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I have a family who is currently in an emergency housing situation. The family consists of a single mom with three children. The student is in 8th grade on my campus, but he also has a brother in 12th grade, and a brother that is too young for school. The family was just evicted from their housing situation, and they are staying at a hotel with no mode of transportation or funds. The family is in need of 200.00 dollars to be able to stay in a two bedroom hotel room for the week while they figure out a more permanent option. As of right now, both students are unable to attend school and all four family members are sharing one hotel room. The family's need is very urgent. Any assistance that can be offered is greatly appreciated.
I have a mother of three children who is pregnant with her fourth child. She is due October 30. She is in need of baby items for her unborn child. She has not been able to find a job due to being pregnant, but she also has to take care of two children during the day whom are not school aged. Father just started a job recently, but the majority of his check goes to bills and things that the family needs during the month.
She is having a girl. She is needing a car seat, blankets/receiving blankets, diapers (size newborn and 1) and clothes for her (size 0-3m fall/winter clothes and 3-6 m winter clothes).
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I have a mother of a 14 year old, who is in desperate need of food. The family has been homeless for over 18 months. We have paid for them to be in a hotel for two weeks. Mom receives disability and her girlfriend does work, but they currently do not have any money. They are trying to find a local food bank to go to, but they do not have a car, and do not have any money for transportation. We have not found any that will transport food to them yet. They had food stamps up until the last month, but they did not renew the application before their benefits expired. They have since reapplied and are waiting for them to be approved. The food will need to be dropped off to them.
Looking for help for a fictive kin placement who is taking permanent custody of two children, but is needing help with daycare to maintain permanent care. Due to a freeze in state funding for daycare, the family cannot get help from the state to fund the daycare. The two young children are under 5 and are very happy and comfortable in the home. They are well taken care of and the caretaker can afford to meet their daily needs while working full time, but cannot afford to also pay for daycare. Without daycare they would not be able to work and afford to take care of the kids whom they love dearly and want to keep out of the foster care system. This family is hoping for help from the community to assist with daycare for at least the next six months until they can get further daycare. The cost of daycare is extremely high for all families in today's world and we are hopeful that those who are able will help contribute to meeting these children's needs. The daycare that they attend helps them with learning educationally and with social skills. The total cost of daycare without assistance for the two children is about $2,300 a month. For six months to be fully covered, they would need $13,800
Summary: Family of middle school student requesting help with groceries and utility bills.
Context: Student comes from a single-parent household, where Mom is a dedicated educator struggling to make ends meet. In the past, the family has struggled with stable housing, but through their hard work and determination, they have improved their situation significantly. However, the start of school has put a strain on their resources, and they are needing help with groceries and their electricity bill. If this need was met even partially, it would help both the student and Mom maintain the stability and wellbeing they have worked so hard to achieve.
There is a single mother with with twins who have recently got her children returned to her. The case is currently on a monitor to return and we are hoping to avoid removing the children again. The mother is months behind on rent and could possibly be evicted soon if she does not make payment. The mother does not have any financial assistance from her family and is trying to do everything on her own. Financial assistance with her rent can help prevent a removal of the children and them coming back into foster care.
Single mom of 3 needs assistance. Her youngest child (5 years old), has disabilities and is medically fragile and has limited mobility. Mom works but often stated she often struggles to make ends meet. Currently she was unable to pay her phone bill so school has no way to contact her should her child have a medical emergency. She has a monthly bill of $70 with Metro PCS and also mentioned struggles with making rent at times.
She is also in need of a wheelchair that can help her meet her child's needs. Currently she carries her child from the car to the class (and other places she needs to get him to) due to not having a wheelchair for her child. The wheelchair would need to have a chest harness and a seatbelt to meet his medical needs.
This request is for a spirited 15-year-old female who is a Type 1 diabetic who is insulin-dependent and is starting the reunification process with her bio mother. She was in care for over a year and the clothes that she had from a year ago no longer fit. She has very limited attire and shoes for school and daily wear. The child needs clothes that fit and are school-appropriate. She wears a large in women’s clothing, 14 juniors in pants, and a size 8 in women’s shoes. The mother has several children to care for, including one outside of the one in care who has chronic medical issues. This donation of new clothes or gift cards to a clothing store would assist in meeting a need that the mother cannot afford at this time.
Location: Fort Worth, TX 76134-County:Tarrant-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Our Community Our Kids-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test. Youth has been diligently working at practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take her driving test. She is in need of funds for the fees. With her DL, the youth will have greater access to college, job opportunities, and other support resources that will enable her to thrive!
