H is a 35 year old lady who struggles with mental health problems. She currently has a support worker who is trying to help her with garden clearance. Volunteers will be starting this soon but they will need a skip to take the rubbish away.
This virtually bed bound lady relies on the support of carers and has suffered a major water leak, leading to mould & toxic problems. Problems with the insurance and debt have meant that her home has yet to be refurbished so she is seeking help from Acts 435 to assist with the purchase of new carpet.
C's garden fence panels are broken. The garden backs onto a busy area so she is currently trying to plug the gaps with broken pallets in an effort to make a safe environment for her young family. Without the fence there are also issues with the neighbours pets.
This lady is working with Christians Against Poverty to resolve debt issues needs, and she needs £90 to obtain a Debt Relief Order to enable her to become debt free. Having this order would enable L to move on- any help you can give will be very much appreciated.
A came to us in a very distressed state. She has been working but had some time off after being ill. As a result some debts have accrued and we have tried to support as best we can but it's very obvious the best way forward is to apply for a debt relief order (DRO) which costs £90.
L and her family struggle to afford the basics due to low income and debt. We are working with them to find ways out of the debt cycle. However recently they have suffered a series of unexpected and costly events including car trouble, vandalism and now their cooker which has been fixed several times before has finally given up. We would like to purchase a new electric cooker for them to give them a chance and to ensure they don't have to take out further credit.
This young couple had been sleeping rough but have been recently housed. They need bedding and kitchen items to set up their new home, and they would be very grateful for your help in purchasing these.
W is a man who is keen to make a new start in his life. He is receiving support from local services and is fully engaging with them in order to turn his life around. If he can get a Debt Relief Order it would mean that he can make a fresh start in life and more forward in a positive way. A contribution toward this DRO fee would mean so much to him as he is unable to afford it at present. This will make a huge difference to his life - thank you!
N is a vulnerable young man working with Christians Against Poverty. After leaving care he was put in supported housing and told all his bills were included, but when he left they then told him this was wrong and he had a lot of debt. He moved into a house share where one of the housemates didn't pay their way so his debt increased. He and his current housemate both have autism, dyslexia and mental health issues, and they support each other to manage. A debt relief order would help them both.
J is a 49 year old lady who we have been supporting with financial issues. As a result of debt and family problems she now has mental health problems herself. She needs to open a new bank account but unfortunately doesn't have the appropriate documents and we need to apply for a copy birth certificate and driving licence for her.
M was recently transferred to Universal Credit and had her benefits reduced by £500 a month for herself and her two children who live with her. One of her children starts an art GCSE in September and the school has told the family that they need to purchase the art supplies needed, including canvases, canvas holder, paint, pencils, paintbrushes. This would be hard enough at any time for the family but over the summer when the children aren't having free school meals finances are even tighter.
This lady receives Universal Credit but is struggling to find money for any extras that are needed. She especially needs help to buy school uniforms for her children. A donation from Acts 435 would make a great difference to her and her family. Thank you so much.
This 47 year old single lady has significant mental health difficulties related to previous trauma. She has just downsized to a smaller property following her children and her partner leaving. She has significant debts as a result of her struggles to manage her money, but is currently trying to address these with the help from a debts advice charity. She is in receipt of benefits as unable to work. She would be very grateful for some funds to help her purchase some basic household appliances for her new home.
This lady struggles to make her benefits last for a month. She has ended up owing people lots of money. This has made her very anxious and depressed. She has some physical and mental health issues which are probably stress-related. A donation via Acts 435 would be a real blessing to her. Please would you help her clear her debts? Thank you.
This young man lacks confidence and only goes out to attend the gym. This is a lifeline for him as he would stay at home getting depressed without it. Unfortunately he has got into debt with the gym and cannot renew his contract unless he pays off the debt. He receives Universal Credit but gives much of it to the mother of his 2 children so is constantly struggling to provide for himself. His one pleasure is the gym. Please would you help him to continue to attend it. Thank you.
This young man has become homeless due to a breakup of a relationship. He is temporarily living with his sister in a crowded house. He has had to start an application for Universal Credit again due to change of circumstances. This will take several weeks to come through. The family struggle on a low income so have none spare to feed an extra person. Please would you help him to survive this difficult patch while waiting for money to come in. Thank you.
A got into debt after a shoulder injury that left her in huge pain and unable to move her arm. P moved in to care for her. The DWP wrongly stopped their benefits so they were unable to pay their rent and began receiving bailiff visits. A encountered Jesus and met a Christians Against Poverty debt coach at church, and they started to see a light at the end of the tunnel. She has had an operation and is no longer in pain.
N has been staying with family since a serious house fire earlier in the year where all her belongings were destroyed and the house deemed unfit for habitation. Finaly a new home has been offered but N has no household items whatsover. We are able to provide bedding and small kitchen items but she will need help with a cooker, bed and fridge.
My lady is literally overwhelmed with difficult issues in her life. Today I met a depressed single mum of 3 young girls at her wits end. Mental health problems, debts, minimum hours working, and very much lost the will to make any improvements to her life. It feels like a drop in the ocean to what is really needed, but for now she needs to purchase school shoes and uniform for 3 daughters. I do hope your generosity will come through as I wish to show her that love prevails. Thank-you
A young mum with 3 children has recently been left by her husband and she has not any financial support in place yet as she waits for this to be sorted out. She would really benefit from some help with uniform so the children can go back to school in the right clothes and for her not to worry about the start of term.