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A sibling set of 5 are headed toward reintegration with their mom but are in need of appropriate car seats for transporting them. Their ages are 9, 6, 5, 4, and 2. They have been in care for 2 years now, and this is an important step in their reintegration into the home.
Please consider helping a young grandma and her three grandchildren stay together. This grandma has cared for her three grandchildren (8,7 and 2) since they were born and continue to move alot during their young life. We are needing to provide her a short stay while we locate a more long term housing option. Thank you for any help.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS- KVC-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1200
Please consider helping this family be able to stay together. This aunt stepped up to take on the care of her twin niece and nephews who are two years old, while also being a single mother of two young boys under the age of four. This aunt relies heavily on her closenet for support however they all struggle with very low income. This aunt is in desperate need of household items to work on the clutter and lack of space in her home. The family would also benefit from new toddler mattresses and beds for the twins. The following list of items would help the family gratefully.
* Hangers (toddler and regular)
* Storage drawers/totes/bins
Single mom with two children in need of meat and food due to not having electricity and losing the food they had. Family is also in need of hygiene products and furniture. Family currently has a kitchen table and mattresses on the floor.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$625
There is a family that is having financial struggles the father got a new job and the pay is no longer cutting it for the family. The father is planning to return to his old higher paying job. There are 4 young children in the family, the financial stress is causing a lot of chaos of in the home. They are currently $1,000 behind each month on their bills. I informed the mother I will reach out to see what donations I could collect to help assist them during this transitional time. I know $1,000 is a lot and I am not expecting that full amount just whatever donations are available would be helpful for the family. Thank you!
Location: Cameron, MO 64429-County:Clinton-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Cameron R-1 School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
Childrens Division is assisting a family that has one child in the home and there are concerns of infestation of bed bugs. The child is covered in them and can not control scratching at them. They are becoming open wounds on her arms and legs. The family is needing assistance with extermination and new bedroom furniture for the child. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64133-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1255
A young mother with twins is now transitioning into a new place and is in need of a couple of things to help her live in a more comfortable/clean environment. She wants to make sure to keep things clean, and organized in her new space for her babies.
Family is in need of dressers for 3 elementary age kids. They also have no living room furniture. Mother has heart and kidney issues and is not working. Dad had worked with disaster relief in past and it took him away from home for long periods. He then worked on the family farm, but grandfather passed way and farm sold. This was December 2022. Since then dad has worked sporadically with temp work. He would have times he was unable to work, due to mom's health issues. He did just start working a full time job. They are working with CAP, but they did not have furniture.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$585
A single mother of 10 children that is receiving family court services, is currently residing in a 1 bedroom apartment with her two youngest children. The mother is currently sleeping on the living room as her children share the main bedroom. The mother has found a five-bedroom home that is perfect for her family, however, the only barrier to reunification for this family to reunite under one roof is an outstanding balance of $1158 at her current apartment.
This brave woman has faced battles with drug addiction, mental health, and abuse in her past. She has turned her life around and is willing to go above and beyond for her children.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64131-County:Jackson-Children Served: 11-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Crittenton-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1158
The mother on this case was given an eviction notice and was requested to be out by October 31st, 2023. The mother was off work for 3 months due to having a broken foot and got behind on her rent. Due to her renting from her father and not having a lease agreement we are not able to assist in getting her rent paid up. The mother is trying to get a new place but has a past due bill from when she left her abuser. If this bill is paid, she will have a better chance of getting an apartment for her and her son before the October 31st deadline. This bill is an Evergy Bill.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64148-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$202
Parents and a child are brand new to the area. They were living with a friend who unexpectedly kicked them out last week. They were able to find a new place to stay and they move in tomorrow. However, since they do not currently have a car, they have limited places to work since they have to be in walking distance, resulting in very limited income for the family. They are needing a twin-size bed for the child. Also, if able, they could greatly benefit from a microwave. Thank you so much.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- St. Joseph School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$555
A grandmother now has four grandchildren living in her home. Her oldest grandson has recently entered the home. The grandmother was able to get a bed, bed frame, and bed sheets for her grandson, but she is needing help with finding a dresser for him to put his clothes somewhere, besides in bags. This would help the grandson to feel more adjusted to living with his grandmother and make it feel more like home for him. The grandson is 17 years old.
This request is for a single parent with 2 disabled children in the home. Her son recently underwent a serious surgery and mom had no choice but to take an unpaid leave from work. She tried to file unemployment but was denied since she is technically still employed. Due to this she is behind on her utilities. She used all of her saved money to pay rent and provide food for her family. Mom starts back to work next week but is needing help to get caught up for October and has no other means to get money. She believes once she starts back to work her family will finally be back on track. Account numbers will be provided for payment upon approval.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64157-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Liberty Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$882
Children's Division is moving a foster child to Mississippi to a residential facility. Once out of state, our debit card issued by the State we use will no longer work. The child needs to get to MS this week and is leaving tomorrow.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64501-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
I have a hard working single mother of 7 children in our district working to get her car tags for her vehicle so she can get her kids to school and also get herself to work. She is working and trying her hardest to meet the needs of children and cover housing and expenses. She has been able to come up with some but needs around $300 to cover the rest. Thank you for considering partnering with this family to help them make ends meet.
Location: Overland Park, KS 66223-County:Johnson-Children Served: 7-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Blue Valley Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
A young lady is wanting to go to see Rod Wave for her birthday. She is about to have her quincenera and her placement isn't able to afford as big of a party as it typically would be, so she is wanting to get her concert tickets instead. The seats she was looking at are Section 120, Row 26 on Ticketmaster. She is willing to do other seats as well for cheaper if it means getting her to go. The concert is on October 23, 2023. This a child in foster care who has experienced several traumatic instances in her life. She feels some of the songs relate to her life experiences.
This Park Hill family needs help with their electric bill. Mom was out of work, but recently got a new job, and gets paid for the first time next week. Dad has been out on medical leave and is having surgery next week. The family also moved to a new, more affordable apartment over the summer, and have been waiting and waiting for the bills to transfer over to their new address, and how much they owe. The received their electric bill, and it was quite a bit more than they anticipated, and included a disconnect notice with it. The electricity was then cut off the day the bill was due. The 7th grader brought the bill to the social worker at the school the day after the power was shut of asking for help. Social worker was able to meet with the parents, and once Dad is back at work after his surgery, and once Mom gets paid regularly they should be fine, but this shut off and higher electric bill is beyond what they are capable of paying. Parents are open to assistance with budgeting, managing and saving money.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64154-County:Platte-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$800
My family is a grandmother taking care of her 5 grandchildren and the case is moving and they will be in her care. Her washing maching is broken and I was trying to see if we could get help for her to find another on as the kids are young and there is alot of laundry and the washing place is expensive. I looked at lowes and they range from 450-800 dollars and have some on sale.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64117-County:Clay-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$700
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