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I have a family who is currently in an emergency housing situation. The family consists of a single mom with three children. The student is in 8th grade on my campus, but he also has a brother in 12th grade, and a brother that is too young for school. The family was just evicted from their housing situation, and they are staying at a hotel with no mode of transportation or funds. The family is in need of 200.00 dollars to be able to stay in a two bedroom hotel room for the week while they figure out a more permanent option. As of right now, both students are unable to attend school and all four family members are sharing one hotel room. The family's need is very urgent. Any assistance that can be offered is greatly appreciated.
17 year old teen mom is in need of laptop in order to complete high school. Youth is enrolled in a nom-traditional school setting that will support youth in graduating high school on time. Youth has fallen behind in school due to being a mom and student simultaneously. Youth is an amazing mother and really tries hard to succeed. A laptop will further help youth reach her academic goals in order to further support her transition out of foster care.
The kinship caregivers are requesting a convertible car seat for the youngest female child that CPS has placed in their care. This 22-month-old is growing quickly and will soon outgrow her current car seat. The ideal car seat would hold a child with the weight of up to 90/100 lbs. The family stated they were also looking for a highchair and/or toddler seat that would fit onto a kitchen chair. This will allow the family to properly feed the child without holding her while they are attempting to eat. The family has been very diligent in meeting the children's needs and are only lacking these two items. At this time the family does not qualify for kinship funds so these items would be very much appreciated if they are able to be supplied.
Our fully accredited high school is in need of insulated water bottles for students. This will free up financial resources to meet true student needs rather than having to purchase drinking cups and throw them away. Each student could have their own water bottle. We provide full wrap around case management for our students, many of which face homelessness and have poor to no relationships with caring adults.
Our fully accredited high school provides full wrap around case management services for our 27 students, many of which face homelessness and lack of positive adult relationships. As part of our school, lunches are provided and we have a need for 24 oz insulated water bottles so that each student can have their own. This would allow us to put money spent on drinking cups to true student needs.
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.
There is a single mother with with twins who have recently got her children returned to her. The case is currently on a monitor to return and we are hoping to avoid removing the children again. The mother is months behind on rent and could possibly be evicted soon if she does not make payment. The mother does not have any financial assistance from her family and is trying to do everything on her own. Financial assistance with her rent can help prevent a removal of the children and them coming back into foster care.
Youth in need of fees for driving test. Having her DL is the first step in the youth's goals of independence. She has passed her written test and consistently been practicing her driving skills in order to be ready for the driving test. This next step will allow new doors and opportunities of advancement for the youth that will bring about stability and independence!
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test. Youth has been diligently working at practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take her driving test. She is in need of funds for the fees. With her DL, the youth will have greater access to college, job opportunities, and other support resources that will enable her to thrive!
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.
A kinship family needs help with daycare costs incurred while caring for a family member's 1 year old baby while the parent was not a safe option for the child. The family stepped up for the child when no other family member was able to. The kinship family is on a fixed income as one of them is disabled. Therefore, the child needed daycare in order for the placement to work. Unfortunately, CCMS had some issues processing the daycare and the family had to pay out of pocket for a month and is unable to afford the large bill. Any amount will help. The amount can be paid directly to the daycare to help lower the bill for the family. If the bill is not paid, the child may be dropped from the daycare which could disrupt the placement. The kinship family intends to adopt the child as soon as legally able.
A mom of a precious 3-year-old boy has been unemployed for some time now, unable to find work due to needing to be home with her son. She has been trying to find mobile jobs, but hasn't been successful. She's been able maintain basic needs of shelter and food for her family, but her son has been outgrowing his clothes and shoes. She has few items that actually fit him now and no shoes that fit at this point. He wears 4t in pants and shirt and size 9 in shoes. He likes blues, greens, browns, and reds.
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.
Single mom of three girls who depend financially mom's income. One in high school and twins in middle school all in DISD. Mom has recently completed a masters degree and is applying for jobs as we speak, Unfortunately, she has not had any offers at the moment. The family is in need of financial support for past due rent and a upcoming electricity bill. The family is very grateful to God for any support, and don't want to be evicted. mom has applied for all types of help from, DISD, City of Dallas, and has not received assistance at this time. We can provide additional information if requested. Thanks you in advance for any and all help; the family is Praying for a miracle..
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test fees. Youth has been practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take the driving test! With a license, the youth can reach new job, educational, and support opportunities that will help him thrive towards independence!
The family consists of the mother (44), father (52), adult son (23), teen daughter (16), and twin boys (13 and 13).The family is struggling financially right now. Dad works in construction, the oldest son is a college student and works full time, the daughter has begun to work in order to help out, and the mother cannot currently work as one of the twins was recently diagnosed with OCD and cannot do a lot of things on his own right now, needing her help. The family is moving to a smaller and less expensive rental home soon and has visited several food banks. These requested items will help them free up some funds for food and bills greatly and would be much appreciated!
Teen Girl's Needs:
Shirts (size M womens)
Jacket/Sweater (size M womens)
Teen Boy 1 Needs:
Shoes (size 7 mens)
Shorts (size 14 regular/S)
Pants (size 14 regular)
Jacket/Sweater (size L boys)
Teen Boy 2 Needs:
Shirts (size S adult)
Shorts (size 29x32/M)
Pants (size 29x32)
Jacket/Sweater (size XL boys)
A father and his 5 children/1 cousin who reside in the home need help with their monthly bills. The father is unemployed at this time due to hardship from no childcare. They are in need of water bill to be paid, the rent on the home paid, and the electricity bill paid. When this need is met, the family will continue to have a home, their water and electricity will stay on and provide the needs for the family.
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