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£90 needed for a tablet

S worked as a carer before losing his job. Covid-19 has made it difficult for him to find employment. He would like to do a number of online courses in Mental Health Awareness to equip himself for employment and to get a better understanding of his own struggles with mental health. An inexpensive tablet will enable him to do the courses intended.

City:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Age:
38
Category:
Unemployment
Expires:
In 5 days

£110 needed for bankruptcy fees

L is a single mother who is slowly but surely getting her life back on track. L has had more than her fair share of problems in her life, but has now turned the corner. She has substantial debts that will need a full bankruptcy application to address. We have managed to get £560 from other sources and need £120 more to complete the £680 fee needed. Her debt situation is never far from her mind and the feelings of helplessness are detrimental to her mental wellbeing. Can you help?

City:
Durham
Age:
34
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£125 needed for gas and electric

This young gentleman came to us with nothing, he struggled massively with mental health issues and could not live independently. During their time with us they have been able to improve their mental health massively and can now live independently. They have struggled during the times of Covid-19 and due to this have found themselves in debt with their utilities. Your help would allow them to get them back on track, and prevent another a huge strain to them and their mental health.

City:
Blackhall
Age:
18
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£120 needed for two beds

The applicant split up from her husband after he had been released from prison. She is now alone and caring for her 3 children. She is managing but one of the children's bed has broken completely and the other is in very poor condition. Whilst receiving Universal Credit and Child Benefit she is not eligible for any grants and would be grateful for financial help with these.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
34
Category:
White Goods and Furniture
Expires:
In 8 days

£100 needed for carpets

This single man has recently been rehoused into Social Housing. He is on benefits and struggles with paying bills. He cannot afford to pay for carpets. There are no carpets in his new home, which means it is very draughty and dusty. He is trying very hard to get his life together and have a fresh start. He is attending a charity to help him with budgeting and cooking. Please can you help him?

City:
Truro
Age:
50
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 10 days

£150 needed for removal costs and kitchenware

This gentleman is moving into an adapted property due to his physical health and is on basic benefits. He has no extra money to pay for the removal costs and items that he needs for his day to day living. This is a fresh start for him. Would the donors of Acts 435 be able to help him, he would be so grateful.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
42
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£100 needed for basic goods and home furnishings

A has just been put up in their first property after a period of being homeless after fleeing abuse. They are suffering from PTSD after losing family fleeing a war zone. They don't have any belongings and can't access support form local council. Basic goods and home furnishings would really help A settle in and make a fresh start.

City:
Gateshead
Age:
40
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 12 days

£150 needed for a microwave, kitchen items and bedding

A young lady has fled domestic abuse and has been living in an emergency crash pad. Now with support she has obtained a flat with social housing but has nothing to furnish her new home. Please can the donors of Acts 435 help her with some new furniture?

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
27
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 13 days

£60 needed for removal costs

This gentleman has with support obtained a 1 bedroom flat, it is more manageable financially for him. He was previously living in an accommodation that he was struggling to afford. He is due to move into this new accommodation but is struggling to raise the removal costs. Would the donors of Acts 435 be able to help him please? This is such a positive move for him he would be so grateful for you help.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
64
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 13 days

£150 needed for a cooker and kitchen items

This lady has really poor physical health and has been sleeping downstairs for 3 years, her husband cares for her. With support they have obtained a ground floor property with social housing but have no cooker to take with them as the cooker is built in. They have no means to pay for a cooker and would like to ask the donors of Acts 435 if they can help them in this fresh start of their life.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
64
Category:
Fresh Start
Expires:
In 13 days

£35 needed for a jacket and shoes

J has been coming to our office drop-in throughout lockdown as she is on/off the streets, rough sleeping. She doesn't have a coat and her shoes have loads of holes in them. Please help with this small amount to make sure she is warm at night and can be given a bit of dignity with shoes with no holes in them.

City:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Age:
57
Category:
COVID-19 Response
Expires:
Friday, 24 July