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A grandmother is the primary caretaker of her three grandsons, one of whom is already adopted and the other two are in the process of being adopted. In June of 2023, the family lost their home to a fire and were unable to save any personal items. They have recently found housing and have some furniture, but they are needing more. The family is needing a full size mattress and bed frame for the grandmother, 3 dressers for each of the boys, a tv for the living room, and a washer and dryer.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66104-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2015
I'm working with a single mom who recently moved to the Kansas City Area with no family support. She and her two daughters are currently living at a motel until they are able to secure affordable, safe housing. She had an unexpected car repair and is needing assistance paying the rent for her motel room. Parent currently is working and will be able to pay for the room moving forward. Helping this family will ensure that they do not end up living in a shelter.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64153-County:Platte-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$395
Single mom needing help paying Evergy bill. Mom is attending school raising children on her own plus trying to move. Mom has limited income dad was excited from the home he was the main money provider in the home. Mom is also trying to secure a part time job in the home so she can home school 1 child. The family is resilient and want to be self sufficient. If the responding church will contact this worker i can provide bill information to have bill rectified. Thank you and be blessed.Chuck
Family of 5 needs help paying rent this month. This is a single parent household. The parent was unable to work for several days this month due to illness and also experienced some unforeseen expenses. This assistance would really help them get back on their feet and support the children in maintaining a consistent place to live!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64153-County:Platte-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
Hello, I have a 19 year-old female on my Case Load that is in the process of moving to a new placement with other adults with disabilities. This youth is needing this type of living arrangements to help with a permanency location to live so that the youth may exit the foster care system.
The youth is required to furnish their own bed(frame and mattress) and a dresser for their clothes. This youth does not have have the abilities to provide for this themselves. The youth is unable to enter this program if these needs are not met.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$370
A youth in a relative home I work with is in need of Cleats for football. Youth is placed with a grandparent who is on disability and does not have the money to provide this extra expense for this youth to play football. Below is a link for example of this youth's need.
Grandmother that is placement of youth in care is in need of a new microwave as hers broke. This has made it more difficult for meals for the youth in her home. Grandmother is on disability so income is tight for her. This would help improve daily life for the home
Single mother of three children needs assistance with decluttering her apartment so her children can return home. Mom struggles with anxiety and depression and has difficulty maintaining a clean residence. The family also has two pet dogs and the carpet needs a lot of TLC, especially the stairs leading to the upstairs.
Children's Division is currently working alongside a recovering single mother who has been a lifelong abuser of drugs. She is currently 60 days clean with the intentions of remaining clean for her son. Currently she is residing in a sober living home with her child She is going to be starting a program with Pawsprerity in a few weeks, but is in need of financial assistance. In order to stay in her sober living home, she is required to pay "rent". Her need is $600, but any amount would be greatly appreciated by the family. Mom is doing her best to better her life for herself and her child.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64116-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
This request is for an 18-year-old special needs female. She is needing a full-size bed frame, box springs, mattress, and mattress protector. She is also in need of two pillows, a set of sheets, and a dresser. Once she has these items, she will be able to move into a group home with other individuals her age that are working on life skills. She is very excited about the move to the group home and needs some help getting the listed items before she can move.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$710
Mom and Dad needs help with hotel stay and furnishing a new place. Family is currently in a hotel but we are working on an apartment in October. There are 7 children, ages1, 3, 5, 8, 10,14 & 14. They need beds, bedding,, living room and dining room furniture. Anything you have will help or perhaps a donation to cover another week and a half of hotel stay until apartment is ready. God bless you.
Child in care with natural hair locs in need of detox and retwisting. Hair is matted and has not been cared for in several months causing it to be severely tangled and unmanageable required professional care. This is affecting the mental health of the child. Child has been bullied due to her upkept hair. Child is in a residential care facility with other peers and meeting this need will aid in her improved mental state..
We have a family of four that could use some help. Mom is struggling raising the kiddos by herself and dealing with her own heart issues. The home is in pretty bad shape with trash everywhere, clothes piled up everywhere and a pest/mice problem. We are hoping that someone can help with hiring an exterminator for the home so they can start getting it cleaned up and safe for the kids. ZipZap Termite and Pest Control has given an estimate of $400 for the needed services, the initial treatment and 1 to 2 follow ups. ZipZap is in the area where the family resides.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64117-County:Clay-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
We have a foster provider who is caring for an non related kinship 15 year old boy. She has been working very hard on her foster care license, she is only in need of a couple more things, one of them being a CO2 director. She is not able to work right now due an injury but has skimmed and saved to get everything else she needs for the foster lisince. We are hoping to provide this just ease this final financial burden.
It does not have to be an expense option, one like the below would be great!
Single mother with six children is getting things in place after divorce custody case. This mother has not been able to work due to keeping up with household changes and children's behavior as a result of trauma. DCCCA has been able to secure beds for all children except the oldest who is in need of a full size bed. The oldest daughter is in need of a full size bed due to her height. This DCCCA worker is seeking a full size bed. If Donor would prefer to provide a platform base and matress vs. a box spring, Matress and frame that would be great as well, allowing for storage under the bed. Thank you for considering assisting this mother as she seeks to provide a stable and safe home for her children.
Youth has been working hard on is independent case plan tasks to be successful. Youth's plan is to age out soon now that he has employment and is able to save money but is still needing his driver's license.
Parents need the help with cost of Depends diapers for their special needs child. The child currently is in middle school and goes through roughly 8 diapers a day. The child wears Depends diapers size Youth medium/Junior Size. The parents' insurance does cover some of the cost but it will take quite a bit of time to be reimbursed. Thus, putting a financial strain on the family. This request is to assist the family as they wait for insurance to start covering the cost. The child recently started needing this type of diaper due to size and was previously wearing a different type of undergarment. The price of each pack of package is approximately $20 depending where they are purchased.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64157-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Mother recently moved with her three children due to domestic violence concerns and does not have a washer/dryer. The family could use some assistance in getting these items. This is to help the family be able to wash their clothes in the home, without taking the time and money going to a laundry mat.
This single mother has done a wonderful job trying to get her two sons back in her home. Both sons suffer from severe mental illness, and some educational delays. This mother is a recovering addict and has done an excellent job of staying sober for the last two years. This mother's two teenage boys were brought into care due to physical altercations with her soon to be ex-husband. This mother has made the hard decision of separating from her husband to maintain a safe environment for her two sons. One son has been reunited with her in the home. The other son is still getting medical assistance. This mother has had an extremely hard time financially trying to take care of the household recently her air conditioning went out and her landlord is not willing to repair it. I am asking for a couple of window units to help this family get through the rest of the summer.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$450
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