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.
This couple have 2 children aged 2 & 5. The husband has lost his job and is ill with serious depression andf mental health problems. The young child has grown out of the cot and the older childs bed is not fit for use because of damp. They urgently need help to buy new bunk beds.
A has joined our church recently and is in need of a sofa and some chairs. He is unable to work due to his mental health and is on a low income. The current sofa's he has are ones that he found in a bin and A feels ashamed any time someone visits his flat. We have been helping him to clean and decorate his flat please give so we can help even further.
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.
As a result of harassment E has had to move into a new property. Unfortunately, her sofa had to be left behind. She now needs something to sit on in her new accommodation.
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.
J's daughter aged 15 has previously had a baby and has been rehoused by the local authority. This has had an effect on J's emotional and financial well being as her income had reduced making it difficult to manage. Due to a bedroom becoming free, this means she is also having to pay a top up on her rent. She is in desperate need of a washing machine as hers has broken and she does not have the money to purchase one. Please help this lady have some independence and not having to rely on others.
Middle aged single father of two boys, fallen on hard times and went bankrupt in January and now living on Job Seekers Allowance. Initially homeless, with the help of Housing Association, NACRO and the Vicars' Relief Fund, he has found somewhere to live and is slowly rebuilding his life. He needs all the help we can muster, to get back on his feet and look after his two boys. All help is most gratefully welcome.
We are hoping to get a second hand fridge/freezer for a young single Mum and her baby who have just moved in to a new home having fled an abusive home life. This is their first home together and they currently don't own anything.
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.
J's family suffered a house fire 3 weeks ago, her family lost all of their possessions and they are living in temporary accommodation until work is done on their previous home . J currently claims housing benefit and child tax credit but did not have insurance to cover the loss of their possessions. The family need support in order to replace the clothes and furniture that they lost in this devastating fire.
Applicant is unemployed, job seeking and is trying to save for a new cooker on her benefits. This is proving very difficult. In the meantime applicant is doing voluntary work whilst suffering from Crohn's disease. Any assistance to help in this matter would be very much appreciated by the applicant.
Single Mum has three children under 8; she is isolated and has no real family support. A volunteer is supporting the family by providing befriending support for Mum to help reduce her isolation. Due to limited finances, the family have no washing machine and Mum is therefore having to wash all the family clothes by hand. Thank you.
Single Mum has three children under 8; she is isolated and has no real family support. A volunteer is supporting the family by providing befriending support for Mum to help reduce her isolation. Due to limited finances, the family have no washing machine and Mum is therefore having to wash all the family clothes by hand. Thank you
A lady in Middlesbrough with poor mental health is struggling to obtain a washing machine, she is only on basic benefits and would be so grateful if Acts 435 could help her to obtain one.
This 46 year old man spent 9 years street and hostel homeless, but has been in his council tenancy for 3 years. He developed both drug and alcohol addictions during this time but has started to address these problems. He has also been diagnosed with a personality disorder and borderline schizophrenia, and is on a disability benefit. His electric cooker has stopped working and a local charity has provided him with a new one. He is sleeping on the settee and would love to sleep on a proper bed.
LM lives in Salford and has two children that he is only able to see at the weekend and school holidays. For the past 3 yrs he has been staying on his mother's sofa. He has recently received social housing in an unfurnished property. He has received some free furniture but as he still does not have carpets, the property is classed as unsuitable for his children. Having carpets would enable him to have his children to stay which would mean so much to him.