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We would like to support one of our families in our PUC Excel Middle School. This student is in the 6th grade and the family is going through financial hardship at this time. There are three children and the the mother is the sole provider. Mom works cleaning homes and got laid off, she is struggling to meet the children's basic needs. This family is in need of support with food, clothing. Mother is concerned that this will affect the children's school if they do not have food and what they need for school.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90031-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Partnerships to Uplift Communities Los Angeles-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
I have a newly single Mom who is needing a few dressers for her kiddos. Dad has recently moved out and she has lots of clothing piled up in the laundry rom because she has no where to put the clean clothes. The dressers were one of the Dad's belongings and he took them when he left. I hope that getting this mom and kiddos something that is useful to them will help Mom see that there are places that can help her and she won't go back into a DV situation.
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 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
This Treatment Court participant has exceeded all of our expectations. She has great communication skills, and is extremely responsible. She has maintained two jobs, obtained transportation and housing, on top of all the court requirements. Most importantly, she has rebuilt the relationships with her children. This participant recently experienced issues with her vehicle while driving home from out of town. She has handled it beautifully, had it towed, and dealt with specifics regarding her warranty before reaching out for assistance. She is set to graduate the program in the near future, and we'd love to see her start her life after Treatment Court on the right foot. She would be appreciative of any help provided towards fixing her car.
Disabled client working part-time is doing their best to reunify with the children but is in need of an extensive treatment program, which would put client's housing in jeopardy if payment of $348 is not provided to landlord. Assisting client with this request would ensure client's keeps housing, and is able to comply with court orders which would lead to reunification.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90011-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$348
This family consists of a 58-year-old grandmother who has temporary custody of her three grandchildren ages 10, 9 & 8. Due to the grandmother’s health problems, she has not been able to work full time which has impacted her financially. This family is in dire need of financial assistance for groceries. Your support will help this family decrease their financial stressor, and allow time for family bonding, and may even improve their mental health.
Location: Pacoima, CA 91331-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Penny Lane Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$450
A single 29-year-old aunt with a one household income took in her nephew and was required to move to a two-bedroom apartment in order to obtain temporary custody of him. This caregiver used most of her savings to make sure she met the requirements needed for her nephew to be under her immediate care. This family needs support with groceries to help them get back on track with their day-to-day expenses. Your support will help this family of two eat homemade meals and deepen their bond.
Location: North Hollywood, CA 91606-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Penny Lane Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
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
Aunt and Uncle are caring for their almost 4-year-old niece and 3-month-old nephew along with their own two biological children. The uncle is the sole provider of the family at this time. Aunt had to stop her part-time work due to the arrival of their niece and nephew, as she is caring for their newborn nephew who has required a lot of attention after getting released from the NICU. They have prioritized rent, food, and urgent family needs which resulted in them falling behind on their utility bill. They would greatly benefit and would appreciate any help to get back on track with their utility bill and to avoid a disruption in their water and power. The home must have water and power in order to be able to keep the foster youth in their care. Please help preserve the foster placement of their niece and nephew.
Location: Pacoima, CA 91334-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Penny Lane Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$729
A single grandmother who has been raising her four grandchildren ages 15,13, and two twin girls ages 12. This caregiver drives her grandchildren 4 times out the week to a program called Vida 15 miles each way. This program is for at-risk youth between the ages of 11 and 17 ½ who are struggling with parent relationships, academics, antisocial peers/attitudes, and making smart decisions. This elderly grandmother lives on a fixed income with no additional assistance from the Department of Child and Family Services but is in dire need of a gas card in order to support her grandchildren in gaining the knowledge and skills needed to transform their lives for the better. Your support will help this family improve their communication.
Location: North Hills, CA 91343-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Penny Lane Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$390
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
I'm working with mother who left a DV relationship. She is currently homeless. The mother and her 5 month baby boy are currently residing with family friend, for short term. Mother is in need of assistance until she is able to get back on her feet and gets a stable job. Mother and baby are currently in need of clothes. Mother says she uses size 16 clothes and undergarments and her 5 month is also in needs of baby clothes. Mother is asking for help for clothes, and basic necessities items for herself and her baby.
I'm working with a mother who is currently homeless. Mother has been in a DV relationship for awhile and is now trying to get on her feet. Mother has a 5 month baby boy. Mother and child are currently residing with family friend short term. Mother needs assistance until back on her feet and gets a stable job. The mother is currently in need for some items for her baby. Mother needs a crib for her baby as she is co-sleeping with him and co-sleeping is not allowed as there are safety concerns when parents co-sleep. Mother is also in needs of diapers, formula and other baby items. Mother is also in needs of clothes for herself and basic necessities as she has been living from place to place.
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.
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