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This 14 year old boy has been in care for over two years. He moved bounced around a little, before finding stable placement with his siblings in March of 2021. He has an 8th grade field trip to Washinton, DC coming up in April (with payment due in December). This youth is a great kid. Once he got into a stable and loving home, and was able to find the right dosage of medication, he has thrived. He does well in school, loves playing sports, and he has a very humble and kind personality. He would really like to go on this trip, and his foster family would really like for him to be able to join his classmates. They need some help to make this happen. The cost of the trip is $1,609, and that is a lot for the family to take on, especially since they have five other children in the home.
Single mother of two children who are autistic. Mother is needing help with alarms on the doors/windows to prevent one of the children from sneaking out of the home. The child is known to sneak out of the home. Mother is needing help as a prevention to be aware if the child was to get out of the home with the alarms on the doors/windows. This child (male) also needs a twin size bed, mattress, mattress cover, and bedding.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64156-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$570
Single mom non English speaking family. Has no family in the area . Dad is being charged with felony's. Dad is the only income for the home. The kids have made wish lists and are hopeful to get some or all of the gifts wished for.
We have secured gifts for the 3 little kids just need gifts for older kids
10 year old boy.
Boys 41/2 black adidas shoes
13 year old:
8.5 woman's blacks adidas or Nike shoes
if the caring church can contact this worker i can give you drop off information or drop ship address.
Thank you and be blessed. Merry Christmas.
New young mother, has some supplies for newborn, less than a month old. Does not have a bassinet/crib/pack and play for safe sleep. Has some formula, diapers, wipes, and baby supplies but will need more.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64118-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$160
This 17 year old had an emergency move from a relatives home to the grandmother of her newborn son. While the baby has a crib, his mother is currently sleeping on a couch and is in need of a bed of her own. She is looking for a full sized bed to accommodate her and the baby so that when he needs to eat, nap, or snuggle she has him close at hand.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64110-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
Two children are being reunified with their father after he was released from a stretch in prison. The children are very excited to be with him again and he is working on making their house a home. They are in need of two twin sized bed frames and mattresses for the kids. Any help is greatly appreciated!
A single mother is needing a new high back booster seat for her daughter.
The family is struggling financially. She currently has a booster seat but is need of a new one due to her growing out of it. A new booster seat will ensure safe transportation.
Her daughter weighs approximately 50lbs.
Location: Platte City, MO 64079-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$65
We have an Uncle that took in his niece and nephew to prevent the children going into foster care. He has had the children for a few weeks and we determined this may be a long term situation (over 6 months). The children need bed frames and mattresses. The two year old girl is sleeping in a pack and play. The seven year old boy is sleeping on a cot. If anyone can donate a toddler bed frame, a twin/ full size bed for the 7 year old, and mattresses, the relative would really appreciate the assistance. The family is also open to bunk beds if that is available. Please reach out if you can assist with used beds or new beds. Thank you!
Family with father working short hours due to winter season and mother unable to work due to physical pain after childbirth. This family with 3 teenagers and a baby sister are having a plumbing problem in the home and sewage backup. The family is needing assistance with having their line snaked to prevent further water from backing up in their basement. The parents are very appreciative of assistance as they struggle to pay monthly bills and having a water backup is a added burden. Worker has called Razor Rooter and received a bid. If donor has another business that would like to donate services this is open to that as well.
Single mother with 4 young children currently does not have a job (trying to find one), and is needing assistance with food. Their foodstamps have ran out for the month and mom is needing necessities (milk, bread, pasta for meals, meat, etc.). We are requesting a gift card to a grocery store/ or groceries purchased, to help until her food stamps come in again next month.
Home is in desperate need of cleaning and removal of trash. Mother and father are willing to work with us to get rid of the trash and clutter, but does not have the financial resources to dispose of the excess and garbage and clean the deterioration. Child is coming to school after bathing and clothing still smells. Family needs assistance with disposing of the excess items and trash, may need assistance in cleaning and the rehoming of pets.
