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forgot to post my contact info October 05, 2010 6:54 PM

my name is heather, and i posted the request below, but i forgot to post my contact info.... my email is serenityprayer890@gmail.com. thanks and may god bless you and keep you.

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Need a laptop for school... October 05, 2010 6:29 PM

hi...my name is heather and i am 19... i am in school now, but because of my family's money issues, i thought i never had a chance to get in to college-- i ony got in because i qualified for financial aid. Every one in my family is struggling to find a job in this economy-- its all hands on deck in terms of supporting the household. Rent, bills, and food take up all of our income, and our heat got shut off last month. i have a baby on the way and that'll add another mouth to feed. i know this sounds stupid and fake, but i really  need a laptop for school. I'm trying to get a better education so i can change my life and give my daughter a better life than the one i have, and i didnt have the money for most of my supplies. Our church has a bank that i could get my other supplies from, but they didnt have any computers. My professors keep getting on me about this and the school library computers require an ID number, but getting one costs money. I really don't like asking for help. I've prayed and prayed about a solution,  but with my big family,it seems hopeless.  and I looked online and found this site, and I dont know if any one ever even sees these...but it feels kind of like an answer to my prayers...

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Please help my kids !!!! August 24, 2010 2:37 PM

The following are things my kids need for supplies then i have also enclosed a note on why im asking for stuff

school supplies for both just what they are needing now :

both kids need : crayons , pencials , pens ,markers , paint , pocket folders ,spiral note books , glue , construction paper , manilla paper

now heres the note i have added :

Just so you understand about my story here it is :Hello,
My family has been through alot this past few years i have gotten out of a real abusive relationship that my kids have had to see me get hIT  black and blue on a daily basis for 5  years of the 8 and we have moved when he was at work left everything so the kids dont have anything really as we are trying to start over with what little we have we live off my son's disability he is adhd ,and bypolar so it pays our rent with $1 left over so we are literly struggling to make ends meet with just that we are all in need of clothes and nessisties and to top it all off my grand father, aunt , and my mother have all past  in the same year so we have no family to turn to at all i have reached out to churches to help us with no luck most go by donatations and funding and they are not able to at this time they said it could possiable be up to 6 monthes for any assistance even after all we have been through i am not able to work either i am bypolar dr said no working and i am waiting for ss to decide on my case but that again could be a year i just want my kids to have a good christmas something i will not be able to provide this year for them god bless anyone who would like to help my family its been a real struggle  our greatest need is clothing and nessisties right now i thank god we have a roof over our heads now anything would be a blessing to me and to them god bless you and thank you for reading my story , misty Goodwin

my daughter aleigha is turning 9 in october 26th  , my son austin will be 10 in august 25th

ps. christmas is another big hurdle but i just wanted you to know why i was asking for that stuff thank

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continued from first post August 16, 2010 6:13 PM

The rest of my sons supply list is
2 boxes of 24 count crayons
1 clipboard
1 coloring book
10 pencil top erasers
1 hand sanitizer with pump

If anyone is out there that is willing my children and I will appreciate it greatly. Like I said I hate asking others  because I know this world is so messed up and a lot of people are in in right now. Anyway, I tried calling all the local churches and they told me they already did their giveaway for school supplies which was Saturday and I had no heads up about it. I still have to buy my children school clothes and shoes. Anyway, if anyone is willing you may send the items to our home at

Tabitha Eaton
120 East Champaign Ave
Rantoul, IL 61866



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In need of school supplies for my children! August 16, 2010 5:59 PM

I am not really sure if this Pay it forward is for real or not. I hate being one of those people who ask for help because I have always been the one on the other end helping out people in need. But this time I need help and it's sad I feel like I haven't been the mommy I need to be since I can not afford to get them what they need. If this is true and someone is out there willing to help that would be amazing. My children start school on the 7th of September. I am currently unemployed due to the economy. My children every year have had everything they needed for school plus some for those who couldn't afford and this year I am on the other end dying at night knowing I can't be the mother I need to be. Anyway, I am in major need of school supplies for my two boys I have one who will be in 4 grade this year and one who will be in second grade this year.

