3609 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, Missouri 64014
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Single mom and two kids, ages 16 and 6 are in need of financial assistance to pay gas bill and get gas services turned back on at their home. The children's father was killed on Memorial Day and he was paying the bill for the family. With assistance, the gas will get turned back on in the home and this single mom of two will be able to catch up and start fresh with this bill moving forward through the grieving process.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64129-County:Jackson-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$633
I have a family of 6 children ages 1-8 that have been taken into care. The oldest, 8 year old, was taking care of the 5 younger siblings.
They are in need of car-seats for the1, 2, and 3 year olds. Also, in need of 3 toddler beds, 1 twin bed, and a playpen, and a dresser.
Location: Blue Springs, MO 64014-County:Jackson-Children Served: 6-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2955
I have a bio family who is in need of immediate assistance with an energy bill. They have received a notice of disconnection in 5 days. There are two kids in the home and mom is expecting but having a difficult pregnancy. As she is of advance age she is struggling with high blood pressure brought on by her pregnancy. She is unable to work full days and medical team is encouraging bed rest. She shared that she is overwhelmed and terrified thinking about having to take an extended maternity leave without pay and having looming bill over the families head. In applying for LIHEAP they instructed her to wait until receiving a disconnect notice from the energy company but then was later denied and now is left without a means to pay.
"I just can't stop worrying about everything which is exactly why I can't get the blood pressure under control, the only cure is delivery but that 15 weeks away. I can't continue like this I really need someone help."
This mother has overcame so many barrier to provide for her children. She has completely turned her life around and has never stopped loving and caring for them. She has always keep the children's best interest at hear even when it was not favorable outcome for her. She completed substance use treatment and has been sober for over a year now. She is a wonderful person who just need some extra support at this time.
ANY AND ALL HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64133-County:Jackson-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1200
Single pregnant mother. Client lost her job for a short time and has since obtained employment. During her unemployment she fell behind on her gas bill. She has been diligent to pay on her past due amount; however, her gas service has been shut off. She has paid the bill down to $395 to get her gas service turned back on. Any assistance will help with hot water and for heating as the fall weather approaches.
Single pregnant mother. Client lost her job for a short time and has since obtained employment. During her unemployment she fell behind on her rent. She has been diligent to pay on her past due amount; however, she has recently received an eviction notice. She has been advised that if she pays $400, the eviction will be revoked, and she will have until October 1st to pay the remaining balance owed. Any assistance will help the clint avoid homelessness.
An 8yr old boy with Autism gets out of the house and runs towards a pond that is close to the home. The mom would like for child to have swimming lessons so that if he is around water he will be safe. The child does not know how to swim or float. The mom has found somewhere for children with Autism to have swimming lessons, Platte City YMCA. The sessions are 208.00 a session, and the mom feels that if he goes to a couple and she can observe that she will be able to work with her son alone
Location: Kansas City, MO 64117-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$436
Hello there, we just placed a fifteen-year-old child with her great grandmother. The great grandmother is on a fixed income and is in need of a twin mattress and box spring for the child that we placed with her today. The great grandmother is also caring for another grandchild that she has adopted.
The grandmother has had the child that we placed with her today since she was a baby. We are hoping that someone could possibly donate this item and deliver it to her home. She lives on the 5th floor at an apartment building, and it would be difficult for her financially as well as physically to get. Thank you so much for your consideration.
There is a young boy who is needing school uniforms that fit him and he feels comfortable in. This young boy has grown exponentially since last year when his single parent bought him new uniforms. It would be greatly appreciated by both the young student and the parent to get him the uniform that he needs. He is needing a couple pairs of pants and two shirts. The parent has provided a link for the clothing items.
Location: Kansas City, MO 64134-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
A, M, & G came into care do to homelessness and substance abuse by their mother. They were placed in a few traditional foster homes before being placed in a kinship home. While in the kinship home their mother passed away. Their birth father was incarcerated for a charge in his youth and was recently released. He has worked hard towards getting the kids back. He has gone to visits with them and is providing clean UAs. Their father has not been able to get A a bed yet. This is something that she needs to have before she can begin a trial home visit with her father. These babies have been through so much in their short lives. A, is only 3 years old and has already seen homelessness, trauma, and the loss of her mother. We want to do whatever we can to give her a normal and happy childhood going forward. A needs a bed. Dad has been able to get a bunk bed for the boys, though they could use pillows.
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
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.
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
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.
This mother had her child placed out of her home but has since done everything that she needed to do to regain placement. The mother has been working hard on her mental health and has been able to identify a few things that would help her get her selfcare in and her child to have his needs meet as well. The winter months are going to be rough on her due to her not getting all the hours she was promised at her job. She also lost a lot of money when she was out on medical leave for a broken foot. She could use a planner to stay organized, a mini trampoline to burn energy and a hot wheels track to keep her son occupied in positive activities. Thank you!
Location: Kansas City, MO 64138-County:Jackson-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #MO- Cornerstones of Care-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$175
CD has a lot of history with this family. There are a lot of distractions in the home that keep kiddo from growing up in a healthy environment. We could make a big difference in this kiddos life with not much. Kiddo does online schoolwork but needs a keyboard in order to do that work. We are hoping someone could reach out and get kiddo a keyboard. Thank you for everything you do.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 1-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$30
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
CD is working with a family with severe sanitation issues in the home. The home is very dirty while Dad is taking care of two kiddos and Mom who is bedridden. The family just needs some cleaning supplies and an exterminator to really get on their feet and move forward. Zip Zap Termite and Pest Control has given an estimate of $400 for the needed treatment--the initial treatment and 1 to 2 follow ups. ZipZap is in the area where the family resides. Thank you for any help you can give.
Location: Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-County:Clay-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #MO- DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$450
Biomother needs help paying for part-time daycare/preschool for her oldest child. The deposit is $200 and then $135 weekly. We are asking for help with the initial deposit and the first week of payment if possible.
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!
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