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£15 needed for curtains

J fled domestic violence with her eighteen year old daughter who is disabled with hyper mobility. They really need help to buy curtains for their 3 rooms, to give them privacy and make them feel safer. J is working, but is looking to start her career again as a Fitness Instructor once the family are settled in their home and she knows her daughter is safe.

City:
Rotherham
Age:
51
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£75 needed for a fridge freezer

This elderly gentleman has moved into an Assisted Living Scheme following a relationship breakdown. His wife has remained in the marital home and; therefore, he has been unable to take any furniture with him. We are supporting him to try and get together sufficient furniture to live comfortably in his new home, which is proving quite difficult because he needs so many items. Please could you help him to buy a fridge freezer?

City:
Huddersfield
Age:
79
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£150 needed for bed and household items

B had a breakdown as a result of childhood trauma, leading to homelessness and periods living in Hostels. His current flat is no longer liveable and he's finally been given another Council flat; however, it comes unfurnished. These items will be huge in helping him to get back on his feet and enable him to make a fresh start.

City:
London
Age:
58
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£110 needed for Debt Relief Orders

This young couple have fallen into debt as a result of the main earner losing his decorating job during Covid. They have two small children and are living on an increasingly tight budget until he can find work again. In seeking debt advice, they have now been recommended to carry out a Debt Relief Order, but are unable to afford the £180 fee. They are saving to contribute £30. Please would you donate to give them a fresh start and alleviate their financial stress? Thank you.

City:
Bolton
Age:
34
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 4 days

£125 needed for carpets

T, a single mum with two children, has just been moved into three bedroom Social Housing accommodation after being in a temporary two bedroom flat accommodation for two years. The house has no flooring, and the downstairs has concrete floors. Mum has very little income, except for Universal credit, is unable to work due to her own health issues and has no extended family that can help .T would very much appreciate being able to carpet the children's rooms so that they have somewhere cosy to play. We have requested additional help from another charity, so that we might be able to provide as much as possible.

City:
Brighton.
Age:
31
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 5 days

£100 needed for a fridge freezer and a bed

After being homeless and staying in a temporary shelter, M has now secured her own tenancy, but it is unfurnished. She has a very low income and cannot afford to purchase any furniture. Having a bed to sleep on, and a fridge freezer to store food, would help her to make the best possible start to her new tenancy, and look after herself by eating healthily and affordably.

City:
Bradford
Age:
40
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 5 days

£70 needed for a Debt Relief Order

S is a single mum with two children under two years old. She had to flee domestic violence and came to us for help with debts, particularly Council Tax arrears from her previous relationship. A Debt Relief Order will give her the fresh start she needs. Please can you help? Thank you!

City:
Doncaster
Age:
22
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£110 needed for a Television

This gentleman, his wife and two year old son are Refugees who have escaped persecution in Iran. They have worked hard at getting rehoused and turning their lives around, but would like some assistance in getting a television for their little boy. This will help with his education, particularly for learning English, and with his general mental wellbeing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

City:
Salford
Age:
37
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£120 needed for a living room carpet

This elderly couple have recently settled in the UK, having fled the war zone in Cameroon. After many months they have finally acquired legal status and accommodation. They would be very grateful for help to purchase a carpet for their living room which they cannot afford due to a low income.

City:
Salford
Age:
63
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£120 needed for a bedroom carpet

This lady and her husband fled the violence in Cameroon last year and have now been granted leave to remain in the UK. They have recently been able to move into a rented property, but are on low income and would like help in carpeting their bedroom. They would be very grateful for any help.

City:
Salford
Age:
63
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£135 needed for counselling

This young lady has suffered all her young life from neglect and has Munchausen By Proxy. As a child, she was placed into care where her life changed for the better. Having time with her Counsellor is helping to uncover the root causes of how she feels and she needs to address these and understand there is a way forward. Please can we help her to do that?

City:
Sittingbourne
Age:
33
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£130 needed for furniture

C is a fifty one year old woman who has recently left the property she jointly shared with her abusive ex partner. With police escort, she was allowed to take only the things she could carry and, as such has no furniture or white goods. We are asking for support to allow her to be able to buy basics for her new home. C suffers with Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyeliti (M.E.) so is unable to work and lives on benefits, making replacing her possessions very difficult.

City:
Newtown
Age:
53
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£60 needed for a birth certificate and bedding

K lost everything when she was made homeless. She has made a great effort to rebuild her life and has managed to get herself a bed, but needs a duvet and bedding. She is also in need of a Birth Certificate to help restart her life. K was struggling massively with her mental health; however, she is doing really well making her new house into a home.

City:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Age:
45
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£130 needed for childcare and training costs

H, a single mum who is trying to get back into work, has succeeded in getting herself onto a Childcare Refresher Course a few miles from where she lives. However, her benefits were accidently wrongly sanctioned just when she needed the money for the course fees and the cost of childcare for 3 days. H has had to borrow from a friend and is keen to repay the debt as soon as possible. She is currently receiving counselling for her mental health, so this would really help her to avoid any more anxiety.

City:
Brighton and Hove
Age:
35
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£150 needed for a mobile phone debt

S has been in recovery and is about to move on from the Treatment Centre to begin a fresh, independent life. Two years ago she suffered a nervous breakdown during an unhealthy domestic situation, was homeless for some time and on the brink of harming herself. The journey she has made so far is nothing short of miraculous and, with the help of Christians Against Poverty, is learning to budget. To start her new life without this debt would be a wonderful start.

City:
Brighton and Hove
Age:
31
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£150 needed for van hire and diesel

This client's furniture was placed into storage by a kind Landlord whilst he was in prison briefly. He is now in Council Rented accommodation and needs to get his furniture out of storage so that the Landlord can stop paying for the storage unit, and the client has furniture and white goods to put in his new home. He will sell some things to repay the Landlord and clear all his other debts.

City:
Durham
Age:
52
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 6 days

£150 needed for a washing machine

D has recently moved into a flat, after progressing from Supported Housing, and is unable to get support from the Local Council for a washing machine, as single people are not deemed as needing one by. He is looking for work, but currently living on Universal Credit, so not able to afford one himself. Having a washing machine is essential if he is going to start work

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
33
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£45 needed for a provisional driving licence fee

M has had a very turbulent youth to this point and, having completed a range of training courses to make himself as employable as possible, hopes that he will be able to build a long term successful career. To move into employment he needs photo ID and, being on Universal Credit, a driving licence is an unattainable amount of money. We are asking for £43 so that we can bless him with a Provisional Driving Licence and he can move into employment.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
21
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£150 needed for food and household bills

Our client is a Care Leaver and is expecting her first baby very soon. She requires food, household items to set up her home, furnish it and make it comfortable for them both, but does not have the finances to do this and would be very grateful for your support.

City:
Bowburn
Age:
21
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£70 needed for clothing

L has had a traumatic past, having been in and out of prison from a young age, due to being in the care system and getting in with the wrong crowd. He is desperately trying to turn his life around and we are assisting with debt issues, budgeting and emotional support. L was placed into temporary accommodation with only the clothes on his back and these are winter clothes so he is in desperate need of basic summer clothes and essentials. He has no money to purchase new clothing and would like to ask for help.

City:
Huddersfield
Age:
31
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£130 needed for a lounge carpet

This lady has moved to our area after fleeing domestic violence from her ex partner. She has three children aged nine, six and nine weeks old. The lady has moved to a house which has no carpets. She is living on Universal Credit and, due to the increase in gas, electric, and fuel for her car to take the children to school, is unable to save any money to purchase a lounge carpet. She is concerned about the baby not being able to crawl about in a few months.

City:
Longnor
Age:
33
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£150 needed for gas and electricity

This young couple, with a nine month old baby, had been subjected to severe domestic violence from mum's adult son to a previous marriage. She was placed in a mother and baby unit until a safe place could be found and they are now reunited, making a fresh start and her partner is seeking work. They have received their first utility bill, which is beyond their means, and intend to set up a Direct Debit, but need to clear this debt first. Your help would benefit this family greatly. Thank you!

City:
Barnsley
Age:
40
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

J, a young leaver was referred to us by her Support Worker. She left the care system and, after a few tough years, has now moved into her first permanent flat. She was studying on an Access Course and had a little part time job, but everything changed overnight when she broke her leg. She couldn't travel to college and then lost her job. J in debt and it is causing her so much worry. Getting a Debt Relief Order will take this anxiety away. She has no one to help her, please can you?

City:
Halifax
Age:
19
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 9 days

£130 needed for a cooker

Please could you help this single mum with four children? They have been moved into a Housing Association property without any fixtures. With your help, mum will be able to cook proper family meals for her children and bring them together at mealtimes. This will also free up some of her limited income for much needed furniture. Thank you so much.