My 4th grader needs. 
5 #2 Pencils (already sharpened) NO MECHANICAL PENCILS
Pink Rubber Eraser (please, no toys)
Colored Pencils
1 24 pack Crayons
Box of Tissue
Pack of Post It Notes
Ruler w/Metric & Inches
1 Pack of Lined Paper
1 composition Notebook
Hand Sanitizer
1 Clean Sock
1 Pair Good Quality Scissors
1 Glue Bottle
2 Glue Sticks
2 Dry Erase Markers
2 Highlighters
2 Two Pocket Folders
3 Loose Leaf Notebooks
1 Supply Box
1 Book Bag

My 2nd grader needs.
4 packages #2 lead pencils (10 packs) or at least 40 pencils
2 folders (2-pocket)

 
1 book bag
 
3 boxes of tissues (e.g. Kleenex)
 
8 glue sticks
 
2 erasers (large, rubber)
1 safety scissors
2 spiral notebooks (single subject, wide ruled)
2 packages wide ruled, loose leaf paper
1 supply box
1 white liquid glue
 
1 pack of dry erase markers (4 pack-dry erase only)
 
1 pair of tennis shoes
 
2 containers of clorox (bleach-free) wipes
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Needing some help August 11, 2010 11:32 PM

I am a little in need this time around. This is my sons first year of school, and i have just lost my job. Me and my partner has been looking for work, but with no luck. I am looking to get some help with some school supplies, and any possible cloths. He will be attending Kindergarden, so mainly just markers and things along that lines. And he is 5, a pretty big 5 year old so big the better on cloths. I am very sorry to be even asking, but i have already try'd calling all the resourses lines. Some can help on tiny amounts of supplies, but nothing in the clothing department, and i just don't want to send him to school in the clothes he messed up this summer. thank you for taking the time to read this

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Need Help!! August 09, 2010 1:48 PM

I need help getting my son school clothes again and ys i said again i took my whole 200 dollar check and bought my son school clothes and supplies and the next day when i went to work someone robbed my house and took all his stuff and all my food PLEASE HELP ME HE STARTS SCHOOL THURSDAY

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I need help getting my two boys supplies for school. August 09, 2010 8:32 AM

Hello everyone,
I have two boys, they are in 7th and 8th grade and I could really use some help getting there school supplies.  I am a single mom and any help with any of the things they need would be of great appreciation.  I don't know if it is going to help to join this website or not but I am going to try anything.  If you know of any places that will help by donating to my family please let me know. Thanks Jamie

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basic school supplies for high school August 07, 2010 2:26 PM

Hi i am not used to asking for help this is my sons last year in high school i  only need basic schools supllies pens pencil and paperwork this all i can bring my self to ask for and to anyone that helps thank you soo much and may god bless you

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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR TWO YOUNG GIRLS August 04, 2010 2:14 PM

I feel horrible for doing this, but at the same time very grateful that I found this site. I love helping others. I, in the past, haven't been able to tell people no. I'm working on it though! I am now where I didn't want to be, financially strapped. My husband has been without work for over a year. He just took a low-paying job and it's only going to help us get caught up....it will not be able to help with the extras. I however get a bonus at the end of Septmeber. If anyone is willing to help a fourth grader and kindergarten with their school supplies this year, please let me know. I will pay you back when the money is available.

thank you,

Kathy

kakpickles@yahoo.com

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Hope this helps everyone :) August 03, 2010 11:23 AM

One way for low-income families to seek assistance on receiving school supplies for their children for the upcoming school year is to contact their local community action agencies or even area churches. Community action agencies sometimes have extra money set aside that is donated to purchase school supplies, and also they are donated as well. Parents can contact these offices to let them know that they are having trouble meeting their needs, and that assistance is needed to help buy their children school supplies. Sometimes these offices have tables set up with a variety of school supplies such as notebooks, pencils, pens, coloring crayons, folders, and other items that parents can pick out for their children. This is a big relief for struggling parents who are trying to make ends meet during tough times. Sometimes these agencies can take the extra step in purchasing book bags if more money is available at times also. For parents to find out who their local community action agencies might be, they can contact their local city government or visiting centers so that the correct agency can be contacted to receive such assistance.

