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£55 needed for a bed

This client is a self-employed painter so he has been unable to work since March due to the pandemic. He has 4 young children and a partner so he is now claiming Universal Credit. His eldest child is in need of a new bed as the base is broken and the mattress is very uncomfortable. He cannot afford to purchase one from his limited benefit income, so I am hoping that you may be able to help. Many thanks.

City:
Leicester
Age:
28
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 2 days

£130 needed for a lump sum towards rent arrears

A single mum of two asked for a food bag at the weekend and admitted she was in debt. Her job went during the first lockdown and she fell into rent arrears. Yesterday she was given the threat of eviction, however she also had a positive job interview. With the aid of Wirral Debt Advice and our Church accessing two other charitable donations, plus this requested £150, we could pay off a lump sum to the Housing Association and set up a manageable arrangement on the arrears balance to avoid the family's eviction.

City:
Wallasey
Age:
42
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 3 days

£130 needed for a fridge/freezer

This lady is in desperate need of a fridge/freezer. She has been furloughed from her job as a cleaner and this is ongoing. She may be about to lose her job. Please can the donors of Acts 435 help her? She has no means of buying a fridge freezer and would be so grateful for support.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
59
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 4 days

£100 needed for an outstanding water bill

A 36 year old refugee parent is desperate to receive help to pay an outstanding water bill from her previous housing as she was moved into a council accommodation when she received refugee status during the pandemic. She is now on Universal Credit with reduced benefit and had no warning to begin to save to pay this overdue bill. This is causing her stress and she asks for your help to pay the bill as Covid-19 has meant she has no savings left.

City:
Leeds
Age:
36
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 5 days

£150 needed for a laptop

This middle aged gentleman has been referred to the charity. He has recently moved into sheltered housing and is feeling very isolated, largely as a result of the pandemic. He has requested a laptop so he can join a community group, which is currently meeting online. In addition, it is hoped that this social contact will help him gain confidence to use the device for online learning and to help him gain qualifications. It will also make budgeting easier, and allow him to make video calls.

City:
Ravensthorpe
Age:
56
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 5 days

£150 needed for a TV

G has recently been released from prison and is now in temporary accommodation. He is currently in isolation due to Covid-19 and has no TV. He is experiencing anxiety and depression due to being socially isolated and is really struggling without a TV. He has no contact with family and previously lost both his partner and mother and is still grieving.

City:
Gateshead
Age:
47
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 8 days

£110 needed for a radio, electricity bills and food

This middle aged man came to the foodbank and he was really upset and needed to talk to someone. He has been struggling with his mental health and addiction due to isolation and the Covid-19 situation. He is on a list for rehab and waiting to go in after struggling for 10 years. He has nothing and is in great need of the items above. Please help him if you can.

City:
Salford
Age:
58
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 9 days

£125 needed for a fridge/freezer

This client has recently fled a severe and violent domestic abuse situation which she endured for over 17 years. She has been supported into an unfurnished tenancy and is being supported to make a new life, however she has no belongings and is on a low income (she receives Universal Credit) so cannot afford to buy the basics. Lack of resources and access to charity shops due to Covid-19 means that she is struggling to afford to buy a fridge/freezer.

City:
Shepshed
Age:
58
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 11 days

£80 needed for gas and electricity

T is a single lady suffering with health issues and was forced to give up work due to Covid-19. While trying to resolve her debt problems, she is constantly struggling to make ends meet. Her fuel meters are always in arrears and she can only afford gas and electricity for a couple of weeks per month. Any help you can give to help her pay for fuel during this cold period, while she looks for a new job, would be much appreciated.

City:
Devizes
Age:
49
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 11 days

£150 needed for house hold items

when covid came a young homeless sex worker who has now started to turn her life around with the help of the church and outside agencies working together, over the covid period she was placed in a shelter, she has now got her own flat and has nothing for it, she is in need of house hold items like curtains and bedding and, quilts and other items everyone is helping her reajust everyone is working together to move her on please can we help

City:
salford
Age:
40
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
In 13 days