B is a single Dad with sole custody of his 7 year old son. They have only recently found each other and have been given a great opportunity to form a little family unit together. They have been given temporary accommodation but it has no white goods. They are in desperate need of a fridge/freezer but have no way of funding one. We can source a second hand one for £120 for them.
T is a single mum working with Christians Against Poverty to deal with her debts. Her teenage daughter has OCD and clean clothes are very important to her. A donation towards a washing machine would be very much appreciated. Thank you.
F lives as a single parent in very poor housing and is in low income employment. She is really struggling financially, and she is currently working hard with Christians Against Poverty to resolve her financial situation. She would really appreciate a bit of help with her utilities as a matter of urgency.
This asylum seeking family from Albania is in financial stress while waiting for confirmation of their immigration status. The three children are in urgent need of shoes and clothing and a gift towards these would be a significant step in welcoming them.
A has asked if Acts 435 could help him fund a carpet for his little daughter's room. A had a request met in March 2019 so this is his second request for help. Since his first request A has suffered a stroke through the stress of the pressure mounting on him as he tries to seek employment. This man is desperate to get his life, and that of his family, back on track. However, this has been put on hold again due to the recovery time of the stroke.
K was moved from her home area with her children, for her own safety, after giving evidence in court. Now she has settled and is staying in her property, she would like to spruce it up so it feels more like a home for her children. She is on universal credit, so has no spare money for anything and had to access the foodbank while she was waiting for her first payment. Getting the property freshly decorated, would really help to give them all a fresh start. Any help is much appreciated.
A is a single mum who has been working with Christians Against Poverty for some time to manage her debts. Her washing machine has now gone wrong and is not repairable. She needs £75 for a second hand replacement that is available.
This lady has battled poverty and debt for years. As with many people dependent on benefits (due to ill health) the smallest change in circumstances affects her. Her daughter has recently come to live with her with a baby and neither are able to cope with the complexity of the benefits system. Clearing her debts will give this family a fresh start free from crippling debt repayments.
This single lady is currently in emergency accommodation. She has been sleeping on the floor and would like a bed and other items to help her set up home, but cannot afford this. Please can you help?
This lady with is single mother with a teenage son. She was previously refused Employment Support Allowance, but it has since been reinstated. However, in the interim she has run up a few debts and would like some help to pay her fuel bills at this time.
K is a single mum to a two year old and is pregnant with her second child. Despite her difficult circumstances she is managing to continue with her schooling and to look after herself and her child. This little family has been given a place to live and K has managed to get hold of enough furniture. She doesn't have the funds for a washing machine and has to rely on others to help with this. With a two year old and a baby on the way, it's essential that we find her a washing machine.
L is the survivor of severe domestic abuse and has fled to a refuge. After living there for a while she has now been given a place of her own to live and rebuild her life. The new place doesn't come with a cooker and with your help we can source her a second hand one for £120.
N (mum) has a 4 year old daughter in a two bedroom rented flat. There is a history of domestic violence and Dad is now in prison. Mum has mental health issues. Mum volunteers but has no paid job at the moment. She has recently had to move and her daughter requires a bed and bedroom furniture. £120 would really help this Mum make a new start.
This Dad has been supporting his son on his own for a few years. His son who is 11 has no contact with estranged Mum (mum's choice). Due to this, Dad has been both Mum and Dad and raised a lovely son who is starting secondary school in September 2019. Dad has very little income and is now worried that he will not be able to provide new school uniform for secondary school. £120 would pay for a complete school uniform including new shoes.
Our applicants are parents of two children aged 7 and 4. The 4 year old is starting school in September following her brother. At this time, through no fault of their own, this family have no income and are relying on extended family and charities to support them with food and housing. Their Family Keyworker is asking if we can donate £120 so they are able to purchase new school uniform for both children, school coats, general clothing and shoes.
Our client, a single mum with 2 young boys, hasn't had a holiday or break in a very long time due to her financial situation, which she is now beginning to work her way through. She does not have any form of transport or savings to afford the train fare to the Christians Against Poverty break she has been offered. At the break she will hear the gospel again (although she has already given her life to Jesus) and her two boys will get a chance to respond as well, so this could be life changing for the family. Our client suffers from depression.
K, a single mother with two small children, has moved 30 miles into social housing in Burgess Hill. Her washing machine has failed and all their washing is being done by hand. Consequently she is finding it very difficult to keep clothes and linen clean. A contribution of £100 is being requested with a view to acquiring a reconditioned machine for them.
S needs to carry out urgent household repairs, which in turn will help keep his costs down. He is a Christians Against Poverty client and is already heading for a debt free future. Please help S to reach his goal sooner rather than later as he has got at least a 2 months wait before he gets the results of his application.
A is setting up home alone in a studio flat at the age of 44 yrs old, following a long term mentally and physically abusive relationship. A has been diagnosed with PTSD as a result of the abuse she suffered, and is struggling financially but is paying off her debts with the support of CAP. She is without a cooker of any sort and would like a small table top mini oven, hob and grill which can be bought online for £80 which will enable her to cook proper meals.