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I have a family who is currently in an emergency housing situation. The family consists of a single mom with three children. The student is in 8th grade on my campus, but he also has a brother in 12th grade, and a brother that is too young for school. The family was just evicted from their housing situation, and they are staying at a hotel with no mode of transportation or funds. The family is in need of 200.00 dollars to be able to stay in a two bedroom hotel room for the week while they figure out a more permanent option. As of right now, both students are unable to attend school and all four family members are sharing one hotel room. The family's need is very urgent. Any assistance that can be offered is greatly appreciated.
Looking for help for a fictive kin placement who is taking permanent custody of two children, but is needing help with daycare to maintain permanent care. Due to a freeze in state funding for daycare, the family cannot get help from the state to fund the daycare. The two young children are under 5 and are very happy and comfortable in the home. They are well taken care of and the caretaker can afford to meet their daily needs while working full time, but cannot afford to also pay for daycare. Without daycare they would not be able to work and afford to take care of the kids whom they love dearly and want to keep out of the foster care system. This family is hoping for help from the community to assist with daycare for at least the next six months until they can get further daycare. The cost of daycare is extremely high for all families in today's world and we are hopeful that those who are able will help contribute to meeting these children's needs. The daycare that they attend helps them with learning educationally and with social skills. The total cost of daycare without assistance for the two children is about $2,300 a month. For six months to be fully covered, they would need $13,800
15 y.o male and 2 y.o female just moved here from California with pretty much nothing. 15 yo does not have a bed at all and only a few pieces of clothing. 2yo needs diapers and wipes. Clothes- 28/30 on jeans mens small in shirts, shoes- 9. underwear- small boxers. Diapers wipes for baby girl- 6 huggies and any wipes
Summary: Family of middle school student requesting help with groceries and utility bills.
Context: Student comes from a single-parent household, where Mom is a dedicated educator struggling to make ends meet. In the past, the family has struggled with stable housing, but through their hard work and determination, they have improved their situation significantly. However, the start of school has put a strain on their resources, and they are needing help with groceries and their electricity bill. If this need was met even partially, it would help both the student and Mom maintain the stability and wellbeing they have worked so hard to achieve.
The relative caregiver for three children in CPS custody was faced with some unusual financial hardship that has caused her to become behind on her rent payments and unless she is able to receive financial assistance, she and the kids in her care will be displaced from their home. The caregiver was able to come up with about $1,000, but she is still needing $700. This caregiver has been a very strong support and advocate for these children and she is looking forward to getting to adopt them, and she is in need of financial assistance so that she can continue to show these kids the love and support that they desperately need. The landlord has given until 9/15/23 before filing for eviction.
Single pregnant mom of a 8 yr old and 10 yr old, who is expecting is homeless and living out of her car. She has no family, friends, or help and has contemplated abortion. She is now taking embrace grace classes to provide other options than abortion. This family needs help with housing, food, and clothes. Sizes for mom and children can be provided.
Location: Waxahachie, TX 75165-County:Ellis-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Communities United For Kids-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$800
Single mom of three girls who depend financially mom's income. One in high school and twins in middle school all in DISD. Mom has recently completed a masters degree and is applying for jobs as we speak, Unfortunately, she has not had any offers at the moment. The family is in need of financial support for past due rent and a upcoming electricity bill. The family is very grateful to God for any support, and don't want to be evicted. mom has applied for all types of help from, DISD, City of Dallas, and has not received assistance at this time. We can provide additional information if requested. Thanks you in advance for any and all help; the family is Praying for a miracle..
Combined household including infant, toddler, elderly grandmother, and father with cancer. There is a leak under the kitchen sink they cannot afford to fix on their own. Father is sick and only one who works in home. They have very little money. If this is fixed, it will help them to improve the family home, and prevent further destruction of the cabinet space, and illness from mold.
Kinship caregiver (cousin) took in 4 children and has gotten them the basic essentials however, this has placed a major financial burden on the family and limits on buying anything out of the budget. With a total of 8 children in the home and a single mother raising them she has requested assistance with 2 girls bikes so they can all play outside. The other children have bikes but it leaves 2 of them not being able to participate because of that.
The students of Carter High School have several students who are in low income households who are in critical need of School uninform shirts. Without students being in proper uniform they are unable to attend classes. Having this need met will keep children in classes and help with emotional well-being of the students by knowing they are in uniform. We are requesting 50 Blue Polo style shirts. Sizes are adult small, medium, and large.
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Our fully accredited high school serves 27 students who have not been successful in traditional educational settings. Many of our students face homelessness and lack of involvement with caring adults and parents. We have full "wrap around" case management to help each student succeed. Our students need pants in order to meet our dress code. Students need black or khaki pants with no holes or rips.
It's only been week one and we've already seen several students with "accidents" walking down the hallways. We just want to make this experience easier for them and to help them not lose any instructional time waiting for their parents in the office to change.
Khaki French Toast Girls Skinny Fit Stretch Ponte Pant size 12, 14, 16
Only one caregiver is providing for 5 children and currently does not have a job. The family has the family has four girls and two boys. Ages nine months to 16 years old. Mother is working very hard to provide for the family without an income. Mother is working hard in order to get a job and provide for the family. The mother is currently in need of help getting a bed for one of her sons so is currently sleep on the floor.
This family is starting over after leaving a domestic violence relationship. The mother has moved with her 5 children (one of whom is an adult) and her sister. They are requesting living room furniture such as a sofa, couch, loveseat, and/or armchairs. The current sofa they have has a broken leg and only one person can sit on the sofa at a time. Furniture for their living room will allow the family to spend time together.
There is a high school in Dallas that is in a low economic area. Students are not allowed in attend classes without school uniform shirts . By meeting this request you are helping improve a child's self-esteem, academic attendance, and academic performance. Thanks for your help!
50 white polo shirts size children's small/medium /large
There is a high school in Dallas that is in a low economic area. Students are not allowed in attend classes withouth school uniform shirts . By meeting this request you are helping improve a child's self-esteem, academic attendance, and academic performance. Thanks for your help!
50-Gray polo shirts size small/medium/large
Hello, I have a client that called today needing money to keep her and her four kids from staying in her car. She has a new job working remote but won't be paid until 9/1/23. She she has received help from North Texas Outreach and Homeless Coalition to keep her in a motel but she has no more time. She was supposed to check out at 11am this morning but has delayed leaving the room. She is currently still in the room. She has SNAP benefits. She needs $70 to pay for another night in the room. Maybe through the weekend at $140. If you contact me I will send the receipt from the motel to verify. Thank you
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