Fellowship Community Church Southwest Campus - View Details
Fellowship Community Church Southwest Campus
3585 Buck Mountain Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
Team Leader(s) Meredith Bandy, Evan McMillan
Partner in the Roanoke Community
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These children have been placed out of the home in Roanoke City to a home in Vinton. This is still considered a Roanoke City DSS case.
This case deals with four children being removed from their parents home. Two were placed with an aunt and the other two are now in their second placement home with the great grandmother. The children have been experiencing the trauma associated with being the child of addicts for several years now. This is the first time they've been placed outside of the home. Even though they are with family they greatly miss their parents.
The great grandmother is requesting size five diapers and wipes. The little boy is requesting a "Josh Plushie" for Christmas and the little girl is requesting a Magic Mixie Lamp. These may be the only gifts they receive for Christmas. Mom and dad are struggling financially in their addiction and the great grandmother is on a fixed income.
Location: Vinton, VA 24179-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
A single mother of a 6 month old baby is experiencing financial difficulty. The mother is currently unemployed due to a medical situation. The mother is asking for help purchasing some items for Christmas for the baby.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
Mother is seeking assistance with the electric bill. The mother has recently separated from husband and is on her own. The power to the home has been shut off due to a back owed bill. The mother does get paid on Friday, therefore some money will be able to be given to AEP. There are two children within the home, FEMALE (10) and MALE (7).
Electric Company: AEP
Account number: xxxxxxx4955
Amount Due: $955
The power to the home has been shut off due to a back owed bill. The mother does get paid on Friday, therefore some money will be able to be given to AEP.
Location: Goodview, VA 24095-County:Bedford-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$955
Married couple with two young children (one is special needs) just lost a baby three hours after birth due to undetected health issue. They had to divert December rent to burial expenses of $4,000 (to add to what was donated). Mom is facing two additional surgeries this month. Both typically work full-time and need very little support, but they could use help with just half of their rent as they grieve and prepare to transition back to work. The total rent is $1,200. They have $600 to put toward the rent. They requested aid at a local agency and were denied as they received help with their electric bill last May.
Location: Rocky Mount, VA 24151-County:Franklin-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
A 17-year-old single mother is in need of help and support. She has very little support as it only her, her mother, and her child. her mother is also a single parent. The child, a 12-month-old female, is her main priority, leaving hers last. She currently is a student at Forrest Park Academy. She is trying to maintain her schoolwork while caring for her child. She has limited transportation as she as to take Ubers to her grandmothers to drop off the child & then to school. The mother of the 17-year-old does not drive as she does not have a license, so transportation within the family is very scarce. This mom is in need of a community and support.
The child is also in need of 3T clothing such a long sleeve, pants, sweaters, socks, and winter clothing. Child is also in need of Huggies brand diapers and wipes. We truly appreciate any help. Thank you in advance.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24016-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$301
This family is trying to set up separate residences for both parents. Father's work schedule is fluid. Mother has a lot of appointments. The parents and babysitter have to share a car seat. Due to the frequency at which the caregivers exchange baby, they could use another car seat. This would cut down on time and effort, which will help decrease stress on caregivers and baby.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Roanoke County Dept. of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Single mom needs furniture before her son can be released from a major university hospital at which he's scheduled for a bone marrow transplant. He suffers a rare genetic immunodeficiency disease. The boy's father refinanced the house to provide new flooring (sterile environment) but the family has no funds left for furniture. All the old furniture had to be thrown away due to risk of dust, dander and mold. All furniture must now be hard-surface and able to be sterilized. They need a desk, a desk chair, a recliner, end tables, a coffee table and a corner TV stand. All used furniture has to come from a smoke-free, pet-free home and not mildewed due to risk of infection for the boy.
Location: Ferrum, VA 24088-County:Franklin-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$660
This family needs a Christmas miracle! The mother is having a C-section on December 5th and will have 2 children under 2, as well as her older children. She has just left an abusive partner and as a result is struggling to provide Christmas for her family, from gifts to dinner. She will be recovering from the c-section and unable to work for at least a month. She is also struggling to buy diapers and wipes for both babies. Mom was able to provide Christmas wishlist's for the children, ages 16, 11, 1, and newborn. Updated on December 01, 2023 by an Agency Worker Mother also needs 2 baby gates
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$550
Family of three adults and nine children are behind on the electric bill. They had to divert funds from utilities to purchasing kerosene as their landlady refuses to fix the rental home's heating system. The total due is $1,200 but a payment of $495 by Dec. 11 will avoid shutoff. They have utilized all local agencies for aid this year. They cannot apply for crisis assistance until January 1, 2024, from the local Dept. of Social Services.
Location: Goodview, VA 24095-County:Bedford-Children Served: 9-Adults Served: 3-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$495
MOTHER ONLY SPEAKS SPANISH
In August 2023, mother became a single parents as well as a single income home. It was also at this time DSS became involved related incident involving 10 year old daughter Mother currently works three days a week. She has expressed the need for gas as well as clothing for her children, a girl age 10 and boy 1 years old. Daughter currently is receiving weekly counseling in relationship to the reason DSS is involved.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24019-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Roanoke County Dept. of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
School personnel will be taking three high school boys shopping for clothing needs. All three boys have experienced hardships this past year which include homelessness, several moves and transitions as a result of losing their homes, absence of parent(s) due to substance, no financial means, limited transportation, etc. Requesting gift cards to allow the boys to pick out and shop for their own clothing at a used clothing store.
