E is an extremely vulnerable young person suffering from severe mental health difficulties. Although she now has secure accommodation and is no longer homeless, unfortunately E has been struggling with a damp issue for quite some time which has led to her wallpaper being removed and damage being caused to her belongings. Due to living in poverty she is not able to rectify this herself. This is massively impacting her already poor mental health. This donation would help E to create a safe, comfortable and healthy home space for herself.
This lady's husband was involved in a horrific car accident over 2 years ago and nearly died. She is on a low income. He has been in various hospitals and for quite a bit of the time has been in a coma. He is getting better and adaptions are being made for him to return home. Part of the treatment is a phased return, but the hospital cannot fund transport. Private cars are not suitable and special taxis are needed. This donation would fund 4 such journeys. Any help would be really gratefully received.
This lady is a pensioner struggling with debts that originated due to a prolonged time of her life in low income that made her struggle to meet financial commitments. Her situation became unmanageable after she had a mental health breakdown that ended up with her spending time in hospital. She now has an opportunity to address her debt by applying for a Debt Relief Order; however, she is unable to afford the £90 fees. Please could you help her to pay the fees so she can become debt free and enjoy life again?
H, a lady who is in dispute with the DWP regarding her benefits, needs to pay her water rates bill urgently. Her sister in law has given her £300 and she has £10, so she needs £90 to pay this bill as soon as possible. She suffers from mental health challenges for which she receives medication. She and her partner currently live on handouts from a charity in order to exist and her partner suffers from ill health as well. Please help this lady who is doing her best under difficult circumstances.
Our client is going through a very difficult period in his life and due to the pandemic he got more and more isolated. We are supporting him with his finances and have also put him in touch with other support organisations. His current phone is old and not working properly so he has no access the web. This makes it difficult for us and others to reach him. He struggles to go out of the house due to his health issues and your support would make it possible for him get out of his isolation.
This client was seen at Lewisham foodbank during the week and made a request for help with clothes and shoes. He has recently been discharged from hospital and is struggling in many ways. He has lost 20kg due to ill health and hasn't enough money to buy food or pay his bills. Due to the weight loss he is in much need of new trousers and clothes in general. Thank you so much for your kind consideration of this request.
M lost her daughter to suicide last year and due to too many memories etc. in the home she was supported by us to move into a bungalow to be near friends and family to support her during this period of grief. M is in very poor mental and physical health and is limited to walking a few steps due to COPD and swollen ankles due to a heart defect. M now lives in a bungalow with a garden however due to the costs of moving she has been unable to afford to purchase any garden furniture and would love to be able to sit outside with friends and family.
C's home is in need of a new bedframe. Their flat was in poor condition, the landlord didn't rectify the problems and so their home was overrun with black mould, which caused sickness. The damp was so severe it ruined their furniture and clothes. C has been moved to another property and has slowly purchased inexpensive furniture and flooring to replace ruined items. They furnished and decorated the room for their three daughters first, but the parents' room has no flooring and the bed frame is broken.
G has not left his flat in over 8 years. He was severely injured and is housebound and uses an electric bed to help give him more movement and to allow him to get in and out easily. The bed has become damaged and the cost to repair it is beyond what he can afford. This help would make the world of difference to him.
C had to come out of work with a long term health condition which has really impacted not only their finances but also their mental health. They are working with Christians Against Poverty (CAP), who have advised a Debt Relief Order (DRO). This costs £90 to process which C doesn't have. C is getting help for their mental health, and the DRO would really help relieve the pressure they are feeling from living with unmanageable debt. They thank you in advance for any help you can offer.
R is a 61 year old man who suffers with many illnesses. R cares for his wife who also has serious illness and mobility issues along with their adult child who has severe learning difficulties. R is being supported by his local foodbank and is finding it very difficult to make ends meet. They have no flooring in their hallway and it is not ideal as they are both not very mobile. Any help you could give R to get some flooring for his hall would be very much appreciated. Thank you.
M has just had a 10 month hospital admission after experiencing difficulties with her mental health. She is in the process of readjusting to life back into the community. She is currently unemployed and has low income from benefits. She lives alone and is isolated from friends and family, and spending a lot of time alone with her thoughts is not helping her mental health. A television would give her connection to the outside world and help her to rebuild her mental health.
F is unwell and her husband is her carer. They are on benefits but really struggling to make ends meet. F has three children and is being supported by her local foodbank. They are unable to pay their gas and electric bills this time as they do not have sufficient funds left and any help to pay this off would be very much appreciated. Thank you.
