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Mother found out she has Stage 4 Colon Cancer. She is very concerned about her children and how they are going to handle the news and their upcoming journey. She has 3 children in the district, ages 5, 8, and 13. We would like to provide either gas cards for her to go back and forth to treatment and/or gift cards or gifts for the children for Christmas.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
A 14 year old boy has just been taken into foster care and has been sleeping in the office. He is needing some new clothes. Shirt -XL, bottoms M, size 8 shoes. This will help improve the child's wellbeing.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
Single mother of 2 was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. She is currently unemployed and working on getting disability. The mother has little to no funding to put on Christmas for children. The children need clothes, shoes, hygiene items, toys, etc. Anything would help this family.
Clothing: girl size 10/12, shoe size 2 and boy size 2x, shoe size 13.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
An aunt and uncle had driven from out of state to spend a couple of nights with their nephew to keep him from sleeping in the office. They still need to drive back home. Giving them gas cards will assist them financially in getting back home.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
A fourteen year old boy has been taken into foster care. There are relatives who are willing to come from out-of-state to come get him and need assistance with a motel for a couple of nights. This will help with the kinship placement. We are also asking for groceries for overnight,
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$350
A grandmother took in her four grade school age grandchildren. This is a huge strain on her. She is receiving no help from the biological mother or fathers. She is in great need of assistance with the following to preserve the kinship placemen.:
$200 Grocery food card,
Cleaning supplies: mop, bucket, plastic putty knife, oven cleaner, floor cleaner, sponges, cleaning rags, bleach, liquid dish soap, vacuum cleaner,
Hygiene (miscellaneous supplies): 4 female deodorants, 1 male deodorant, 5 toothbrushes, 2 tubes of toothpaste, floss picks, mouth wash, and pretty nail polish for fun
Beds/Bedding: 2 bunk beds, 4 mattresses, 4 pillows, 4 sheet sheet/pillow case sets, 3 girl blankets and 1 boy blanket.
She is a frugal woman and I do not believe she will not abuse any gift she receives.
The gifts will allow the home to be cleaned up which will reduce odor and flies. The children will improve their oral and personal hygiene.
There are no dogs in the home
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2455
There is a family who is brand new to the area and are in a financial hardship. The family consists of 2 children and 2 adults. The family had to flee their situation in another city due to very unfortunate circumstances. Mom currently has advanced colon cancer and is unable to work or get out of the house much recently. Dad has a job, but they have fallen on hard times with the unexpected, urgent move. Dad does have to take off work frequently to attend mom's doctor's appointments. They are running very low on money to provide needs, such as food. They also have no appliances at their new house since they had to leave all of those at the old house. The family is in need of food, stove, washer and dryer. Anything you could provide would be helpful.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2150
Mother is a single mom and is doing the best she can raising 4 boys. She is behind on BPU bill as she recently moved to Kansas after fleeing from her abusive husband. Mom is working really hard but just needs some extra support. Mother is asking for help with groceries and payment of her utility bill to alleviate concerns for children going hungry, and to ensure they are getting fed properly. It will also ensure their electricity does not get shut off as the holidays and cold weather approach.
Single mother of four children ages 17, 15, 13 and 11. The children in this home do not have beds and are currently sleeping on the floor. The mother is working from home for the state of Kansas and is already working with family service guidance center for services for one child who has behavioral problems. Due to financial stress the mother is needing assistance with getting beds for all children.
I have a family of 5 that is expecting a new baby. The family has mattresses that are on the ground right now with mom and dad sleeping on an air mattress. They are in need of a Full or queen bed with a frame and a frame for a twin bed as well.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64503-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$785
The mother of three children has had to relocate after issues with her current location being in ex husband's name. She unfortunately had to request a new benefits card that will not received in time to pay the 1st months rent and deposit on her new apartment. She is supposed to sign the lease on Friday 12/1/23. She has partial payment in cash, but without being able to access her benefit funds she is going to be $400 short. She is requesting $400 to help secure a new home for her and the children.
There is a mother that just regained custody of her children after 10 months of sobriety and holding a job. The mother has a twin bedframe for her oldest son, but is lacking a mattress and bedding. The boy is currently sleeping on the floor.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64507-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$240
A family is needing help getting by, their two-year-old was diagnosed with tumors on the brain and spine a few days ago. They are currently at Children's Mercy for treatment. They also have a four-year-old. Mom is concerned about paying her bills due to dad being the only one that can work right now.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1573
A 15-year-old male living with a kinship family walks to school every day. With the change in temperatures and winter coming he is in need of a pair of snow boots. He wears a size 15 so these are hard to find in-store and more expensive than a typical pair of boots. He has found a pair on Amazon, but at this family does not have the extra funds to purchase them. We are asking for help purchasing the below boots in brown size 15 wide, so he can continue to walk to school and be prepared for the cold temperatures.
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Family with two girls, ages 1 and 2 are in need of diapers (size 5). Shoes and boots (size toddler 9-10 and toddler 10-11), coats/jackets (size 2T and 4T), and a toybox. Family would also like the girls to get a playhouse, v-tech type learning toys, musical toys, a toy box, and the 2 year old loves horses. The girls also enjoy ride on toys of any kind and blocks. Family could also benefit from child-proofing items such as outlet covers, door knob covers, cabinet latches/locks, and an adjustable walk-thru baby gate. Updated on December 06, 2023 by an Agency Worker Family only needs diapers size 5/6 and wipes now. Thank you
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64505-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$340
Single mother with 4 children (2- 10 year olds, a 7 year old, and 5 year old). They are having trouble with mice and unsanitary living. Requesting cleaning supplies (trashbags, broom and mop, cleaning spray and towels, dish soap, laundry detergent) and mouse poison and traps.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64506-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
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