A 37 year old asylum seeker from Iran living in Leeds has struggled to live without a mobile phone. He has no means to purchase one; he receives little benefit to live on. He is desperate to have a way to contact his solicitor and home office about case and to keep up on information and contacts. He has seen a phone for £100 and asks for £40 to help with data, to communicate and learn English. Please help him to purchase what he needs to help him settle in the UK.
A 31 year old asylum seeker from Egypt is living in Leeds and asks for £100 for help to purchase a mobile phone and £40 for data to continue to study English and to keep in touch with contacts. He is finding it challenging to have no phone and suffers with the isolation that he feels as a result. Please help him to have what he needs to communicate with his solicitor about his asylum case and settle well in the UK.
A 27 year old asylum seeker from Syria asks for £140 to purchase a £100 mobile phone and £40 for data to help him study English in Leeds and keep in touch with family. He has found it difficult to have no means to learn English and has to return a phone he has borrowed temporarily. Please help him to learn, feel confident that his family is okay, and settle well.
E is a refugee who has recently been joined by his wife and daughter. They have reunited after being apart for more than 2 years. E is not currently working and is reliant on benefits. The family have moved into an unfurnished property and although much of the furniture and white goods have been sourced, they require your support in purchasing household items such as a vacuum cleaner and microwave.
A single mum of two daughters is needing to wean her baby. She has been an asylum seeker for the past 5 years and has no access to public funds. Life is very challenging for this family, and mum has her own health issues too. Any help you could give them towards weaning equipment would be really appreciated.
S has been granted refugee status and now has to move from Newcastle to Manchester. S lives with his daughter and wife. As asylum seekers they received £5 a day from the Home Office to live on. This was not enough to help them hire transport to move their belongings to a new city. £150 would help them cover the cost of moving city to start a new life as refugees together.
A came to the UK on a spousal visa but the relationship broke down and he now has no right to remain and has no recourse to public funds (he cannot get benefits). He was working but lost the work due to Covid-19. 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 had previous help in April however he would love to still see his son and is asking for help again. Thank you.
S and her children have recently moved into a new house. It is completely unfurnished and so they are trying to source the items they need. They have been able to obtain most of these things but S would like to buy a television for her children, so that they can watch together at home as a family. S is a single mother claiming Universal Credit and so is on a low income. She can't afford to buy this herself. Any support would be greatly appreciated.
This 24 year old asylum seeker from Oman has been in the UK since June 2020. She has recently moved to Hull and has been attending Open Doors. She is not permitted to work and has no access to public funds. She is seeking financial help to buy a new mobile phone as her old phone is damaged. She lives on her own and has no other source of help.
This 24 year old Asylum seeker from Pakistan has been in the UK since January 2021. He has recently moved to Hull and has been attending Open Doors Charity in Hull. He receives £37 a week. He is not permitted to work and has no access to public funds. He would be very grateful for any help to buy a second hand bicycle as it will help him save on bus fares and also makes travelling to training centres easier.
This 30 year old asylum seeker from Sudan has been attending Open Doors charity in Hull. He is requesting financial assistance to buy a second hand bicycle, helmet and lock. He receives £37 a week. He is not permitted to work and has no access to public funds. A bicycle will help him save on bus fares to attend training centres. He would be very grateful for any help given.
The client N is a refugee and she is pregnant and expecting her baby in February. She is living by herself in a house that the council have provided for her, and she needs help to buy carpet and furniture. She has low income, therefore she urgently needs support. Any help you could give her would be really appreciated.
Our client, M, is a refugee and has a low income. He was an asylum seeker and he only recently got his refugee status. M has just move to a private shared house and he cannot afford to buy essential kitchen equipment (pans, pots, glasses, plates and mugs etc) to help him cook for himself. Therefore, we are asking if you might support M with £60 to buy these essentials to help him to settle in his house.
N had to leave her home and country, where she worked for 21 years in a hospital lab, because she was persecuted for her Christian faith. She has been in England for 19 months and lived in temporary SERCO hostels. She has recently gained asylum and her own accommodation where she now lives with her husband. She is now attending a local church. They are on Universal Credit and cannot afford a washer to wash their clothes.
K is a refugee based in York. She is in need of a replacement mattress. She has been trying to use an inflatable one for some time but it is now damaged and unusable. She has seen a suitable one that can be delivered but as a single mum she will struggle to afford it. Any help would be greatly welcomed. Many thanks.
P is a refugee. His family has recently joined him in the UK. P is looking for work and will be attending English classes in September. P's wife is unwell. The couple have 2 children starting school in the UK in September and need to buy uniforms, PE kits, school shoes and education equipment. The family are really happy to be re-united and would greatly appreciate any help, as they value their children's education and see this as a way for their children to build a secure future.
This lady and her small child have fled domestic violence and abuse and are now in a place of safety. Her husband is wanting custody of their child so the lady has been to court looking to become sole carer. She has very little money and is extremely worried for the safety of her child and herself. She is not entitled to Legal Aid so any donations will help towards the court fees enabling her to move to the next level of proceedings. She is in a desperate state and really needs help.
H has recently been offered a council property but it is completely unfurnished. He is trying to source the items he needs but is struggling. He needs to purchase a washing machine. He is claiming Universal Credit and so is on a very low income. Any support towards this cost would be greatly appreciated.