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A teenager is in need of $180.00 to attend a two-day football camp that is from June 4th 2023 until June 5th,2023. This camp will help this young person continue to hone their skills in football. Football is a major outlet for this young person to release stress and to work on communication and team building skills with a team.
Kinship is needing assistance in down payment . Her biological child was murdered and she had to relocate her her and the children's mental health. The property owner needs payment today to obtain lease. Please help the foster children remain with Kinship, they will need to be moved if placement is not obtained this month.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64128-County:Jackson-Children Served: 6-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$950
This child has been the foster care system for many years. In his young life he has learned some unhealthy habits. He is now currently developing and growing while his needs are being met. We are asking for the balance of a 10-week summer camp program to be paid. The total cost of the program is $1,700.00. KC Parks and Recreation has offered a 50% scholarship to attend camp. CASA is able to cover the cost of one week of summer camp. Leaving a balance $850.00. This would be a great program for child to continue to grow and learn skills.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64118-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$850
Children's Division is working with a single mom of four. The family has lost a number of things due to being homeless and have recently found a place to live. They had to flee from their last home on account of domestic violence and are essentially starting all over again. They are such a close-knit family that is in need of some assistance. The following is a list of their needs;
Female Child 1 (Age: 9)
- 10/12 shirts
- 14/16 pants
- 8 underwear
- Size 7 Shoes
Female Child 2 (Age: 8)
- 7/8 pants
- 6 underwear
- Size 2.5 Shoes
Female Child 3 (Age: 5)
- 6 Shirts
- 6 Pants
- 4 underwear
- Size 1 Shoes
Male Child (Age: 3)
- 3T Clothing
- 4 underwear
- Size 11 Shoe
- XL Shirt
- 20W Black Pants
- 40DD Bra
- Size 8 Underwear
- Size 10 Shoes
The Family is also in need of kitchen supplies (Pots, pans, dishes, silverware, ect), toiletries, laundry soap, toilet paper, dishwashing soap, pillows, sheets, blankets, and a first aid kit. The mother is also needing a new wheel alignment on her car and a radiator replaces. She states that she has the parts, she just needs help getting them put on correctly. She would love a washing machine as well but knows that it is a huge ask.
Children Division is assisting a Swahili family who has 6 children in the home. It was discovered that all 6 children in the home have been sleeping in 1 bed. This family is in need of 6 twin sized beds or bunk beds with frames as well as bed linens. In addition to the beds needed we are hoping to connect this family to a Swahili community so that they have community supports. Thank you in advance
Location: Kansas City, MO 64128-County:Jackson-Children Served: 6-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1100
The children need help with car seats. A car seat for a 12-18 month old female child, and a car seat for a 3 year old male child. Clothing is needed also for girl 18 months and boy 4T/5T as she does not have much extra clothing. This is a one time investment as the caregiver just needs help with these items. The caregiver has taken over the children as it was unexpected and she is trying to provide for them but is in need of some help to continue care. She also needs help with a baby gate, a simple stroller to take the baby on walks and food. Due to needing child I.d for food pantry's she is struggling with food until she gets approved for kinship. Anything will help her right now until her approval. Thank you so much.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64123-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
This family is only needing help for their utility bill that has gone out of there budget. It doesn't seem like it is a reoccurring issue with the family. They are capable of keeping up with the following payments, but one month had gotten away from them and has now piled up and it is beyond what they can afford alone. They are reaching out and asking for help. The household consists of 3, both parents and a child. The bill is 274$ to avoid shut off, but the entire bill is $444.
Location: Grain Valley, MO 64029-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$444
Single father is in need of some assistance with the fee to complete court-ordered Batterer's Intervention course. The father is in therapy with a domestic violence component and is taking responsibility for the problems he has faced in the past. Any assistance toward the fee is greatly appreciated. The cost is $150, then $20 per class after that. Thank you for all you do to help families in need!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64132-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
Our older youth was in florida when she was pulled over for driving without headlights on, and driving without a license. She was driving to pick up her 6 month old daughter from the person who was watching her. This youth has been trying to work and get the money to pay for the tickets but the cost of having her daughter, and getting her the items that she needs comes first. The tickets are $113 and $166. we are desperately trying to help her pay this so that she does not get a warrant issued for not paying the fines. She has been an amazing mother to her daughter, and this has been a stressful situation for her.
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KVC Kinship is working with a kinship placement who has recently taken in a 12-year-old male and also has two teenagers of her own. This placement has expressed a need for assistance with obtaining a bunk bed frame for a xl twin and full or queen mattress on the bottom. This placement already has the mattresses and is just in need of assistance with getting the bunk bed frame as the three boys are sharing a room. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64129-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS- KVC-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Aunt has placement of her 4 year old niece. She has not yet received any relative licensure payments. She is struggling with paying her bills and is in need of assistance with her utility bill so that her water and electricity to do get shut off resulting in us having to remove the 4 year old.
Child is currently living with Aunt but is moving with dad. She is in need of clothes to finish out her school year and move to dads as she has lived with the mother most of her life. Anything such as underwear, shirts shorts will help alleviate stress during this transitional time. The child is 11 years old, size18 in girls clothing/underwear and 9 ½ for shoes.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64124-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$320
We are looking for funds to assist in reunifying a family. The biological mother is needing assistance with paying off a past due utility bill. The mother will be able to pay off of her utility bill and get utilities set up in her new housing. Once she has the new housing, her children will be able to be reunified with her.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64134-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$684
A single mother of one was out of work a few weeks, and has just found a new job. However, in the time between, could not pay her utility bill and would like financial assistance to avoid a disconnect. She has also been referred to other utility resources that have not been able to assist.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64124-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
A child is wanting to find family members as he feels isolated and that he has no ties to anyone. He feels alone and no one checks on him on a day-to-day basis. This child has had ups and downs as far as his mood and just wants a glean of hope. This child was previously adopted from another state and is currently in foster care in Clay County.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64127-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$120
Bio father is in need of a bunk bed set so that he can start to get expanded time with his 2 boys that can move into overnights and home trial visit. This dad will also need 2 dressers as well as safety locks/plugs and wall mounts for the dresses so they do not fall. He needs safety locks for the kitchen and bathroom he is in need of 1 baby gate
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1065
Single father is caring for his 8 year old son under Children's Division supervision. Paternal grandmother is housing the father and son in her home. Some minor home repair need to be done to keep the family safe. Plumbing services to help fix the bathroom sink in the half bathroom will help them use the sink without having a bucket under the sink.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64130-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
A single mother of 4 kids. Mom has experienced homelessness and in February 2023 got a home for her and her kids. She does not work and is needing help paying her rent for the month. Mom is great and working hard to get back on her feet. $230 is needed as soon as possible. Updated on May 30, 2023 by an Agency Worker The mother of this family has followed up with me several times regarding this need. If there are any churches who could do part of the $230 that is needed, that would work as well.
Location: Independence, MO 64056-County:Jackson-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$230
The family has been struggling with a roach infestation. The child is going to school and when changing at school there is bugs falling from him and there is bugs in his backpack. It is stated that the child scratches at himself and it is believed the bugs may be biting the child. The family is only asking for help getting bug bombs, and spray to alleviate some of the issues with the bugs. The child will be happier and healthier in the home.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64123-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
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