another pack and play to be able to be fully prepared to start her upcoming overnights. Mom has 2 sets of twins, 11 old girls, 1 year old twins 1 boy and girl and a 4 year old boy.
If possible a bike for mom to be able to get back and forth to work in the meantime would be super helpful, if possible.
A child that is five has been reunified with his father. He and the father sleep in the same room. The father is currently rebuilding his life as he now sleeps in a twin bed. The family is requesting a toddler bed and mattress for the youth so he and the father can sleep comfortably.
We are asking for financial assistance for a mother, 31 years old, who is ill and placed in a nursing care facility due to her critical medical issues. Mother is blind in one eye and has 9% kidney function. Despite her medical condition, Mother continues to work on reunification. The mother visits with her children at the nursing home facility, but due to her medical status, she is unable to work and has zero source of income. Her children are older, 14 and 16. We are requesting a financial donation for a mother to use on her visits with her children. The mother would like to be able to offer the children a meal, go out of the facility, buy them something, or purchase things she and the children can use during the visits. Any financial assistance received will be used to strengthen the bond and quality of the visits with the children, while they still have their mother. The mother has a parent partner assigned who is helping her come up with activities she can do during the visit with her children. It is unknown if the mother will receive a transplant donation, so the time of the visits is crucial for these children.
Location: Pomona, CA 91767-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$350
This family just experienced a car accident that totaled the family's only mode of transportation. Unfortunately, the mothers insurance would only cover a rental car for a couple of days. Now, she is having to pay for a rental car out-of-pocket which is causing extreme financial stress. Mother is a single mother of 3 kids, 10-year-old, 6-year-old, and 6-year-old, and only makes around $2,200 a month which is considered low income. Her rent is $1,100 which takes most of her budget. Her student's have had difficulty getting to school on time since the accident because she cannot afford the rental car every week. Without a car, it takes the family about 40 minutes each day to walk to-and-from school, and Mother is unable to get to work to provide for her family. The mother is requesting a used car or cash to help with a down payment on a car. This mom would be very thankful for any support as getting this critical need met will ultimately provide some stability for her and all her children in this difficult time.
We have a family who was homeless at one time. They have stable housing now but struggle to keep up with daily living needs especially clothes for their growing three daughters. They are looking for new school clothes for the students so they can go to school with confidence. A gift card to Target or Walmart of any amount would be great.
A single mother of two children who was previously homeless, has unfortunately become unemployed and is trying to avoid getting evicted. She is struggling to find a new job in time to pay the back rent. This assistance would help her pay rent and avoid eviction. The student would have safe place to live and function while in high school.
Location: Moreno Valley, CA 92553-County:Riverside-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #RCOE - Moreno Valley USD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1200
I have a student that has a difficult family relationship and he is currently living with a friend (per guardian's knowledge). Student is having difficulties with consistent transportation. Student is in need of a bus pass.
Location: Perris, CA 92570-County:Riverside-Children Served: 1-Agency: #RCOE - Perris Union High School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$90
Family of 4 is currently living in a Motel. The family needs a small microwave where they can cook and heat their food. This will help the family save time, money and gas, they are currently going to a nearby gas station to heat up their food. Some gas cards would also be very helpful. Thank you
A single mother urgently and kindly requests $800 for her security deposit to rent a studio room for her family of four children. Ages are 7, 6, 3, and 1. Her monthly rent is $800, which she has accumulated over the last two weeks by cleaning homes. MVUSD has provided her and family with temporary housing at a local hotel for 10 nights, which will end on Friday 10/27. This monetary aid will ensure she gains the keys to her studio room so her children have a roof over their heads. A stable and permanent home yields consistency and safety for students, which increases student achievement.
Location: Moreno Valley, CA 92557-County:Riverside-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #RCOE - Moreno Valley USD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$800
An 18 month old baby girl was removed at birth. Currently the case is in Family Reunification. The child has recently outgrown her current car seat. The caregiver is requesting a Graco Slim Car Seat 3 in 1 Convertible Car Seat (valued at $219), this will allow us to preserve placement much longer.
Location: Placentia, CA 92870-County:Orange-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Orange County Social Services Agency-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$219
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