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£85 needed for taxi fares

A new client is attending our Anxiety Management Coaching sessions. He suffers with M.E. and his anxiety levels are high due to Covid restrictions. He is able to get a taxi to our centre for £7 and we can give him a lift home. Please consider covering this expense for twelve weeks? There is no direct bus route, and he is not able to walk this short distance due to fatigue. He has engaged well with his first session and we are confident he will benefit greatly from the support.

City:
Ferndown
Age:
40
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 5 days

£70 needed for a Debt Relief Order

K had to leave work during the second lockdown due to her mental health and physical condition. This then led to her life spiralling out of control and to her being unable to keep up with her bills and debts. Each day brings its own worries, and she receives daily texts and phone calls from creditors, making her anxiety peak to the point of crying constantly. Being able to help her with these debts will give her the breathing space she needs to get back on track and into employment.

City:
Peterborough
Age:
65
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 8 days

£135 needed for counselling

This young lad has been struggling in school, since the beginning of the Pandemic, with anxiety and depression. He has a need to be with adults for safety and struggles when he is not. His parents are concerned about his long-term mental state and they have asked for help. Can we get him the help he desperately needs? Thank you.

City:
Sittingbourne
Age:
6
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 8 days

£150 needed for a fridge freezer

Paul lost his job six months ago due to Covid, just as his partner was about to have their baby. They are on Universal Credit and their fridge freezer has stopped working so they need a replacement. All their available funds are taken up with providing food, heating and clothes, which does not leave anything for emergencies like this.

City:
Bournemouth
Age:
38
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 9 days

£85 needed for a counter top cooker

P has been without any cooking facilities for the last eight months as she is struggling to pay off a huge vet bill. She has been referred to us by her GP who is concerned that she is losing too much weight because she has been ill and isn't eating hot meals. We've sourced a slow cooker, but want to provide more options for her.

City:
Dudley
Age:
76
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 10 days

£50 needed for rent arrears

D is a single mum with three sons in their twenties and two grandchildren who she looks after three to four days a week. They are currently at risk of eviction since October when they contracted Covid and have not being able to pay their rent and arrears. One of her sons is self employed and the other son lost his zero hour contract. The family have had to choose between food, heating and rent. D reached out to Christians Against Poverty for help and the boys have signed up for Universal Credit so hope to be back at work soon. They will struggle to make up for the two missed payments. D is desperately praying that an Eviction Warrant won’t be served.

City:
Colwall
Age:
50
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 11 days

£140 needed for a mini skip

J is a man who has been missed by the system and all his support work has stopped due to Covid. He needs a skip so that the cleaning and painting can begin, making his flat a home again. Church are helping with cars to move some items, but larger furniture and rubbish needs to go in a skip. J has major depression and is trying to start afresh.

City:
Oldham
Age:
44
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 11 days

£140 needed for an electric cooker

J has extremely severe mental health, due to Covid when his support was taken away. He is living basically in squalid living circumstances and has suffered suicidal thoughts due to depression. He has absolutely no support, except from church and volunteers, who try to help him. He has asked for help from other charities but they are overwhelmed with requests.

City:
Oldham
Age:
44
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
Saturday, 12 February