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£80 still needed for Insolvency Fees

Holly is a lovely lady working with Christians Against Poverty. She comes from a background of abuse and family conflict. She has many health problems that stop her working, and has anxiety and depression. In 2015 her children were taken into care because of family allegations and she was left devastated. She tried to take her own life and was in and out of mental hospitals. Holly is now working hard to sort things in her life. Your donation would be a message of hope to her. Third request.

City:
Colchester
Age:
29
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Today

£70 still needed for Debt Relief Order

A lady who through circumstances has debts, she is unable to pay and is reliant on family to provide meals and some shopping to eke out her monthly finances. She has been advised to apply for a debt relief order, which costs £90.00 and her personal finances will not stretch to cover that amount.

City:
Norwich
Age:
40
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Today

£100 still needed for Washing Machine

This young man is struggling with serious anxiety which he is receiving help for. This has affected his employment and is currently unable to work. he is drowning in debt and now his washing machine has broken.

City:
Norwich
Age:
22
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Today

£65 still needed for Debt Relief Order

This Christians Against Poverty client is on such a tight budget that it will take around 2 years to raise the money required to pay the Debt Relief Order fee. Client is understandably very distressed.

City:
Manchester
Age:
23
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Today

£80 still needed for Urgent Car Repairs

This lady is trying hard to keep financially afloat. She has two enforcement orders which come out of her salery of 22hours a week work. She needs a car for her work and is now faced with its MOT and two new tyres. Her job involves travelling locally to clean, so without a car she could not work. She is struggling to pay her bills and debts and works with Christians Against Poverty to help overcome this. She has anxiety because of her situation and is losing hope.

City:
Redruth
Age:
60
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Tomorrow

£100 still needed for Essential Car repairs

After being unemployed for 4 years and working with Christians Against Poverty to manage debt issues, this lady was delighted to find a job. The next week her car broke down and this is essential for the new job. It would be devastating for her to have to leave the job because she is unable to get to her work. It is not an expensive repair, but quite out of her reach.

City:
Poole
Age:
60
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 4 days

£100 still needed for bed for child

Anna is on benefits & all 3 of the older kids have learning/ mental health difficulties. She hasrecently had her Mum & brother staying with her while they were waiting to be housed & her Mum suffers from depression & has some physical difficulty getting around. Hit by the benefit CAP & some debts but generally manages. Has extra expenses with her Mum & brother staying. Current home is too small & at present the 3 year old son is sleeping with Mum. Money required to get own bed.

City:
St Leonards on Sea
Age:
36
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 4 days

£120 still needed for Debt Relief Order fees

N and K have been in debt for over 20 years. Despite trying to get out of debt all this time, they have not succeeded as they have multiple health issues and limited capacity to understand how to deal with all the debts. Their only way out of debt is via Debt Relief Orders. They are very close to the limit of £20,000 so we need to move quickly. Please consider helping this family who are living on a very low income and have recently lost Personal Independence Payment.

City:
Melton Mowbray
Age:
43
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 5 days

£120 still needed for Bed

Luke had an unsettled childhood and was in care until age 20. When he came out he had no skills to cope with life, and ended up going off the rails for a long time. His father passed away, which gave him a new perspective and he now wants to make a fresh start. Luke is working well with Christians Against Poverty and is nearly debt free. He is in need of a bed and your donation will allow us to bless him with one.

City:
Colchester
Age:
42
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 5 days

£65 still needed for Rent arrears, due to a change of benefits

I was removed from ESA and had to make a fresh claim for job seekers allowance and the break in benefits put me in arrears with my rent. I then found employment (Zero hours contract) and had to change benefit again when I had no work and completed a new application for universal credit. Unfortunately I have to wait 6 to 8 weeks before this benefit will be put into pay and have not managed to source any further employment.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
34
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 5 days

£60 still needed for Food and essentials

Kay has been struggling with bills and debt management, since an accident at work in October 2016. Kay is a single mother with 2 children at home. The accident resulted in surgery to her shoulder and clavicle, and has been told she will require further operations. Her Statutory Sick Pay has finished and has no money until 3 June when she'll receive Universal Credit. Any donations to help Kay and her family will be gratefully received. Thank you.

City:
Malton
Age:
40
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 5 days

£120 still needed for Car tax

Hardworking single mum has been working with CAP to clear her debts since Jan 2017, but with her low income has not yet saved enough to cover the car tax. The car is essential for getting to her 2 jobs.

City:
Reading
Age:
49
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 6 days

£115 still needed for food and fuel

This lovely family with 3 small children have been working their way out of debt with CAP, but when the car needed emergency repair they had no spare money to keep it on the road, so that Dad could still get to work. As a result they have used their food and petrol money and so would really appreciate the support of ACTS 435.

