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This kin is in need of a few things for the youngest baby. She took in 4 kids and has provided most everything for the kids out of her own money. She is now in desperate need of diapers, a car seat and stroller. JJ is a sweet little boy full of smiles, He loves being at his Aunt's house but also misses his Dad very much. The car seat, diapers, and stroller will help this kin family meet JJ needs as well is help transporting for visits. They have gotten everything else for JJ. I've included links for everything however you do not have to use that link but the car seat does need to be new for safety precautions.
2 car seats for a two and a half year old boy. Diapers Size 5, whole box if possible. Stroller.
Location: Aurora, CO 80018-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$260
Kin providers took in their 4 nieces/nephews. They themselves are young parents of their newborn baby, so they are tight on space in the home and finances. The children currently have been sleeping on an air mattress in the living room, which is the best set up for them. However, the air mattress popped, and they're in need of a new one. The family is needing a king size air mattress so that the children can sleep comfortably in the living room. Any help with getting this item would be greatly appreciated by all. Ive included a link but any built in pump king will do.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 4-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$65
Single mother of 2 children has been working with the Department of Human Services and is working hard to try to meet the needs of her family. Mother works as a nursing assistant through several different agencies. The Covid pandemic increased the challenges of finding and maintaining employment while trying to ensure her oldest child attended virtual school and her youngest received the care and attention he needed. Her family situation was complicated by the children being removed from her care and the case moving to a new county. Mother continues to work hard to rectify this, but has no financial support from her family or her children’s fathers. Your assistance would help Ashley to continue to gain stability and continue toward her goal of the children returning home to her care. 1 scrubs top size small (any color), 2 pairs scrubs pants size extra-small (black), and a gait belt
Location: Aurora, CO 80010-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
This caregiver is in need of four security cameras that rotate and include audio to watch her two kinship children. The children are struggling with anger issues and fighting as well as strong concerns about their safety. The caregivers cannot be everywhere at once and the children maintain a level of independence.
Client is newly living on her own in the college dorms and is still getting the hang of living independently. Some various school supplies would be helpful as she continues to pursue a degree in Psychology.
" Updated on September 23, 2022 by an Agency Worker Items for school still needed any help would be appreciated, thank you
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$90
This foster family is caring for a prematurely born infant who is currently on Oxygen. The foster mom is experiencing a lot of anxiety while sleeping regarding his breathing and heart rate. We would like to borrow an infant heart rate monitor for 2 months until he is more stable
Location: Denver, CO 80221-County:Denver-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
We are working with a single mother of three children, 6 year old boy, 10 year old boy, and 12 year old girl. She is needing help getting a bunk bed for her two boys, twin bed over another twin bed. Thank you for any help support and you can provide!
Location: Denver, CO 80220-County:Denver-Children Served: 3-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$275
Financial assistance with extracurricular activities for 4 children in care. The children have some behaviors and are in need of extracurricular activities to have a healthy outlet, socialize with peers, learn structure and schedule and social skills. The cost for the activities is $400 per child.
The boys have been in placement since 4/2019 and are in the process of being adopted by their foster parents. All 4 boys have significant trauma histories and have been incredible progress in all areas in the last year since being with their foster parents. The boys do continue to exhibit some behaviors and the team has identified that it would be a positive outlet for the boys to engage in an extracurricular activity to help with social skills, structure, schedule and provide a healthy outlet for them. All four boys are athletic and love sports. They haven't had opportunities to participate in or learn about sports and they are excited for the opportunity to learn multiple sports through this athletic program. The foster home is a single income home as one of the foster parents had to quit his job to be a stay at home parent due to the boys' needs. There aren't any rec center options near the foster family due to location of their home and the boys' school doesn't offer athletics for the younger 2 boys.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1600
This is a single-mother household who will be moving across country at the end of the month. Mom has an injured shoulder and no drill or necessarily tools to remove the items from her current apartment. She would be very grateful for someone to come and help her remove curtain rods and a TV/TV mount. Possibly looking for help patching holes in apartment walls from these items as well, if required by current landlord. If unable to help physically, arranging service through TaskRabbit (link provided) would also benefit this mom. Thank you for considering!