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in need of some help with school supplies August 01, 2010 3:44 PM

hello i would like to know how can i get some supplies for my children for school. i don't have much money to afford them some supplies for school and i would like to know how can i get some supplies for my children. school starts on september 1, 2010 this year and would appreciate any help and im posting now in hopes of getting help with school supplies. if you are interested and want more info please email me

Grade 4

24 pencils 3 large boxes of facial tissue

3 erasers 1 scissor – labeled

1 colored pencil set 8 pocket folders

2 boxes of crayons (16 or 24) 8 spiral notebooks

1 box washable markers 10 red pens

Calculator 1 metric/standard ruler

Zipper pencil case-no plastic box 6 tip erasers

1 bottle of hand sanitizer loose leaf paper

Backpack – no wheels 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue

1 box of sandwich bags 5 glue sticks

Grade 5

10 pencils 1 box of crayons (16 or more)

Zipper pencil case – no plastic box 1 box of markers

1 regular Elmer’s glue (not paste) 1 box of watercolors with brush

1 pair of pointed scissors (labeled) 1 colored pencils set of 12

Wide-lined loose leaf paper 6 color coded folders along with 6 color

1 ruler (12 inches on one side, centimeter coded spiral notebooks (example: 1 red

on the other side) A MUST! folder and 1 red notebook, etc. Folders

No GEL OR INK PENS should have clips in them to hold loose leaf

1 large eraser paper.)

2 boxes of facial tissue 2 "extra" spiral notebooks (any color)

2 red pencils


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in need of some help with school supplies August 01, 2010 3:44 PM

hello i would like to know how can i get some supplies for my children for school. i don't have much money to afford them some supplies for school and i would like to know how can i get some supplies for my children. school starts on september 1, 2010 this year and would appreciate any help and im posting now in hopes of getting help with school supplies. if you are interested and want more info please email me

Grade 4

24 pencils 3 large boxes of facial tissue

3 erasers 1 scissor – labeled

1 colored pencil set 8 pocket folders

2 boxes of crayons (16 or 24) 8 spiral notebooks

1 box washable markers 10 red pens

Calculator 1 metric/standard ruler

Zipper pencil case-no plastic box 6 tip erasers

1 bottle of hand sanitizer loose leaf paper

Backpack – no wheels 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue

1 box of sandwich bags 5 glue sticks

Grade 5

10 pencils 1 box of crayons (16 or more)

Zipper pencil case – no plastic box 1 box of markers

1 regular Elmer’s glue (not paste) 1 box of watercolors with brush

1 pair of pointed scissors (labeled) 1 colored pencils set of 12

Wide-lined loose leaf paper 6 color coded folders along with 6 color

1 ruler (12 inches on one side, centimeter coded spiral notebooks (example: 1 red

on the other side) A MUST! folder and 1 red notebook, etc. Folders

No GEL OR INK PENS should have clips in them to hold loose leaf

1 large eraser paper.)

2 boxes of facial tissue 2 "extra" spiral notebooks (any color)

2 red pencils


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help with supplies July 29, 2010 2:29 PM

i am a single parent that needs help with supplies. this is the supplies the 5 kids need for school 4 packs notebook paper 10 1- subj notebooks 2 3-subj notebooks 2 5-subj notebooks 6 packs of no.2 pencils 1 pack of red or blue pens 2 dry erase markers 3 pk of pencil top erasers 5 pencil bags 2 black fine tip sharpie markers 2 packs of highlighters 3 purple pocket folders 3 orange pocket folders 3 yellow pocket folders 3 red pocket folders 3 blue pocket folders 3 green pocket folders 3 fancy pocket folders(for girls) 1 plastic 3 prog pocket folder 4 boxes of 24 crayons 1 pks of color pencils 1 pencil box 10 glue sticks 1 child scissors 2 pink erasers (not on pencil) 5 pencil sharpers 5 binders(2 boys 3 girls) 2 boy color backpacks 3 girl color backpacks any help is very much greatful thank you my email is wrestlingclan2@aol.com if you can help

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How to get help with childens school supplies July 29, 2010 12:07 PM

July 29, 10 Hi, I know this question has already been asked however I too need direction on retaining help (moneys) for school supplies. If anyone has information that can help me with providing my three teenagers with school supplies, and or clothing please do so. Im a single mother that was laid off in "09" living off EDD and food-stamps. I have not been successful in collecting child-support as of yet but remain hopeful. Thank you God Bless Lee



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Minister husband lost his job, 3 kids, school supplies needed August 18, 2008 2:55 PM

Hello.  My name is Rae.  My Husband is a minister, and he lost his job back in April.  We had 3 months worth of saving, like they always say but, even on a bare bones budget we ran out of that fast.  It is hard to have a family of 5 on that kind of budget.  Our 3 kids are ages 6, 3, and 1. We were hoping he would have a new job by now.  Unfortunately God hasn't lead us through that door yet. 
My husband is vigorously searching for a job, and he and I are picking up all the extra work we can get, but it is not enough.  We desperately need help to get school supplies.  If you can  help, or know of anybody or organization that can help, please let me know.  

