Give to someone in need
Acts 435 is about giving to people directly, to help them bridge the gap when they are facing a financial crisis.
Can you help a specific person in need?
Read stories of the applicants below and give as you feel able. Any amount will make a big difference to someone who is struggling.
You can instead make a general donation and the Acts 435 team will allocate it to the most urgent requests.
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- Clothes (13)
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- Ill Health (52)
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- Fresh Start (66)
- Housing (24)
- Struggling with Bills/Debt (75)
- Benefit Delays/Sanctions (9)
- White Goods and Furniture (83)
- People with Disability (18)
- Refugees / Asylum Seekers (16)
- Technology (4)
- Domestic Abuse (23)
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A is an Asylum Seeker from Guinea, living in temporary hotel accommodation. He has strong connections with the former Government that was overthrown by a military coup. His brothers and father have been arrested and lost contact. This happened whilst A was at a conference the UK and he is unable to return. as he has lost his income sources. He is undertaking an online Masters, but the WiFi at the hotel is poor. Please can you help him to get membership at the Stony Brook University Library so that he can use their resources to complete his course?
Still £105 left to donateTotal needed £150
This mother and two children, aged nine and six, are Refugees from Syria. They currently have very little furniture at home, just beds, a small sofa and camping chairs, and no toys for the children. Mum has asked for help to buy a table and chairs so they can sit down to eat, and wardrobe for the children's clothes.
Still £150 left to donateTotal needed £150
S is a Refugee who has been settled in England for the past two years. Unfortunately, he got into debt, due to the language barrier and a lack of understanding of the system. He is working with Christians Against Poverty and is making good progress, but needs support to pay off his insolvency.
Still £90 left to donateTotal needed £90
L has experienced Human Trafficking. After spending time in a multiple occupancy Refuge, she has now taken the brave step to move into Semi Supported Accommodation. This will enable her to move towards independence, whilst she has accessed counselling to begin to recover from the trauma of her experiences. L is in need of a new mattress for the safe flat she is now living in, as she begins to rebuild her life.