Platte City United Methodist

14040 N Highway, Platte City, Missouri 64079
Team Leader(s) Linda Plager, Kayla Lauderoute, Robert Sefrit
Partner in the Platte County Community

Open Requests

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Help Improve a Child's Well-being
4
High Urgency Need
Family recently moved away from their church friends and family to a new home that offers more space for our fostering journey. We hope to add a play set and outdoor things for kids to enjoy on the few acres we have now. We also hope to be able to extend support to foster families in the southeast ks area similar to what we were so blessed with. We have started an intervention program , the first in the area. We are so excited to help the community here but miss everyone we moved away from. (foster parent, 3 kids)
Location: , MO 64106 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $350
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $350)
To: The Table's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 2 Needs / $350 to go!
Outdoor swing set
1 out of 1 items still needed
outdoor items
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help improve a child's safety/well-being
2
High Urgency Request
A single mom of a kindergartener needs immediate housing due to a fire. Belongings are almost a total loss. Mom has not requested assistance prior to this experience, despite mom having a lot of unfortunate events occur that were beyond her control. A year and a half ago, both of mom's retinas detached causing vision impairment among other medical issues. Due to this, employment and thus income became limited. As a result mom does not have savings to use towards emergency housing needs. At the urging of this school social worker, mom found an affordable apartment with an immediate move in date. The leasing office and mom completed a budget and confirmed the targeted apartment is a good financially sustainable fit for the family. Additionally, if able to rent, the kindergartener would not have to change schools. Mom immediately needs $210 (deposit & application fee) to secure the apartment. Within 10 days of approval in order to move in, mom needs $500 towards deposit and $1055 which is one month's rent and utilities combined. Any help towards this will be greatly appreciated.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64152 - County: Platte - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #MO- Park Hill School District - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $1765
8 Responses
Janet: Restore can help with the rent deposit.
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 1 day ago
An Anonymous Responder: I can cover application fee.
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 1 day ago
Mandi: $100
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 1 day ago
Janet: Restore has gotten the $210 deposit and we will proceed as we already discussed today :)
Restore Community Church - Park Hill, Community Lead Church. 1 day ago
Janet: Thank Mandi. We will make sure this gets applied to the rent. Appreciate your help on this.
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 1 day ago
Cynthia: Here’s some help
Restore Community Church - Park Hill. 23 hours ago
Haley: We would love to donate age-appropriate books and toys. We could also babysit the kindergartner during the move or other times that would be helpful (we have a kindergartner in the PH school).
Athens Church. 22 hours ago
Hannah : Lift Church KC would love to fund the rest of the rent!
Lift Church KC. 12 hours ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
Application fee / hold fee
$210 Met in full!
deposit
$500 Met in full!
rent
$1055 Met in full!
Help improve a child's safety/well-being
1
Normal Request
I am working with a homeless student who is currently living in Hillcrest's Young Adult Transitional Housing Program. Thanks to Hillcrest's help, he has taken driver's ed and is preparing to take his test to obtain his driver's license, something he would not have been able to do without their support as the only living adult he has remaining in his life is incarcerated. He is a very responsible young man and has been working very hard to save his money, but he is having trouble finding an affordable used car to purchase. He also needs it to be sold by someone willing to sell to a 17 year old, as he does not turn 18 until this summer. He is looking for a reliable vehicle within the $2000-$3500 range. So, we are asking if there anyone out there who might have a good vehicle that fits this description that would be willing to let him take a look? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
Location: Platte City, MO 64079 - County: Platte - Children Served: 1 - Agency: #MO-Platte County R-3 School District - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $10
No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $10 to go!
Used vehicle for sale.
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Preserve a Kinship Placement
2
Normal Request
A youth needs a bed once they return to a relative placement whom is an adoptive resource. This youth would benefit from a comfortable bed to sleep in to maintain good mental and physical health.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66111 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $480
1 Responses
Jennifer: Holy Trinity can supply a twin bunk bed (single or double) if that would work instead of a full bed. Please let me know. Jennifer Lopez
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH. 13 hours ago
Needs 2 Needs / $480 to go!
Bed Frame (Full)
1 out of 1 items still needed
Full Mattress
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Preserve a Kinship Placement
5
Normal Request
Grandma has placement of three of her grandsons from Missouri foster care, ages 16, 13, and 12. A pipe in her front yard burst and needed to be replaced. She then was hit with another large bill in December when she needed to fill her propane tank to heat the house. Grandma is needing financial assistance to help with these unexpected bills. This would allow her to avoid going deeper into debt and ensure the family will have heat.
Location: Basehor, KS 66007 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 2 - Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $600
No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $600 to go!
Utility Bill Assistance
$600 out of $600 still needed
Help Strengthen a Bio Family
3
Normal Request