City:
Larne
Age:
42
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

A, a single mum with two young children, struggles financially despite working part time, and feels like a failure as she is unable to look after her children because of her low income. Mum constantly thinks about what is owed every month and feels stressed and worried all the time. The answer to her problems is a Debt Relief Order which will change her life. Please can you help A to become debt free?

City:
Halifax
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

R is currently unable to work after losing his job, due to illness following an accident. Consequently, he hasn't been able to pay his debts and his life has been turned upside down. This is having a massive impact on his mental health and his stress levels are sky high. The solution to R's problems is a Debt Relief Order which will change his life and give him the relief he needs. Please can you help us to set him free from the misery of debt?

City:
Halifax
Age:
46
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

G came to us after being in a violent relationship and being placed into emergency accommodation. She was eventually able to relocate back to the area, but had a significant gap in earnings and inherited debt from her ex husband. G's health is suffering, but she is working to provide for the family on a limited income supplemented by benefits. A Debt Relief Order would eliminate the burden of debts in an environment of rapidly increasing living costs, on a very modest surplus income.

City:
Tunbridge Wells
Age:
54
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£150 needed for a bed base and bedding

X, a Christians Against Poverty client, is working hard to address her debts. Unfortunately, the family have a low income and life has been very difficult. Recently, their bed has collapsed and they need to buy a replacement as, currently, the only option is for one of them to use a child's inflatable bed to sleep on. This is extremely uncomfortable! Please would you consider supporting them? Thanks for reading this request.

City:
Braunton
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£150 needed for a waterproof tent

This young mum, whose son is currently living with his father, is homeless and has been sofa surfing for the last six months. She has run out of favours with friends and family and is now desperate to get a decent tent to live in over the summer. She is working with her Probation Officer in the hope of finding more permanent accommodation, but has been warned that the options are limited. Please could you help her?

City:
Bodmin
Age:
19
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 11 days

£55 needed for a licensing qualification

A is a single mum and, as her son has now started school, she has been looking to get back into part time employment. She has been offered a part time position; however, she requires a qualification before she can take on the role. A is keen to start her new position, but is not currently in a position to afford the fee to do the one day course. Any assistance you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

City:
St Helens
Age:
28
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for household items

This young person came to us with only clothes, no household items and minimal personal possessions. He has been sofa surfing, following a breakdown of relationship with his family. With your donation, this young person will be able to do a supervised spend on household furniture such as a bed and a sofa, which will him massively as he currently has no support from family and is very isolated.

City:
Shildon
Age:
23
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for course fees

X, a disabled person in her fifties, has lived an interesting and varied life and, before receiving her Fibromyalgia diagnosis, had to quit a successful career to care for both of her elderly parents. This has left her reliant on disability benefits and with no disposable income. X wants to retrain as a counsellor, to use her own life experiences to comfort and support others, but is struggling to raise the money needed for the course fees. Please can you help X with a fresh start?

City:
Keighley, Bradford
Age:
55
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for household items and furniture

Our tenant has just moved in to her first home when she was asked to leave home, following an argument. She is without support or finances to buy furniture and household items. Our tenant has been sofa surfing since February and these items will make a huge difference in getting her life back on track.

City:
Spennymoor
Age:
20
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£90 needed for a Debt Relief Order

M suffered a brain injury in a car accident approximately twenty years ago and has been fiercely independent since, refusing to accept help from anyone. He reached out to Christians Against Poverty, to ask for help with his debts and, as part of that process, has accepted that it is okay to ask for, and accept, help occasionally. Please could you consider helping M by providing the £90 fee required for his Debt Relief Order? Thank you!

City:
Hemel Hempstead
Age:
48
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£80 needed for cleaning and decorating a new flat.

This older lady, who was waiting for a move to a new Council property for a long time, has finally moved to more appropriate accommodation. The local church, with whom she has been in contact for some time, was able to help her with the move. However, the new property is in need of cleaning and redecoration throughout and the local church has offered to help with painting. Can you please help us provide the paint, brushes and rollers?

City:
Southampton
Age:
60
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£110 needed for a cooker

G is a single man who was rehoused in unfurnished Council accommodation, following a very traumatic incident which left him alcohol dependent. He has successfully undergone treatment and is managing to improve his situation. He is on benefits and the Council are not supplying a cooker. Donors have already helped with a fridge freezer and we are now asking for your help to buy G a cooker that will enable him to cook wholesome food. Any support will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

City:
Beverley
Age:
50
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days