This single mum has been the victim of horrific domestic and has been relocated into the local area. She has secured a property but this is unfurnished and she has no carpets, curtains or cooker. Your assistance to help her turn this property into a safe haven for herself and her children would be greatly appreciated.
S is a single mother recovering from an operation, is a non-driver and is unable to walk her child to school. She works one day a week currently due to health issues and cannot afford the bus fare to ensure her child attends school regularly. Her child has not always had good school attendance and this financial hardship could cause her attendance to deteriorate. Assistance to buy a bus pass will remove this anxiety.
After moving into new accommodation following a marital breakdown, a mum's promise to furnish and decorate her children's bedroom may now be broken. She has saved hard for this over the last 12 months but has now had to use the money saved to purchase a new fridge-freezer. Making ends meet is a constant struggle, and support from Acts 435 to help her fulfill her promise would really make a difference.
We are supporting a mum with 4 children. She is a historical drug user and has had mental health issues but is currently clean and stable. She really struggles to stay on top of the home and recently everything has got on top of her. We have volunteers who are helping her declutter and get all the washing clean. However so that she can stay on top of this herself in future she has asked us to help her get a tumble dryer. We have a volunteer who has contributed the rest of the money needed.
J is a recovering alcoholic. She has recently moved home and has access to her two young sons on a weekend, however they are unable to stay over as she is struggling financially and has not got the funds to purchase 2 mattresses for their bed bases. J is doing fantastic with her recovery and would love to be able to have her sons over to stay. Please help with the cost towards two mattresses enabling J to spend quality time with her children.
Single mum of 4 children with a baby due any day, needs support to pay a school absence fine for her son, which relates to a period of time when he was not in her care. She has challenged the fine but has been told she still has to pay it. She is on a very low-income and cannot afford it. Any help towards this would be hugely appreciated.
Single unemployed dad caring for Josh, his15 year old son who has autism. The neighbours on either side of this little family are related and cross backwards and forwards to each other across the garden. This has distressed Josh to such a degree he now refuses to go into the garden. Previously he had enjoyed using his trampoline. Dad and Josh are willing to fence the garden in such a way that the top half can still be used as a thoroughfare thus not alienating theese neighbours.
single mum of three children. On low income. not able to work as helping to care for her terminally ill father. Needs a bedroom carpet for the childrens room.
B. has been in a long suffering abusive relationship and moved back to London to escape the abuse. B. is not currently in receipt of benefits but in the process of applying. B. is expecting a baby and is being supported by a DV agency but has no baby clothing or essential baby items. A donation would help her greatly until she received s her benefits..
This young family lost everything in a house fire. They have just been given a new property after months of living in temporary accommodation. Your help to purchase a double bed would be much appreciated.
After losing everything in a house fire, this young family have just been rehoused. Your help to purchase beds for the children would be much appreciated.
This young family lost everything in a house fire. Your help to purchase bedding to make the children's bedrooms a safe and bright haven would be much appreciated.
'Jane' and her two young children had to move house quickly after abuse from neighbours, including damage to their home and intimidation in the school yard in front of the children. The summer holidays are always a difficult time with more meals to provide, so the move has come at a bad time financially. They really need a bit of extra help to afford carpets to make the new house feel like a home for them all and to help the children settle in after all the upheaval.
T is a single mother with 2 children living on benefits due to ill health, who will be moving from a privately rented house to a council house in the next 2 days. The privately rented house came carpeted the council house does not, with winter coming carpets are a priority for T and her family. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
'Cathy' is receiving help to deal with Child Tax Payment overpayments. She has a 17 year old son who is awaiting assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder. C suffers from COPD so, on occasions, cannot drive him to college- he is unable to make his way unsupervised so a taxi fund is being built up to pay for a taxi when required.
Isolated, single mum of three year old twins family home is in desperate need of redecoration. Specifically the carpet in the living room which is old, stained and smelly. Mum would really love some laminate flooring as it will be easier to keep clean. Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated and will have a massive impact on the family's quality of life.
Richard & Anja are clients of Christians Againsty Poverty and are now successfully in the 4th year of a 5 year debt repayment programme having got into difficulty when Richard's work as a self employed piano restorer struggled. Their daughter has a place at University and they have to find £350 up front costs for her accomodation. They have paid £150 but repairs to family car mean they can only manage £80 of the balance. Please can you help with the remaining £120 for this Christian family?
C is a mum on very low income, due to deductions to benefits for a [previous over payment of Child Tax Credits. Her three children (6, 11 & 12 years old) all need new school uniform and shoes. This money will help provide them.
G lives with her two young children. From being 18 G had never been out of employment. 6 months ago shes started a new job and last week the company made her become unemployed. G has her own home therefore she has a mortgage to pay and is struggling financially due to only being in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance. Please help this lady during a hard time whilst she is seeking employment and enable her to support herself and her children.
Chloe is a single mum to two children of her own plus she has custody of another family members son. She is really struggling financially and the Foodbank has been assisting her and her family. She started a new job at the start of the new school year (September) but just one week into the job her car broke down and is off the road. She really needs to get her car back on the road asap before she loses her job, which she really needs and likes