We are currently working with an 8 year old child who is diagnosed with several mental health concerns. She has hallucinations and struggles with feeling safe in any environment. The family is very caring and working with her to help her in every possible way. She also has mental health services and treatment. While working with the family, we were able to identify 3 tools they could use to help the child feel safer. Both parents are working but with normal expenses and extra expenses for the child, they are living paycheck to paycheck. I am asking for help to purchase these needed items. I've listed the items that can be purchased through Amazon by any donor or I will happily order these with any donations received. Thank you for considering this request and for all of your support for our families and workers!! Child needs a light switch for the hallway in her home. She is afraid of the dark and being alone. The family rents and cannot make any renovations so we found a light switch that links to the actual light and doesn't require wiring: ($19.99 and tax). Child needs a dimmable night light for her bedroom and bathroom so that she can control the amount of light in her room but have a reliable light during the night: ($17.99 and tax) Child needs a camera in her room to record her activity at night for her therapist and psychiatrist: ($29.99 and tax)
Location: Kansas City, KS 66111 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 2 - Agency: #KS-DCCCA - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $75
1 Responses
Dana: We have someone that can order and ship camera. Where do you want it sent to? Thanks, Dana Gifford
Fellowship Bible Church. 2 days ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
light switch, nigh lights, camera
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Help Improve a Child's Well-being
1
Normal Request
A young name is in need of a new futon. He has been offered a bed, but he prefers a futon for when he has friends over. The one that he currently has is broken. He is wanting one that is more comfortable like a bed as well. Getting this futon will allow for him to not only get a good night's rest, but it will also allow for him to socialize with his friends.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64116 - County: Clay - Children Served: 1 - Agency: #MO- DSS - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $400
2 Responses
An Anonymous Responder: We can help fund this for this young man!
The Global Orphan Project. 5 days ago
Chancia: There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
Faith Walkers Outreach, Community Lead Church. 2 days ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
Futon Bed
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Help Strengthen a Bio Family
3
Normal Request
a mother recently reintegrated with her boys - she is needing a vehicle or assistance with purchasing a vechicle to transport her boys to and from school, doctors appointments, and mental health appointments
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $4990
No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $4990 to go!
Vehicle
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Reunify a Bio Family
4
Normal Request
A mother is very close to reunifying with her children; she just needs one more bed! She would like a daybed or a bed that works as both a couch and a bed since she will be sleeping in the living room to make space for her children. She would also like a Ring doorbell as a safety precaution to ensure the perpetrator of the children's abuse does not come to the home and to help the children feel more safe.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $365
3 Responses
Roberta: We are providing funding for these items.
Church Of The Resurrection - All Locations. 2 weeks ago
Becky: There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
Fellowship Bible Church, Community Lead Church. 1 week ago
Becky: Thank you for your generous donation!
Fellowship Bible Church. 1 week ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
Day Bed
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Ring Doorbell
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Help Reunify a Bio Family
2
Normal Request
A single mother is approaching reintegration; however, she is in need of one more bed for her youngest child. She will also need bedding as well for the little boy.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $545
1 Responses
Hannah: We have a twin mattress and bed frame. We also have a gift card that can help assist the family with purchasing bedding.
Kingdom City Church. 2 weeks ago
Needs 4 Needs / $200 to go!
Twin Box Spring
1 out of 1 items still needed
Twin / Full Comforter / Blanket
1 out of 1 items still needed
Pillow
1 out of 1 items still needed
Twin Bed Sheets
1 out of 1 items still needed
Bed Frame (Twin)
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Twin Mattress
1 Item(s) Met in full!
Help Strengthen a Bio Family
4
Normal Need
We responded to a CarePortal request for this family back in September. Bio family had just reintegrated with their two female children ages 5 and 4 and were needing help with rent and two dressers. We were able to connect on both of the needs and met this sweet family in person to deliver the items. Soon after, a car battery installation was needed and before we even had a chance to have one of our volunteers get over there to help, dad had already taken care of it himself. They have a strong desire to be independent. We have been staying in touch with them and they recently let us know that the vehicle had broken down for good. Thankfully, they have another car they can use if the past due payment on it is made. They are able to afford the monthly payments on their own, they just need help getting caught up. Any amount is appreciated and will help get them closer to self-sufficiency again.
Location: , MO 66106 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 2 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $503
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $503)
To: New Life CityChurch's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $503 to go!
Car Payment
$503 out of $503 still needed
Stabilize Housing Insecurity
3
Critical Need
A single mom with an 8 year-old boy and 9 year-old girl coming out of homelessness after losing disability benefits and are in major need of funding for utility bills. Dad is an addict and not in the picture and uncle on dad's side is helping them get stable. They are staying in an empty house owned by a relative of the uncle and he is paying their rent for now but they are living with no furniture, water or electricity. There are past due balances and activation fees on the electric and water that need to be paid in order for them to be turned on, totaling almost $1500, but any amount helps! We are hoping the CarePortal community can contribute some funds to help get the utilities turned on for this family.
Location: , MO 66104 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $1500
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $1500)
To: New Life CityChurch's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $1500 to go!
Utility Bill Assistance
$1500 out of $1500 still needed
Help Improve a Child's Well-being
2
Critical Need
Single mother of 1yr old daughter. Needs assistance with car note of $220. The need is urgent to prevent repossession. Transportation of child to daycare and for work is critical.
Location: , MO 64150 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $440
To: The Oasis Church's Church Needs Leader

