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Family with a 2 year old needs help with groceries, pet food(cat), pull-up(hypoallergenic), shampoo(hypoallergenic), wipes(hypoallergenic), socks, crib sheets, gas card for childs doctors appointment. Family is in need because food stamp card and all money was stolen during domestic altercation with other family members.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$270
Family of 7 is lacking transportation to and from medical appointments, work, and a grocery store. They live out in the country so a bus pass will not be sufficient. They just bought a car and do not have enough to pay sales tax to get it registered. We are estimating sales tax and registration to be $150. The family is also struggling with mice in their home.
We are seeking a card with $150 for sales tax and registration as well as a few mice traps.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$165
Single mom with 4 children (3 in school) is not currently working due to not having child care and no money for gasoline. She is struggling to make ends meet and is worried that it will impact her children. In order to help her get on her feet, she indicated that she is in need of Huggies diapers size 5 (due to an allergy), gas cards, and size 10/12 clothes for a girl and size 1 tennis shoes. This will help alleviate some of the financial stress that this family is currently facing.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$225
Family starting trial home placement. Four boys from 1 - 8, single mom. The family needs a kitche table with four chairs (baby has a high chair). In addition, a booster seat for the 2 year old would be helpful.
THe apartment has a bar counter wth two chairs, very high and difficult for the boys to use as a table. It is not a safe or family like arrangement for meals. Mom wants to eat meals together to begin building family bonding. Mom works full time, pays her own rent and day care, making money tight.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$240
I have a single mother of two children that has fallen on hard times and currently has had her lights shut off, in order to keep the children in the home she needs help paying her light bill to have her lights turned back on.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$227
Bio Mom has recently been reunited with her two boys and also has a two month old newborn baby girl. Mom is doing very well, but unfortunately recently lost her job due to the boys having some behavior issues with their daycare. Due to loss of job, Mom has a couple of physical needs to help with baby girl and one of her boys. Mom is attempting to go out daily with the boys to help them with their energy level and get some physical playing time. She needs a stroller to help transport baby girl during these outings. The stroller would be best if a car seat could be supported in it and then when she is not in her car seat, she could be supported as well in the stroller. She is still very small, but will grow and hopefully the stroller could accommodate her growth. Her oldest boy is also in need of a pair of tennis shoes. Size 9, preferably easy to put on and take off, Velcro closure type design. Updated on September 21, 2023 by an Agency Worker The car seat that Mom is currently using is a Snug Ride 35 Lite.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$95
A child who has been temporarily placed into a relatives home is in need of a few clothing items. Parent wont let child have any more of her clothes from the house. Child is in need of shirts, shorts and socks to get her through.
Child wears 2X in adult sizes. Typically wears basketball shorts, t-shirts, plain socks.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
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
3 year old girl girl needs toddler bed. Family is staying in a small town in North east Atchison county. Mom is working part time but needs help due to large Evergy and kansas gas service bill. Bed providers out of Kansas city do not service this area. So if the helpful church wants to make the trek there please contact this worker i can give you the address or purchase bed and i will pick up and deliver myself. Thank you and be blessed. Chuck
A family of 4 is in need of a few items until Ps pay day. Parent noted that she doesn't get paid until the first and her son is starting a job and has to get pants for his orientation. P also asked for help with a microwave as theirs gave out (used or new) and a bottle of shout spray.
Mens casual black pant/jeans: size 28x30
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$115
Student and father live with paternal grandfather and paternal uncle due to father being disabled and not able to make decisions for the home. The family was evicted from their rental house due to the landlord wanting to sell the house. The family has found a new place to move into but that home is not available until October 1, 2023. The family has been staying at a motel, but do not have enough money to stay there until the new house is available to move into and still be able to pay the first month rent and the deposit on the new house. The family only has enough money to stay at the motel until 9/21/23 and then they are not sure where to go after that and are trying to figure out 9/22-9/30. Requesting a motel voucher or place to stay so the family is not split up for the remainder of days between the last day paid for at the motel until move-in date at the new house of 10/1/23.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 3-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$540
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.
A young couple and grandparents are struggling to get by and provide for their son and grandson. The family would benefit from wipes, size 1 diapers, and a grocery gift card. Providing these items will help them financially.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
A hard-working family of 6 needs a hand up. They are trying to get out of a basement residence that is unfit for habitation. They have found a place but are in need of the $500 deposit to make it happen.
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.
CD is working with a family with severe sanitation issues in the home. The home is very dirty while Dad is taking care of two kiddos and Mom who is bedridden. The family just needs some cleaning supplies and an exterminator to really get on their feet and move forward. Zip Zap Termite and Pest Control has given an estimate of $400 for the needed treatment--the initial treatment and 1 to 2 follow ups. ZipZap is in the area where the family resides. Thank you for any help you can give.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$450
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!
Bike, Clothes – 16/18 youth size – more so pants, winter/fall clothes, Barbies, Pair of tennis shoes – size 4 youth, Hair stuff – hair barrettes and head bands, etc.
Finger nail polish
8 year old girl is the sibling of newborn who is currently admitted to CMH due to medical concerns and there is no discharge date in sight as of now. Mother has been out of work since a couple months prior to birth due to high-risk pregnancy and with baby being admitted to hospital her date to start working again is delayed even further. Father has also had to take FMLA from work which has resulted in less income for the family. The little girl turns 9 y/o next Friday 9/15/23. Mom reached out to DCF to see if we can assist with items for her birthday as mom doesn’t want her to feel even more left out/unimportant since mom and dad’s attention lately has been focused more on baby in the hospital. Mom wants her to have a good birthday but can’t afford birthday gifts for her.
A grandmother is the relative placement of her three grandchildren who are in foster care and her oldest grandson (age 17) has recently been placed in foster care and he will be placed in her care as soon as he is released from the hospital. This grandmother has been helping with her grandchildren (ages range from 10-17) ever since they were born. Her grandson is needing a bed, a bed frame, bedding, and a dresser when he moves in. This grandmother has been a constant and reliable caregiver for her grandchildren through every season of life they have been through and would appreciate the help to give her oldest grandson a place to sleep at night.
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