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£60 needed for moving house

Currently living in small street house, Mum, Dad and 5 children aged 4 - 10, have been relocated to an estate house with more room and a garden , but they do not have the money to move their furniture. They have been quoted £80 in order to cover the moving cost.

City:
North Ormesby, Middlesbrough
Age:
34
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£70 needed for Washing machine

Young family struggling with a child who is under the care of a paediatrician with chronic constipation. The family's washing machine isn't working and very old. Due to the child having large outbursts of soiling, they have lots and lots of washing to be done. It would make such a difference to be able to get a new washing machine for them - it would make life so much easier. Thank You.

City:
Prestatyn
Age:
27
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£60 needed for Moving into new accommodation

Young lady who has struggled for months to and have been sofa surfing between family and friends with a new born baby. Now they have found somewhere, they are struggling to find the money for a deposit and three months rent in advance. She is not able to work, due to both her mental health problems and the fact that she is bringing up a new born baby. The father is also asking for help, the family are helping as much as they can, and they have applied for other grants, but are still short.

City:
Rhyl
Age:
24
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£100 needed for Washing machine

There has been a crisis in this family and Dad is having to look after his three children in what could be a long term situation. He has spent the money he had on preparing the house for the children to stay. He is working but just receives a basic wage and the children's benefits are not yet sorted. He is being supported by Social Services and they have agreed his biggest need at the moment is a washing machine to deal with all the extra laundry. Please help. Thank you

City:
Chilton
Age:
28
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£120 needed for Skip hire and garden clearance

Small skip required for family as they are currently at risk of eviction due to the condition of the garden. Single mum, struggling to cope financially, suffering with depression and low mood. As well as needing to clear the garden, this young family need a lot of support, and is being helped by the local authority. The garden is in need of immediate attention, and we are gathering a team of people to help, but we need a skip in order to put everything in. It will help keep the family housed.

City:
Rhyl
Age:
52
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£120 needed for Bed and bedding for family of five boys

This family are struggling financially, and looking after five young boys at home. They desperately need a bed and a mattress for one boy who is currently sleeping on a quilt on the floor. They also need a cot and bedding, and ideally a safety gate and high chair. They are being supported by the local authority, who is providing on-going support, but it would make a big difference if they had suitable bedding for the children. We have found a cot, but need a bed and bedding.

City:
Denbigh
Age:
42
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£100 needed for replacement cooker

Gill and her husband have 4 children, and Gill has just returned to work after maternity leave. They've had their boiler and cooker condemned as unsafe. The Council is replacing the boiler, but the family can't afford to pay for a new cooker. Without it the family can't have a diet of healthy cooked meals. Citizens Advice is seeking support from other charities, and a kind donation of £100 from Acts 435 would enable a good second-hand or new cooker to be purchased for this struggling family.

City:
York
Age:
37
Category:
Children
Expires:
Today

£80 needed for a vacuum cleaner

A young single Mum has just moved into a property with her baby daughter after making such great progress in a mother and baby unit. Mum has done really well in furnishing the flat and it looks really homely but she did not have enough money to buy a vacuum cleaner. She has been cleaning the carpet with a dustpan and brush but this is now beginning to get her down as her daughter is crawling and investigating everything! Can you help this Mum to be able to do her housework more efficiently.

City:
Derby
Age:
25
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£90 needed for beds for children

J is a 26 year old Christian mum of 3 young children aged 7,4 and 2. She has fled domestic violence. The little family has been allocated social housing from July 1 but she has no beds or bedding for the children - or herself for that matter! Are you please able to help this young women and her babies to make a fresh start.

City:
Beverley
Age:
26
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£100 needed for Floor covering/carpet

J is a 26 year old mother of three young children aged 7,4 and 2. She has fled domestic violence. The little family has been allocated social housing from July 1 but the house offered has NO carpets whatsoever. J would just like to have some floor covering in the room to start with so the children have a safe space to play and eat etc without risking spells in their feet or them getting feet. Can you please help this little family make a fresh start?

City:
Beverley
Age:
26
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£100 needed for bedroom furniture

Claire has recently had to leave her employment due to a decline in her mental health, she has been declared unfit for work due to her severe depression and anxiety. She is receiving support from the Child in Need Team who are supporting her to care for her children, improve the living standards and improve the overall well-being of the family. She is currently needing two chest of drawers for the child's bedroom as the room is too small for wardrobes. This family would benefit greatly.

