Sheffield Family Life Center

5700 Winner Rd KCMO 64127, Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Team Leader(s) Kimmy Snipes
Partner in the Northeast Kansas City, MO 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 Strengthen a Bio Family
4
Normal Need
Single mom of 3 children is in need of getting birth certificates for her children so they can enroll in a new school. This family has been homeless, and by staying at many different homes, she has lost a lot of important information. We have been helping her get her ID, SSN, and now birth certificates for her and her children. This transition for the kids has been tough and she believes them switching schools to where they are now will help them become more stable. This process is all part of her getting a job, housing, etc. We are wrapping around this mom to support her in this process!
Location: , MO 64109 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $100
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $100)
To: World Harvest Ministries's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $100 to go!
Legal Help
$100 out of $100 still needed
Support an Expecting Mom and Her Unborn Baby
5
Normal Request
An expecting mother of two is in need of a Queen box spring. The mother has been unable to work due to her pregnancy and is not able to afford a box spring on her own. She is worried that after she gives birth, she will have difficulty get up and down from the mattress on the floor. Having a box spring would provide this mother and her two children that sleep with her a safe place to sleep and less complications once she gives birth.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64124 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 2 - Agency: #Phoenix Family - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $110
1 Responses
Lisa: Church of the Resurrection will locate and supply a queen box spring for this expectant mother. Robyn Lambert will be in touch.
Church Of The Resurrection - All Locations. 5 days ago
Needs 1 Need / $110 to go!
Queen Box Spring
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Preserve a Kinship Placement
2
High Urgency Request
Teenage boy recently moved in with his grandmother and she says he eats a lot! She could really use some extra help with food and gas money to take him to visit his mom and to appointments he needs to attend.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 1 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #MO- DSS - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $500
No Responses
Needs 3 Needs / $500 to go!
Grocery gift cards-Aldi
$200 out of $200 still needed
Gas gift cards
$200 out of $200 still needed
Grocery gift cards-Price Chopper
$100 out of $100 still needed
Help Preserve a Kinship Placement
3
High Urgency Request
Grandmother has taken in two children ages 11 and 13 and is not receiving any payment help. She really needs help with grocery bills and gas money for taking them to several appointments and school activities.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64106 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #MO- DSS - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $700
No Responses
Needs 4 Needs / $700 to go!
Grocery Gift cards -ALDI
$200 out of $200 still needed
Grocery Gift Cards-Dillons
$200 out of $200 still needed
Dollar General Gift Cards
$100 out of $100 still needed
Quick trip gift cards
$200 out of $200 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 Support a Youth Aging Out
1
High Urgency Request
Youth is involved in Independent Living services. He has a spinal cord injury due to a neurological condition, which has left him as a quadriplegic. He is 18 years old, in a motorized wheelchair, and is currently residing in a rehab facility. Upon discharge he will need extensive caregiver support in the home. Requesting to see if someone has a rental that is either already handicapped accessible or could be made handicapped accessible. Also requesting assistance looking for caregiver’s when he is discharged. He is open to living anywhere in WYANDOTTE, JOHNSON or LEAVENWORTH county Updated on January 19, 2023 by an Agency Worker
We need your help! Requesting to see if someone has a rental property that is either already handicapped accessible or could be made handicapped accessible. Also requesting assistance looking for caregiver’s when youth is discharged.
Location: Kansas City, KS 66101 - County: Wyandotte - Children Served: 1 - Agency: #KS- DCF - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $20
No Responses
Needs 2 Needs / $20 to go!
Medical / Dental
$10 out of $10 still needed
Rental Property
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Strengthen a Bio Family
4
High Urgency Request
A mother and her 3 children need help paying rent. Mom is 2 months behind in paying. Mom has not been able to work due to an injury that occurred last year and she is still leave. When she heals fully she will be able to return to work. Helping this family will help them stay in their home and not face eviction.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64127 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $1586
No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $1586 to go!
Rent Assistance
$1586 out of $1586 still needed
Help Improve a Child's Well-being
5
High Urgency Request
A single mother in the KCK area needs assistance with home maintenance. The family's front door is too small for their door frame, so the front door cannot be shut or locked. The wind blows the door open and snow gets into the living room. A child also sleeps in the living room, and the family is worried about an intruder entering the home through this front door at night. The family is also asking for assistance with fixing or replacing a few overhead light fixtures in the home.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64108 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 4 - Adults Served: 1 - Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $400
No Responses
Needs 2 Needs / $400 to go!
Front Door
1 out of 1 items still needed
Light fixtures repair
1 out of 1 items still needed
Help Preserve a Kinship Placement
7
Normal Need
Single mom of four is working hard to provide for her family. Last week she took temporary custody of her deceased sibling’s teenage children. She is without transportation and has to Uber to work. A church partner has a minivan for sale that would greatly benefit this hard working mom! The cost of the van is $1500 but a donation of $2000 would cover taxes, titling, and initial insurance cost.
Location: , MO 64127 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 6 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $2000
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $2000)
To: World Harvest Ministries's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 1 Need / $2000 to go!
minivan
$2000 out of $2000 still needed
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 Preserve a Kinship Placement
3
High Urgency Need
***Update*** Utilities for this family have been disconnected. Some payments have been made however, a $2,000 balance remains to reconnect service. A mother with two kids is in need of assistance with utilities asap. The family was abandoned by the husband/father and is now at risk for service disconnection. The mother works hard but has been struggling to stay on top of things since being abandoned by her husband. She's been trying to borrow money from family and friends but time is running out. She is afraid that losing electricity will put the family at risk and that her children could possibly be taken from her. Any Assistance for this family would be greatly appreciated. Mom received a shut-off notice on 5/23/22 for $3,265.24
Location: , MO 64015 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $3265
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $2465)
To: Memorial Church International's Church Needs Leader

