Our client's mental health has deteriorated and he is staying in the house. As a victim of human trafficking he has used the gym as a coping mechanism. He is currently seeking refugee status with the home office, but he is unable to find employment therefore he can not afford a gym membership. He is athletic and loves sport. The gym will help give routine to his days, improve his mental health and improve his sleeping.
A 46 year old asylum seeker who was recently moved to Leeds has been offered a college course to improve his English. He is getting some help from Meeting Point by way of food and support, but still needs a refurbished laptop for the ESOL course. Please help him to achieve this learning goal and to settle well in Leeds after a difficult journey to the UK to seek safety.
A came to the UK on a spousal visa but the relationship broke down and he has no right to remain in his own right and has no recourse to public funds (so he can get no benefits). He is trying to maintain contact with his son and has sporadic supervised access in a town that's 25 miles away. He has to buy a train ticket at just over £25 per visit. He has relied on the good will of friends so far but they can't help anymore, however he would love to still see his son. Please could you help with 3 tickets?
A 46 year old asylum seeker living in Leeds is finding it difficult to save with only £5 a day benefit and poor back health issues. She asks for funds to purchase a winter jacket, a suitcase or shopping trolley to transport food received at Meeting Point, and a food chopper to prepare her own meals at home during the pandemic. Please help her to cope better with her life and situation and to settle well in the UK.
Our society has been supporting a family who moved into the Chorley area some months ago from El Salvador. They have four girls and were blessed with the arrival of a baby boy 5 weeks ago. The family is really struggling financially, having to get by on the allowance of £5.50 per person per day. We have helped the family with food and clothing and are now asking for a donation to provide a cot and push chair for the new baby. It would be great if someone could help us with this situation.
K is an asylum seeker based in York. He took his laptop in to fix a problem but cannot afford to pay for those repairs. K needs the laptop so that he can join a specialist project run for refugees and asylum seekers in coding. K was in the final year of an IT based Masters degree when he was forced to flee so he needs to maintain and update his coding skills if he is to ever complete his degree. Thank you.
A's daughter (B) was born deaf. She had an operation which improved her hearing and is now learning to talk. Her English is coming on well, but she doesn't know how to speak her native language, Arabic. B will start Arabic classes soon but she can't take public transport alone as she is vulnerable. Her family do not have enough money to pay for a taxi because they are asylum seekers. They need £150 to cover the transport costs of 3 months of Arabic classes which would greatly impact her wellbeing.
A 30 year old refugee from Yemen has a professional background in photography and visual arts and has been saving to take up a qualification that will help him gain employment in the UK. He is asking for the balance of course fees, £120, to take up the course which starts in November. Please help him to realise his dreams and use his professional skills to improve his life and the life of others.
X is an asylum seeker and she gets £70 per week for her and her daughter to live on. She has been put in a temporary property that is quite a distance from her child's nursery and she has to get a bus there and back as she has some mobility issues and cannot walk far. X needs to buy a bus pass which is £20 per week. Please could you help her to buy a month's bus pass? The Home Office have agreed to move her to another property but it will be 4 weeks before she can move in. Thank you.
This vulnerable NRPF client is recuperating from head surgery and cannot afford any new clothing. He needs warm winter clothing such as a waterproof jacket, socks, underwear, gloves scarf and hat. Any help you could give him with these items would be really appreciated.
A 43 year old single parent refugee with two teen children has been in Leeds in the UK for several years and became unemployed during Covid-19. The used sofa and chair she was able to purchase back then has now fallen apart. The family is sitting on the floor and they are desperate for some furniture. They are not making ends meet during this time and it is having an effect on the children in this family. Please help them with these basic needs as they try to cope during the pandemic.
This 34 year old gentleman from South Asia is seeking asylum in UK. He has been in Hull for 7 months. He is homeless and destitute. A Hostel for the Homeless has offered him a bed for the night. His Home Office ID card states that he is not entitled to receive any public funds currently. He receives food parcels once a week from Open Doors in Hull. He is depending on the good will of friends. His bicycle was stolen last week. We are requesting help to buy a second hand bike, helmet, lock and essential food.
H is an asylum seeker who doesn't receive any support from the Home Office. H is also a college student who has struggled to send her assignments because she has no smartphone. This has made meeting deadlines and completing assignments a challenge. Any help received will go towards acquiring a smartphone allowing her to pursue her studies.