City:
St. Helens
Age:
28
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for Help with debt due to domestic abuse

C is experiencing financial difficulty and is needing support from a local foodbank. She has been experiencing domestic abuse by her ex-partner and has two young children, both with special needs. Her children need a new school uniform and also has debt that she needs to clear. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

City:
Sheffield
Age:
38
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£105 needed for Hoover and microwave

Young vulnerable girl and the victim of domestic and financial abuse is in need of our help. She is struggling to take care of a young baby, but would benefit from a microwave which would make things a lot easier. She has bought a dustpan an brush, because she couldn't afford a hoover! She is being supported by the local authorities, but it would make a huge difference if she could clean her new flat properly and could warm the baby's food easier. Thank You!

City:
Rhyl
Age:
20
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for Mattresses

Single mum with four children is struggling at the moment because the four children are sleeping on old mattresses with the springs sticking out! She is worried that the children will hurt themselves. Because she is separated with no help from the children's father, she cannot afford new mattresses and is worried that they will get hurt. We want to give them four new mattresses but need your help! Thank You!

City:
Rhyl
Age:
37
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for bunk beds

C and her family moved into their own flat a few months ago after spending some time living with relatives. They are living on benefits and are still struggling to get together all the basic items of furniture that they need. Their most urgent need is for bunk beds for 2 of their 3 boys but they don't have any spare money to buy them. They would really appreciate any help.

City:
Dewsbury
Age:
38
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£120 needed for Rent Arrears and Deposit for permanent home

Rent Arrears - £50.00 Deposit for more permanent accomodation - £70.00 Ana has a 14 year old son, and they are living in a holiday apartment, not ideal as there is only 1 bed and a sofa. They are wanting to move into a more permanent accomodation and need some support in raising the deposit.

City:
Sandown
Age:
48
Category:
Children
Expires:
Tomorrow

£80 needed for Sofa

Young mum on very low income has had to throw her sofa as it is beyond repair and she has 2 children. She is really struggling with not being able to sit with her children and she doesn't have any spare money to buy another sofa. We will help her to find one with the money that hopefully will be donate by Acts. Thank you in advance.

City:
Stockport
Age:
33
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 2 days

£110 needed for Mattress x 2

Our client is a single parent with 2 children aged 14 and 11. Due to long term illness she has not been able to work for some time. Under the care of SMART in Bournemouth she is making progress, but has some expenses that have really stretched her budget and causing stress and anxiety. Children both need mattresses - the existing ones are well and truly past being any good use. Broken springs and incredibly uncomfortable. With children's ages this is not longer something that can be left.

City:
Bournemouth
Age:
46
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 2 days

£25 needed for New asylum documents needed

F's original claim for asylum failed because of incorrect documents. She needs to send new documents from her home country for her appeal. As an asylum seeker she does not have enough money although she has saved up. Her fear is that her daughter will be subject to Female Genital Mutation if the are sent back.

City:
Sheffield
Age:
43
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£90 needed for double bed for lady fleeing domestic abuse

N. has 3 children and and is fleeing from domestic abuse. Her husband gets all the money including the children’s benefits and gambles all the money. As a consquence she has mental health problems and has been self-harming. Threshold Housing Association have helped her to sign up her tenancy. However her property is unfurnished. . She currently needs a double bed and mattress, as Buttle uk has awarded her 3 children with beds and mattress and bedding.

City:
Oldham
Age:
41
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for Help with new baby

KT was homeless & pregnant with no family who could help, luckily she found help through a local charity and she has now been given a flat and has had her baby girl. KT has been given some items for her flat but she would really like a washing machine. Her baby has reflux which means she has to wash baby bedding and clothing more often, at the moment she is paying to wash clothes at the launderette, but having her own washing machine would make a huge difference to her and her new family

City:
Huddersfield
Age:
23
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£110 needed for Mattresses

SD is a single mum of three small sons, the boys have suffered through the parent break up and have continually wet the beds. Mum has moved three boys into her bed and moved to the sofa but this is having a knock on effect to all. We will purchase mattresses for the beds and provide mattress protectors. This will really improve all their sleep and therefore their daily lives. Blessings in advance

City:
Christchurch
Age:
26
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for Carpets

NL is a single mum of 11 month of Twins, rehoused after DV situation. The Flat given for their new start has NO carpets just stone flooring, the twins are beginning to pull themselves up and walking which means lots of falling. The carpets will make things much softer in the bedroom and lounge.

City:
Christchurch
Age:
20
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£110 needed for New flooring for single mum.

S has just started working with CAP for debt help. She is the victim of domestic abuse and her new baby is due in September. At present she just has a concrete floor in the hallway and would love to put some flooring down before the baby arrives. Her uncle is happy to do the work for free, this gift would pay for all the materials needed. Thank you.

