D has had no accommodation for five years and has mental and physical health issues. He has finally secured a one-bedroom flat, but it is a shell, with no furniture or furnishings. He feels that if he has a cooker he can start to build a home for himself.
S is normally working on minimum wage but currently she's off sick and rarely enjoys good health. She gets Universal Credit as a top-up but, despite paying careful attention to her budget, her debts have been piling up. S is now very worried about her debts, and this isn't helping her health situation. She has sought help from Citizens Advice, who see a Debt Relief Order as the only way out of her problems. S can't afford the fee and would be very grateful for help from Acts 435.
Mrs K is in need of a cooker. She has experienced much hardship over the past year and has been living on benefits. She suffered a stroke a couple of months ago and is struggling to cope to make food and keep up with food shopping and managing her finances. She is on a large amount of medication much of which needs to be taken with food. Mrs K's husband is also seriously ill after suffering a heart attack, meningitis and an abscess on his brain.
P has severe anxiety and is reliant on her car. Her road tax is due and she cannot afford to pay. She is having to use a local food bank for food and has no spare money at all so any help would be greatly appreciated.
L is on Universal Credit and is really struggling with debts and money to pay back that she has borrowed from family. This is causing her extreme anxiety and she is really anxious over this; she is being supported by a local food bank, but she would be grateful for your help with essential bills and basic living expenses at this time.
P was 'kicked out' of his home 3 years ago by his wife. Since then he has been sofa surfing & living on the goodwill of his friends. He has been offered a sheltered bedsit so he can now have a more settled life. Can you help him please to buy a table top cooker, cooking utensils & some crockery? He has some serious health issues to deal with & being settled will help enormously, some of the issues are now life changing. Please help if you can. Thank you.
J and R have suffered life-threatening illnesses over the last few years. This has resulted in long periods off work and early retirement. They still have a mortgage to pay each month. On top of this their neighbours have smashed their front window and they have not been able to have this repaired, so are living with ply-wood instead of glass. They have quotes of £120 for the re-glazing and repair This couple are addressing their debts through Christians against Poverty.
The applicant has been suffering mental health problems for several years. He has recently been given housing accommodation after sleeping on friends' sofas for many years. He has no means to cook for himself and having a cooker will be of great help to him and will also help him to save money.
G came to us for money advice. She is a mum of two who took out a loan to help a friend who's child was ill with cancer and needed financial help. G is now struggling to manage her affairs but getting a debt relief order would take this pressure away and give her a clean slate. Could you help this kind, thoughtful lady. Thank you for any support offered.