M and her family have just signed for a private house following months of sofa surfing at friends' houses after they were made homeless. They have been given beds by Leeds City Council but they did not come with bedding. She needs to purchase this for her and her husband and their 2 children. They are claiming Universal Credit and can't afford to purchase this themselves. Any support would be greatly appreciated.
A 38 year old mother of two children from Iran is seeking asylum in the UK and is asking for £150 to purchase a laptop. She is hopeful to start an online English course and the laptop will also help her with her children. She is getting basic support from Meeting Point such as food and toiletries during the lockdown and a refurbished laptop is possible for this cost through a support to the organisation. Please help her to progress on her English and help her family.
A 46 year old single asylum-seeking woman is asking for £120 to purchase a shopping trolley, household appliances and a large cooking pot. She's been moved to a shared accommodation awaiting her refugee decision. The flat is far from shops and due to her limit on lifting she asks for funds to purchase a shopping trolley. She also asks for the money to purchase appliances that will help her to do some batch cooking and a large cooking pot to make shared meals. Please help her to settle well.
A 24 year old asylum seeker from Columbia has sought refuge in the UK and has been housed in Leeds. She is receiving help with items such as food and toiletries from Meeting Point at Christ Church, however due to the pandemic this help is limited. She is struggling with depression and health issues so asks for £120 for medicine, clothing and shoes as well as for some household items to prepare food. She has very little benefit to live on and asks for your help to keep her hope alive.
J and her family have recently gained their refugee status and been evicted from their asylum accommodation. They have been able to secure alternative accommodation but it is completely unfurnished. Many furniture charities are closed and so they are struggling to get the items they need. They would like to purchase some items such as wardrobes, a vacuum cleaner, a kettle and a toaster. Any support would be greatly appreciated.
S is a refugee living in Leeds. He was separated from his family when he left his home country. He is now applying for his wife and children to join him in the UK through Refugee Family Reunion. However, he does not have enough money to cover the DNA tests that he needs to bring his family to the UK. S is asking for £150 of donations towards the cost of a DNA test for one of his children.
A 35 year old asylum seeker from Burma arrived in the UK in 2020 during the pandemic and due to this has not been able to attend her English online course. She has found support from Meeting Point for food and toiletries but with only £5 a day in benefit she is not able to save for a laptop. She has only saved £10 but she has found a refurbished one for £160 and asks for £150 to purchase it. Please help her to have what she needs to join the class and manage in the pandemic.
LA is a single mum of two kids; she separated from her husband last year and struggled to find a house for herself and the children. Now she has rented a house that has nothing, except for a washing machine and a cooker. She needs support to help her make a home, as she's not working and claiming benefits. Many thanks.