City:
Skipton
Age:
23
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£100 needed for Client in desperate situation

Over the past few months the client has dealt with various issues with her ex partner, including domestic violence. She fled her home with her children to get away which made her partner retalitate and take the kids to a different city. Because her children where taken away the client had a breakdown and missed her benefits appointment. She was sanctioned and all of her benefits where stopped which increased the clients depression. This funding would enable her to start to get back on her feet.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
31
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£100 needed for Client needing to pay for basic furniture

The client came to us originally with various needs with finances due to lack of funds because of immigration and other issues. Since that time the clients needs have grown to include furniture and general cooking appliances. The client now has a home but does not have any items of furniture in the home for herself or her children. This funding would enable the client to buy cookign equipment, a bed and go towards carpet in her childrens bedrooms.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
29
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£100 needed for Fridge freezer for single mother

Single mother struggling with disability is in need of help to purchase a new fridge. She has had the same fridge for over 20 years now and it has got to the point where it is totally unusable. Her young daughter is diabetic meaning her food intake needs to be monitored. At the moment the lack of a working fridge freezer is taking its toll on both mother and daughter. This funding would enable the mother to purchase a new fridge freezer and allow them to start buying better food.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
51
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for Washing Machine

H is a single parent on benefits; she is trying to move forward but has many barriers in her path including financial. Just as she was making progress, her washing machine broke! H cannot afford to replace or repair it. She has 3 children, 2 are disabled, and uses the washer daily for bed sheets and clothing, an essential for her children. Making the trip to the launderette every day is not possible practically or financially. Please help by contributing towards helping H buy a new machine.

City:
Chester le Street
Age:
30
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for cooker

CS is a single mum of 3 small children under school age. Her cooker has broken, although she has a microwave it is difficult to cook good wholesome food for the family. She is a great mum and just needs a break and a little help CS has sourced a cooker and needs a little help to pay the balance. Thank you

City:
Christchurch
Age:
22
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 needed for Removal Costs & Setting up New Home

A young lady in Middlesbrough who has fled domestic abuse is moving into a new home in a new area and is struggling with the costs of moving and setting up her new home, she has two young children and she would be very grateful if Acts 435 could kindly help her.

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

£120 needed for Sofa

R has a severe mental health problem and has recently secured accommodation through Inn-communities following a period of homelessness. The accommodation is very sparse and due to her low income she is struggling to fund all she requires. Her young daughter comes to stay with her so she is requesting help to buy a Sofa to help create a comfortable environment for them both. Any support is gratefully received. Thank you

City:
Bradford
Age:
27
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 5 days

£120 needed for Microwave/ combination ove as main cooking source.

Ms A. who under immigration status, has right to stay but not work. This means she has no legal way of supporting her two year old daughter. Ms A, has also had a recent history of mental health issues. Which is being looked into by a member of our PCC. A Phd. mental health professional. In short as a church we can provide food, but how does she cook it.

City:
Oldham
Age:
40
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 5 days

£100 needed for School children' clothes and shoes

A local Single mum of 2 young girls require new school shoes & sports hoodies, the girls were sharing one as they had sport on different days yet it was lost, & since has chosen to do sport GCSE, therefore they will need one each. M is a lone parent who is struggling to make ends meet as the children's school activities of dance, sport etc are costly. M is on working tax credits so also can't claim free school meals so it is a very tough time financially for the family.

City:
Bournemouth
Age:
49
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 5 days

£90 needed for money to open a bank account

This lady's husband has left the country leaving her with no money for her or her 8 year old son or a bank account. She needs £50 to open a bank account and the rest of the money to live on. She really has been left with nothing and she would be so grateful for some help at this time.

City:
Camborne
Age:
43
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 6 days

£120 needed for Clothes and shoes

C has mental health problems, a high level of anxiety & a feeling of not being good enough. C worked as a carer at a nursery until her mood meant she couldn't cope, C has 2 small kids aged 4 & 2 who are in desperate need of summer clothing, shoes, underwear and pyjama's. These clothes will really help in lifting C's mood and really help her small children. Thank you!

City:
Malton
Age:
27
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 6 days

£120 needed for Home essentials eg bedding/flooring/furnishings

A mother and daughter with complex needs are in need of some essentials for their home. They require some bedding and flooring for the thirteen year old daughter's room, and also a fold up dining table to enable them to eat together. These items would make a huge difference to this family, enabling the young girl to have a personal space in which she is comfortable.

