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Minor is detained from Mother and placed with maternal relative, who also has Minor's siblings in her care. Minor would currently benefit from a full size mattress, bed frame and bedding in order to ensure she has the proper furniture in her placement. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90031-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Children's Law Center-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$525
A single mother needs help with furnishing her new apartment so that she can work towards reunifying with her two young girls. The mother needs 2 small dressers of 1 larger dresser to store the children's clothes in. The mother is working hard to be able to expand her visits and will hopefully be able to have the girls have overnight visits with her very soon.
This Park Hill student and his mother were involved in a situation that caused them need to leave their home to stay safe. They are currently staying in a hotel, and are hoping to find permanent housing soon. The hotel is working with the family to have a low rate, but money is getting tight. They are also in need of food, but the hotel they are staying in does not have a kitchen, so mom has to be strategic in what they get. In addition to that, the family runs a food truck, and is doing several events in the next couple weeks, and needs access to a kitchen once a week to bake to prep for that week's event. Mom is working in addition to doing all of these other things, and would be grateful for any help she can get.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64153-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
A pregnant mom and her family are in need of assistance. They began a payment program when the electric bills were high last winter and have a notice of payment due for $501.44, due April 7th. This is adding stress to the family and although they are employed, they are taking care of an older mother and their child. Any help is much appreciated!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64156-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 3-Agency: #Liberty Women's Clinic-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$502
Family (dad, mom, and 3 children) live in a shared family home. Family has requested a bunk bed for the family. Family is currently co sleeping on a mattress as they have limited living space. The bunk bed will support the family to have more safe sleeping space.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90044-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #El Nido Family Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$460
A SINGLE MOTHER IS IN NEED OF SUPPORT WITH OBTAINING OUTERWEAR JACKETS FOR HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN, AGES 18 MONTHS (BOY) AND 2 YEAR-OLD (GIRL), AS THE CHILDREN HAVE MINIMAL CLOTHING THAT THEY STILL FIT INTO AND THEY ARE IN NEED OF THE OUTERWEAR CLOTHING DUE TO THE COLD/RAINY WEATHER. AN INFLATABLE BATHTUB IS ALSO NEEDED FOR THE OLDER CHILD AS THE FAMILY RESIDES IN A TRANSITIONAL SHELTER, SHARING THE BATHROOM WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS/FAMILIES, AND THE MOTHER IS ATTEMPTING TO KEEP THE CHILDREN'S AREA SANITARY. THE MOTHER IS IN PROCESS OF RETURNING TO WORK AND EVENTUALLY WORKING ON OBTAINING HOUSING. ANY SUPPORT WOULD BE GLADLY APPRECIATED. I HAVE LEFT A WEBSITE TO A REGISTRY WITH WALMART ITEMS WITH CONVENIENT PRICES ALTHOUGH OTHER ITEMS ARE WELCOMED.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90043-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Shields For Families-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$130
A student is enrolled in a dual credit course at our high school. A student found out yesterday that since their family can not pay the dual credit fee they will be dropped from this class unable to earn college credit. Dad already works two jobs to support the family and won't have money to pay this fee tomorrow. The student is incredibly bright and is passing this course with flying colors and wants to be able to earn this college credit.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64152-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
The 14-year-old foster youth is placed with her step-paternal grandfather with her two other siblings. The child is currently in the 8th grade at Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy. The school is offering its students the opportunity to attend the Black History/Black College Tour 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. The school trip will be from May 1-6, 2023. The school is paying for the hotel, food, and part of the flight expense. The school is requiring the students to pay for the remaining balance of $350.00. The child is asking for assistance with paying this school trip, as she does not have the financial means to pay for it. The child is very excited to be a part of this school trip. The Child has not given much thought to what college she wants to attend or what major interests her. This school trip can increase her interest in college. The child is the oldest of 3. She has the opportunity to be a good role model to her siblings. Caregiver does receive funding for the children but he uses the foster care payments on the children’s basic needs. The children’s father is homeless. The children’s mother is slowly increasing her financial stability after she was released from prison mid last year after serving 10 years. Its Confirmed that the amount students are being ask to pay is $350.00. Money order or a check payable to Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90033-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Agency: #DCFS-LA Metro North-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$350
Single mother of four children needs assistance with her Evergy bill of $1260. She needs $699 to get her electricity (includes heat) back on. She has recently been unemployed and is starting a job at the Ford Plant in April or May.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64154-County:Platte-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$699
I have two girls who were disrupted from their original foster home and now live with their aunt in her one bedroom apartment. The girls sleep in their aunt's bed while their aunt sleeps in the living room, and we're requesting potential help in getting a bunk bed for the girls to sleep in and call their own.
We have a 12 year old female who is placed in a residential facility in Columbia, Missouri. Her family lives in Kansas City. Her sister and her aunt would like to be able to go and see their sister and bring her back on weekends once a month so that she can see her 5 other siblings. Family is really important to our youth and her being in Columbia has made it hard for her family to go see her. Her family does not have the financial ability to make it to and from Columbia often.
The request is for gas cards so that the aunt or sister can go pick their sister up once a month for a pass to see her family. I can keep the gas cards at my office and provide them to the aunt or sister once a month.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
DCCCA is working with a mother who has been homeless and living in a hotel for seven months. The family has been able to obtain housing and will be ready to move in this weekend. The last obstacle is paying off past due utilities so mom can connect electricity at the new home. Two of the children have been living with family and friends because there was not enough space at the hotel. Having this cost covered not only gets mom out of the hotel room, it will put the family back together under one roof. Mom has contributed what she can to the bill and has obtained assistance from community resources and this amount is what remains after other resources have been tapped out. Thank you in advance for helping this family get into a home and be reunited!
We are working with a single mother who was unable to make her full rent payment this month and are asking for assistance in meeting this need. Mom put in all see could and made efforts to access community resources and received what she could from other agencies and now we are asking if someone in the community could bridge the gap and cover the remaining $500.
A 17 year old teen mom in foster care and her 4 month old baby need help getting a crib and crib mattress! Her baby is outgrowing her bassinet, and the social worker has told her that she must have a crib and crib mattress this week or they might intervene and take her baby or open a court case on her baby. Unfortunately, the mom is a minor in foster care and doesn't have available money to purchase a crib.
Any regular size crib will work for the family but I found a convertible crib on amazon for $100 plus tax.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90002-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Children's Law Center-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$230
A foster parent needs assistance with a playpen with a Bassett attached, Twin size bed with rails, and a car seat (Grow with me from infant to toddler). This family is new to fostering a child and needs help to make the life of the child comfortable .
Mother with five children, ranging from baby to teen years, is in need of beds and refrigerator. Mother has proactively complied with her case plan as well as tending to all her children’s needs. Children are now home with mother.
Unfortunately, with mom’s already overwhelming tasks, the family's refrigerator is no longer working and all the food in it ($500 plus dollars’ worth) was spoiled. This makes daily life extra hard and costly for the family. Not having a working refrigerator will affect any home assessment the family likely will have. Helping this family with a new refrigerator, one queen bed and three twin beds will take off some of the stress mother is currently going through. It will give the children a comfortable place to sleep, as well as keep the family together. The goal is to maintain and preserve the family together, as mom has worked to do and lack of a refrigerator and beds should not come in between that. Thank you.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90044-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1350
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