2 Responses
LaMonica: Paying some of the bill
Memorial Church International. 8 months ago
LaMonica: $800 Utility Bill Assistance
Memorial Church International. 7 months ago
Needs 1 Need / $2465 to go!
Utility Bill Assistance
$2465 out of $3265 still needed
Stabilize Housing Insecurity
5
High Urgency Need
A family with 3 children is in need of assistance to pay for the father's surgery, so that they don't fall behind on rent. The father is the only source of income for the family, so recovering from surgery will also impact the family's income and ability to pay bills.
Location: , MO 64130 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 2 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $5485
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $4990)
To: Antioch Kansas City's Church Needs Leader

4 Responses
An Anonymous Responder: A small contribution, praying for all needs to be met.
Antioch Kansas City. 8 months ago
An Anonymous Responder: Let us know how we can help.
Antioch Kansas City. 8 months ago
Erin: We can help fund this
Antioch Kansas City. 7 months ago
Erin: we can help
Antioch Kansas City. 7 months ago
Needs 2 Needs / $4990 to go!
Cost of surgery
$4140 out of $4635 still needed
Lost income due to recovery time
$850 out of $850 still needed
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
Support an Emergency Worker
82
Normal Need
As a previous worker at Children's Division I know first hand the stress and hard work these workers go through. I would love to spread some love to the local Children's Division office downtown KC by supplying them with an Ice Maker. This seem like a small thing but they have been needing an ice maker since I was there 2 1/2 years ago and even before then. They have an older fridge that they have some ice trays in the freezer but that is not enough for everyone to add some ice to their beverages. An Ice maker would be a huge blessing to these workers as they can grab ice and water on their way to their next visit. They could grab ice for the soda donated to them from churches. I have done some research on ice makers and have found a few that could work for their break room space. I am asking $500 for the ice maker and an additional $500 to help cheer up their break room adding new chairs, tables and items to make it feel more inviting and comfortable. These items could go a long way for these workers and just in time for the hot days coming up! Thank you!
Location: , MO 64114 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 80 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $1000
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $1000)
To: The Table's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 2 Needs / $1000 to go!
Break Room Items
1 out of 1 items still needed
Ice Maker
1 out of 1 items 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 Strengthen a Bio Family
3
Critical Need
A single mother with two sons, 10 yrs and 7 yrs is in need of assistance with rent. This mother of two loss employment brought on by the pandemic and struggles with getting a job. This has caused her to fall behind in her rent and is urgently in need of assistance to avoid eviction.
Location: , MO 64110 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 2 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $400
To: New Jerusalem Tabernacle Church's Church Needs Leader

1 Responses
John: My daughter and I would like to provide the $400 for rent assistance for this single mother of two.
Community Responder. 3 months ago
Needs 0 Needs / $0 to go!
assistance with rent
$400 Met in full!
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 Prevent a Child From Entering Foster Care
4
Normal Need
We are working with a single mom with 3 children and has been homeless for about 5 months. She recently found employment and is doing her best to get back on her feet. Unfortunately her car has recently broken down and is at risk of losing her job. We helped her get her car in for an assessment and unfortunately the repair costs exceed the value of the vehicle. We are looking for a vehicle donation, or to raise the funds to cover the cost of an older Explorer model along with any additional costs for repair of the replacement vehicle. Reliable transportation is so critical to helping families regain and sustain stability; we would really love to be able to bring some good news to this mother. Thank you so much for considering this need!
Location: , MO 64052 - County: Jackson - Children Served: 3 - Adults Served: 1 - Tier 1: Physical Needs - Estimated Value: $400
Check the needs you want to meet (Estimated value: $400)
To: New Life CityChurch's Church Needs Leader

No Responses
Needs 2 Needs / $400 to go!
Funds for used vehicle
$200 out of $200 still needed
Funds for used vehicle
$200 out of $200 still needed
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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Response Team Stats

Responders
0
Responses
34
Requests met
26
Children served
49
Economic impact
$22,670