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£100 needed for an electric cooker, fitting and delivery and pots and pans

C, an older lady who lives alone, has a learning disability and is struggling financially. Her cooker has broken and she has no savings to purchase a new one and have it fitted safely by a qualified fitter. The lack of having a working cooker is having a detrimental effect on her health and, by being able to purchase a replacement one, it will help tremendously and allow C to settle and become calm again. Any help and support will be greatly appreciated.

City:
Oldham
Age:
52
Category:
People with Disability
Expires:
Tomorrow

£80 needed for a cooker, fitting and delivery

L and his wife are both traumatised and are beside themselves with grief, having suffered the loss of their twin babies. They are not looking after themselves, as they are so traumatised and have no financial means to purchase a cooker and fitting. This will help them to get their health back and let their friends cook for them, so they are, at least, eating nutritious meals to keep their strength up

City:
Oldham
Age:
39
Category:
Refugees / Asylum Seekers
Expires:
Tomorrow

£90 needed for a sofa, table and chairs, two wardrobes and delivery

W is a single mother with two children under five. She has recently been rehoused from temporary accommodation into her own home and has very little furniture to make it into a home. W is struggling financially and does not have the extra money needed to purchase these items needed.

City:
Oldham
Age:
24
Category:
Refugees / Asylum Seekers
Expires:
Tomorrow

£90 needed for a sofa, shelving unit, air fryer and storage box

S, a single mum living on a low income, has recently left the family home due to domestic violence. She now has to start all over again in furnishing a new home for herself and the children. S has no savings and is unable to afford to buy essential items needed in her new home.

City:
Oldham
Age:
34
Category:
Domestic Abuse
Expires:
Tomorrow

£70 needed for smart clothing

This family are seeking Asylum in the UK. Mum and the children have been accepted and granted Asylum; however, the documents have not come through yet which means the family still have no access to actual money. The eldest son is in need of smart clothing as he will be looking to attend job interviews once he leaves school. Can you help them?

City:
Bolton
Age:
42
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 2 days

£150 needed for a fridge

One of our volunteer's fridge has broken and they currently don't have the money to get a new one. The volunteer gives their time every week to help out, but can’t work due to mental health struggles and their general wellbeing. Your support to buy a new fridge would really help this family.

City:
Oldham
Age:
45
Category:
Domestic Abuse
Expires:
In 5 days

£130 needed for a toddler bed

This lady has requested help to buy a toddler bed as they have had to move out due to a marriage breakup. Currently the child is in a cot but really needs to move to a bed. They don’t have the money to be able to buy one, as moving out has been a very expensive process. Please could you help?

City:
Oldham
Age:
36
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 5 days

£50 needed for a washing machine

K has longstanding mental health problems with schizophrenia, as well as physical ailments. As a result, he is unable to work. His washing machine has now broken down, but being on benefits means it is a financial problem that is just too big for him.

City:
Oldham
Age:
55
Category:
Ill Health
Expires:
In 6 days

£105 needed for lounge and bedroom carpets

After a bad childhood, with family bereavements and substance abuse, A didn't finish her education as she had to care for her 7 siblings. She now has a full time job and Acts 435 have already helped with the deposit on a flat of her own. We hope to get household items donated, but a new lounge and bedroom carpet would help to make the flat a comfortable place of safety and sanctuary from a world that has so far not been kind.

City:
Oldham
Age:
19
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 7 days

£140 needed for a cooker and curtain poles

S has been in hospital with severe depression following the death of her father and the loss of the family home. She still has fragile mental health. S has been given a near empty flat so, along with her two loyal friends, we are locating many donated household items. However, she needs a new cooker and curtain poles to hold curtains that have been donated.

City:
Oldham
Age:
28
Category:
Ill Health
Expires:
In 8 days

£120 needed for clothes

This lady in our supported accommodation suffers with severe mental health issues, and has come with only two sets of clothes. She is currently washing her clothes regularly to keep clean, and is in desperate need to purchase more clothes. She would like to volunteer but feels shame not to have change of clothes. Volunteering will really build her self-esteem and confidence, and in the long term improve her mental health and enable to live independently.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
38
Category:
Clothes
Expires:
In 8 days

£150 needed for a bike

SM has a son who is struggling with depression. The one thing he loved to do was go out on his bike and ride, but his bike is broken and cannot be fixed. SM has asked if we could find the money to get him a bike and a bike maintenance kit to go with it. SM is working with Christians Against Poverty to sort out her debt and is doing really well, but can't save anything towards the bike. Please can we help?

City:
Wythenshawe
Age:
50
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 8 days

£150 needed for carpets

S has recently gone though some very painful family difficulties and is having to make a new home for herself. Her new property needs flooring and new carpets. This gift will help provide towards these costs. Additional support is being provided by a local church and community fund.

City:
Appleby
Age:
53
Category:
Housing
Expires:
In 12 days

£30 needed for a Debt Relief Order

This mature student has sought help after falling into debt. She hopes to fulfil her dream of becoming a Social Worker, and received a bursary to pay for her tuition fees, but is a single mum. Although she does really well on a tight budget, she is now struggling to buy essentials. In seeking debt advice, she has been recommended to carry out a Debt Relief Order, but is unable to afford the £90 fee. Please would you considering donating to give her a fresh start and alleviate some of her financial stress? Many thanks.

City:
Bolton
Age:
40
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£70 needed for two Debt Relief Orders

This young couple have fallen into debt as a result of job loss during Covid. They have two small children and are living on an increasingly tight budget until they can find work again. In seeking debt advice, they have both been recommended to carry out a Debt Relief Order, but are unable to find the £180 fee. They are saving to contribute £30, but please could you donate to give them a fresh start and alleviate their financial stress? Many thanks.

City:
Bolton
Age:
23
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for a carpet

P has been in and out of accommodation and detox over the last ten years and we are supporting him as he establishes himself in a place of his own. The flat is in a very poor condition, as he moved in during lockdown without any support, and struggled with his mental health. He is now receiving support from our Resettlement Scheme and is doing well, but is in desperate need of a new carpet to make his flat feel like a home and to ensure he stays there.

City:
Manchester
Age:
61
Category:
Housing
Expires:
In 13 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

T, a single parent who is current expecting another child, has accrued multiple debts due to an extended period of low income. She has recently been subject to enforcement action from bailiffs and this has been traumatic for her during the pregnancy. D wishes to deal with her debts in a timely manner, prior to the arrival of her baby, so that she can have a fresh start after giving birth.

City:
Prescot
Age:
31
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Wednesday, 1 June

£150 needed for Cooker

Our contacts is a single parent of 4 children (aged – 10 months – 13 years old) and is expecting her 5th child. She has been without a fully working oven and cooker for some weeks now. It is a second-hand reconditioned oven that has been previously repaired but is now beyond repair. We have supported with providing baby gates, food parcels, food vouchers but cannot access any other resources. She cannot currently provide cooked meals for her children

City:
BURY
Age:
33
Category:
Children
Expires:
Wednesday, 1 June