Location: Englewood, CO 80112-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$80
Kin provider has been caring for Baby J for about 2 years. Kimberly is struggling financially right now as she is older and on a fixed income she could use some help with a box of Diapers to hold her over, she does not have transportation so these will need to be shipped to her. Baby J is in size 6 diapers. I've Included a to walmart for a box but from anywhere is fine.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$45
A fatherand his five children went through a traumatic experience in April when his wife, and the mother of his children, passed away. He was left to care for the children, and his three younger children struggled with getting enrolled in school. This is due to the fact that his own mother died of COVID and he was scared to put the children in public school. The youngest child has Beckwith-Weidemann syndrome so this father has a lot on his plate. His wife had previously taken care of getting the children enrolled in school and making sure that medical needs were met. Currently, the family is living off of the children's survivor benefits while he is trying to get everything in order. The children just started online school and are switching between 1 family laptop to get all of their schooling done. This family would really appreciate three laptops or tablets that his children can complete their schooling on.
Location: Aurora, CO 80013-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 3-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$405
Kin Provider and her mother have been caring for her two nephews 2 & 1 for over a year. They have gotten little help from the parents during this time. They are in need of some new bottles for the one year old. Ive included a Link of the bottles the family uses.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$18
A single mother and her son just recently became homeless and need support in getting back on their feet. The family needs support with gas cards and gift card for clothes. The family is working on getting back on their feet but could use some additional support in doing so. The family has located a place to stay until they are able to get into their own place. The boy needs help with clothes as he is growing and colder weather is approaching. The mom needs help with gas to ensure she is able to get the child to and from school.
Location: Lone Tree, CO 80124-County:Douglas-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Douglas County Department of Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
The family includes two young parents who just had their first child, a baby girl. They have just moved into their own apartment, and are in need of more storage containers to help keep their place clean and organized. They have a dresser already, but have asked for a set of double drawers, can even be the inexpensive plastic ones. They need a place to keep the babys diapers and clothing so that it is not just stacked on the table/floor. Please donate to this family, they are new parents and could just use a little extra to make their day!
Plastic Storage Drawers:
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$35
A family is in need of rent assistance and grocery assistance due to a current lack in finances. They are also in need of a basinet and car seat as they prepare for their next child. The family is waiting for external support to get processed and finalized. This support will help the father continue in his job search and help the family feel more equipped to parent.
Any financial support is appreciated. For the items, we prefer things that are new or gently used. I have attached links for items similar to what we are thinking for this family.
Jumbo Box Braids for a 13 year old. The kin is requesting someone that may be able to help put them in and get the hair needed for the 13 year old. This Kin provider recently took her ex-boyfriends children, a 2 year old and a 13 year old girl. The 13 year old currently has box braids however, they were done a long time ago and her hair needs to be done again. The kin, is Hispanic and reported that she does not know how to do the braids but wants to get them done for the 13 year old who is African American and needs a protective hairstyle. She did reach out to a shop but was quoted 170$ Including the Hair at Debbys hair salon. We are asking for help with this or if any one Know how to do Jumbo Box braids that would be greatly appreciated for this !3 year old to be happy and comfortable about her hair being done.
Location: Aurora, CO 80012-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$175
One of our long time group homes is in need of new, clean bath towels and wash cloths for the kiddos that came through her home and she supports. Many of the linens she has are old, dirty and at their last stages. Fresh bath towels and wash clothes would be hugely valuable to give to the children transitioning in or out of her home so they can have that basic need met wherever they go.
Location: Aurora, CO 80013-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Advocates for Children CASA-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$60
Kaleena is currently caring for her 12 year old nephew as well as her 12 year old son and 17 year old daughter as a single parent. She works hard to ensure that her son and nephew are able to be in sports, specifically they play basketball to keep them busy and something they can focus on. Kaleena's car recently got stuck in a ditch and while trying to get out of it, she damaged the radiator and compressor. The estimate she received was $1600 for repairs and needs help to pay for this.
Location: Aurora, CO 80011-County:Arapahoe-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- Arapahoe County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1600
This kinship caregiver is supporting 3 children who were placed with them after their relative was deemed unfit to care for the children. They took the children in to keep them connected and within their family whom the children are familiar with. This family greatly needs help to supply their apartment with furniture. This family is in need of items including a twin sized bed and bedding, living room sofa, dinner table and chairs, and lamps. Thank you so much for your consideration to support
Location: Denver, CO 80210-County:Denver-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$704
There is one child involved in this request, she is 14 years old (female). The community support that is needed is help furnishing her bedroom as she is in a new home that needs support getting everything they need for her. Her caregiver specifically requested help finding /obtaining a dresser for her. Thank you so much for your consideration and support
Location: Denver, CO 80231-County:Denver-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO - Denver Human Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$135
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