City:
York
Age:
41
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 6 days

£90 needed for Under counter Fridge

We were contacted by the local community nurse regarding a young mum. K has a 2 yr old daughter, and her fridge has broken, making it difficult to store milk and fresh food, financially buying items daily is difficult and costly. We are requesting the monies to go towards the purchase of a new fridge and will then pay the difference. Thank you

City:
Christchurch
Age:
22
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 7 days

£120 needed for School Uniforms

Tara was in a violent relationship. When her partner left, she had all the household bills to pay on her own. She became depressed. She got a job and started working but had a mental breakdown. The debts sprialled. Tara is now working hard with Christians Against Poverty to get out of debt, her budget is very low and she has to go without a lot. Her two children need school uniforms, your donation would be a huge help to Tara

City:
Colchester
Age:
29
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 7 days

£20 needed for Utility Costs

C lives with her partner and three young children. They are in arrears with Council Tax and at present the council are taking 17% of her partners wage to begin clearing this. Last month the payment taken was £325 which is a large amount of his wage. They are struggling financially however they are being supported with the local MP to try and clarify this issue and organise lower payments. Please help this family in a crisis out of their control.

City:
Shildon
Age:
30
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 8 days

£30 needed for new mattress for young child

John is separated from the mother of his two children. She has Bipolar. He looks after the two boys, aged 3 years and 18 months, four days a week and is saving up to buy bunk-beds. He would like help to buy a new mattress for the 18 month old son, who has just been diagnosed with Raynaud Syndrome. The new mattress will help him to keep warm to to ease the pain he is in when he gets cold.

City:
Ingoldmells
Age:
25
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 9 days

£80 needed for Clothing

We are seeking to help a young teenage girl buy some new clothes and toiletries. She unfortunately became a victim of crime after being placed in foster care after one of her parents died. She is being supported by a national children's charity that has asked if we can help. A grant of £100 would enable her to choose some suitable clothing for herself to replace what she has lost during this traumatic time.

City:
Peterborough
Age:
15
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 9 days

£100 needed for School Uniform

Marie's middle boy will be starting a high school in September. She will need to buy him school uniforms which includes a blazer and PE and Rugby kits with the school logo on. They do not now sell school badges that could be sewn onto the pocket of the blazer anymore. Marie has been coming to us with debt problems and she is slowly sorting them out. This gift would certainly help her

City:
Salford
Age:
11
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 10 days

£105 needed for Decorating

Mum is a lone parent to 5 children, her elder children are very supportive and help with the two youngest who are aged 10 and 13 years old. The 13 year old is a boy who has many health problems and is under a consultant. She left their father due to D/A and has recently moved into a property that needs decorating throughout. The family have very little and if we can provide the materials Mum and the family will decorate.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
45
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 11 days

£80 needed for Childrens Clothes

Louise is a single Mum who is going through the CAP system at this time however this leaves her with no spare cash for emergencies and her Nine year old daughter has suddenly put on a growth spurt and needs all new clothes and shoes plus Louise herself has not had any new clothes for over eighteen months.

City:
Christchurch
Age:
49
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 11 days

£110 needed for Cooker

Single mum with seven children {suffered domestic violence) has been moved from safe and hostle and now has been rehoused, she has been supported by beehive charity , but is still in need of a cooker to feed her children . Social services are involved.

City:
Royton
Age:
35
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£70 needed for Child's brthday presents and party

This couple are working, but are on low wages and are in debt . They are new clients of Christians Against Poverty and are drawing up budgets. One problem is that their son has a birthday next month and it will be difficult, within the constraints of budgets, to fund any presents or party. They are seeking support to provide something to celebrate their son's birthday. Such provision will encourage the couple to engage fully with the budget process with a view to becoming debt free.

City:
Doncaster
Age:
35
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£100 needed for Child citizenship

M's daughter needs to apply to become a British Citizen. Her mother is already a citizen but due to an administrative error her daughter is currently not. M is a single mother and struggling to pay the basic bills. The cost of citizenship (£1012 for a child) is too much for her to afford, so she would be grateful for a contribution to ensure that she can make the application for her daughter.

City:
London
Age:
36
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£100 needed for Child citizenship

M's daughter needs to apply to become a British Citizen. Her mother is already a citizen but due to an administrative error her daughter is currently not. M is a single mother and struggling to pay the basic bills. The cost of citizenship (£1012 for a child) is too much for her to afford, so she would be grateful for a contribution to ensure that she can make the application for her daughter.

