Team Leader(s) Chad Bones, Shanda Heatherly, Anita Walker, Malinda Makin, Ted Holt, Shari Holt, Chris O'Dell, Kristin Olson, Jess Dinsmore
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We have a foster family whose Air Conditioner went out completely today. With their current finances, they are going to struggle to afford repairs right now. They have two foster children right now, both 2 yrs. and under.
The are a newer foster home that just opened up in March of 2023. Our number one goal is to make sure the kids are able to stay in the home as they were placed in their home in April.
Location: Skiatook, OK 74070-County:Osage-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #OK-Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
The mother's newborn was placed into custody and the mother is homeless with no phone and no means of being able to stay in touch with her case worker, service providers, or attorney once she is released from the hospital to maintain services and be able to have contact for arranging family time with the newborn during the case.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74104-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$145
Foster parents are asking for help with clothes for a 2 year old who came into care with no belongings. Child is a girl who wears size 3T in clothes and 7/8 in shoes. The child was homeless living in the car with natural mother and her boyfriend and the child did not have anything, but the clothes on her. Foster parents will take any use or new items for this child, as anything would help make this placement long term. (Clothes: shorts $5, tops $5, dresses $15, sandals $20).
Location: Broken Arrow, OK 74012-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
Hello there. I am reaching out for assistance for a family on my caseload. There is a single mother of three who is working as many hours as her job will allow in order to make ends meet for her family. She and her children are currently in trial reunification and she has been doing everything she can do provide for them and ensure that they don’t go without anything. However, she is struggling a bit financially. She could use some help with the following: a gas card, groceries, and daycare application fees for her three children. Any contribution you may be able to make towards these needs would be immensely appreciated! Thank you so much for your time and consideration!
Location: Tulsa, OK 74146-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$425
A MOTHER IS NEEDING HELP WITH FURNITURE!
There is a mother that has two children (1 and 5 years old). Mom just got a house for herself and her children. Mom is needing some things in order to move into the home. Mom has a toddler mattress for one of her children, but she is needing help with getting a toddler bed frame. Mom is also needing a new bed and bedframe for herself as hers broke. Mom stated she is willing to sleep on an air mattress in the meantime if she is unable to get a bed at the moment. The family is also needing a refrigerator, as the home did not come with one. Mom is not able to get a job right now, due to her attending services and college classes. Mom has been very engaging in all her services. Mom has reached out to other resources, but has had no luck in finding any of the items listed.
Location: Broken Arrow, OK 74014-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$915
Kinship foster family needs assistance obtaining a baby gate to be in compliance with the foster care approval process. The family needs a "wood banister & stair safety gate". Any assistance would be greatly appreciated as the family has had to spend a lot of personal funds to baby proof their home before they've been approved.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74133-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
This foster family of four is still in the process of approval and in the need of help with their rent. Both foster parents are disabled and on strict financial budgets so any help is greatly appreciated. This foster mother recently graduated with her first Associate's degree to be able to work part-time to help support the family. She is actively looking for a job and anticipates having one to supplement the income for the next month. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74105-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$911
Parents need your help paying the summer camp fee of $675 in order to provide a positive peer opportunity for their 14 year old son with other disabled children. Their son is non-verbal, autistic and an epileptic. One of the parents’ plans to attend this camp with their son. This young boy needs and deserves lots of positive interaction with peers in a supervised and safe atmosphere so he can experience new things available at this camp. By covering even a portion of the camp fee, you will be making a huge difference in this family’s life. This boy will be able to zip line through the woods, jump off a diving board amidst a cheering crowd and create a lifelong relationship with a camp friend among many other camp activities.
The Family and Child Welfare thank you for considering assisting with this fee. Again, any donation amount will go to pay for this young boy’s camp fee.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74133-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$675
A single 22 year old Dad needs some furniture for him and his son in their apartment. At this time he does not have any furniture. He needs a couch, loveseat and table plus two beds and eventually a washer/dryer.
Location: Wagoner, OK 74467-County:Wagoner-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2915
Father of three children who have been in DHS custody for a year is in need of completing a program which requires an initial assessment. The initial assessment fee is 95.00 and the father is not able to cover the cost at this time. The program that needs to be completed is 52 weeks long, so the father getting started as soon as possible is important. Permanency worker is asking for someone to pay the assessment fee.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74134-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$95
I have a mom who got behind on the rent when she had to take off work to have a baby. She's been able to get almost all the way caught up but is still a little short. With her rent caught up, we'll feel more secure in closing her case, knowing she has a safe place for her children to stay.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74105-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Hello! I have a Grandmother who has placement of her grandchildren and is looking for a foldable metal twin bed frame for her Granddaughter. If anyone has one available that could donate one or has the funds to purchase that would be amazing and Grandma would really appreciate it! Thank you!!
Location: Tulsa, OK 74136-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$235
Parents of 7 children need our community’s assistance with beds, bedding and clothing storage/organization. They also need someone to haul the furniture to their home as they navigate life with a large family on a low income.
Both parents work outside the home however are not able to make ends meet without assistance. The children are amazing individuals with personalities as big as the day is long. They have been taught manners and social graces and are a joy to work alongside as we reunite them with their parents. The children’s ages range from newborn to 11 years of age (Boys’ ages are 11, 9, 6 and newborn; Girls’ ages are 5, 2 and 1.)
They currently are in need of a toddler bed for their 5 year old daughter and the parents need a queen size bed and bed frame.
They have no bedding for the beds, so queen, twin and toddler bed size bedding such as sheets, blankets and pillows are also needed. Plain colors for the bedding would be best instead of themed items. The 3 boys each have twin sized beds (bunk beds and a twin bed).
If someone is able to assist with moving the beds to their home that is also a great need to be filled.
This need can be met partially but selecting one item below. Every little bit helps a lot!!!
Filling this need will greatly reduce the stress and anxiety of both parents as they work together to finish their treatment plans in order to keep their family together in their home. The parents and child welfare greatly appreciate your help!!!
Location: Tulsa, OK 74115-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 7-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$915
Foster parents are in need of help with summer camp for a child in care. The child has stated that he would like to attend the camp with the church and foster parents are struggling to pay out of pocket.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74135-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$195
Please consider helping a mother and father with a new convertible car seat for their baby. Today is their baby girl's first birth day and she is in need of a bigger car seat. The parents have been progressing in their case and have been able to move to unsupervised family time with their daughter. They are also transporting her during their family time together. They were previously able to use the foster parents' car seat and were not prepared to have to buy a new one just yet. A new car seat is a big expense for them as they do not have much money. Thank you for your consideration.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74146-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$180
A father needs some financial assistance with a Parenting Capacity Evaluation. This will ensure the safety and ability for a parent to be able to parent his children. This testing will ensure that the parent has an understanding of the children's needs, has the ability to create an emotionally safe environment and recommend any services needed to increase parenting abilities. The test is a large financial burden and this amount is the remaining amount that will help get the evaluation scheduled.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74133-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$375
I have 2 bio parents that do not have transportation at this time and they are in trial reunification with their children. They both are needing assistance with transportation to complete services and get to jobs. They both are in need of a 31 day bus pass to help assist with their transportation barrier. Meeting this need would help these parents to finish their treatment plan and complete their case successfully.
Location: Tulsa, OK 74107-County:Tulsa-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$90
Family is needing help getting bedroom furniture for a three year old girl to begin trial reunification. The parents got their own home and they are starting over with everything since it was lost in storage. The three year old girl is needing a bed, dresser and toybox.
Location: Claremore, OK 74017-County:Rogers-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Oklahoma Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
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