4825 NW 41st St Suite 500, Riverside, Missouri 64150
Team Leader(s) Benjamin Hagedorn, Lara Anderson, Jessica Hamilton
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There is a husband and a wife that agreed to take in all five of the wife's grandchildren. Two of the grandchildren aren't biologically related to her, but despite that she was more than willing to take in all five children so that the siblings wouldn't be separated. The family has been able to provide these children with all of the items that they need with no notice of these children coming into care and needing placement. The three youngest children have a bedroom with a closet and dresser for their belongings to go. But the two oldest don't have a dresser for their clothes yet. We are asking for someone to be able to donate a dresser for the two older girls so that they will have a place for their clothes to go. Having this dresser provided will bring even more stability into their lives as they are making the transition to living with their grandparents. This will also help make getting ready into the morning for school an easier and normal process. Help would be truly appreciated!
I have a high school student who is in need of a graphing calculator. The family can not afford to purchase one and we have looked at several pawn Shops and other platforms to find one for the child. This would help the child with her math and homework which in turn gets her better grades and hope for a college scholarship. It does not have to be new if someone had a used one that works, that would be great.
Platte County has a small food pantry cabinet that needs restocked. We are requesting non-perishable, but microwavable items. Such as Chef Boyardee cups/meals, mac-n-cheese cups, Hormel Complete Meals, etc.; also peanut butter and jelly are good options. Please nothing that has to be refrigerated or frozen as we do not have space to keep that and neither do some families. Please nothing that requires added ingredients, except water.
Location: Platte City, MO 64079-County:Platte-Children Served: 10-Adults Served: 12-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
This family consists of two children and two adults. One of the adults has been diagnosed with cancer and currently receiving chemo and has hospice involved in her treatment. They were homeless last year and lost all of their belonging except what they could fit in bags. The other adult in the home is a caregiver for the mom with cancer and the children.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64154-County:Platte-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1405
I am currently working with a single mother and her one month old baby. The mother has no work and currently is in critical need for formula for her baby girl. The baby has enough formula for today as yesterday we were able to provide her with a can . Baby will be needing formula for the next couple of days till she is able to have her wic appointment on Tuesday of next week. Please, please, help me, to help this mother who is in critical need. The formula she is currently using is Gentle infant-formula, purple label. we are requesting two or three cans if possible. Thank you for your constant help with supporting our families and case workers. God bless you!!!!!
Single mom dad in jail for abuse.
Dad has been sole provider mom needs help paying Utility bills.
Family is working with El Centro to get mom more help.
But currently this family continues to struggle to pay bills.
If the helpful church can contact this worker i can give you a copy of the bills.
Thanks and be blessed.
Yesterday we took into care a sibling set of 6 that we were able to place all 6 together and with family. The kids came with very little to no items and the relatives have has no time to prepare for their household being over doubled within hours of the kids coming into care. The ages and sizes are as follows
The sizes are as follows:
Girl 3-6 months
Boy pants size 29 and large shirts/hoodies
We are in need of everything for these kiddos. clothes, shoes, toys, beds, diapers, wipes, baby supplies, formula, car seats, baby gates, outlet covers everything, and anything would be helpful for this family.
Single pregnant mom in a potentially abusive relationship is trying to get out and back into her own apartment. She has a 7 year old and is 33 weeks pregnant. She has a lease on an apartment and is applying for rent assistance but needs help meeting this month's rent. She is currently working and participating in programs at Advice & Aid. Rent is broken down below so that multiple churches could help.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64139-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1500
A single mother of 3 who has recently moved into a new home due to unsafe living conditions is looking for assistance with a family sofa for their home. Currently the family is sitting on crates in the living room and eating off a children's play table. The family would benefit from having a clean place to eat and allow the family to enjoy each others company together this holiday season. Family would prefer a new family sofa that can be a single or two piece set.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64130-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$325
A single mother of 3 who has recently moved into a new home due to unsafe living conditions is looking for assistance with a dining room table for their home. Currently the family is sitting on crates in the living room and eating off a children's play table. The family would benefit from having a clean place to eat and allow the family to enjoy each others company together this holiday season. Family is open to a gently used or new wooden family dining room table with chairs for 4 people.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64130-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$240
I have a family who is moving into a residence after having not been able to live together for the last 4 months. The mother is able to provide a home for her children. DCCCA is asking for pillows for this family as they do not have any. In providing this need, you will be helping the mother not spend extra money so she can apply the money to her deposit and first month's rent.
