ST is becoming homeless because she has to move out of a property in poor condtion. She is temporarily living with friends and has 2 children with disabilities. She needs to pay for storage of her household items until she can find new accommodation. Otherwise she is at risk of losing these items.
James is a lovely man who has really struggled with having stability in his life. James had a drug addiction and went into rehab for six months. When he came out he found his flat had been repossessed, so he became homeless and remained so for two years. He was found a flat to live in, but did not understand how to pay his bills so he soon got into debt. He is now working with Christians Against Poverty, a washing machine would help him to manage living in his flat.
Sarah, having fled domestic violence as a family, has gone through a very difficult time. She is doing all she can to get her life back on track starting with getting mobile once more to help get her daughter to school. She is struggling to afford paying for the car insurance but if she can pay towards the first months instalment this will cover her until she gets some further help.
This retired gentleman and his Wife are struggling to live on a low income . They both have learning difficulties and dyslexia which makes budgeting difficult for them, as well as coping with ill health. On state pension plus 3 small monthly occupational pensions totalling. Council Tax and rent arrears from 6 previous addresses. Their washing machine has broken down and they have no money to buy another one. Please can we ask for £140.00 so that they can buy a washing machine.
This single mum who suffers from anxiety and depression, has 2 Sons living at home with her. She lives on benefits (ESA, CTC & CB) Her eldest Son of 19 has serious mental health problems but would not accept any help and consequently has no income. This has made things financially difficult for the family. Mum's depression is being exacerbated due to the home being in a bad state of disrepair. Requestingfor £120 to help with the cost of materials top make some repairs
P is struggling with debts. CAP are helping him manage his benefits. He has no spare money for shoes or trousers. Can you help restore his self esteem please.
K has a daughter who is autistic and has complex learning disabilities. The family struggle with finances and trying to support their daughter has caused mum to suffer with mental health problems. As a consequence she has had a benefit cut due to missing an appointment and now has an electricity bill she cannot afford to pay.
Mary is a widow who lives with her son and receives benefits. She has been coming to church since her husband died. She struggles to pay bills and we help her access the Foodbank when needed. Her hoover is on its last legs and she would be so grateful for a new one.
K has three children, aged 4-12 years.The struggle to keep up debt repayments led to his wife, S becoming very depressed, so that K had to give up his job to help look after the children. S is now back at work but her pay is very much lower than K's salary and thieir income goes on loan repaymens, rent and heating bills, leaving nothing for food and other expenses. They have resorted to using the food bank for food but they need to buy shoes and school clothes for the children urgently..
Single mum to 5 children working part time. Money is tight for the family. They live in a private rented property and the garden has become cluttered and overgrown. The landlord has asked that the family tidy the garden up and the parent would like help towards the cost of a skip to help clear away the clutter. Mum has been quote £130 for the skip but requires some help with the cost.
Young couple with 2 young children, dad is working but the family are on a low income. The oldest child is displaying some negative behaviours and is behind expected levels in school. He is also still sleeping with parents. Mum would like to work on encouraging him to sleep in his own room but he states that he is scared of his room. She would like to brighten up his room.
Child 4 year has been diagnosed with ADHD and loves playing outside in the garden. The family would love to purchase a trampoline for him but have no spare funds at the moment as they are on benefits. The family have 3 children altogether who would benefit from the exercise outside.
When the family moved into the property the stair carpet was old and worn. It was taken out of the property due to the state and a safety hazard to he youngest children. The family would like to replace the carpet on the stairs but are not financially able to do this and require some help.
Teresa is working with Christians Against Poverty and has been repaying her debts steadily over 6 years - just one year to go! She is living on a tight budget and managing, but now her cooker has broken and requires a repair which is worth doing as its not a very old machine. It would be great to help her with this, as saving up will take a long time.
K is currently on JSA and struggling to pay his utility bills. He is on a meter but his debt is mounting, so much that he has not been able to use his gas since November. He is relying on food from a food bank in order to maximise his income.
H is a single mum and has moved home due to domestic violence. Her benefits have been delayed and is struggling to pay for her utility bills. She is currently relying on food banks to maximise her income. She is getting support from CAB. She needs support to pay her debts.
'R' is an elderly widowed lady who has no spare income and struggles to make ends meet. Her current sideboard is falling apart and not fit for purpose of storing documents. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
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. 2nd request
N&L are a lovely couple working with Christians Against Poverty. They used to run their own business which became successful, but as it grew L was suffering from increased ill health and was not able to keep up with the work. He borrowed more money to keep the business going but it eventually failed. He has now been diagnosed with a degenerative neurological condition and N has become his carer. A donation to the couple's insolvency fees would help relieve the burden of debt. 3rd request.
Simon has a severe mental health condition and has recently moved area. He is working his way out of debt with Christians Against Poverty and has no washing machine. He lives in a flat and is struggling with his washing. A reconditioned washing machine would be a great blessing to him.
J lives on his own and is recovering from heart surgery. He has not been able to work for some time and is on benefits. However, he is keen to work again as soon as he can. He has built up debts which he cannot repay and which are a source of considerable worry for him. He would like to have a Debt Relief Order to give him a fresh start but needs £90 for the fee.
F has an extensive history of mental health problems leading to her debt situation. She has 4 children at home & has tried to address her finances but health has always got in the way. It would be a great help if she could have a grant of £90 for a Debt Relief Order. She is trying very hard & has been extremely cooperative. Her levels of stress & anxiety about finances are so high; this would allow her a fresh start & would allow her to fully engage in her mental health treatment.
Paula is a single mother of 5 dependant children who is struggling to survive now that the benefit CAP has reduced her benefit income and meant that she is having to pay a sizeable top up on her housing benefit to pay her rent whilst at the same time reducing previous arrears. She has threat of eviction by her social landlords if she does not clear up rubbish in her garden and has a quote of £60 to clear away the rubbish. She has no savings and has requested £60 to pay this & stop eviction
S has three children and is a single mum. She is just starting to work with CAP and sort out her debts. She is starting to feel better about life and her situation. she signed up to a hire purchase agreement on a drier months ago and has £60 left to pay. It would be a huge help if this could be paid off in one go and she could make a fresh start.