Location: Moneta, VA 24121-County:Bedford-Children Served: 3-Agency: #Bedford County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$900
There is an 18 year old student enrolled in SRHS under McKinney-Vento. Student is staying with a family in Moneta with two other people in the home. Student was due in January with triplets, however she delivered the babies today prematurely and the family isn't prepared for bringing the babies home. There is a need for all things for the babies with the exception of cribs as that need is being met by another organization. The needs include but at this point are not limited to the following: Three infant car seats, diapers, wipes, blankets, crib sheets, all sizes of baby clothes including preemie, bottles, bouncy seat, infant tub and changing mat/pad.
There are two boys and one girl.
Location: Moneta, VA 24121-County:Bedford-Children Served: 4-Agency: #Bedford County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1350
I have a few people willing to help. Please confirm what is still needed as well as how we can get them to this person. Thank you.
Franklin Heights. 2 days ago
I had posted on FB and here are 3 responses I have received so far. 1) My daughter has a changing table used twice to donate and is looking through her stuff for more. How do I get these to the young lady?
2) My name is Michael Smith I am with Covered Chaplaincy and we support our first responders and the community of Bedford. I wanted to see how I could help this young lady with the triplets. Is there any current need she has left and in great need of?
3)I have a used infant car seat and 2 bases for it
4)have you contacted BRPC Friends or Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center? Maybe you could post it in the Lynchburg Mom, Lynchburg Moms Supporting Moms, Lynchburg Moms 🙂groups too.
Franklin Heights. 2 days ago
I have someone dropping off 2 car seats. We have two people that have ordered various items via Amazon being sent directly to home. (Iincludes breast pump that was requested) I have some items coming to me tonight that were donated and I will get to the house tomorrow.
Franklin Heights. 18 hours ago
Needs4 Needs / $1030 to go!
Infant Car Seat
1 out of 3 items still needed
Diapers & Wipes (see description for details)
3 out of 3 items still needed
3 out of 3 items still needed
Various Baby Supplies (see description for details)
This individual is a single father of two twin three year old girls who had been without employment for two months and had to pay high costs of child care he was out of work due to not having child care funds and no financial help for his daughters from their mother. He has since gained new employment, however he is making less money than he was and he has since reached out and now has child care assistance to have affordable child care, but is behind on his rent struggling to catch up from using his savings. He is a single father of two young twin girls receiving no child support, struggling to pay his bills after savings were depleted having to pay for child care and rent is over $2,000 behind. The Father's home is the primary home for his twin girls. Updated on December 07, 2023 by an Agency Worker As of December 7th, this request is still needed if a church is able to help.
The Department is currently working with a young couple with a soon to be 2-year-old. The mother is expecting a second child and is 9 weeks pregnant. The family is asking for help with 2T (female) clothing, diapers and wipes. Diapers in sizes 6 and newborn. The child will need the "Huggies" brand of diapers and wipes as she is allergic to the other brands. We greatly appreciate any help and thank you in advance.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$140
A family is seeking a relationship with a local church as well as assistance with bed bugs. There are two children within the home that are under 18 and both are males. The mother stated that the family has had bedbugs for a week, that she knows of, and has killed one crawling on a pillow and found one on one of her children. The mother stated that she has been spraying bedbug spray on the couch, but is worried as she knows they can live within walls and cracks.
The mother has reached out to seven community resources, however has not had any communication or replies.
The total below is an estimate as the family has not been able to call professionals as they need financial assistance
Location: Goodview, VA 24095-County:Bedford-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Single mother has had two children removed from her care previously due to mistakes in her past but has a newborn and a chance to right her wrongs. There are no concerns with the safety of the newborn in her care currently and mother has everything she needs for the child. Mom moved into a new apartment which has a bed for her but nothing else. She is requesting help getting the basic furniture with a couch, tv stand, dining room table, and at least two dressers. We are also requesting a gift card for food and gas to help her through until she can get her girl into daycare at 6weeks and go back to work. This is the first time she has had her feet underneath her and is excited to be moving forward. Please help ensure she can do so comfortably with her littlest blessing!
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1110
I am currently working with a single mother of six children. The mother herself was in foster care as a child. She has lost her transportation due to the transmission going out on her vehicle, and the only available option is to call her former foster mother whenever she or the kids need a ride somewhere. The kids have access to the school bus but if one or more of them miss the bus on a day then mom has no way to get them to school. The school tries to provide transportation as best they can for the kids. Additionally, for any appointments, etc. the mother has no means for transportation. This request is to see if anyone out there might have a spare vehicle they aren't using that they could donate to this family. If not, then possibly a donation towards buying a car or repairing the old car if that is possible.
Location: Blue Ridge, VA 24064-County:Botetourt-Children Served: 6-Agency: #Botetourt County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$3000
Prison Fellowship's Angel Tree Program is partnering with CarePortal to serve the children of incarcerated parents. This request is a two year old little girl who would enjoy age appropriate educational toys. Per Angel Tree specifications, gifts should not exceed $25.
Prison Fellowship's Angel Tree Program is partnering with CarePortal to serve the children of incarcerated parents. This request is for a 13 year old girl. She would like a lighted make-up mirror or a reading light that attaches to a bed. Per Angel Tree specifications, gifts should not exceed $25 each.
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