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Single mother of two who lives with extended family would benefit from 2 window AC units.
There are a total of two children and four adults in the home.
The family unit would benefit from cleaning supplies to maintain the home’s sanitary living conditions.
The mother would benefit from a small amount of personal hygiene products including 3 toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant and a razor for her legs.
Rat traps for the home.
With AC units and cleaner home, the children should have better sleep and better overall mental health improvement. All people in the home would benefit from living in a clean, cooler home.
2 window AC units
Carpet fresh, Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Dish Soap, Liquid Laundry Soap, Vacuum Cleaner,
4 towels, wash cloths, and hand towels.
Female Razor, Deodorant.
3 toothbrushes and toothpaste
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64507-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
A new mother needs a pack and play for her newborn. She is currently using an old pack and play that is very soiled and unable to be cleaned. This need being met will help provide a clean and safe space for this newborn.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$65
Single mom with hip issues, making it hard to walk. She is having trouble keeping her house clean. She has to borrows a vacuum from people. Also the upstairs toilet needs new pluming in the tank. (I don't know what its called. Like the flapper and the ball.) Thank you
I have a single mother that is on disability and her child is currently at a facility in Kansas City and ready for discharge. Parent's car is currently unable to make the drive but she does have a family friend that is willing to drive her down if she can provide gas money. We are really just trying to get this child home with her mother so that we can move forward with outpatient therapy for the family.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
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
A mother and her one year old son have just moved to St. Joseph and are staying with the grandmother. They need assistance with a crib. Providing them with a crib would provide them with more financial resources.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
A smart & vibrant 10- year old has been placed in the care of her aunt for the past two years. During that time her aunt has taken her in to her home and provided her with a safe, loving and stable home. Her aunt moved into a better neighborhood and school district to provide her niece a better lifestyle. Shortly after moving the aunt lost her job and is now struggling to make ends meet. She has gone through all of the steps to take guardianship of this youth & is awaiting guardianship any day now. The youth is in need of some things that the aunt is unable to provide at this time. She is in need of some summer clothing, girls size 10 tops & shorts, women's shoes size 6.5. or 7 tennis shoes. If you are able to help out with this need it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Single mother of two needs help with securing two new bedroom doors for her room and her son's room. The daughter suffers from mental health issues. Mother and son need to have working doors that can be securely locked from the inside to provide them peace of mind and safety. The doors and installation are needed.
A single mother(20- years -old) and her two daughters (2-year-olds and 5- months- old) moved out of a family member's home and into their own place. Mom works full-time and has been able to independently furnish almost the whole house, but a few items are still needed. The family is in need of a microwave, washer and dryer. Mom would be very grateful for any help.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #YWCA of St. Joseph-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1140
A family of four, mother (20), father(20), and their two sons ( 3, and 9 months old) moved into a new home. During a home visit, last week this worker witnessed the home was very bare with only two lawn chairs in their living room. Mom and Dad both work full time and recently were scammed out of 800 dollars in April of 2023 by a fake landlord promising them a property that did not actually exist. This family would be so grateful for any help to furnish their new home. The most needed items are a couch, twin size bed for their son ( he is currently sleeping on a toddler bed that is on the floor), and a microwave.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #YWCA of St. Joseph-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$765
A family of four, mother, father, and two sons ( 2, and 3 years old) moved into a new home and currently only have 2 pack-n-plays for their sons to sleep in. Mom expressed to this worker that if she had the funds she would buy them their own twin-size bed for their new home. Both boys are getting too big physically to comfortably sleep in a pack-n-play and would both benefit from upgrading to a twin-size bed.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #YWCA of St. Joseph-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$730
Faith Walkers Outreach would love to help this family by funding this need.
Faith Walkers Outreach. 1 week ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and would be happy to connect with the family and provide the beds.
Wyatt Park Christian Church, Community Lead Church. 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your help and dedication to the families in our community. It is a big blessing to have the funds provided so that as the church we can walk alongside the family. God Bless!
A family of three, mother, father, and their 18-month-old daughter recently moved into an apartment. Unfortunately, when they left their last apartment to move into mom's parents home they weren't able to keep their couch and some other items. Now that they are independent again they need some help replacing these items. The family currently doesn't have any seating in their living room or a dresser for Mom and Dad in their bedroom. Mom also told this worker they do not have a trashcan in the home.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #YWCA of St. Joseph-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$475
Single mother of a two-year-old who receives no support from child's dad. She recently had to put her mother on hospice and her dad had emergency surgery. She was working at MWSU until she missed too much work taking care of her dad. She has checked several resources, but none were able to help because she is not working. It is hard for her to ask for help, but she is facing eviction. She owes 1,714.00. She is going to check about getting on housing but that won't help with her eviction.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1714
There is a family that have four children four and under that have been having issues with housing and the current residence where they live. They need cleaning supplies to improve their residence so the family can stay together.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 3-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
A family is in need of items to help maintain their home and keep it clean. They need a vacuum, broom, mop,2 outdoor garbage bins, toy boxes and organizational shelves, and plastic sheets for the beds.
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