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The caregivers are caring for two children that CPS has placed in their care. The eight-month-old is in need of a baby bed and mattress. Currently the infant is sleeping in a pack N play which she will soon outgrow. A baby bed that possibly converts into a toddler bed would be ideal if it is within budget. This would allow the infant the space to sleep comfortably and safely. Due to the fact the family lives in Wise County, the kinship worker is able to pick the bed up and take it to the family if needed.
This homeless family (mom and two young children) has moved in with another family whose finances were already tight. Bedding and storage is needed. They are looking forward to a queen size air mattress, sheets, and plastic storage bins.
We have a 2nd grade male student who we recently found out has been absent for a long period of time due to a stomach virus. He unfortunately had to spend time at a children's hospital due to severe dehydration from this virus almost all last week as they attempt to keep his condition stable. His poor mother has had to endure the stress and immense anxiety of trying to be there for her child all while also caring for a younger child. Mom didn't know what help to ask for, but having been in her shoes months ago, I understand that when you are under that amount of stress, you can't even think. I am reaching out to hopefully gather some gift cards for groceries, fast food restaurants and gas to at least help this family out with some expenses. I know the cost of hospital cafeteria food adds up since mom needs to pay for this out of pocket to keep herself fed and having to drive from her home to the hospital every day adds up in her gas expenses.
The kinship caregivers are requesting assistance in getting a stroller for their two-year-old niece that has been placed in their care. The caregivers take their niece with them when they leave their home and a stroller would help keep their niece safe in a contained area while they are out in public walking, shopping and participating in various events. The caregivers had bought a large number of items for their niece to make her feel comfortable in their home and to provide for her basic needs. They do not have the funds at this time to purchase a stroller on their own.
This student is a 2nd grader who lives a mile away from the school. Her walk would be a 20-minute walk by herself, crossing major roads to return home. Her mother is not able to get off work to pick her up, no one else in the home drives, and the school bus doesn't pick up anyone within a 2-mile radius. This student desperately needs to be at school each day. When her mother is not able to pick her up due to her work schedule, the student does not come to school. The family is in need of funds to pay for after-school care each month.
EDP is $377 per month or $3,016 for the year.
I have a pregnant mom sleeping on an air mattress and could really use better support as she is 7 months pregnant. If she couldn't get a full-size bed, I am sure she would be happy with a twin. She is single with 3 other children and has worked very hard to get where she is right now. She is currently pregnant with a baby girl. She could use anything to help her get prepared for her arrival.
My 17 year old student is a fantastic mother to a two year old girl who is in need of clothing for sizes 18months. My student is living at home with mom and helps around the house, parents and comes to school. She will graduate early even with all the responsibilities she has. It would be amazing if you wanted to provide a Walmart giftccard to help with her expenses as well.
I have a family who are not US Citizens, so many of the resources available cannot be accessed by this family. Recently the mother has become ill and cannot work as much as typical. As such, she is paying full price for medications (which are not typical expenses on previous income). I would love to get any help possible for the family. Two ways I believe this is possible is by paying the baseball registration for the elementary brother of my student at the cost of $140. Additionally, gas cards in order to help alleviate the cost of living in the amount of $200. This would allow mom to get to and from work.
We are praying for this family and thankful to the have the opportunity to help with this need.
Community Responder. 3 days ago
I saw an email stating that a community responder in zip code 76108 needed help delivering the gas cards and fee to the family. If he still needs someone local to the family to help deliver those resources, please let me know.
I have three middle school aged boys whose mother was evicted from their apartment for financial reasons. he boys were taken in by their adult brother, to ensure their school was not disrupted. Mother is living with a friend. The adult brother is having a hard time making ends meet with three new people in the house. I am connecting the family with food resources, but the boys need shoes for athletics and clothing for school. We are in need of 3 Athletic shoes Nike or Adidas (suitable for running) size Men's 9 1/2, 9, 9 1/2 (one pair for each boy.) And we are in need of Athletic Style clothing (Dri Weave) shirts (short and long sleeve), shorts, and sweatpants for each boy- all size Men's small (can be any brand.)