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school supplies July 28, 2008 10:30 PM

 I am really new to this site, but I hope I am doing this right. My name is April and I am a step-mom to three teenage daughters. They all live with me and my husband. Their real mom realy has nothing to do with them. Consiquently I am "MOM". Times have been extremely hard on us this year. We found out our youngest is borderline functioning impaired, Severe Adhd and Bi-polar. Plus she and my husband have diabetes. Because of her situation I have had to quit working so we could enroll her in a special education school. It has helped tremendously she has already improved by 2 whole grade levels. So money is tight with my husband being the only one working. Welfare wont help because they say the girls are not my dependents. We have already lost our vehicle and our first home. Now it is time for school again and I have no idea how Im going to get them school supplies. Im enrolled in an online college and I cant even afford my books. I am at witts end I dont know what to do. I would love to finish college to ensure us a better future but at this rate I dont think I can. The girls all need so much school supplies this year. Does anyone know of a place that can help me?  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
RE- School supplies needed. July 28, 2008 4:55 PM

Hi, I really need help with school supplies Im 18 and Im still in HIghschool I was suppose to be a senior this year But Im going to be a junior. I cant afford School supplies I dont live with my mom so she cant help me and I live with my boyfriend and My daughter 2yrs and 2wk old son. I just want to be able to have supplies so I can be organized and graduate with no problems. I have a list of what I need but I dont know if Im suppose to put it on here you can email me through this site or at mommy2iliana@aol.com thanks so much for reading this.

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A School in need August 20, 2007 11:12 PM

I started running a formal school after analysing the fact that due to introduction by the Government of free primary education the level and quality of education has greatly been affected. Having worked earlier on in a private school which was offering a high level of quality education, I took it by myself to give children almost the same high level of quality education but at a very affordable fees. I have somehow
achieved but not without a myriad of problems.
I have accumulated a few unpaid bills as the number of children is still too low and many of the parents have not been able to pay that stipulated small amount of fees,and there are some who have been unable to buy even school uniform.
I have not been able to spread my wings in a wider geographical area due to lack of a school van though they are areas full of willing parents and deserving children.

 
It has been in my plan to equip the school with instruments of
e-learning but have only succeeded in acquiring one computer which is used in the office for office data analysis, this is where some pupils come to see a computer for their very first time leave alone touching one.
It has been been in my plan to fully sponsor at least 5 needy pupils per class but as the situation on ground dictates the institution might be forced to close down before we are able to sponsor even a single pupil.
To my estimate I will need about 8000 dollars to kick start the
establishment and give the most desired service to the needy.

We would also appreciate donors in areas of sporting accessories, teaching materials, Computer teaching software and related materials.

We can be contacted on this email address kburdschool@yahoo.com or on a sponsored website www.newkiambuschool.bravehost.com

Samuel W.

Manager

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Almost here and really needing help August 12, 2007 11:51 AM

I just found out about this group and due to some unforeseen bills I cant afford school supplies for my kids. I have 3 children and luckily I did find a program that took care of all of my daughters school supplies and gave me some for my boys who are older but I REALLY am in need of some the of necessities for them.

Here is a list...if anyone can help this is for BOTH boys and only what they didnt receive from the agency.

(4) 3 inch 3 ring binders

(2) highlighters that are not yellow

(2) red pens

You know the pages you put in the 3 ring binders to divide them into sections? I need at least 30 of those (15 each) and the usually come in packages with 8 or so in each.

(2) of the cheepie calculators

(2) pencil pouches

(2) pairs of scissors

(2) stick glue

(1) ruler

(2) protractors

(2) compasses

Any help you can give will be MUCH appreicated as school starts this coming FRIDAY!!!