City:
Reading
Age:
39
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 6 days

£100 still needed for Carpet

K is mother to B (age 2), B has a development delay and is undergoing genetic testing. K has several medical conditions leaving her unable to work; she also has debt from a previous property but is beginning to address this with support. The house has no living room carpet and K is unable to afford this. K and B spend their time confined to the kitchen and B moves around by bouncing on his knees. Carpet in the main living area would greatly improve the quality of their lives.

City:
Wakefield
Age:
34
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 6 days

£30 still needed for fresh food shopping

This lady and her partner are CAP clients. They live in rented accommodation and can't work due to mental health issues and struggle to make ends meet on a very low income. They are now working with CAP to tackle their debts but the immediate needs of feeding themselves and her two children who visit regularly are too much. We would like to be able to help them out by taking them on a fresh food shop.

City:
Shaftesbury
Age:
35
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£120 still needed for food, bill & transport

IIG is 55, gaunt, very frail and fragile, experiencing a family crisis. He is on ESA which he now uses to feed his children and grandchildren in his 2 bedroom flat. Referred for help from Community Development Office for fresh food, he also needs financial help to relief his debts and for transport. Thank you.

City:
London
Age:
54
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£90 still needed for Debt Relief Order for family struggling with debt

H. and her partner are on a low income, have 2 children and are struggling with unmanageable debt, which is causing stress and worry. They are now working with Christians Against Poverty (CAP) and have been advised to apply for a debt relief order, which costs £90.00 each. Please consider donating to this to help this family have a fresh start.

City:
Manchester
Age:
32
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£70 still needed for remainder of Debt Relief Order

R and his family are on a low income and are struggling with unmanageable debt, which is causing stress and worry. R also has health problems so is currently unable to work. They are now working with Christians Against Poverty and have been advised to apply for a debt relief order, which costs £90.00 each. R has managed to save £20 towards this. Please consider donating towards the remaining £70 fee this to help this family have a fresh start, and release from the stress of debt.

City:
Manchester
Age:
56
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 7 days

£115 still needed for help towards funeral costs

A's 23 year old son passed away suddenly. A, who works part time and not in receipt of any benefits, is struggling to pay for his funeral costs. She is borrowing money from friends and family but still needs help. Any support for this grieving mother would be gratefully received.

City:
Sowerby Bridge
Age:
43
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 8 days

£90 still needed for Debt Relief Order fee

C has debts stemming back 20 years that she has never been able to repay. She has 4 children and living on a tight budget. Her only hope of being released from her £19,000 worth of debt is by a Debt Relief Order but she needs £90 for the fees for this. Please consider helping this family. She has also suffered numerous traumatic events over these 20 years and has some health issues. Getting rid of the burden of debt would be a tremendous blessing to this family

City:
Waltham on the Wolds
Age:
33
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 8 days

£120 still needed for Replacement washing machine

This lady is supporting her sister who is going through radiotherapy for cancer, and her two young children of 6 & 10. She has them to stay to give her sister the opportunity to sleep and recover, as well as taking them to school. She has her own employment and benefit claim problems so cannot afford to replace her broken washing machine. Your help would enable her to buy a second hand replacement and allow her to focus on the family.

City:
Roehampton
Age:
39
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 9 days

£100 still needed for Spectacles

A is the sole breadwinner in the home, works full time no entitlement of any benefits, is struggling to pay bills requires new glasses, the ones currently wearing are 2 years out of prescription and broken. She is borrowing money from family members but still needs help. Any support would be gratefully received.

City:
haliafx
Age:
56
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 9 days

£60 still needed for Rent Arrears

A gentleman in Middlesbrough with very poor mental health is now in arrears due to his benefits not being in place. This has now been rectified with support but he is unable to pay the rent arrears that he has accrued. This is affecting his mental health, and we would be grateful for your help to resolve this for him.

City:
Middlesbrough
Age:
38
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£40 still needed for Debt Relief Order fees

A, a single lady who doesn't really leave her house, is working with Christians Against Poverty to sort her debts and they have recommended a debt relief order as the way forward for her. This costs £90 and it will take Alison months to save up, as she is living on a tight budget. Any help would be greatly appreciated - many thanks.

City:
exeter
Age:
53
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£120 still needed for help towards rent

A's 23 year old son passed away suddenly. A, who was working part time has had to give up her job and is struggling to pay her rent. She is borrowing money from friends and family but still needs help. Any support for this grieving mother would be gratefully received.

City:
Sowerby Bridge
Age:
43
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 10 days

£95 still needed for Transport of belongings to safe house

K is victim of horrific domestic abuse from the father of her son. He is now in prison and K wants to move somewhere unknown to him before he is released. She has been given temporary accommodation out of London but has very little/no money to pay for the transport of her belongings to this new property. She is currently looking for work and has no support network in this country. As a result, she is unable to make this safe move that she desperately deserves.

