Needs and Updates:

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FILLED! Rent Assistance

DSS has passed along a need for someone who is about to undergo surgery, and needs help covering their rent while they are out of work. We are asking for $100 to cover May and June. Any amount you can donate would be greatly appreciated.

FILLED! New Mattress

We have a need passed on to us by Watauga Project on Aging. They have an elderly client who is sleeping on a 25+ year old mattress. The client has back problems and must rest frequently but is not able to become comfortable due to the lumps. They cannot afford to buy...

FILLED! New Dryer

Our 2nd need from DSS this week is in need of a new dryer or in need of their current dryer being repaired. The heating element is out and thus non-functional. This client is also on social security disability.

FILLED! Hot Water Heater

This week we are partnering with Watauga County DSS to help two disabled clients in need. Client #1 does not have any running hot water. We do not know what is causing the concerns at this time, but client is in need of someone to look at and repair the problem. DSS...

FILLED! Bike to Get to Work

We are looking for a bicycle or other mode of transportation for an individual who is currently homeless. They have a job, but need to be at work before the buses start running. Their job is too far to walk, and may be in jeopardy if they are unable to get to work on...

FILLED! Help with Mortgage

We are currently partnering with the Children's Council to help a family in need. This family has fallen behind on their mortgage due to medical issues and winter weather. We are helping the Children's Council raise enough funds to prevent foreclosure. All donations...

FILLED – Couches for CAC

The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) helps child victims of physical and sexual abuse by streamlining court cases and providing resources and items for the family. The Student Association of Social Workers at App State has asked us to help them provide easy to clean...

FILLED! Mortgage

This week we will be partnering with the Children's Council to help a family in need. This family has fallen behind due to medical issues and winter weather. We are helping the Children's Council raise enough funds to prevent foreclosure. All donations of any amount...

FILLED! End of Grade Trip

FILLED! A student needs help funding an End of Grade field trip. This trip is three days long and will the allow the student learn about a variety of topics. A few examples include experiencing some of North Carolina's historical sites, learning about marine life, and...

FILLED! Clothing for Children

A family of six needs help with providing summer clothes for their children. This need has already been partially met, but we still have three children to clothe. We are looking for Spring/Summer bottoms, tops, bathing suits, and shoes for the following: Girl: size...