2 Responses
Erika: Icare will fund this request
Community Responder. 1 year ago
Erika: icare will fund
Community Responder. 1 year ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
Car Note
$220 Met in full!
Help Strengthen a Bio Family
3
Normal Need
We previously helped this family with light bill from a CarePortal Request (53051) - a single mom of an 8 year-old girl with severe anxiety and seizures, and a 6 year old boy with a variety of medical issues leading to immobility, obesity and developmental delays. Mom works literally around the clock to provide all of the extra care they need, on top of having her own medical issues she is trying to address for the first time in years. Since the original request, we have been getting to know the family and providing additional items as needed. Mom is very sweet, thankful and responsible and it has been a joy to support them. She never wants to ask for help but recently shared that bathing her son at his size is very difficult and taxing for her, and that having a special showered and chair would be a huge help and relieve a lot of the stress around caring for her high-needs son. Additionally, their AC went out over the Summer so we are looking for funding for a window unit that was provided to them. Thank you for any help you can provide!
Location: , MO 66102 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $298
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $228)
To: New Life CityChurch's Church Needs Leader

1 Responses
Kirsten: I can provide shower chair and shower head. God Bless.
Community Responder. 1 year ago
Needs 1 Need / $228 to go!
Window AC Unit
1 out of 1 items still needed
Showerhead
$23 Met in full!
Shower Chair
$47 Met in full!
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The Global Orphan Project

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CarePortal is an online platform that brings the needs of hurting children and families in your community to your attention. Caseworkers uncover the needs. CarePortal makes local churches aware, giving them a real-time opportunity to respond.

Response Team Stats

Responders
4
Responses
7
Requests met
6
Children served
11
Economic impact
$4,468