M has been accessing support from Romero due to deb difficulties. She asked if we could help buy school uniform and shoes for her two youngest children who attend primary school. M does not have any spare money and her children are wearing clothes that they have grown out of. M struggles with her mental health and this worry is adding to her stress and anxiety. We are asking if you can help us help M buy the school uniform and shoes please, she would be so appreciative.
Miss B is a survivor of domestic abuse. She has two children. One of the children is living with her maternal grandma. Miss B is trying to get back custody of this child but first she needs to show that she can care and has room for this child. She has been given bunk beds but she would also need a wardrobe for this child's clothes. Miss B is on Universal Credit and does not have the spare funds for a wardrobe.
V is a single mum of two young children, she has recently been through a relationship breakdown. This ended with her partner taking the families money and some household furniture. V and her children are in desperate need for gas, electric and food. V has no friends/family to support her and she's not eligible for social grants. V has been able to secure a bag of food from a food bank but it won't go far. The family are without bare essentials until the end of the month. Please can you help?
C lives in a one bedroom flat with three children. The family have had a lot of involvement with social services, but C was recently granted full parental care and they are making a fresh start. However, C lacks essential items for the children such as furniture. Living on a very low income, ineligible for the usual government grants, C cannot afford to purchase these items himself. Please can we help this C and the children in this new start?
Safe families for children have been working with a mother and daughter who have struggled in their relationship. Recently, the ten year old daughter has taken an interest in sewing and Mum is delighted as she has sewing skills. They cannot afford a sewing machine for home, but Mum would love to pass on the skills she has and teach her daughter dressmaking, whilst spending quality time together. Please could you help them buy a sewing machine?
M just moved to new property with her child. The house is completely unfurnished, and she only received got her status giving her permission live in the UK, so she has no funds yet and her benefits have not yet come through. She needs a hoover, microwave, bedding, baby items and kitchen equipment such as pots and pans and utensils. Please can you help?
A is a loving and caring parent to 2 children and is grieving the loss of her baby last year. She struggles with severe mental health an anxiety but still manages to work part time to support her children. She doesn't have any other family to support her. Her washing machine recently broke and it's not repairable, but she just doesn't have any savings to be able to replace it. The stress of not being able to do her families washing is adding to her anxiety. Can you help?
R has two young children who need clothes washing frequently as they don't have very many. She has only been able to afford one set of school uniform as well and so really does need the washing machine. She has just moved from Scarborough to Kirbymoorside and is only on Universal Credit and no support around her. We would love to help her with a washing machine. Could you help? Thank you!