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Cornerstone Crossroads Academy is a small high school serving students who have not been successful in traditional educational settings. We do everything in our power to set our students up for success. We have a single mother of 3 who has recently moved and is in urgent need of beds, bedding and household goods for herself and her 3 small children. She is working diligently to graduate from high school, but currently has nearly nothing in her new apartment.
We would love to bless this family! Please let us know the ages/sex of the children so we can get the right bedding. Please feel free to call me directly at(###) ###-#### or email ******@email.com - Katy
Kinship caregiver is needing assistance, child (13 yo) is afraid of the dark and is needing battery operated night lights, and video baby monitor. When this need is met the child can feel more secure and feel safe.
A single mother of 4 is in need of some assistance with furniture. The father of the 3 youngest recently had a mental health episode and he can no longer assist with the children physically or financially. This has caused a significant amount of strain on the mother. There are 4 children, 2 male and 2 female. There is an age range from 17 Y to 8 months old. Her home has beds for each of the children but lacks a dining room table, and couches for their 2 living areas.
A single caregiver was just licensed to adopt her 3 year old niece. This little girl will be 4 years old in January. Her niece recently had a huge growth spurt and does not have fall and winter clothes that fit her. The little girl is need of size 6-7 clothing that is appropriate for fall and winter.
A mother and her three children (5 YO, 9 YO, 16 YO) are currently staying with paternal aunt. They are currently sleeping on one air mattress between the four of them. The family is in need of a bunk bed and mattress' so that the children can sleep in their own beds and have more room for comfort.
I have a single father who is caring for his 11 year old daughter. The daughter is disabled and was recently discharged from the hospital. The father and child were kicked out of their home and are currently living in a hotel. The father is behind on his hotel bill and owes $225. If he doesn't catch up on his bill they will be kicked out of the hotel and become homeless. His daughter is also required to drink Pediasure everyday due to failure to thrive but they ran out and the father doesn't have enough funds to purchase anymore. If she doesn't get the nutrition needed she can lose weight, which will place her back in the hospital. I am also requesting $60 to purchase two boxes of Pediasure that will last her a month. The daughter was recently approved for disability and the father will have additional income to care for her once payment begins.
Three girls have been returned home to their mother. Mom finally got them a place of their own and is in need of new beds for the girls. Due to switching jobs and other moving expenses, buying new beds is not in her budget. The girls have outgrown their current beds, and are in need of new ones to make them more comfortable in their new home.
This request is for a little girl who is residing with her great aunt. This little girl has been so fortunate to have some clothes provided from other resources in Dallas county but now needs somewhere to put them. I am requesting a dresser for this family.
Non offending parent (dad) has gotten his own home for him and his 2-month-old baby to live in. Baby was removed from the hospital due to mother's drug use during pregnancy. At the time of removal, the department was unable to determine if dads' home was safe or not due to unknown roommates. Since removal, dad has moved out of the home and gotten his own 'tiny home'. He has worked hard to pay for the safety deposit, first month's rent, and all the baby items needed to care for an infant.
He still needs help getting a sofa/chairs and a diaper bag. Additionally, if it's possible to assist with rent, that would help make up for the unexpected cost of purchasing all the items needed to care for his son. He works full time at a restaurant and has no family/support system in the U.S. He is an amazing dad who is willing to do whatever it takes to have his son in his care. I truly cannot say enough great things about this father and the love he has for his son. I know he would greatly appreciate assistance of any kind.
Two boys ages 5 and 2 are needing dressers to store their clothes. Kinship placement (grandparents) is not able to afford this expense. Grandparents are older and not able to work to afford this added cost. Family needs either one dresser that is big enough for both boys to use or two dressers for each boy.
A great aunt and uncle have stepped up and have taken in their niece's 4 children who range in age 6-11. The plan is for these children to be in the home permanently. The family washing machine has recently broke and is beyond repair. The family now spends a few evenings during the week at the laundry mat washing clothes for 7 people and then bringing them home to put in the dryer. A new washing machine will help this family greatly and reduce the stress of having to leave the home to do laundry.
Single mother of 5 children is struggling to make her utility payments. She is unemployed and suffers from mental health. She is trying to find employment but is not having any success. She does receive government assistance for food and housing costs. The children are all under the age of 10. Supporting this request will positively affect the well-being of the children.
A single caregiver recently had her 6 year old female cousin placed with her. The caregiver previously received permanent custody of her 3 year old and 10 year old female cousins through previous CPS cases. The caregiver has a 2 bedroom apartment and she is requesting one set of bunk beds for her 6 year old cousin and 10 year old cousins for their bedroom as they share a room. In addition, she is requesting mattresses and sheets for the beds. The caregiver works hard to provide for her family and with this case being new she had to purchase other items for her cousin to be settled in her home and cannot afford bunk beds at this time.
We have a single-parent family whose house burned down. The family lost everything. Children are in need of clothes, especially uniforms. Unfortunately, without proper uniform attire, students are not allowed to remain on campus and attend classes. The family also needs furniture, bedding, food, etc. Anything will help this family to recover and help to make them whole again. The children desperately want to continue their studies.
We have a single-parent family whose house burned down. The family lost everything. Children are in need of clothes, especially uniforms. Unfortunately, without proper uniform attire, students are not allowed to remain on campus and attend classes. The family also needs furniture, bedding, food, etc. Anything will help this family to recover and help to make them whole again. The children desperately want to continue their studies. 2 bunk bed sets and one twin bed are needed for the children
A kinship family needs help with daycare costs incurred while caring for a family member's 1 year old baby while the parent was not a safe option for the child. The family stepped up for the child when no other family member was able to. The kinship family is on a fixed income as one of them is disabled. Therefore, the child needed daycare in order for the placement to work. Unfortunately, CCMS had some issues processing the daycare and the family had to pay out of pocket for a month and is unable to afford the large bill. Any amount will help. The amount can be paid directly to the daycare to help lower the bill for the family. If the bill is not paid, the child may be dropped from the daycare which could disrupt the placement. The kinship family intends to adopt the child as soon as legally able.
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Community Responder. 2 months ago
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