Thank you in advance for helping this family and this mother provide for her children.
I work with a family of 2 adults with 1 male and 2 female children who live well below the poverty line. There are concerns for head lice, roach, and flea infections which we are finding difficult to combat without chemicals. The children are currently sharing a king size bed on the floor. Although this is functional at their age, they would benefit from individual beds, sheets, pillows. (Cleaning Supplies) The family would benefit from a case of RID lice spray and a case of Roach/Flea bombs for the home. The dryer is not working. The family would benefit from a working dryer so they can dry cloth items on high to kill lice eggs on the fabric to combat the infestation.
Location: Saint Joseph, MO 64504-County:Buchanan-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1760
Being a single mom in recovery is hard yet being a single mom with lupus and other medical conditions can be even harder. I am working with a single mom of a four-year-old daughter and a teenage daughter who recently came back home to live with her after living with her grandmother for the majority of her life. It hasn't been an easy road for this mom of three. She has dealt with pain most of her life and has been fighting for disability which continues to get denied yet through her sobriety and with God she is trying to show her children a better life through her pain. Many days she dreads getting out of bed and it is hard for her to get things out of the fridge yet she tries to be the best mom she can be. Life would be a little easier on her body if she had a bottom freezer refrigerator. $899.00
Location: Kansas City, MO 64109-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Amethyst Place, Inc-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$960
Mother with 2 children is needing help getting their birth certificates so they can move into permanent housing. Mom had thought she had her sons, but realized they have been lost and she does not have the funds to get copies. Mom is working hard on personal goals to get into housing and we don't want this to be a barrier for her. Any amount towards this need is greatly appreciated.
A sweet kiddo in foster care has been approved to visit his dad & grandma in Arkansas for Christmas break. He has not seen his family in over a year and misses them terribly. This young man is 8 years old and absolutely loves airplanes and everything about them. He talks about airplanes nonstop and wants to be a pilot when he grows up. His foster parent has purchased a ticket for him to go visit during Christmas break however she is struggling financially. She knows this trip is needed & this little guy misses his family and also adores planes, so she purchased the ticket. This will be his very first flight and he is over the moon excited about going on an airplane. Foster mom is seeking assistance with the ticket she purchased because she also has other children in the home. She is asking for $150 for help with the plane ticket. A visa gift card etc could be used to help her pay other bills or use it for groceries or whatever is needed for her household. This trip will be something this little guy will never forget, please help fulfill this need and help brighten this little guy's life. Thank you so much!
Single mother with 4 children is needing assistance with gas for transportation. Her younger children have visitation with their father in Olathe, that mom is responsible to take them to, weekly. The children also all have therapy appointments, and it adds up to a lot of driving. She is looking for a job but will currently clean houses for income. She has not been able to make as much money recently and has used most of her other funds on bills. We are requesting a gas gift card to help with transportation funds.
This family of 6, are very hard working but they don't have some basic necessities, such as beds. At this time they are sleeping on the floor and still managing to work and go to school every day, having beds would really make a difference their daily lives, especially for the children to have beds to sleep in.
Student moved to us from a neighboring district and does not live with her guardian. She is currently working towards being on the wrestling team but is unable to afford required equipment to be successful including head gear and shoes.
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Location: Riverside, MO 64150-County:Platte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$155
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