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NEED #5378 | Electric Help for Elderly Couple

$176

GOAL

$176

WATAUGA | We are working with another agency to help pay the electric bill for an elderly couple whose expenses from recent surgeries exceeded their expectations, leaving them unable to pay for their electric. They currently owe $176.22 after assistance from other agencies. We would like to pay off their remaining balance if possible. If you would like to contribute toward this need, please click the link below to donate. Thank you!

NEED #5372 | Lot Rent for Disabled Woman

$500

GOAL

$500

WATAUGA | We are working with a woman who has undergone extensive surgeries due to a spinal injury and has been unable to work due to resulting physical issues. She was recently approved for Medicaid and a disability claim is pending, but she is $500 behind in the lot rent for her mobile home and needs to pay ASAP. We would like to help cover her lot rent while she recovers, with the knowledge that she will be able to pay herself moving forward. If you would like to help by contributing toward this need, please click on the link below to donate. Thank you!

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NEED #5378 | Electric Help for Elderly Couple

$176

GOAL

$176

WATAUGA | We are working with another agency to help pay the electric bill for an elderly couple whose expenses from recent surgeries exceeded their expectations, leaving them unable to pay for their electric. They currently owe $176.22 after assistance from other agencies. We would like to pay off their remaining balance if possible. If you would like to contribute toward this need, please click the link below to donate. Thank you!

NEED #5372 | Lot Rent for Disabled Woman

$500

GOAL

$500

WATAUGA | We are working with a woman who has undergone extensive surgeries due to a spinal injury and has been unable to work due to resulting physical issues. She was recently approved for Medicaid and a disability claim is pending, but she is $500 behind in the lot rent for her mobile home and needs to pay ASAP. We would like to help cover her lot rent while she recovers, with the knowledge that she will be able to pay herself moving forward. If you would like to help by contributing toward this need, please click on the link below to donate. Thank you!

NEED #5373 | Electric Bill Assistance for Elderly Couple

$250

GOAL

$250

WATAUGA | We are working with an older couple that has been dealing with some health issues, and as a result have fallen behind on their electric bill. We would like to raise $250 to cover their past due amount and take one of their worries off their plate.

NEED #5367 | Funds to Restart Business for Victim of Domestic Violence

$500

GOAL

$500

AVERY | We are working with the Department of Social Services to help a woman who recently escaped from a domestic violence situation. For nearly 20 years prior to this she had a successful business of her own, but her abuser destroyed all her equipment and documentation. We want to raise $1,000 to help her put her life back together and rebuild the business she has worked so hard on for so long. Quiet Givers will match all donations up to $500 to make sure this need gets filled. If you would like to donate toward this need to help this woman get a fresh start, please click on the button below to contribute. Thank you!

NEED #5368 | Air Condition for Disabled Woman

$344

GOAL

$344

We are currently seeking a window air conditioning unit for a disabled woman who experiences difficulty breathing and decreased blood oxygen levels due to heat and humidity caused by a major medical event she experienced last year. Funds to purchase a window unit for her living room, and another for her bedroom if possible. Thank you!

NEED #5353 | Rent for Furloughed Single Mom

$309

GOAL

$309

WATAUGA | We are working with a single mother who is in need of assistance paying her rent after being furloughed from her job. Several organizations have come together to cover the cost, however she still owes $309. 

FILLED! NEED #5300 | Car Payment/Insurance for Single Mom

$283

GOAL

$283

WATAUGA | We are working with the single mother of a girl with special needs who is in need of help with her car payment and car insurance. She has lost her job due to COVID-19 and is due for a surgery that will put her out of work for even longer. We would like to help her keep her car on the road to alleviate the strain during this difficult time. She needs a total of $283.04 to cover the car payment and her insurance. If you would like to contribute, please click the button below. Thank you!

FILLED! NEED #5299 | Rent for Family with Special Needs Children

$300

GOAL

$300

WATAUGA | We are currently working with a family that has multiple special needs children who are currently without work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are in need of help paying their rent. They are a hardworking family that has fallen on hard times due to economic circumstances out of their control, and need $300 in order to stay up-to-date. We would like to help them by taking this off their plate. If you would like to contribute, please click on the button below. Thank you!

NEED #5280 | Car Repair for Single Mother

$500

GOAL

$500

ASHE | A single mother from Ashe County has been referred to us who is in need of $500 for a car repair. This is an ongoing need from before the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, and she has been without a car for several weeks. We would like to help her pay the garage and get her car fixed so she can get to and from grocery stores during social isolation. If you would like to contribute any amount to this need, please click on the button below. Thank you!

NEED #5297 | Spring Break Food Boxes for Watauga County Schools

WATAUGA | With schools being officially closed for Spring Break beginning April 13, that means the county’s food box program will also be shut down for a week. School social workers are seeking funds to provide food bags with 5 days worth of food to thousands of children. 100 bags of food costs $850 and each can feed 2 children for 5 days. The school hopes to provide 4,000 meals during that week. Any amount helps, and will help overburdened parents and children for whom school meals may be their only source of food during the school year. Thank you!

NEED #5286 | Mortgage Payment for Veteran

$500

GOAL

$500

ASHE | We are working with a family struggling to make their mortgage payment due to being laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are already 2 months behind due to previous unemployment and are now facing additional hardships. We would like to help them take this worry off their plate by paying $500 toward their mortgage. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

FILLED! NEED #5293 | Tablet for Remote Learning

WATAUGA | We are currently working with a woman with a young child who recently moved out of a shelter who is in need of a tablet or laptop for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The child’s school does not loan out tablets or computers to children below 3rd grade. If you have an extra tablet or laptop you would like to donate so the child can continue their schooling during this difficult time, please contact us via the link below. Thank you!

NEED #5285 | Rent For Unemployed Family

$500

GOAL

$500

WATAUGA | We are working with a family with a young child whose parents have both been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They have applied for unemployment but it takes time and they need immediate rent assistance. We are asking for $500 to help them stay up-to-date with their rent during this time.

NEED #5284 | Supplies for Western Youth Network Families

WATAUGA | Western Youth Network has reached out to us on behalf of several families who are in need of household items while they are sheltering at home and out of work. The items needed are:

– Laundry detergent ( 3 or 4 for sensitive skin)
– Hand soap
– Body wash 
– Hand sanitizer 
– Dish washer detergent 
– Surface cleaners/wipes
– Bleach spray

If you would like to donate any of these items, they can be taken to WYN at 155 Wyn Way, Boone, NC 28607 and left on the picnic table on the front porch, or dropped of at our pickup point at Overmountain Studios – 159 Winklers Creek Rd in Boone between Bojangles and Appalachian Mountain Brewery. A box has been left on the front porch to collect donations. No contact required. Thank you!

FILLED! NEED #5279 | Gas Cards and Rent for Out-of-Work Single Mother

$124

GOAL

$124

WATAUGA | A single mom has been referred to us who has recently lost her job due to the coronavirus pandemic. Her car is out of gas and is unable to apply for unemployment because she does not have internet, and she is in need of help with rent. We would like to purchase $50 worth of gas cards so she can go apply for unemployment as well as pay her $74 rent so she can start to get back on her feet. If you would like to contribute toward this need, please click the button below. Thank you!

NEED #5278 | Rent Payment for Unemployed Student

$500

GOAL

$500

WATAUGA | We are currently working with a student who has been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is in need of help paying her rent. We would like to pay $500 towards her rent to help alleviate the strain of this difficult time. If you would like to contribute toward this need, please click on the button below. Thank you!