L lives alone and suffers with mental health difficulties and struggles with anxiety. Due to her health L accumulated debt and is waiting for her PIP claim. She cannot afford to heat her home or buy a new warm coat. This money will help her catch up with her bills and treat herself to a new coat.
DS is a single parent living on benefits. Her benefits have been reduced to pay off debts. Her 4 year old daughter needs school shoes.
C is a single mum on benefits (lost job and seeking work) - with 7 year old son -no support from father - due to debt run up by estranged partner and problems budgetting has referred to Christians Against Poverty to help who have have to firstly try to prevent eviction from social housing re rent arrears. Due to deductions to her benefits for social fund loan and water budget is very tight and DRO being applied for to clear and needs funds for fee and school clothing costs for son.
This lady , with 2 older sons, was at her mum's last weekend and was complaining of abdominal pain. She went to the toilet and just happened to deliver a 6lb 2oz boy.The poor lady is still in shock as she didn't know she was pregnant so had not a thing for her baby. With a grant we will be able to provide her with a bouncy chair, nappies, wipes, a steriliser, clothes, a high chair and some household cleaning items which will be a big help and relieve a lot of stress.
"M" is living with a partner and young son. She is on benefits and although both unemployed they are now actively looking for work. "M" had been unwell and her partner lost his work as he looked after her. Her son is changing schools and needs the new uniform urgently. She is struggling with bills and cannot afford the uniform costs. Please will you help her.
'F' is on a low income and is struggling to afford clothes. He hasn't got enough at the moment and would be very grateful for any help with this. Thank you for considering his request