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£80 needed for money to get to work

This man was referred to us by the magistrates court. An uninsured driver crashed into his car and now he is unable to use it, so he can't get to work. He cannot afford to purchase transport, so your money will really help this man continue to get to work. Thank you.

City:
Camborne
Age:
20
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for living costs

This lady suffered domestic violence and is now in a women's refuge. Her ex partner took her wages so she needs financial support with basic living costs (food and transport) until her next pay day. Your help will be very much appreciated.

City:
Camborne
Age:
47
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Tomorrow

£25 needed for electric bills

This lady was referred to us by her support worker. She is currently on maternity leave with her 3rd child. Her husband does agency work and had reduced hours over Christmas. This has left them without any money until they get paid on 24 January. This money will enable them to put money on their electric and pay bills.

City:
Redruth
Age:
29
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for carpets

C requires £120 for a carpet as she has different small pieces of carpet put together that were left overs on the floor and it is a trip hazard, especially as her husband has had a stroke and cannot walk properly. C is on universal Credit. She is struggling to pay her bills and is attending her local food bank. Any help you could give C to buy a carpet would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

City:
Wimborne
Age:
48
Category:
People with Disability
Expires:
Tomorrow

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

S is a 27 year old woman who has fallen into debt. Her working situation is unstable as she is an agency worker on a zero hours contract. This has caused her to fall into debt. She is seeking help with the £90 Debt Relief Order fee to give her a fresh start to get on top of her finances. Many thanks in advance for any help you can give.

City:
Weston-super-Mare
Age:
27
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£85 needed for a Debt Relief Order

J was referred for help with his debts after seeking support from a local suicide prevention charity. He is a 34 year old man who has suffered significant mental health issues, particularly since the breakdown of his marriage in 2017. He has two children from the relationship, who he sees regularly. His mental health issues are not helped by his financial situation. If you can spare any money to help with J's Debt Relief Order fee, it would make a massive difference. Thank you.

City:
Weston-super-Mare
Age:
34
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for a storage shed for a mobility scooter

C has complex mental and physical health issues which contribute to his reduced mobility. He has secured a second hand mobility scooter which suits his large build but doesn't fit into his house. His housing association have deemed his current storage shed as unsafe as it is all but collapsed, and they are therefore unable to sign off the safety assessment required by his tenancy. Please would you help provide a safe and secure storage shed to allow him to use his scooter for the benefit of his all-round wellbeing.

City:
Devizes
Age:
52
Category:
People with Disability
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for a removal van

S is an 83 year old lady who is being helped out of debt by her family. They have managed to find an affordable home for her to move into but need to pay for a van to move her possessions. Please help this family with this endeavour. They are working so hard to support S through this difficult experience and are responding to each need as it arises. They have been so relieved and heartened by the help they have already received from Acts 435, and any continued help for this lady would be so appreciated.

City:
Poole
Age:
83
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 5 days

£120 needed for a freezer

J is currently living with his pregnant partner and their young child, he also has a daughter who is currently under special guardianship with his mum. They live in one room in a B&B with a shared kitchen. J has asked if there is any way we could get them a freezer as they are currently unable to keep food and they are shopping every day for fresh food which is obviously taking up a lot of their money.

City:
Newquay
Age:
23
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 5 days

£100 needed for a school trip to an Outdoor Activity Centre

D is a 30 year old single mother to four children. One of her daughters wants to go on a school trip to Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre for a week. Unfortunately D is struggling financially on a low income and she receives only sporadic help from her daughter's father. If you are able to donate anything toward this so that her daughter can afford to join her friends on the trip, both she and her mother would be truly grateful. Thank you!

City:
Weston-super-Mare
Age:
30
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 5 days

£120 needed for a washing machine

Unfortunately this single parent family's washing machine broke over Christmas. They have three children aged one, five and eight years old. They moved last year into a house that had bed bugs and it is so important to wash everything regularly and they have no finances spare to pay for a washing machine as they are on benefits. Please help with this request.

City:
Exmouth
Age:
42
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 6 days

£60 needed for clothes for work

C has been unemployed for a while so has no reserves of money left. She has now been offered a really good job in an office. She needs to wear smart work clothes but doesn't have any. Please can you help her to quickly to get back to work by donating so that she can buy some clothes?

City:
Truro
Age:
29
Category:
Clothes
Expires:
In 6 days

£120 needed for a 3-month bus pass

M is a 31 year old Christian man who recently completed several years at a christian treatment programme to overcome addiction. He has done amazingly well and returned to his family home in Dorset. He is being helped to get a passport, but until this comes through he cannot claim benefits so would like to ask for help towards a bus pass so that he can get to activities and attend the Recovery Course.

