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£95 needed for child therapy training

This lady is looking to increase her skills so that she can manage her daughter who has suffered severe trauma and therefore can be aggressive and violent at times. It's a very difficult time for this lady due to a bereavement of her partner, the child's father. They are moving to a new part of country and have very little income. The training pass will be help her to gain knowledge and strategies to support her daughter.

City:
Barnstaple
Age:
34
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 2 days

£40 needed for carpets

This lady has a disabled child. They have fled domestic violence and now are being rehomed into a safe house. Another charity is helping with supplying household items as they have nothing. Carpets are vital for safety for her child to play on as well as keeping the rooms warm and cosy. She wants to help other sufferers of domestic abuse and will start training soon. She is a lovely lady who deserves a fresh and safe start. Please can you help her and her child stay safe in their new home?

City:
Truro
Age:
39
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 3 days

£40 needed for supermarket vouchers

This young lady is struggling at the moment with lack of money and is wanting to make a fresh start since writing her debts off through her local Citizens Advice office. She is looking to get cleaning products and rugs for her new home, and equipment like pans for her kitchen and would love the £80 needed for this. She is a mother to a small child and this money will help her make a fresh new start. Thank you.

City:
Weston super Mare
Age:
22
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 6 days

£110 needed for bedding and dementia equipment

A couple on low income have had to take an elderly parent into their home who has severe dementia. Her partner is not working and she is the main carer. If they did not look after her she would have been forced to go into a home, which the couple did not want. Unfortunately the lady has a number of physical needs so they need new bedding and suitable equipment for the bathroom.

City:
Barnstaple
Age:
45
Category:
People with Disability
Expires:
In 6 days

£65 needed for a thick sleeping bag and a tent

This single man is homeless due to his mental ill health issues. He only has a thin, worn out sleeping bag and has little money and few possessions. He now desperately wants to turn his life around and is engaging with agencies to enable this to happen and has begun to address his issues. He needs a thick sleeping bag as it is frosty and cold at night plus a tent so he can stay dry and a bit warmer. He really is trying to make a fresh start but realises it may take time. Please can you give him hope?

City:
Truro
Age:
32
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 8 days

£80 needed for grocery shopping vouchers

A is a single parent with an 11 year old daughter. She is separated from her husband who was violent towards her. She used to work as a Travel Adviser but was made redundant in August 2020. Sadly, she is now in debt on her utility bills and council tax and she is struggling financially. She has sought help from Citizens Advice and they are working with her to deal with her debts. Your support would mean so much to her and allow her to use some of her weekly budget to reduce her debts.

City:
Weston Super Mare
Age:
35
Category:
Food and Heating
Expires:
In 8 days

£130 needed for a fridge freezer

L is a single parent of a 3 year old who has been rehoused due to evading an abusive relationship. L urgently needs a Fridge Freezer but cannot afford to buy one. She is being supported by her local foodbank. Any help you could give L to be able to buy one would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

City:
Verwood
Age:
35
Category:
Housing
Expires:
In 9 days

£80 needed for grocery shopping vouchers

D is a 59 year old lady who lives alone. Unfortunately she has a number of health issues including scoliosis and COPD which causes her to be extremely breathless. She has not been able to work since 2019 and over the last year has had to shield during the COVID pandemic. She is struggling to cover the cost of her utility bills and feed herself. She has less than £80 each month to spend on food. Help with shopping vouchers would give her great support.

City:
Yatton
Age:
59
Category:
Food and Heating
Expires:
In 9 days

£85 needed for Asda vouchers

L is a 60 year old man who lives alone. He recently lost his job following a nervous breakdown, which also caused him to lose control of his finances. Since then, he has incurred debts that he is not able to repay. He is barely able to afford his rent at the moment, and often goes hungry. In addition, L struggles with arthritis in his knees, elbows, and fingers, making everyday tasks difficult and painful. L would massively appreciate any help towards his food costs. Thank you.

City:
Weston-Super-Mare
Age:
60
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 13 days

£100 needed for an online course

My client K is a victim of domestic abuse and has left her partner. She is currently in recovery for alcohol and drug use, she has been to rehab and continues to successfully be in recovery. She is suffering from poor mental health and would like to complete an online course, which she will find useful for her continued recovery, however she cannot afford the cost. Any help towards her accessing the course would be gratefully received. Thank you.

City:
Penzance
Age:
36
Category:
Ill Health
Expires:
Tuesday, 4 May

£150 needed for a tumble dryer

M lives in a home with serious issues with damp which makes drying clothes and bedding almost impossible. Hanging washing around the home makes the damp situation worse. Because of major financial impacts on the family income due to the Covid-19 pandemic, any help towards a dryer would be greatly appreciated and would help to keep the home healthy and hygienic. This client was referred by one of the leading support agencies in our city.

City:
Exeter
Age:
55
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
Tuesday, 4 May

£120 needed for a bed

L has a large family and is currently unable to work. She has fallen into significant debt but is trying hard to deal with this problem and to support her children. She has been unable to afford a bed for herself and has been sleeping on the sofa for many months. We would love to help her to buy one so that she can have a good night's sleep. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.

City:
Devizes
Age:
39
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Tuesday, 4 May