J would like to request financial support to help her to purchase new clothing as she has lost weight due to cancer. She needs a warm winter coat and other essential clothing including underwear as everything is far too big for her. J has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and she is struggling financially to buy herself a warm coat and new clothes as nothing fits her. Your support would be so appreciated.
D is off work due to a serious accident in 2020 and has three children. D is currently living on benefits while he is awaiting surgery however COVID-19 has slowed down the process. D's wife is on carer's allowance as their middle son has autism and is currently not attending school until a specialist provision placement is found. D is being supported by his local foodbank and is really struggling to make ends meet. Any help to buy clothing, especially shoes as he wears orthotics, would be very much appreciated.
This gentleman struggling with debt and mental health has had to deal with homelessness and addiction in the past and is now hoping to start again and get out of debt with the help of Christian's Against Poverty. At his first appointment at our Debt Centre he came with no coat and wearing flip flops on a cold day. After speaking with him he told us he had no suitable winter clothes. We would like to be able to help him getting a coat and shoes so he can manage during the winter months. Any help will be appreciated.
G is being supported in temporary housing, recently admitted to hospital due to concerns about her health and wellbeing. She was found in her living room on a soiled mattress, unable to wash, prepare food/drink or access the toilet. Her son was financially abusing her. She had no hot water or heating. The majority of her household items have been disposed of, including her clothes, due to them being soiled or rotten. Please consider donating so we can purchase G some clothing.
J is a single dad living in rented accommodation currently claiming Universal Credit and Child Benefit. He is looking after his partner who lives in her own property and he is her full time carer. Previously J's son was living with his Nan but he has moved back to J's house due to a variety of complex issues. He came with few clothes and J has no spare income to buy any. Please could you help this family cope with this unexpected change?
This family have had to move out of their rented property due to a flat fire beneath them. The family were helped by emergency services and were able to exit the property safely but are unable to return to their home due to the extent of the fire. The family are currently residing with family, however should be being placed into temporary accommodation next week. Money is very tight and they have lost their personal possessions and belongings. £150 will enable them to buy new bedding and clothing to start with.
This lady came out of prison three weeks ago, and is living at a parole centre. She is very motivated to improve her life chances, having stayed clean from drugs for over 5 years. She is working with professionals to get her life back on track. Unfortunately she has little more than the clothes she stands up in. She needs shoes, a winter coat, and basics like underwear. She is taking each day at a time, and moving forward, and is amazed that there are people who want to help her.
We are working with a gentleman who is struggling with financial hardship. He has mental health illnesses and has been given a free gym pass to try and help with his mental health struggle and as a method of therapy. He has no suitable clothing or a bag for the gym and would feel so much more confident in the correct attire. Please could you help?
This lovely family with two children find themselves having to move their children into a different school as the youngest child has disabilities which cannot be met by their current school. In order to get the children to school on time, the oldest child is also having to move. They struggle with a limited income and they need help to get new school uniform for them both. Please can you help?
This single Mum of three is currently living on Universal Credit. Her three year old has severe eczema and needs special soft, anti scratch clothing. Mum does not have the extra funds in the budget to purchase good quality clothes to help her daughter's eczema, as they cost so much. Please would you help?
Due to this man suffering an injury he has been unable to work, and he has come to us for support with food until he gets paid. With the injury he sustained he also needs help in purchasing strong work boots so his injury won't be aggravated therefore making unable to work again. We will continue to work alongside him so we can make sure his next step is sustainable. He has struggled in the past with addiction and uses our services to help with this.
After 12 years clean, and working as a drug and alcohol worker, our client relapsed due to the breakdown of their relationship. Now in a Christian home they are 8 weeks sober and desperate for winter clothes including a coat, boots etc. This will set them up to succeed on their battle to a better life.