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Maternal grandmother is currently caring for her two young grandchildren following the removal from their parents. She is interested in long term care should it become an option. The grandmother recently moved into a larger space to accommodate her grandchildren. She is currently in need of a mattress for one of the children. The assistance would be greatly appreciated as she is experiencing some temporary financial hardships due to the changes in her home.
We have a family of five (3 boys and 1 girl). The family has fallen on hard times and mom does not start her new place of employment until next week. The family is in need of assistance to pay for utilities, food, and the inside of the home is in need of some repairs. The family could also use cleaning supplies and gift cards to purchase gas and hygiene items.
Maternal aunt is currently caring for her nephew with special needs who was removed from the care of his parents due to abuse/neglect. The caregiver has expressed interest in providing long term care for the children should it become an option. She has reported temporary financial restraints due to missing multiple unpaid days from work. The caregiver is seeking rental assistance in the amount of $500 to assist her in maintaining the current rent/household utilities. The caregiver expressed that she would be most grateful for any assistance as she wants to ensure that she can continue to provide the child's needs in a safe and stable environment.
This youth is 15 years old. She struggles with self-confidence due to extreme skin issues, bullying at school, and lack of peer relationships. She plans on starting a vlog documenting her journey in learning herself and improving her over-all wellbeing. Topics that she plans on documenting include but are not limited to positive affirmations, makeup, hair, and dance. She is also looking into documenting her journey of improving her skin.
She is currently struggling in school due to not feeling comfortable around her peers. By being able to do this, her confidence will be increased, and it will hopefully motivate her to participate in other avenues. The hope is also that she will be able to build and maintain positive relationships with her peers.
This youth's goal is to also create revenue off her vlog through subscribers and views (YouTube).
single mother providing for the family. The family has a 6 month old girl, 2 year old girl, 4 year old boy, 5 year old boy, 7 year old girl, 9 year old girl and a 12 year old girl. The caregivers are working very hard to provide a safe and stable home environment to maintain stability and a safe environment. She is currently in need of dressers to store the children's clothes.
Special education student (14 years old) who has a auditory impairment is needing a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA). Dad is a single parent raising two boys and works for the public school system. The family's health insurance is helpful, but the out-of-pocket cost after insurance is applied is $4,800. The student needs this hearing aid in order to function not only academically, but socially as well. This family is appreciative of any funds that can be contributed to help this child.
A single mother of a 6month old boy in need of a large foam play mat with numbers, pictures, and letters to improve his development and allow him a wide range to crawl safely. She also needs a play pen or pack and play along with a high chair. The baby needs age appropriate toys ranging from 6months to 2years.
Thank you for your consideration and kindness.
I have a paternal grandmother caring for her grandparent who recently moved to a bigger home in order to care for her 1 year old granddaughter who has been in foster care for over a year. Her hopes is to provide her granddaughter with a permanent home. She is trying to give her an appropriate space for her to grow and needs help with furnishing it. She would like to receive assistance in purchasing this playset from Amazon
Family of four in Keene, Tx needs assistance with home cleaning care. The home is older, unkept and roaches have been observed in the home. The family would benefit from a deep cleaning and trash removal. The refrigerator needs to be cleaned. The father was laid off of his job after several years and the mother is a stay at home mother. The family does not have a vehicle and is unable to obtain proper cleaning supplies and trash removal.
Single mom of two, needs assistance paying her light bill. Mom is a teacher who is unable to afford all of her bills this month, due to transferring schools. Asking for assistance with her water bill which is due May 22nd in the amount of $306.00.
Location: Dallas, TX 75236-County:Dallas-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Communities United For Kids-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$306
A mother 3 children who is a victim of domestic/family violence and currently going through a divorce is in need of a camera system for their home and an alternator for her van. Helping meet this family needs will help provide security and safety precautions for this family and help this mother get to and from work so that she can continue to meet the needs for her children. The children are ages 6y, 15y and 18y (graduated adult).
I have maternal grandparents approved to be kinship caregivers for their three granddaughters. The children are currently in foster care while we await assistance. We are in need of a bunk bed with mattresses to proceed with placement. Updated on May 19, 2023 by an Agency Worker N/A
Ms. Whigham needs assistance with furniture in her new apartment, provided by DFPS Housing Assistance Program. Ms. Whigham has a 4-month-old child and a child that recently turned 1 years old. Ms. Whigham is not asking for any specific kind of furniture, but doe's need a couch set, Queen Size Bed set for her room, Toddler Bed Set, Crib, and stroller. She needs it delivered to her new apartment since she has no family or friend assistance with anything regarding her children. Her new address is 7310 Marvin D. Love Fwy Apt. 1021 Dallas, TX 75237.
I am working with a single mother of 5 children ages 2 (female), 4 (female), 6 (male), 8 (female) and 11( male). The mother is unemployed due to needing to care for her children and does not have daycare as a option. She is struggling to provide for some of their basic needs. At this time, the mothers washing machine is not spinning out the water and she is having difficulty washing clothes for the children. The mother is unable to purchase or fix the washer at this time and it is not provided by the apartment community.
Grandmother of 6 children, ages 5month, 1, 2, 3 4 and 5. She is needing assistance with electric bill and cell phone bill. The grand mother lost her job when the children where initially placed in her home. Due to not having employment, she has fallen behind in her bills.
The assistance would help maintain the kinship placement
Kinship family is needing emergency assistance with household bills. The primary kinship caregiver, and sole income earner of household was recently laid off from her job. She is the caregiver for a 2, 5 and 7 year old under CPS custody. In addition, there is a new born infant who resides in the home. She has fallen behind on essential household bills. Without assistance, she runs the risk of losing access to running water, electric and gas. Without these running utilities, she runs the risk of having the children removed from her home. The children do not have another kinship caregiver who would be able to assist in caring for the children. This would lead to the children entering the foster care system.
We are trying to return a couple of children with special needs home with their mother. They have a bunk bed, but need a full size mattress for the bottom bunk. The family is also in need of a toddler bed.
If a trundle bed suffices for toddler bed, we can supply everything - our partner, Dallas Furniture Bank recommends the trundles for toddlers since they are so low to ground. If this works, please email me.
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