My mailing address is: LeAnn Crouch

                                705 E. State Street

                                Morocco, Indiana 47963

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help please!!! August 02, 2007 1:21 PM

i am single mother of 16yr. old boy and 14 yr. old girl and need help with school supplies and cloths. their dad wont help or sent child support. if you can help please e-mail me soon. i have no school supplies at all. thank you and god bless  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
needed school supplies August 01, 2007 6:07 PM

i am single mother of 8yr. old boy and 5 yr. old girl and need help with school supplies and cloths. if anyone can help i would appreciate it more than words can say. God Bless  pleasae contact me on my regular email pipsqueak464@yahoo.com

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one penny items at office max July 30, 2007 5:39 PM

I'm not sure if this will help anyone. I just posted an ad asking for help in buying my daughter school supplies and wanted to first say that I have her folders. Office Max has folders, rulers, crayons, plastic protractor all for one penny each. I still need 6 binders, spanish/english dictionary, colored pencils, ream of copy paper, 5: 1 inch binders, 2: 2 inch binders, 25 sheets of 8 X 10 paper, set of acrylic paints, ultra fine marker sets, black permanent marker, 32 dividers w/ tabs, cassette player w/ blank tape. I know it's a long list but it's what they are requiring. If you can help it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
School supplies needed for student entering ninth grade please help me July 30, 2007 12:44 PM

I'm not sure if this is where to post this. My daughter is entering high school in 3 weeks and I am desperate. Every year I buy extra supplies for needy kids & this year I have a needy kid. My husband was recently diagnosed with bipolar and I am having a hard time with everything. He wiped out all the accounts, bought a new car & then tried to kill himself, his thinking was I would have a new car to drive and I could let the bills in his name go! Not very rational, but in his mind it was a plan. I thought w3e had the bipolar under control but he's having another relapse...it's been a long 8 months. He has a doctor's appt. on Thursday that I can't pay for. I am really worried about my daughters school supplies. It seems trivial to most but it really matters to her. She is a straight A student entering IB and they gave her a pretty extensive list of needed supplies. Does anyone know of any program in Lee County that can help a high school student? The only organizations I can find that help only cater to elementary kids...even though she needs a lot of the same supplies. Paper, scissors, folders, binders, colored pencils, spanish-english dictionary... She hasn't grown much and doesn't have to have new clothes, I'm going to try to buy her some new socks & panties...she would rather have them new and not have anything else. If anyone knows of any organization that can help the information would be greatly appreciated. I have good used kids clothes that I would be happy to trade as well. Thank you.

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 July 26, 2007 1:34 PM

Hi there,

I am a single mother of three boys, ages 12, 9 and 15 months.  My older two will be returning to school in less than two weeks and I am hoping and praying that someone or several may be willing to help fill their supply and clothing lists.  I am not asking for monetary donations just anyone who would be willing to help with some of the items.  My budget is tight raising three sons by myself!!!

Thanks so much in advance!

Blessings!

Paula (tmap04@gmail.com)

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Parent of 3 in need of school supplies July 26, 2007 1:25 PM

Hi all.I am new at this but I am also in desperate need of school supplies and there is nowhere around here helping now.I have one going into kindergarten,one into 3rd and one into 8th.My husband injured his back and has been out of work,I don't know where else to turn so I thought I would give it a try.Thanks so much!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
school supplies needed July 21, 2007 7:50 PM

I am a single dad, have 13 year old twins a boy and girl if anyone can please help me out with school supplies this year please let me know. You can email me direct @ digiglio1@verizon.net  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
if you need help with school supplies............. July 20, 2007 1:27 PM

Some people have posted on the Help a Family at Christmas site that they need help with school supplies.  Anyone here need help?  I don't believe in duplication so if no one needs help I close this thread and just go with the other site.

If you need help with school supplies please post here.

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SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED ????? July 15, 2007 11:52 AM

It's that time when many of the stores have sales on schools supplies.  Wal Mart has one going on this week. 

Good idea to stock up on some of the items as they can be used as Christmas or birthday gifts later in the year.

If you need help with school supplies for your children, PLEASE let us know and we'll see what we can do to help you out.

  **Note:  not all schools provide the supplies to the children.

  I've found that Middle School teachers prefer colored pencils for maps over crayons.



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