Samiya and her daughter have been through so much and your support has meant we’ve been able to help them as they move forward after such a difficult time.
Samiya and her daughter fled domestic violence and have been trying to move on as well as possible on a limited income.
Samiya has been struggling with anxiety and depression and her daughter needs extra support after all she has witnessed.
Samiya hasn’t been able to afford to replace their broken washing machine, and we were delighted to be able to help with this essential item which will make life much easier after all they have been through.
"It’s fantastic to see all the ways the community comes together to improve the lives of people in need. From undertaking challenges, to dress-up days, quizzes, raffles and cake-bakes, to donating, setting up a regular gift, volunteering or spreading the word, it all helps to ensure people living in hardship are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life that we all deserve."
Jack and Kirsti have spent long periods sleeping rough. They were referred to us by a homeless charity as they have recently been supported in moving into a new local authority tenancy. This gives the opportunity of a more settled…Read More
Simone was referred to us by a Welfare Support Officer. She is now caring for her three children on her own since her partner left the family and she has been struggling to cope with all the pressures this presents.…Read More
Lee, who is in his fifties, was referred to us for help by a local charity as he was in desperate need of a fridge freezer and a washing machine. Lee has worked all his adult life but at the…Read More
Kim was a teacher but, as a single mum, she moved to a different role so she could meet the childcare needs of her daughter, who is now 11, and this meant a reduction in her income. With the rising…Read More
Karen was referred to us for help by another local charity. She has multiple sclerosis and a number of mental health conditions. Unable to work, she struggles to make ends meet. Recently she has been evicted from her furnished property…Read More
Neil, who has two school-age children and a younger child, was referred to us in need of urgent help by a support worker at the children’s primary school. Both Neil and his partner Lois have long-term health conditions and one…Read More
Katie is a single parent to three children. She works part-time in a school but her wages are low and she has been finding it increasingly challenging to make ends meet. The cost of her daily essentials, including food and…Read More
Niamh has been struggling to make ends meet. She takes prescribed medication for a mental health illness and as she is a single parent, caring for her young son, she is unable to work. With limited benefits she has been…Read More
Sonya was referred to us for help by a domestic abuse charity after she fled her home with her three boys. Sonya is now trying to get by as a single parent and is working part-time in the hospitality industry.…Read More
Tim has a mental health condition and is a hoarder. He has few family or friends and has lived alone for much of his adult life. His Health Care Support Worker found that the property he was living in was…Read More