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Family in Need #4, MO

Please contact heatherdeg if you have anything for this family.

What is your family situation?
Our family is hopefully in just a temporary financial crunch. The past six months have been a struggle for us to maintain basic living expenses. My dh is self-employed and we are trying to not lose our house. DH is working 14 hours per day to try to keep us from moving to a friend's basement. I do not foresee us having any extra funds this year apart from the house and utilities. It is just a really hard time for us right now. We were on the path to becoming foster parents and hoping to be in a position to help a child this Christmas, and here we are needing the help. I hate asking for help, I'm usually the one who likes to offer the help! I really appreciate being considered for this.
Any allergies or sensitivities in the family? (e.g. cat, dog, smoke) smoke only.

Which holiday(s) does your family celebrate? Christmas

Please list up to 2 items per person in your family and up to 2 items for your family as a whole below. (If you are requesting gift cards, please specify local or online stores that, if money is available, gift cards can be provided that you can conveniently use.)

Of the items requested below, please prioritize the top 3 overall needs of your family (this can not include direct financial help such as bills paid):
*Gift cards to store where food could be purchased: Walmart, Target, Aldi (?)
*Wooden Trains


Child #1: DS1 age 6
Age and gender:
Items requested:

1. Legos sets
Non-set legos

2. Books about Airplanes or Animals
2 animal books

Child #2: DS2 age 4.75
Age and gender:
Items requested:

1. Wooden Trains
gently used small wooden train set

2. Books about Trains, Airplanes, Construction

(please add more child sections depending on the number of children in your family)

Adult #1 (YOU! ):
Gender: F
Items requested:

1. The only thing I really want this year is to buy a printer for our homeschooling, so a gift card if possible to put towards it.

2. Muffin pan or coffee mug

Adult #2:
Gender: M
Items requested:

1. Socks Size 11 shoe

2. Undershirts Size large

Needs for Your Family As A Whole:

Items requested:

1. Gift cards where we can buy food: Walmart or Target (locally is shop n save or schnucks)
$25 walmart gift card.

2. Family Friendly DVDs - Rated G (animated, veggie tales, etc!)

KnowledgeUnltd will send Children's T-Shirts/Learning Materials for boys age/size 5-7.

few Pre-K & K level miscellaneous curriculum books

A fairly large scrapbooking lot - mostly Creative Memories - paper, stickers, diecuts, journaling boxes, Geometric Multi-Maker punch, Leaf Maker punch, PicFolio mini albums, photo boxes, Rickrack Short Cuts, non-CM seasonal calendar, and a glue runner

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