Location: Pleasant Hill, MO 64080-County:Cass-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$390
I am working with a new mother and father who have a 10 day old baby. The baby has some medical issues and that parents would like to get a baby monitor for when she is napping in a separate room from them. Any assistance would be appreciated and they are happy to take a used set as long as it is working. Thank you for considering this request and your continued support!
There are several low income students and families need assistance with winter clothing, winter coats are specifically a critical need.
-Two baby size coats: one 3-5 month old size, and one around 6 month old is needed. Extra winter clothing for the babies is appreciated if available.
-Five adult size coats: 2 medium female; 1 medium male; 1 large female coat; 1 XL female coat.
-Various sizes of youth coats (mostly in need of youth male larger sizes - medium and large) would be helpful in any amount.
-Various sizes of youth sweats, male and female, would be helpful in any amount.
-Various sizes of youth sweatshirts, male and female, would also be helpful in any amount.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64151-County:Platte-Children Served: 8-Adults Served: 4-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1970
DCCCA is working with a family who has been homeless for 9-months and the family has been separated for the past few months with children saying at a friends home and mom staying with different family members and sleeping in her care at times. Mom does work full-time but has had a difficult time finding affordable housing.
Mom has found a home and been accepted to move in as soon as she can pay the deposit and a month of rent up front. The family is hoping to move in as soon as possible because the family the children have been staying with will be leaving town next week leaving the children with no place to go. If the family is not able to get into housing soon there will likely be court involvement which always leads to the risk of the children being removed. We know $1,125 is a very large amount but having the first months rent will allow the family to move in as soon as possible and will give the family stability to being working on other goals to continue to increase their stability.
DCCCA is working with a family who has been homeless for 9-months and the family has been separated for the past few months with children saying at a friends home and mom staying with different family members and sleeping in her care at times. Mom does work full-time but has had a difficult time finding affordable housing. Mom has found a home she can afford and would like to be in but lacks the finances to pay the $900 deposit. The family is hoping to move in as soon as possible as the family the children have been staying with will be leaving town next week leaving the children with no place to go. If the family is not able to get into housing soon there will likely be court involvement which always leads to the risk of the children being removed. We know $900 is a lot to ask and any bit will help toward making sure this family can be together under one roof and having this basic need met.
Mother with twin boys (1 years old) is needing a double stroller. Mom was homeless and came to services with the clothing on her back. She was able to get into temporary housing, however she is needing a double stroller for her twins as she is currently pregnant and shouldn't be lifting both of them. Mom walks places or when needing to go to appointments, it is a huge challenge. Mom is not picky what type of double stroller (there are options on amazon, walmart or target).
Mom is also needing to get her birth certificate to get into public housing (her own place with the boys) and does not have the funds to order it. We are requesting a donation so that DCCCA can help assist getting her birth certificate.
Single mother of two children has been clean for two years. The family is in a trial home placement for her 12-year-old son with behavior issues. The family is working on developing their coping skills and learning how to regulate themselves. The specialist is in need of assistance to provide and build a coping kit for the mom and the two children. The kit items could include slam, play dough, a drawing notebook, gel pens, fidget toys like rings, stress balls, and items with calming smells like lavender. Additionally, the family will need a couple of containers to keep their kits in for each individual.
Location: Belton, MO 64012-County:Cass-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
Single mom, newly out on her own, recently moved into an apartment with her 2 very young children. Mom has limited resources and the apartment has limited space. We are looking for a toddler bed and bedding for the 18 month old child to prevent co-sleeping. This would allow each child to have their own safe sleeping space each night.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64118-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$305
Single mother of a 5 yr old and 5 month old is in need of winter clothes. 5 yr old is a boy and wears size 7 in tops and bottoms and size 13 kids in shoes. The 5 month old baby is a girl and wears size 6-9 months. Also in need of a high chair and exersaucer.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64130-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Resource Health-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$310
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