City:
London
Age:
36
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£100 needed for Child citizenship

M's daughter needs to apply to become a British Citizen. Her mother is already a citizen but due to an administrative error her daughter is currently not. M is a single mother and struggling to pay the basic bills. The cost of citizenship (£1012 for a child) is too much for her to afford, so she would be grateful for a contribution to ensure that she can make the application for her daughter.

City:
London
Age:
36
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£120 needed for Cooker

S is working part time on minimum wage as she is a single mum of 2 children. She receives Work and Child tax credits. Her cooker caught fire 2 months ago so she has been using a microwave. She desperately wants to cook proper meals for her children and is saving a little each week but it will take many more months. Please help her get a cooker soon.

City:
Truro
Age:
46
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 12 days

£90 needed for Debt Relief order

S lives with her partner and they have are a young couple who have been unable to find work and have incurred debts in relation to basic living expenses and they have sought advice about what to do about the debts. If she is able to pay the fee for her Debt relief Order she will be able to be free of debts and stress.

City:
Stanley
Age:
22
Category:
Children
Expires:
In 13 days

£100 needed for mattress and bedding

J was referred to us by a family support worker. She has lived most of her life in care and is now a young mum struggling with poor mental health and bringing up 2 young children on her own. She is trying really hard to make a nice home inspite of the damp but doesn't have enough money to buy a replacement mattress and new bedding. Her children struggle with asthma so getting new bedding will mean the children get a better nights sleep too! Thank you!

City:
Elland
Age:
25
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£45 needed for clothes and shoes

J was referred to us by a family support worker. She has lived most of her life in care and is now a young mum struggling with poor mental health and bringing up 2 young children on her own. She doesn't have any spare income and is desperate to get her children some new clothes..they are similar ages but have outgrown all the pass me downs. J is thrifty and will make any donation go a long way. Thank you for helping this small family

City:
Elland
Age:
25
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£110 needed for clothes and shoes

B came to the UK several years ago and has made a home for herself here. She is an active member of her community and volunteers at the Centre. She opened up about how she struggles financially and how she cannot afford to buy clothes for herself and her two young children who are growing fast. She tries to stretch out her benefits but is unable to buy food AND clothes and she is very sad that her children are doing without. Thank you for helping this thoughtful Christian lady.

City:
Halifax
Age:
32
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£90 needed for mattress and bedding

M is a single mum who attends worship where we provide a weekly drop-in money advice service. She came along to volunteer her help and whilst here she shared she was struggling financially to buy a bed and mattress for her small child who had outgrown its cot. Bedtimes have become a nightmare with no-one in the house sleeping well so any help offered would be gratefully received.

City:
Halifax
Age:
37
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£100 needed for wardrobe

T is a mum struggling to cope with mental health issues. Her daughter needs a wardrobe for her clothes but T's income doesn't allow her to afford this.

City:
Haverhill
Age:
42
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£120 needed for furniture after bereavement causing homelessness

K gave up her job to care for her Grandad who has now passed away.The family have stripped the bungalow bare, changed the locks and left K homeless.K now has a 2bed flat and has a very old urine stained sofa that her grandad used and a travel cot for her 1yearold.K also has a 7year old boy- joint custody but receives no benefits.She has him 3nights/week, but has nowhere for him to sleep. She needs help to furnish and equip the flat to provide a suitable environment for her children.

City:
Oldham
Age:
29
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£120 needed for washing machine

S is a single mum with 3 young children, one of whom has special needs. S's washing machine has just broken down and she has come to us asking for help with the purchase of another as she is unable to afford one herself.

City:
Haverhill
Age:
27
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£85 needed for Fuel costs

This lady has found herself and her two children homeless following family breakdown. Whilst awaiting accommodation she is living with a friend, but is attempting to keep her children in their school. Unfortunately, the school is 10 miles away, meaning she travels 40 miles per day - which is mounting up. She is concerned to keep some stability for her children, so funding towards fuel for this short-term situation would be much appreciated.

City:
Bodmin
Age:
31
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£65 needed for Rainbows Uniform

Just £65 for a Rainbows Uniform for a little girl who is one of 5 children whose father abandoned them 6 months ago. Mum is socially isolated after her husband had made the family move away from where they grew up and she has been left financially in dire straights and had to move into rented accomodation. Rainbows gives one of the little girls an opportunity to flourish and also gives mum a break for at least an hour.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
36
Category:
Children
Expires:
Thursday, 5 July

£80 needed for oven

This single mum of a 7 year old needs a 'new' oven as hers has broken down. She is on benefits so cannot afford to buy one. Please would you help with a donation. Thank you so much.

City:
Peterborough
Age:
27
Category:
Children
Expires:
Friday, 6 July