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A single mom of 3 small children who is in need of help with getting a laptop so that she can look for work and apply for jobs that are work from home so that she can provide for her children. This laptop will help this mom have better access to applying for jobs. The family is homeless and struggling financially.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$120
Kinship prover is doing placement for 2 children. This placement came unexpectedly but provider adores these children and agreed to take them in with her and her 2 biological children. Adding 2 more children to the home has brought on a financial burden and provider is finishing up becoming a certified kinship placement. Within that certification some requirements consists of a 5 lb fire extinguisher and an escape ladder. The youngest placement also does not have a bed of his own. Provider is a single mother who works very hard to provide for her family and she needs help to be able to continue for caring for these children.
Location: Aurora, CO 80014-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
We have a five year old boy who is excited to start learning how to ride a bike with the help of this amazing foster family! The family would love help getting him the bike of his dreams with training wheels attached. They think a 16 inch bike, with removable training wheels, would be perfect! If you are interested in fulfilling this request, we can send links to potential bikes. Thank you!!
Kin aunt has agreed to take emergency placement of a young child. She is struggling to maintain monthly bills while meeting his needs. She used her last income to provide kid friendly meals and clothing and hygiene. She will need help with visa cards for basic necessities and transportation to and from visits with parents. She is unable to pick up extra shift at work for additional income as she is newly accepted into her apprenticeship and cannot lose her spot in the program. Any assistance helps.
Location: Parker, CO 80138-County:Douglas-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Douglas County Department of Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
I am currently working with families at the Eloise Mae Library assisting families affected by the early morning fire that took place at Club Valencia. About 100 units have been affected. Cherry Creek Schools has reported 27 students have been affected. This is the second fire at this location since November. We are still exploring all of the needs these families will have. The families were not allowed back into their apartments to retrieve their items. We could really use Walmart and Target gift cards so families can get their kiddos a few items. We could use some donated toys and pack-n-plays. Any help would be amazing.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 15-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$615
This grandma is taking in her 2 grandsons, one is currently in the NiCU. Her daughter is struggling with substances abuse and did not tell anyone she was pregnant so this baby was a complete surprise and shock to everyone. She is on a fixed income and has absolutely nothing for this baby. We are in desperate need for New Born clothes and supplies for this baby boy and a bed frame for the oldest grandson. Anything will be greatly appreciated.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$325
The grandmother of child is the guardian of 5 children ages 11, 15, 16, 12, and 10. 1 Male and 4 Females. The family needs a dryer ASAP as it is impacting the family having dry clothes for school. Recently their basement flooded and destroyed a lot of things as well as the weather does not allow for clothes to be hung outside to dry. Family is not in a place where they are able to go to laundromat weekly to transport wet clothes to be dried. Thank you!
Location: Denver, CO 80219-County:Denver-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$525
Bio father was recently reunited with his two children after learning about the child abuse/neglect case. The court granted this father custody of the children and he is in need of car seats for his two children. The children traveled home with their father to this past weekend, 1/29/23. The father wants to ensure that he has the resources needed in order to provide for his children's safety. The children were very happy to be reunited with their father. Link as an example for what the family is needing.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
This is a family of five. This family has a history of being homeless during the pandemic and last year were able to secure housing through a private landlord. They are so excited and relived to be housed and don't want anything to endanger their housing. Unfortunately, the oldest boy is really struggling with his mental health and the family has had to contact the police department (with the crisis team) on several occasions. The family has taken all the sharps and medications and have them hidden for now but really need a lock box to ensure these items are secure for their son's safety as well as for their own safety.
We currently have an crisis clinician meeting with the family working to mitigate the crisis and assist them in getting long term supports and services set up for the children.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$60
I have a 19 year old youth who is in foster care and will be emancipating from the foster care system when they turn 21. Their tennis shoes are starting to wear out and are in desperate need of a new pair.
Location: Castle Rock, CO 80109-County:Douglas-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Douglas County Department of Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Our client is a mom of two children that are in two different households. Mom is currently gaining stability with support of grandmother. They're needing two strollers to assist in commuting the children.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
Single mom who had her children removed from her custody in August of 2022. Kids are fifteen and two. Mom has a lot on her plate between work, treatment, and visits with her kids. She is fighting to maintain her current living arrangement on top of all that is asked of her through the Department. She struggles to make it to all of her required drug screens which has impacted the ability for her kids to return to her care. As an alternative solution, a sobriety monitoring device is being explored for her. The device is costly and unfortunately not covered by the Department. A month's worth of monitoring is going to cost about $300. To help further see this mother succeed and reunify with her children, this request is being placed to help provide financial assistance to pay for the sobriety monitoring device. What is being asked if $300 in gift cards to provide to mom so she can supplement the money she'll have to spend on the device. We are hopeful that this plan will help her make progress and we can return these kiddos back home!
Location: Englewood, CO 80112-County:Douglas-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Douglas County Department of Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Family in need of $600 to get their only vehicle back from having auto repairs. The family has three children under the age of four including a newborn. There is one working parent. The family has many appointments and obligations where transportation is needed. Having their car back will allow them to get to work, treatment appointments, doctor appointments and children's school. Updated on February 01, 2023 by an Agency Worker Hello- We graciously were able to collect $300 towards the balance of the family's vehicle. We are still looking for a donation for the remaining $300. The family only has one vehicle and with a newborn getting to pediatric appointments is so important. Thank you!!
Location: Parker, CO 80134-County:Douglas-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Douglas County Department of Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
This family moved into an apartment and they had to discard their mattresses as they became infected with bed bugs. The family is currently sleeping on the floor of their apartment. The family purchased blow-up mattresses, but the cats paws punctured them. The family is asking for help with two new queen size mattresses, box springs, pillows and sheets.
Location: Denver, CO 80205-County:Denver-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1340
Our client has guardianship of her two grandsons age 2 and 4. Both children are diagnosed with Baraitser-Winter syndrome. Due to the diagnosis the family has several in home provides for speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy. Grandma is not employed as she is a full time caregiver to her grandchildren. She does not currently have reliable transportation. The 2yr old is starting potty training and the family would like a training toilet. Additionally the children do not currently have beds. Due to the needs of both children the family is requesting a bed that he is low to the ground.
Low to Ground bed frame
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$760
Mom gave birth to baby boy on 1/25/2023, she did not receive prenatal care so the doctor estimates he was born about 35-36 gestational. Baby was born weighing 5 lbs 7.8 ounces. Unfortunately his mom struggles with addiction so baby tested positive and he is now experiencing withdrawal. Baby boy is a very strong baby and he hopes to go home very soon to his grandmother where she also has been taking care of his older brother. All of this was unexpected so baby boy's grandmother was not prepared and she is also on a fixed income. She is needing help with a bassinet(pack in play with bassinet insert), infant car seat and stroller, and baby tub. I thought that a stroller would help her get around with baby and his older brother and make it easier for her.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$430
This youth was released from the hospital with an injury and could use crutches, gauze, and peroxide. MOC has been struggling to make ends meet and only has rent money & doesn't want to fall behind on rent. These items will be very helpful so the injury doesn't become infected.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$60
6 year old son has significant behaviors, and he has recently started trying to escape from the home and mother does not always immediately realize. These alarms are to help alert her immediately to child leaving the home. Mother is struggling financially because at this time she is unable to work because she has to constantly pick son up from school because of his behaviors at school.
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Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$20
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