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There is a husband and a wife that agreed to take in all five of the wife's grandchildren. Two of the grandchildren aren't biologically related to her, but despite that she was more than willing to take in all five children so that the siblings wouldn't be separated. The family has been able to provide these children with all of the items that they need with no notice of these children coming into care and needing placement. The three youngest children have a bedroom with a closet and dresser for their belongings to go. But the two oldest don't have a dresser for their clothes yet. We are asking for someone to be able to donate a dresser for the two older girls so that they will have a place for their clothes to go. Having this dresser provided will bring even more stability into their lives as they are making the transition to living with their grandparents. This will also help make getting ready into the morning for school an easier and normal process. Help would be truly appreciated!
Platte County has a small food pantry cabinet that needs restocked. We are requesting non-perishable, but microwavable items. Such as Chef Boyardee cups/meals, mac-n-cheese cups, Hormel Complete Meals, etc.; also peanut butter and jelly are good options. Please nothing that has to be refrigerated or frozen as we do not have space to keep that and neither do some families. Please nothing that requires added ingredients, except water.
Location: Platte City, MO 64079-County:Platte-Children Served: 10-Adults Served: 12-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
I am currently working with a single mother and her one month old baby. The mother has no work and currently is in critical need for formula for her baby girl. The baby has enough formula for today as yesterday we were able to provide her with a can . Baby will be needing formula for the next couple of days till she is able to have her wic appointment on Tuesday of next week. Please, please, help me, to help this mother who is in critical need. The formula she is currently using is Gentle infant-formula, purple label. we are requesting two or three cans if possible. Thank you for your constant help with supporting our families and case workers. God bless you!!!!!
Single mom dad in jail for abuse.
Dad has been sole provider mom needs help paying Utility bills.
Family is working with El Centro to get mom more help.
But currently this family continues to struggle to pay bills.
If the helpful church can contact this worker i can give you a copy of the bills.
Thanks and be blessed.
The father in this case is a former addict and is trying to reintegrate with his children with very little supports to rely on. He has been working on his mental health, maintaining employment at a local production factory, and maintaining his sobriety. He has been jumping through all of these hoops all while maintaining as good a relationship with his 4 children as he can. His ex-wife has been less than willing to work with this agency as well to reintegrate with her children, so in this case the father is doing this alone. The two smallest children have special needs and quite a lot of behavioral issues. At this time, the father needs help on a security deposit for a residence. Our agency is able to help with half of this need, but there is a total need of $1,100 to help make this happen. The father did not want to ask for assistance, but has finally agreed to seek help for this substantial amount. This agency has plans to immediately work towards overnight visits with the intent of reintegration soon after should he be able to move into this residence. Thank you for any and all assistance.
Mother with 2 children is needing help getting their birth certificates so they can move into permanent housing. Mom had thought she had her sons, but realized they have been lost and she does not have the funds to get copies. Mom is working hard on personal goals to get into housing and we don't want this to be a barrier for her. Any amount towards this need is greatly appreciated.
Single mother with 4 children is needing assistance with gas for transportation. Her younger children have visitation with their father in Olathe, that mom is responsible to take them to, weekly. The children also all have therapy appointments, and it adds up to a lot of driving. She is looking for a job but will currently clean houses for income. She has not been able to make as much money recently and has used most of her other funds on bills. We are requesting a gas gift card to help with transportation funds.
Single mom has five kids.
She is limited on income dad is not helping out.
She has a 11 yr old girl who wants a bike for Christmas.
if the supportive church can contact this worker i can give you drop off information or drop ship information.
Thanks be blessed.
This family of 6, are very hard working but they don't have some basic necessities, such as beds. At this time they are sleeping on the floor and still managing to work and go to school every day, having beds would really make a difference their daily lives, especially for the children to have beds to sleep in.