Please help this young family in need keep their apartment. My clients are Spanish speaking refugees from Venezuela and just had a baby. and need help. The parents are very young but doing everything they can to become American citizens and raise their child. Due to the fathers age, he is struggling with a job even though he’s a high school graduate in.Venezuela. This family is facing eviction if they do not get this help! Please help this family keep their child’s home.
A family at Castleberry Elementary school reached out to the school counselors because they are needing help with rent assistance and car repairs. The single mom of two children, moved to the Castleberry ISD area in April of 2023. Mom had a job and was able to get a place for her and the children to live. The only car the family has started having mechanical issues, including no AC, which would not provide consistent transportation to and from the mom's job. The family is also behind on their electric bill in which they just received a notice that it would be cut off if not paid. Mom also was having trouble getting enough hours at her place of employment to help pay the bills. Currently, mom is two months behind on rent and the landlord is threatening eviction. She is trying to pay a little at a time to keep from getting evicted but can't get enough to get caught up. She is looking for other jobs that can help her get more hours, but currently her work visa will expire at the end of September and she doesn't have the funds to afford to renew it, which will cause her to have an even more difficult time finding employment. Mom is worried about her kids not having a place to live. She is currently working on getting on food stamps and has visited local food banks so her kids have food. Mom is willing to take on a second job and do what she needs to do to get back on her feet for not only herself, but for her kids as well.
A hard of hearing mother is experiencing financial difficulties, and the children are in need of clothing and shoes due to outgrowing things. The mother is going through a divorce and trying her best. The family consists of 10-year-old and 9-year-old male along with 13-year-old female child. 1 male child wears size 14/16 in shirts/pants and 5 in shoes. The other male child wears 10/12 in shirts/pants and 5 in shoes. 1 female child wears 14/16 in shirts/pants and 6-1/2 in shoes. One of the male children is need of a twin bed/mattress due to not having any bedding. The female child is also needing menstrual pads due to her mother having a hard time keeping up with her feminine products.
Single mom of three girls who depend financially mom's income. One in high school and twins in middle school all in DISD. Mom has recently completed a masters degree and is applying for jobs as we speak, Unfortunately, she has not had any offers at the moment. The family is in need of financial support for past due rent and a upcoming electricity bill. The family is very grateful to God for any support, and don't want to be evicted. mom has applied for all types of help from, DISD, City of Dallas, and has not received assistance at this time. We can provide additional information if requested. Thanks you in advance for any and all help; the family is Praying for a miracle..
Youth aging out of care/homeless without critical support in need of funds for driving test fees. Youth has been practicing driving and learning the rules of the road, and is ready to take the driving test! With a license, the youth can reach new job, educational, and support opportunities that will help him thrive towards independence!
The family consists of the mother (44), father (52), adult son (23), teen daughter (16), and twin boys (13 and 13).The family is struggling financially right now. Dad works in construction, the oldest son is a college student and works full time, the daughter has begun to work in order to help out, and the mother cannot currently work as one of the twins was recently diagnosed with OCD and cannot do a lot of things on his own right now, needing her help. The family is moving to a smaller and less expensive rental home soon and has visited several food banks. These requested items will help them free up some funds for food and bills greatly and would be much appreciated!
Teen Girl's Needs:
Shirts (size M womens)
Jacket/Sweater (size M womens)
Teen Boy 1 Needs:
Shoes (size 7 mens)
Shorts (size 14 regular/S)
Pants (size 14 regular)
Jacket/Sweater (size L boys)
Teen Boy 2 Needs:
Shirts (size S adult)
Shorts (size 29x32/M)
Pants (size 29x32)
Jacket/Sweater (size XL boys)
The family is involved in a domestic violence situation, which has caused a lot of financial strain. Mother is in the process of starting to gain financial independence after this DV situation.
Family could use food support and financial assistance.
The family consist of 2 boys, ages 12 and 16. There is also an 11 year old girl in the home.
We had a mother come in this afternoon (8/29) sharing that her and her two children (elementary and middle- GCISD) will be evicted tomorrow (8/30) if they do not come up with the rent for the past 3 months. We are looking into trying to get them temporary housing while they try to get into a more permanent situation. Hotel/motel vouchers would be super helpful. The mother has had her car repossessed by the bank and is now borrowing from someone. She would benefit from a gas card in the mean time to get to her new job.
A single mom with a teenage son has allowed a friend/single mom and her two children to move into their apartment. There is not room for extra beds, but an queen size air mattress for the second mom, storage bins for clothes, and children's clothes themselves would help these two families organize the space they are sharing.
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