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A grandmother is the primary caretaker of her three grandsons, one of whom is already adopted and the other two are in the process of being adopted. In June of 2023, the family lost their home to a fire and were unable to save any personal items. They have recently found housing and have some furniture, but they are needing more. The family is needing a full size mattress and bed frame for the grandmother, 3 dressers for each of the boys, a tv for the living room, and a washer and dryer.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66104-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2015
Single mom with child on the way. Needs help paying Kansas Gas Service bill . Mom cares for her two teen boys also. Mom has severe mental health issues but is starting therapy. This bill being paid will simply bless this family. If you contact this worker i can get you a copy of the bill to make payment for this family. Thank you and be blessed. Chuck
Hello! We are seeking assistance with rent assistance for a single mom of two boys. Mom has been engaged with KVC for quiet some time but has run into a barrier with her housing. She owes some back rent that she must resolve prior to qualifying for low income housing. Mother is on disability due to a significant physical disability that does not enable her to work. Mother is putting her entire disability check towards the rent due but still needs help. Any assistance offered is greatly appreciated! This will directly impact our ability to reintegrate the child.
Single mom needing help paying Evergy bill. Mom is attending school raising children on her own plus trying to move. Mom has limited income dad was excited from the home he was the main money provider in the home. Mom is also trying to secure a part time job in the home so she can home school 1 child. The family is resilient and want to be self sufficient. If the responding church will contact this worker i can provide bill information to have bill rectified. Thank you and be blessed.Chuck
Hello, I have a 19 year-old female on my Case Load that is in the process of moving to a new placement with other adults with disabilities. This youth is needing this type of living arrangements to help with a permanency location to live so that the youth may exit the foster care system.
The youth is required to furnish their own bed(frame and mattress) and a dresser for their clothes. This youth does not have have the abilities to provide for this themselves. The youth is unable to enter this program if these needs are not met.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$370
Single mother of three children needs assistance with decluttering her apartment so her children can return home. Mom struggles with anxiety and depression and has difficulty maintaining a clean residence. The family also has two pet dogs and the carpet needs a lot of TLC, especially the stairs leading to the upstairs.
Holy Trinity can fill this need.
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Children's Division is currently working alongside a recovering single mother who has been a lifelong abuser of drugs. She is currently 60 days clean with the intentions of remaining clean for her son. Currently she is residing in a sober living home with her child She is going to be starting a program with Pawsprerity in a few weeks, but is in need of financial assistance. In order to stay in her sober living home, she is required to pay "rent". Her need is $600, but any amount would be greatly appreciated by the family. Mom is doing her best to better her life for herself and her child.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64116-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
This request is for an 18-year-old special needs female. She is needing a full-size bed frame, box springs, mattress, and mattress protector. She is also in need of two pillows, a set of sheets, and a dresser. Once she has these items, she will be able to move into a group home with other individuals her age that are working on life skills. She is very excited about the move to the group home and needs some help getting the listed items before she can move.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66102-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 1-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$710
Mom and Dad needs help with hotel stay and furnishing a new place. Family is currently in a hotel but we are working on an apartment in October. There are 7 children, ages1, 3, 5, 8, 10,14 & 14. They need beds, bedding,, living room and dining room furniture. Anything you have will help or perhaps a donation to cover another week and a half of hotel stay until apartment is ready. God bless you.
Child in care with natural hair locs in need of detox and retwisting. Hair is matted and has not been cared for in several months causing it to be severely tangled and unmanageable required professional care. This is affecting the mental health of the child. Child has been bullied due to her upkept hair. Child is in a residential care facility with other peers and meeting this need will aid in her improved mental state..
This family of 7 is needing help to pay for rent for this month. The uncle has become the relative placement of his 14 year old niece last month. The uncle has been looking for a more stable job to support his family and he is needing help to cover part of their rent ($692.15). They are also asking for rug for their living room. The flooring is tile and they want a rug for the children to be able to play with their toys on instead of the cold floor. They aren't asking for a particular size, but a 4' x 4' or 5' x 5' would be the size they need. This family will appreciate any and all help they are able to get.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66103-County:Wyandotte-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #KS-Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$768
We have a family of four that could use some help. Mom is struggling raising the kiddos by herself and dealing with her own heart issues. The home is in pretty bad shape with trash everywhere, clothes piled up everywhere and a pest/mice problem. We are hoping that someone can help with hiring an exterminator for the home so they can start getting it cleaned up and safe for the kids. ZipZap Termite and Pest Control has given an estimate of $400 for the needed services, the initial treatment and 1 to 2 follow ups. ZipZap is in the area where the family resides.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64117-County:Clay-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
We have a foster provider who is caring for an non related kinship 15 year old boy. She has been working very hard on her foster care license, she is only in need of a couple more things, one of them being a CO2 director. She is not able to work right now due an injury but has skimmed and saved to get everything else she needs for the foster lisince. We are hoping to provide this just ease this final financial burden.
It does not have to be an expense option, one like the below would be great!
Single mother with six children is getting things in place after divorce custody case. This mother has not been able to work due to keeping up with household changes and children's behavior as a result of trauma. DCCCA has been able to secure beds for all children except the oldest who is in need of a full size bed. The oldest daughter is in need of a full size bed due to her height. This DCCCA worker is seeking a full size bed. If Donor would prefer to provide a platform base and matress vs. a box spring, Matress and frame that would be great as well, allowing for storage under the bed. Thank you for considering assisting this mother as she seeks to provide a stable and safe home for her children.
Youth has been working hard on is independent case plan tasks to be successful. Youth's plan is to age out soon now that he has employment and is able to save money but is still needing his driver's license.
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