Claire wants to start a support group for parents with Autistic children. As a mother of a now grown up Autistic child, she felt she had no support. She wants to change this for others. In order to do this she needs to do some training with the National Autistic Society. She can't afford to pay for this, and it would be a shame for such a good project not to happen.
Family of two parents and five children without sufficient beds. At the moment a teenager and a baby both without mattresses. This money will buy both from local shop. They have tried to access help from other places but father currently working only two hours per day and they are in desperate need of support. They receive food from various sources from church.
C +D are both on benefits with multiple underlying health conditions. C started coming to a local community breakfast recently with D. She had not left the house for a very long time. They have 7 children with 5 under 18 living at home. 2 are in primary school aged 10 and 7. C+ D struggle to meet their basic needs regularly. Their tumble dryer has recently broken making life tougher. Drying their large volume of weekly washing is now very very difficult. £110 requested to replace tumble dryer.
Kim is single and living with her 19 year old daughter (full time student) and she is trying to obtain joint custody of her other two children aged 5 and 10. Kim claims Employment and Support Allowance as she suffers from Depression and alcohol problems and she was receiving treatment from a local charity which specialises in addiction problems but has missed appointments as she cannot afford the bus fare to attend. Having a bus pass would enable Kim to attend treatment.