B and her partner are struggling on benefits and unable to work, plus they have her daughter and 3 children staying with them as they are escaping an abusive partner. They are also having large deductions off her Employment Support Allowance and his Universal Credit due to past over payments. Their cooker has now broken and they cannot afford to replace it.
A single mum with two young children, D has lived at five addresses in five years as she has fled from domestic violence. Coping is hard, with significant mental health issues affecting her ability to manage her money. She has resolved to have a fresh start, managing her spending properly. A Debt Relief Order will enable her to clear the debts that she has accumulated over recent years, as we at Crosslight continue to support her.
S is in a dire situation and she has no food in the kitchen 95% of the time. She is fleeing domestic abuse and has with her a 10 year old son who is himself in need of special help. They would be very grateful for your help with food and heating while they wait to be relocated.
C needs our help. After major surgery she is determined to keep mobile, and independent, but needs a new vacuum cleaner as hers has finally broken down. With the help of a cleaner she will be able to cope better and her chance of remaining independent will be improved.
This young lady is a client of Christians Against Poverty and is desperate to turn her life around before it spirals out of control. She has been advised to apply for a debt relief order, but on her tight budget she cannot afford the fee. She would really appreciate your help with this, which will greatly assist her on her Debt free journey.
H is single lady with severe mental and physical health problems from abuse she suffered as a child. She is a Christian in a local church in Hastings. It is her faith and the support of other Christians that have kept her going. She has been called in for an operation for a bleed on her brain and needs 4 weeks care support afterwards when she comes home, but her previous care support has been withdrawn (an appeal is in course). Her Church is providing financial help but she is £120 short still.
This lady is struggling financially due to having a very low income and having recently lost her job. Her partner has serious mental health issues at night time which has caused her to have extensive sleep deprivation and stress. She would love to be able to purchase a bed to put in another room so that she can regain her strength and be able to cope with her situation. Please can you help? Thank you.
L is in desperate need of two cots and mattresses. Her twin boys were born 14th July but they have not got adequate sleeping space. They are currently alternating between pram and moses basket, one in each as the new guidelines state they should not sleep together, but this is obviously not ideal.
A suffers from Anxiety, Autism and ADHD. She is having counselling sessions with Edify as she is not coping with the thought of a change of school in September. Her mother, who is a single parent, is funding the sessions so far but now needs extra help. At present the child is cared for under 2 Counselling organisations.
This young man lives with some mental issues and lost his last job due to a domineering manager. He has no reasonable clothing for interviews and getting a new job would improve his mental state. A donation will both help him get back into employment and out of money struggles as well as raise his self esteem and confidence.
T is 46 years old and living with his parents having suffered significant mental problems since the failure of his business in 2014. His parents have been supporting his living costs and debt repayments. Having limited capacity to work we have assisted in his application for a Debt Relief Order, as without the continuing pressures of his financial situation it will enable him to have a fresh start and find independent supported accommodation as a first stage to rebuilding his life.
R is suffering from mental health issues following an abusive relationship and has had to recently move to avoid further threats to her and her 3 year old child. During the relationship, there was significant financial abuse and R was encouraged her to ignore mounting debts that she incurred due to the stressful situation she found herself in. Petitioning for Bankruptcy would allow her to start afresh financially and focus her attention on raising her child and improving her mental health. R has already raised £500 personally, and another grant has given £80, so we are asking for donations towards the final £100.
C has 2 young children at primary school. She was working until the start of the summer, when she lost her job due to county council funding cuts. She was then diagnosed with early stage cancer, has had surgery and needs some further treatment. She has been unable to look for another job due to her illness but is hopeful to return to part time work in the Autumn. As a result of this money is tight, so she needs help with the cost of new sweatshirts for her children for school in September.