I have a single mom in need of assistance with obtaining a sturdy garment/ clothing rack (that is enclosed/ can be covered) to store her clothing. Mom and her youngest rent a bedroom with limited closet space. Soon her other child will be moving in with her, which will make things a little tight on space in the bedroom. Her roommates have approved her putting a garment rack outside of her bedroom door so she can have space to fit clothing. The family will appreciate any donation- new or used. It appears garment racks range from $15 to $60.
I may be able to assist with this. I have a used covered (zips up the middle) garment rack in good condition. The size is a concern as it is 5'2" high, 5' wide and 19" deep. If this will work for this family, please let me know. Jennifer Lopez
Good evening! I have a single mom with a baby boy in need of a high chair and a gate for an average size door. Her little guy is on the move and doing big things. She is happy for a new or used items. If this is something you can help with please let me know. Thank you.
A mother of 3 is in need of $500 to pay her rent. She had an unexpected bill come through her account, which caused a delay in her rent. She is asking for $500 to go toward her rent and needs it paid by December 5th.
A single mother and her 3 year old daughter are in temporary housing due to a fire at their home. The family is struggling financially and the mother is trying to get back on her feet. The 3 year old needs clothing and mom also needs assistance for Christmas.
A gift card to Walmart or Target would help cover Christmas. The 3 year old wears size 6/7 girls, and loves bright colors. Shoe size is size 11. Thank you!
Location: Platte City, MO 64079-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$440
Hi there, we would love to help out. Is the clothing for the 3 year old separate from the size 6/7 clothing - just confused that those were separate boxes to check. Let me know how we can get this to you/how much in gift cards vs. clothes. Thanks!
I am working with a single mom and her 2 children who are living in a trailer. Mom struggles financially and is on a tight budget.The childrens father is involved periodically but does not help mom fianancially. Mom's trailer is older and has needed a number of repairs since she moved in. Most of her monthly income goes to cover lot rent for the trailer. At this time, this is their only housing option. Mom recently got water again, however the hot water tank on the trailer is not working so they do not have any hot water. I got an estimate on a new tank and installation from a plumber that is sadly higher than I expected. The water heater has a whole in it and needs to be replaced at a cost of $600. The labor cost is $250. I am putting in a request for help with any part of this cost. I will look for other funding resources to cover the amount that is left. I am appreciative of any help with this.
Location: Platte City, MO 64079-County:Platte-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO-Platte County R-3 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$850
A caregiver needs help keeping her phone line turned on to remain in touch with her children while at work. Recently, one of her children has been struggling with some behaviors that require extra supervision. She had to call off work several times to remain with her child and has fallen behind on bills. Now she is able to return to work, but she needs to prioritize her phone so her child or the adult who is supervising can always reach her. Helping meet this request will help a caregiver be able to support her child and keep the family safe.
This family is currently facing financial hardship due to being a single-income household, as mom has been facing some health issues. They're dealing with food insecurity and struggling to pay utility bills, as well as recently having to pay for bed bug treatment for the home. They already receive food stamps and utilize community resources (e.g., Just Food) when they can.
I think they'll take any amount of relief they can get, and in any form, whether it's gas cards so they can get to work, gift cards for the grocery store, cash reimbursement for bed bug treatment, etc. In addition, the family is facing financial hardship to provide Christmas gifts.
Single mother with little social support. She just had a baby, and he needs formula. Her WIC appointment is not until 12/15 so she can have the program cover the formula expenses. She did try breast feeding but her body has not been producing milk. Mom is needing Similac 360 total care formula. I have included the following link for this formula found at the Target in Mission, which is right next door to our office:
Thank you for your support of mom and baby!
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 NRKIN foster home received a new placement, an infant girl on 11/17. The foster home has the infant's three other sisters, all ages 3 and younger. The home greatly needs a crib and mattress for the infant. The home could also use a two-child stroller as the infant's older sister just turned one. Additionally, the older sister could use a car seat as that car seat will now be used for the new infant. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
A NRKIN foster home who has placement of four sisters, ages 3 and younger are in need of a new van as their current van has numerous mechanical issues. The family needs help purchasing a new van or financial assistance making repairs on current van. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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