City:
Bournemouth
Age:
31
Category:
Unemployment
Expires:
In 7 days

£120 needed for furnishing a house

S is a 52 year old lady who is moving out of a women's refuge and into a completely empty flat to start her life over. She will be getting Universal Credit but the rent will take half of this every month. She really needs help so that she can begin with the basic necessities. She will get advice as to how to organise her finances etc. but a contribution towards setting up her new life would be very welcome.

City:
Poole
Age:
52
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 8 days

£120 needed for items for moving into a new home

This chap has been living at home with his mum and has a carer for a few hours a week due to his additional needs. He is now moving into his new home on his own. The council has provided a bed, cooker, fridge/freezer etc but he has no money for plates, pans, bedding, or a hoover. Your help will really make a big difference to him settling into his first independent home.

City:
Camborne
Age:
27
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 8 days

£100 needed for Travel to residential rehab

D has been living in supported accommodation and has been on a methadone script for many years. He desperately wants to change his life and come off all the drugs and has been in touch with a treatment centre that he has had to telephone call every week for 6 months to show his commitment. They have agreed a charity space for him and he now needs to work out getting to this place by train. He has been doing the christian recovery course and is about to be baptised this Sunday.

City:
Bournemouth
Age:
50
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£60 needed for a hoover

A has a child who is 10 months old. Both the parents have depression and Dad has social anxiety. They were made homeless in October 2019 and placed in emergency accommodation before being placed in supported housing. Both parents access WILD groups and dad has 1:1 work. They are both unemployed and claiming Universal Credit. Due to poor mental health they struggle to maintain a clean and tidy environment in their flat. Support in this area is being offered. However they do not have a hoover and this would benefit them hugely and help them to stay on top of the housework.

City:
Penryn
Age:
21
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 11 days

£120 needed for a washing machine

This young family moved from supported living to independent living in Truro. They have a child who is 9 months old, and are currently working with a social worker. Both parents have had social care intervention throughout their lives and are both accessing WILD groups and 1:1 work. Dad is currently awaiting a cognitive ability assessment and has last week been made redundant from his part time job. Both parents claim Universal Credit. When they move into independent accommodation they require a washing machine which is vital. Can you help them with their fresh start?

City:
Truro
Age:
18
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 11 days

£120 needed for a new cooker

This client sadly had a house fire, and because of the damage they had to be moved into assisted accommodation after. Their oven then broke down and the housing association won't help them to replace it. They can't afford to do this themselves, so could you support them?

City:
Penzance
Age:
44
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 13 days

£100 needed for a cooker

This client is in need of a cooker. They are currently using a gas stove to cook with, but they aren't strong enough to connect the gas cylinder themselves. They fortunately have been given a microwave recently, but a cooker would really make a difference.

City:
Falmouth
Age:
45
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 13 days

£120 needed for second hand fridge and cooker for A and her family

A's landlord was bullying her so the council agreed to move her to housing association accommodation in the next month. The kitchen is very short of white goods so any help would be gratefully received. A is a single mum with 3 daughters, one of whom is living with poor mental health and working spasmodically with CAMS. The family relies on benefits so their budget is tight. Thank you!

City:
Exeter
Age:
54
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February

£75 needed for Chest of drawers

L is currently living in supported housing with his baby. He is struggling to keep the flat tidy. Having a chest of drawers would give him somewhere to keep the baby items that he needs. He suffers with anxiety and WILD are supporting him with some of his emotional needs.

City:
Penryn
Age:
21
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February

£90 needed for DRO

C had a well paid job and was able to service his debts. Due to a change in circumstances he had to take a lower paid job and found he was not able to pay his debts. This has had a detrimental effect on his health. He sort help from a local debt charity who have been helping him to manage his money better. He is now seeking funding to pay for his DRO, this will help to give him a fresh start and help him on the road to recovery.

City:
Blandford
Age:
59
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February

£120 needed for winter clothes

E has 2 young chilt, one only 6 months old. Her partner is off work with mental health issues so they are relying on Universal Credit and Child Benefits. There is no spare money for warm winter clothes for them and the children. Please can you help quickly.

City:
Truro
Age:
24
Category:
Clothes
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February

£100 needed for Play Therapy

Single mother has fled severe domestic violence and abuse with her two young children. The children are very traumatised and are finding school and life very hard to cope with. They have been assessed and need Play Therapy. It will cost £200 each child. A local Emergency Fund Charity have donated a total of £100 and the local church is hopefully suppling £100. This would enable these brave but disturbed children turn their young lives around.Their mother would be so grateful.

City:
Truro
Age:
35
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February

£100 needed for Play Therapy

Single mother has fled severe domestic violence and abuse with her two young children. The children are very traumatised and are finding school and life very hard to cope with. They have been assessed and need Play Therapy. It will cost £200 each child. A local Emergency Fund Charity have donated a total of £100 and the local church is hopefully suppling £100. This would enable these brave but disturbed children turn their young lives around.Their mother would be so grateful.

City:
Truro
Age:
35
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 6 February