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£140 needed for accommodation

We are currently supporting this gentleman with his mental health and suicidal thoughts. He has recently been kicked out of his house by his partner and has nowhere else to stay, so has been sleeping in his car for the past nine nights. This is impacting on his mental health. He does not have the money to pay to stay anywhere and has not been offered any suitable accommodation. Any help with urgently funding this would be so greatly appreciated.

City:
Berwick
Age:
56
Category:
Housing
Expires:
Tomorrow

£150 needed for a bed, bedding and curtains

Our client has just had to move out of accommodation that was unsuitable, run down, damp and very poor quality. She has no money to furnish her new flat and has nothing with her. Unfortunately, there is no family support for this woman in this country and is struggling to move forward. This gift will make a huge difference, enabling her to be comfortable in her home, feel safe, and get a good sleep so she is able to work.

City:
Sunderland
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 5 days

£150 needed for cooker and kitchen items

This lady has just moved out of accommodation that was unsuitable, run down, damp and very poor quality. She has no kitchen essentials, including an oven. She has no family support in this country and is struggling to move forward. This gift will make a huge difference enabling her to cook for herself and start to feel more at home.

City:
Sunderland
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 5 days

£150 needed for a sofa and second hand fridge

Our client has recently moved from very poor quality accommodation that was entirely unsuitable; run down, damp and very poor quality. She has no money to furnish her new flat and has no furniture at all. She does not have family support in this country and is struggling to move forward. Without a sofa this lady does not have anywhere to sit at the end of the day and a fridge will allow her to keep her food stored properly. Your gift will make such a difference.

City:
Sunderland
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£150 needed for carpets

Our client has ongoing health problems, he attends James Cook Hospital 3 times a week for dialysis. He has two children living at home. L is 15 years old, and receives support from Children and Mental Health Services and suffers from a genetic syndrome which impacts his quality of life. Our client's daughter, K, is 17 years old. She supports Dad around the home. There is no carers allowance in place and they are struggling financially. Their carpet is threadbare and would like to purchase a new one with the winter months ahead. Please could you help?

City:
Shildon
Age:
50
Category:
Ill Health
Expires:
In 6 days

£150 needed for washing machine

This lady is in serious financial hardship. Her washing machine is broken and she has children with additional needs/health issues. She has been referred to our Next Step Shop and is working with the community link advisor for additional support.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
26
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 7 days

£50 needed for gym clothes

We are working with a gentleman who is struggling with financial hardship. He has mental health illnesses and has been given a free gym pass to try and help with his mental health struggle and as a method of therapy. He has no suitable clothing or a bag for the gym and would feel so much more confident in the correct attire. Please could you help?

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
23
Category:
Clothes
Expires:
In 8 days

£150 needed for a tumble dryer

This gentleman is working with a community link advisor. He is in serious need and our advisor is helping him with his Personal Independence Payment application. He has a number of health problems and struggles with incontinence, and needs to change his clothing and bedding frequently. He is also a lone parent. His dryer has broken and he's struggling to keep up with his washing. Your support to purchase a new tumble dryer would be so appreciated.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
48
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 8 days

£50 needed for food and household bills

Our tenant recently came to us following a lengthy period of living in unstable and inappropriate accommodation and has little family support. Whilst our tenant is doing very well, managing her new home and actively looking for work, she did miss a Job Centre appointment due to personal problems and has been sanctioned. This has resulted in her being unable to manage her finances this month. Our tenant would be really grateful of any support offered.

City:
Ushaw Moor
Age:
19
Category:
Benefit Delays/Sanctions
Expires:
In 8 days

£150 needed for school uniform

This lovely family with two children find themselves having to move their children into a different school as the youngest child has disabilities which cannot be met by their current school. In order to get the children to school on time, the oldest child is also having to move. They struggle with a limited income and they need help to get new school uniform for them both. Please can you help?

City:
Newcastle
Age:
26
Category:
Clothes
Expires:
In 8 days

£70 needed for decorating equipment and paint

This young person has recently secured accommodation after sofa surfing with friends. She is starting from scratch and the property requires some decoration. This help would enable her to make a safe and comfortable home for herself. She is a student and reliant on benefits and struggling to make ends meet.

City:
Horden
Age:
18
Category:
Housing
Expires:
In 9 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

C has started again following the breakdown of her marriage, only to find debts she was unaware of, tracking her down and demanding repayment. The debt accrued in her name relates to items purchased for her ex husbands business - however proving she had no knowledge of these items would be impossible. C needs a Debt Relief Order and needs help with the fees for this as she has only just set up home again and had made no provision for such a situation. Could you help? Thank you.

City:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Age:
53
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

M and K relocated for work just before first lockdown and were furloughed within 3 months of starting their new jobs. They were employed in hospitality so their work essentially ceased. Diversifying proved difficult and after struggling to maintain the business, the owner had to close permanently. They were in receipt of Universal Credit but debts increased as they no longer had the means to pay what was owed. M now needs a Debt Relief Order, but cannot afford the fee. Please would you help M?

City:
Newcastle upon tyne
Age:
36
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

M and K relocated for work just before the first lockdown and were furloughed within 3 months of starting their new jobs. They were employed in hospitality so their work essentially ceased. Diversifying proved difficult and after struggling to maintain the business, the owner had to close permanently. They were in receipt of Universal Credit but debts increased as they no longer had the means to pay what was owed. A Debt Relief Order is required and help is needed with the fee. Would you help K, please?

City:
Newcastle upon tyne
Age:
35
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£60 needed for utilities

D has been in hospital with severe mental health issues after struggling with addiction and is coming home in a few days. He has run up a huge bill with his dealers and is struggling to cope, he is losing his hair and not eating properly. We would like to put his gas and electric on so he can cook and wash. We know feeling cared about will help him.

City:
Shildon
Age:
25
Category:
Food and Heating
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for a washing machine

This gentleman doesn’t have a washing machine and has lots of health problems, including incontinence. He cannot walk and is totally reliant on support. Our Community Link Adviser is appealing a Personal Independence Payment decision and helping with lots of other issues. Please can you help us to buy a washing machine for him?

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
62
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for a CSCS Card

A was a HGV driver for 30 years. Unfortunately, due to faulty equipment, he caused an accident at work, lost his licence and was given a conviction. He is looking for a fresh start, to get back into work and support his family. To do this he is having to start from the bottom up. This money will pay for his HSE test, CSCS card and Level 1 Construction to get onto a building site and begin learning a trade. A is so thankful for all the support and just needs something to get him started.

City:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Age:
59
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for an unpaid bill

H has received an unexpected bill. Due to the recent loss of their son to suspected suicide they have had to find finances for their son’s funeral, which has been difficult for them. The recent decision to remove the £20 universal credit top up has had an impact on their finances. H is feeling so low due to their loss and financial difficulties since their son's death. Your donation would ease some pressure and give hope.

City:
Gateshead
Age:
53
Category:
Benefit Delays/Sanctions
Expires:
In 13 days