A 17-year-old boy who lives with his elderly maternal grandmother needs to obtain his driver's license. He is a very responsible teenager who goes to school regularly, has a job, is involved in multiple sports, and uses his extra time to spend it with his family. He not only needs his driver's license so that he step into adulthood properly, but he also wants to be able to visit his parents who don't live close, be able to go to school/games/work without delay waiting on other people, and be able to get his sister to and from school and other services she needs because she also lives with her paternal grandmother and she works hours that sometimes interfere with getting her to and from school. Link to what the youth is requesting:
Does he need someone to teach him to drive or is he just asking for the self taught course? I know that includes working with someone to sign off on the work and the to drive with him for the practical work.
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.
We have a food distribution on Thursday. Please advise if family is available between 4:00PM - 5:00PM to receive resources from the church. St. John Church 1701 W. Jefferson St. Grand Prairie, 75051. Contact Rev. Elena ******@email.com
A kinship caregiver took on the needs of a 2-year-old little boy in order to keep him with his older sibling. This kinship caregiver took in these kids with a house full of kids of her own already. She is limited on space and is having kids share beds right now. Due to the increase in kids, funds are allocated to maintain the basic needs and function of the family, food, and education. She is looking at obtaining a bunk bed to help our kids have their own bed and be able to feel like individuals and sleep well at night. This will help immensely and she will be grateful for any help.
Please help this young family in need keep their apartment. My clients are Spanish speaking refugees from Venezuela and just had a baby. and need help. The parents are very young but doing everything they can to become American citizens and raise their child. Due to the fathers age, he is struggling with a job even though he’s a high school graduate in.Venezuela. This family is facing eviction if they do not get this help! Please help this family keep their child’s home.
The family is involved in a domestic violence situation, which has caused a lot of financial strain. Mother is in the process of starting to gain financial independence after this DV situation.
Family could use food support and financial assistance.
The family consist of 2 boys, ages 12 and 16. There is also an 11 year old girl in the home.
We had a mother come in this afternoon (8/29) sharing that her and her two children (elementary and middle- GCISD) will be evicted tomorrow (8/30) if they do not come up with the rent for the past 3 months. We are looking into trying to get them temporary housing while they try to get into a more permanent situation. Hotel/motel vouchers would be super helpful. The mother has had her car repossessed by the bank and is now borrowing from someone. She would benefit from a gas card in the mean time to get to her new job.
Single mother of 5 daughters ages 4-13 is in need of socks, shoes, and hygiene items such as deodorant for her girls. This need met would mean so much to the children as they navigate with their mother to find stability.
Single mother of three relocated from a domestic violence relationship. Mother and children in need of bed for the children to have a proper sleeping arrangement in their new home. The family is seeking help from community resources to rebuild and establish a safe home for children to learn and grown in.
This family needs assistance with obtaining some items for their babies. They have just been reunified with their baby for about 2 weeks now. The baby returned home from foster care with barely any clothing and they other baby is growing out of his clothes. They are in need of clothing size 12 month for a girl and they are in need of size 6-9 months clothing for a boy. The family has 2 parents, however, only one parent is able to work at this time. Providing clothing or gift cards for clothing will help this family out a lot as it will lift a financial burden. This will help them be able to save up money for when the babies outgrow their clothing in months to come. This family could also use 2 highchairs/booster seat for eating, as this will make meal time easier for them.
Youth is struggling to make and maintain meaningful relationships. She is struggling in school as it relates to her grades, behavior, and relationships with her peers and educators. She has no motivation to complete school work or household chores.
Youth will be entering high school for the 2023-2024 school year. She will be starting a dog walking business for the summer. The hope with the business is that she will learn skills that she can apply throughout her life. She will build relationships and be more equipped to enter the 9th grade. By assisting her with supplies that she will need she will be encouraged to improve her behavior. She loves dogs and is motivated to make her pet a support animal and will use the money that she earns to buy things that she needs.
I’d love to fund part of her startup costs for her business!
Community Responder. 4 months ago
There are resources made available from the community to fill this request. If y’all could let me know the specific items and where to purchase, as well as delivery or pick up instructions, I can take care of purchasing. Online is preferable if possible.
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Grace Church Plano, Community Lead Church. 3 months ago
Grace Church Plano, Community Lead Church. 3 months ago
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