M has fallen into a difficult situation with debt, primarily though unemployment and difficulty accessing benefits. He has also been caring for his disabled wife at home. He now has the opportunity to lift this burden of debt through a Debt Relief Order which will be put through by the local Citizens Advice, but he needs to find the fee to do so. Your consideration of this need is much appreciated.
This middle aged gentleman suffers from long-term ill health and his partner has been his carer for years. They have a minimal income from benefits and are currently running a deficit budget, which is causing a lot of anxiety on a daily basis. This gentleman wants to resolve his debt and have a fresh start financially. He has been advised to apply for a Debt Relief Order and has asked for help to cover the fees.
S is a lady who is working hard with Christians Against Poverty to sort out her debt problems. She needs a new pair of glasses but even after all the savings and NHS deductions she still needs to pay £62 which she cannot afford. It would be fantastic if we could help her to meet this cost.
We have been supporting S with a number of issues around housing and mental health problems and the last year has been particularly difficult. S has been offered a property to move into with her daughters which will give her a safer and more secure home but she needs support to buy a carpet for the girls' bedroom. If you could consider helping S to buy the carpets she needs this will mean the world to her and she will finally be able to have a fresh start where she feels safe with her children.
This lady lost both of her parents last year within 4 months of each other. Her partner has left her and she is alone with a toddler. The local authority have housed her in a flat. She has few resources. They have beds but nothing else that belongs to her, no carpet no clothes storage and no additional furniture. She has been struggling with her mental health and is now on a diagnostic pathway for ADHD. We are requesting £150 to enable her to get carpet/rugs and furniture to store clothing.
M is a young person who is currently living in supported accommodation and being helped to get her life back on track by her mentor. She has a difficult background and now suffers with mental health problems and the burden of unmanageable debt as a result. Could you help her to make a fresh start by paying the £90 that she needs to get a Debt Relief Order and start again?
This client is accessing Universal Credit and is not able to afford new fridge/freezer as the old one has broken beyond repair. They are currently taking medical treatment and their GP has mentioned that the client is not eating well enough to support the medication (due to not having appropriate food storage). The client requires ongoing support with benefits and food access.
This lady is unable to work due to her anxiety and depression and the effects of her other health conditions. She has two children, one of whom is deaf and requires very close and intensive support. Her mattress is no longer in a suitable condition and she cannot afford a new one. Can you help her?
This lady was working full-time but has now developed an illness which has affected her mental and physical health and she can only work half the hours. Paying her rent and bills means that her remaining income is far too low to try and organise buying a washing machine. She has been without a washing machine for over two months.
This single, lonely man has been struggling with debts and to pay his utility bills.He's unable to work due to mental health illness and has been scraping by with the bare minimum. He's lives in a bare flat for a long periods without any furniture nor washing machine. He's trying everything and is actively engaging with the right services to get the right support & his life back on track. A washing machine would make a huge difference to his standard of living.
C experienced an abusive childhood and was later in relationships where she suffered from domestic violence. Since being alone she has become very isolated and struggles to manage physically and financially. C is now disabled and housebound, suffering from chronic health conditions including a painful back. She has a bed frame but no mattress and has been sleeping on her sofa for the last 2 years. This has exacerbated her back condition. Please can you help to buy her a mattress?
Originally this young lady was suffering from anxiety, depression and ADD, finding school and home life hard. Since having counselling she is finding both school and home life better, however she is worried about joining Senior school in September and self-harming has developed. She still needs help from both the counsellor and us to get her through this period of anxiety. Can we help her further to be at peace with herself? Thank you.
Over the past moths and weeks C has been attending his counselling sessions and as a result his self-esteem has improved and he has made new friends at school. Despite the encouraging signs he still struggles with anxiety whilst in school and more work is needed to help his repetitive motor behaviours, sleep deprivation and Autism traits. Can we support this child with some further counselling sessions? Thank you.
This woman has been with her counsellor for some time and is engaging well with the service. Her history of Domestic Abuse has left her very vulnerable and she suffers from anxiety, anger and despair. She struggles to find her inner peace so her continued counselling is crucial. Can you help her move forward? Thank you.
C continues to be very unwell and much of her furniture has been ruined by her incontinence. We are looking to help her replace her settee and chairs and adult social care have put things into place to help prevent the same situation occurring again. We can get a settee and chairs from the local furniture store for £110 and it would give her something to sit on and some dignity back if you were able to help us get these for her. Thank you so much for your help!