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Single mother struggling with addiction, but trying to obtain sobriety requesting help with clothing as she is living out of her car. Her size for everything is XL and she would benefit from socks, underwear, bras, shirts, and pants. She is currently in treatment, but struggling to afford basic care items which would help her feel appreciated and cared for.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80911-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
A maternal grandmother is requesting a new couch for her home so that her living space can be comfortable for her three grandchildren. The grandmother is currently caring for two five year old females and one twelve year old male. The living area is an area where the family enjoys spending time together and having a comfortable place to sit would make the area more enjoyable for the children.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80909-County:El Paso-Children Served: 3-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
This family needs help getting Christmas presents for their teenager. They have been able to get help from community resources for their three younger children, but they do not help with teenagers. The family has a tight budget and does not want their oldest child to feel left out while the siblings are opening gifts. If this need is met the family will have a complete Christmas with none of the children left out. The family would appreciate gift cards to Ross, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, or Walmart.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80909-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
A single mom needs help getting Christmas presents for her two children. They are working on rebuilding their relationship, and this mom really wants to be able to provide a nice Christmas for them. They both really enjoy Cocomelon and Bluey. If this need is met the girls will be able to have a good first Christmas with just their mom. The children are both girls, one is 4 and the other is 1. Any toys with this theme or gift cards to help with this need is appreciated.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80918-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
A mom needs help paying her phone bill this month. If this need is met the mother will be able to continue communicating about her visits with her children while working toward unification, she will be able to call work to check her schedule, and maintain communication with her legal teams. She is working very hard on maintaining a sustainable income and fell short this month. Mom is asking for a gift card to help with her phone bill through Metro PCS.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80909-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$75
This mother needs some help currently providing for her children. She is living in a 1 bedroom apartment with her two children ages 16 and 8. There are some parental mental health problems that are in the process of being addressed, but as of right now the family has recently had all their furniture repossessed. The family is sleeping on the floor with no beds. They are also in need of food, toiletries, and basic household items. The family is asking for any help possible to provide for these needs to prevent a removal from happening so the family can stay together. ANY help would be greatly appreciated at this point.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80906-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
The Department is currently working with a mother who is working on goals for sobriety, self sustainability and reunification with her children. She recently started a new job. The department was able to locate a twin bed frame but she is still in need of a mattress and bed sheets. Any help with this request would be greatly appreciated.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80918-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$125
We have a family where the mother has two male children, a 14 month old and a 3 year old. Recently the 14-month-old passed away, and the mother is needing assistance gathering funds and help for funeral arrangements. We are seeking assistance to help this grieving mom bury her son and have some peace of mind knowing that it was done with care.
A local single foster mom is caring for two teen boys in foster care and would love to surprise them with some brand new shoes! We know it's a big ask, but they can't stop talking about Jordans and would be BLOWN AWAY to get some. Would also be great with some Amazon gift cards to be able to pick out their absolute favorites! One wears size 7.5, one wears size 10. If Jordans are outside of a comfortable price range, they would still be grateful for an Amazon gift card of any amount to be able to pick out some new shoes! Thank you!
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80919-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CO- Hope & Home-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$230
Young mother and her two children are in need of furnishings to accommodate the growing needs of the family and unable to afford it due to the family receiving limited funds. The mother is currently focused on starting a nursing program and at this time is unable to work to afford this large expense.
The family is in need of a queen size bed frame, box spring & mattress (their current bed is very old and too large for their space-it was handed down to them and is showing some wear and uncomfortable to sleep in), and a tall drawer dresser (they are currently renting a room and need storage for the children's belongings).
By fulfilling this request you will help the family have an organized space, and get good rest so they can be comfortable and well rested.
Location: North Hills, CA 91343-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Children's Law Center-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$810
This family is currently going through hard times financially. They have 2 girls and are living in a camper currently, trying to find a more permanent place to live. This mom has always put her girls needs over her own and always has a plan B and C if needed. This mom could really use either a Wal-Mart gift card for basic needs, or a gas card as they live about 45 mins from her girls' school which has been a constant for the girls and she could use gas to help get them to and from their school. Any help would be greatly appreciated from this family during this time.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80918-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Client is in need of a double stroller as she has two children under the age of 2. Client has no means of transportation and walks to get around for her necessities. Please help this bio family and help fulfill the need.
Mother and her 2 kids sleep on her mattress with her as she only has 1 mattress currently. Mother is trying to get caught up on rent and could use the assistance with getting 2 twin mattresses for her two kids to sleep on. Mother just got a new job, has her own apartment, and could really use the help with beds for the kids.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80910-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Mother has not been able to keep up with rent due to her liver cancer diagnoses, her being a single mom, and difficulty finding employment to work around her children's schedule. Mother recently found a job and is behind 2 months in rent. The Department and TANF can assist partly, but mother could use assistance catching up 2 months to avoid eviction. Mother has family however the Department has concerns with their households and mother is trying to stay in her apt. Mother has been very cooperative with the dept thus far and any help would be appreciated.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80910-County:El Paso-Children Served: 2-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
An 18-year old youth in transition is employed and working on getting into a GED program. He is need of a $25 gift card to purchase books for himself. If this need is met the youth would be able to purchase books to entertain himself and practice his reading skills to enhance his abilities prior to taking the English language GED test.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 80903-County:El Paso-Children Served: 1-Agency: #CO- El Paso County DHS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$25
Family in need of rent support. Family of 3 is about to lose their home, they have finally secured a possible new placement. They need assistance with the deposit. Our student is new to the country and has his sister and brother in law as his guardians. Only the brother in law is working at this time. Sister is attempting for find a new job. Student has aspirations to work in the medical field and is happy for this new opportunity.
Location: Newhall, CA 91321-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CA-William S. Hart UHSD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
85757 SOUTHWEST: Grandpa of two—5 year old boy and 3 year old girl—Grandpa recently welcomed his grandchildren into his home. Can you help Grandpa by providing a Booster Car Seat for the boy for safe travels?
Location: Tucson, AZ 85757-County:Pima-Children Served: 2-Agency: #AZ- Department of Child Safety-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$40
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