B suffers with mental health problems and is unfit for work. Her benefits are in the process of being transferred to Universal Credit so she faces a delay in payment and she is on a very tight budget. She has no carpet in her living room and because it is a solid concrete floor, it is making the room feel cold all the time. She would appreciate help to buy a carpet. This will keep in the heat and make the room feel warmer, helping to reduce her heating costs.
K had been living at home with her mum but, during last summer, they were not getting on together and K was asked to leave. She spent 5 months living in a hostel, but just before Christmas managed to get her own property. She moved in with nothing, and although she has had help from a local housing charity to get some of the things she needs, she would be really grateful for help to get a sofa. Getting the basics that she needs will help her feel more settled in her new home and more positive about the future.
R has had her daughter and granddaughter living with her since they fled domestic violence. Her cooker has been condemned and at the moment she doesn't have any money at all to live on as she has had to put a new claim in for benefits. Please could you help this family struggling to rebuild their lives? Thank you so much!
C is poorly with Covid-19, COPD and anxiety. Her 19 year old daughter lives with her and is caring for her. Benefits have been messed up and she has been prioritising paying rent and catching up with council tax after finding her bill was higher than she thought. Her cooker and washer are broken but she can't find any money towards either. We can source both second hand for £150 and although we've said to her we may only be able to raise money for one, we would love to surprise her with both! Could you help?
P is a Big Issue Vendor, but he has been unable to sell any issues recently because of the lockdown. His income has therefore been drastically reduced and since his washing machine broke just after Christmas he has been trying to use launderettes at a substantial cost. He is very aware that wearing unclean clothes is affecting his mental health but is unable to buy a new machine. Your support would allow him to obtain a replacement washing machine and would be hugely appreciated.
N has just recently arrived in the UK with her 2 children to join their father. They have been offered a housing association property but it is completely unfurnished. They have been able to source most of the items they needs but they still need to purchase some things such as wardrobes. Any help towards this cost would be greatly appreciated.
C has a disability that means she has to have a medical type bed. The one she has has broken so she is sleeping on a mattress on the floor which is causing more health problems. Could you help her get a new bed? We can source one for £200 and C is going to contribute what she can. If you could help toward this it would be amazing for her. Thank you!
C is 18 and has just had a baby. She has been moved from a mother and baby placement to her own flat which is completely unfurnished. She is on Universal Credit and has little spare money to buy all the household items she needs. We have made applications for many things from other sources and have tried to source the items in our local community but we cannot get a bed for our client. She is currently sleeping on a blow up mattress. We would appreciate your help very much.
We are supporting a single mum with a 2 year old who has fled domestic violence and has been placed in temporary accommodation. The house is very cold and damp and they are struggling to keep warm trying to balance heating bills etc with limited finances. A dehumidifier would help reduce the moisture in the air, cut down on damp and condensation and make the house feel warmer too.
We are supporting a single mum with a 2 year old who has fled domestic violence and has been placed in temporary accommodation. The house has no washing machine and the landlord won't supply one. She is struggling with the launderette and the financial cost. This would really help and be something they can take with them when they are rehoused.
C is 18 and just had a baby. She has been moved from a mother and baby placement to her own flat which is completely unfurnished. She is on Universal Credit and has little spare money to buy all the household items she needs. We have made applications for many things from other sources and have tried to source the items in our local community but cannot get a a wardrobe for her and a chest of drawer for her 4 week old baby's clothes. We would be incredibly grateful for any help.
This single mum of two has been struggling financially since moving into social housing and suffers from mental ill-health. Her oven is broken and unrepairable and she relies on benefits for income. She's been using her mum's oven for over a month which is very difficult and not a long-term solution. She can't afford a new cooker as she just scrapes by. We have funds for the cooker but it doesn't cover installation so this request is to top it up so we can get it delivered and installed.
G from Gloucester is a young woman in need. She recently moved up from Devon with her husband and she finds herself with a (poor) private landlord, on benefits, and struggling with life. Her fridge has broken and she needs a replacement. On top of this her husband is autistic and finds it hard to process his current situation - she suffers from anxiety and poor mental health. But she is determined to make a fresh start. She is in her mid twenties. Can you help her?
E has given birth and has lots of baby items in her home. However she has no storage for these items as she has just moved in. She has sourced a wardrobe, two chests of drawers and a storage chest at her local charity shop, who have agreed to deliver the items as the shop is currently closed to customers. They have agreed this amount for the items and delivery. E would be very grateful for any help offered towards the cost of these items.
F, his pregnant wife and their 3 children have just moved to the UK from Portugal. Their new house is completely unfurnished and due to the fact that many furniture charities are closed due to the lockdown, they are struggling to get the furniture items they need. They need to purchase items such as wardrobes and a dining table. Any support would be greatly appreciated.
SB lost his job with the beginning of Covid-19 crisis, and has failed to find permanent job. He's been offered council house recently ,which is unfurnished, and he's struggling to buy or find anything. He needs washing machine, fridge and cooker, It would be great to him if you can help him. Thanks
T has been given notice she has been approved for council property. She is in need of an electric cooker, as this does not come with one. She has been living in a moldy apartment without heating for the last year, due to relationship abuse and being left in debt. She is a single mother currently going through bankruptcy, so this is such a blessing and new chapter for her. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
After 2 years of living in temporary, supported accommodation, Bashir has been offered a council property. However, it is completely unfurnished. He has been able to obtain most of the items he needs but still needs to purchase a bed. He is claiming Universal Credit and so is on a very low income so can't afford to buy these items himself.
This young man ha just moved in to independent living and has a very small kitchen and a fridge, he needs a small freezer to sit on his work top so that he can shop when he gets his UC and know that he has always got some food to see him through the months. He is currently not working but is helping to look after his elderly grandparents one of which has dementia. The young man had a job but due to COVID no longer is required.
M is a single mum of 3. She's a poorly lady who's lived for years with spinal injury and the past couple of years have been difficult following surgery and living with pain and discomfort. M is in debt and struggles to manage essential bills but she is in desperate need of a new mattress. She hasn't replaced her mattress for years and has been advised this won't help her situation. She cannot afford a new mattress - she needs every penny for rent, utilities, food - can you help?
G has been relocated to Derby from London and housed by Action Housing in a studio flat with just a kettle in the entire flat. He is on benefits so having to furnish a new flat is very difficult. We have approached local providers for help with furniture and furnishings and have managed to get many items for him but can not source a cooker and he has no money to buy one. Please could you help?