City:
London
Age:
23
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 11 days

£120 still needed for tumble drier

Sammy is a CAP client with a young son, she is just starting a job but has debts. She can't afford a tumble drier but needs to replace her old one. This would really lift her spirits as she is down about life in general, relationships, finances and so forth.

City:
Reading
Age:
54
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 11 days

£120 still needed for Client with health problems struggling with debt

The client came to our Foodbank in need of food and while chatting to one of our volunteers talked about how he had fell behind on payments for his water rates and Tv license. The client started to feel anxious and stressed and has a health condition which is quite serious and gets worse the more stressed he is. This funding would help pay off all the debt and also cover the next months payments meaning he is fully up to date and able to move forward.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
54
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£120 still needed for Debt Issues

D lives with his elderly mum and has run up significant debts, this money will help alleviate these pressures on him.

City:
Sheffield
Age:
41
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£120 still needed for Rent Arrears

M is in receipt of ESA but has built up some rent arrears which is causing his much stress. This payment will help him clear the debts.

City:
Sheffield
Age:
45
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£90 still needed for Debt Relief Order

Ben is in debt, partly as a result of anxiety issues. He is receiving help from Christians Against Poverty to deal with his debt. The recommended route is a Debt Relief Order but Ben is unable to afford this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

City:
Bodmin
Age:
36
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£90 still needed for Debt Relief Order Fee

Lee lost his job in January & is struggling to manage financially. Despite a successful interview, he has problems with his DBS check, as his identity is being confused with his twin brother's! This is frustrating for him, but he is working with Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to clear his debts so that he can have a fresh start. Due to his tight budget, CAP are recommending a Debt Relief Order for Lee, but it would take him a long time to save for the fee. Your help would be much appreciated.

City:
Leeds
Age:
33
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£50 still needed for Fee for Debt Relief Order

The applicant has always worked but when her children left home she was faced with extra expense and also physical illness. She became anxious and went further into debt finding that she was paying out more than she was earning. She finally sought professional advice and this was to apply for a Debt Relief order to get her finances in order. However she needs the fee to initiate this so that she can go ahead.

City:
MIDDLESBROUGH
Age:
52
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 12 days

£120 still needed for TV licence

Matti is struggling financially and suffers with mental health issues (which he receives support for this through the Health Agency). Matti is struggling with his bills and debts which Citizens Advice are helping with managing these. Matti does not socialize very much and does not want to feel isolated, and relies on his television for company. If anyone could help Matti with a TV licence, your donations will be gratefully received. Thank you.

City:
Malton
Age:
45
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 13 days

£120 still needed for 1 of 2 -help towards car insurance costs

K is a single parent to 6 young children, she is struggling to find funds to pay for her car insurance renewal of her 7 seat vehicle, the council have advised they will continue to help paying full rent if K seeks and secures employment, currently looking for part time employment to fit around childcare, K will need to drive to make this all work, getting her children to and from school and to work. Any help towards this year’s car insurance would be greatly appreciated.

City:
Halifax
Age:
36
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 13 days

£120 still needed for 2 of 2 -help towards car insurance costs

K is a single parent to 6 young children, she is struggling to find funds to pay for her car insurance renewal of her 7 seat vehicle, the council have advised they will continue to help paying full rent if K seeks and secures employment, currently looking for part time employment to fit around childcare, K will need to drive to make this all work, getting her children to and from school and to work. Any help towards this year’s car insurance would be greatly appreciated.

City:
HALIFAX
Age:
36
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 13 days

£120 still needed for gardening tools

C is a single parent with three children. She has sever multiple trauma PTSD from long term domestic abuse. She now lives in a village location but has a very large front and back garden. Part of her tenancy is to keep this under control. She ah no tools or means of doing this. Please will you help her in this area of her life. We are also helping her with her debts. We are sourcing some local help for practical hands to do the garden when we get the money for tools.

City:
Melton Mowbray
Age:
39
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
In 13 days

£110 still needed for Furniture for ex homeless client

The client who was recently homeless has now been given his own flat but is still in need of support with furnishings for the property. We have been able to help him with couches and a Tv but he still needs a washing machine, cutlery and plates. Any support would go a long way to helping him back on to his feet as he looks for a job.

City:
Liveprool
Age:
41
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Friday, 9 June

£110 still needed for Client in need of help with rent arrears

The client came to us in need of support after finding out he was in a large amount of rent arrears, he had thought he was paying on time each month but it was only recently the letting manager told him that he was underpaying each month and has now presented him with a bill for over £200. This funding would help clear a large portion of that debt and prevent him from being evicted.

City:
Liverpool
Age:
61
Category:
Struggling with Bills/Debt
Expires:
Friday, 9 June