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I have a new mother that is not prepared to bring baby home after an extended hospital stay due to complications. The family has obtained a car seat, pack n play and a bassinet, and some clothes but are in need of smaller sizes as the baby was born early. Newborn clothes are being requested as well as diapers, wipes, and baby wash.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
A single father and his young son, were recently homeless. Through working diligently with a caseworker, he has obtained full time employment and stable housing. The father and his son have a mattress, and a few pots and pans, but are missing ALL other furniture items. They are in need of some items to furnish their home so it is a comfortable environment.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1280
I have a family that is suspected of using drugs with her children. We would like the mother and her children to take a UA to show that they are not using. The family is on a limited income and trying to move as well so they do not have funds to pay for a UA at this time.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$60
Student is in Pop Choir, and needs specific attire for performances. Mom is unable to purchase the items for him due to monetary restrictions. Mom is having surgery this week which is an additional stress on their family. Mom will not be available to answer calls until 9/29.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Excelsior Springs School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$220
I have a high school student who is currently living in a hotel with his mother. He informed me they are struggling with food. Student informed me his mom is trying as hard as she can. She is currently working 12 hour night shifts to try to help them get back on their feet. I am hoping to get them a $100+ Walmart gift card. This would help elevate some of the stress student and mother are feeling for the need of food. This will also allow them to get any personal hygiene or clothing products they may need.
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
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
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
Hello there, we just placed a fifteen-year-old child with her great grandmother. The great grandmother is on a fixed income and is in need of a twin mattress and box spring for the child that we placed with her today. The great grandmother is also caring for another grandchild that she has adopted.
The grandmother has had the child that we placed with her today since she was a baby. We are hoping that someone could possibly donate this item and deliver it to her home. She lives on the 5th floor at an apartment building, and it would be difficult for her financially as well as physically to get. Thank you so much for your consideration.
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
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 has a lot of history with this family. There are a lot of distractions in the home that keep kiddo from growing up in a healthy environment. We could make a big difference in this kiddos life with not much. Kiddo does online schoolwork but needs a keyboard in order to do that work. We are hoping someone could reach out and get kiddo a keyboard. Thank you for everything you do.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$30
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!
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