This page contains all published Families In Need blog posts — special requests from circuit staff looking for assistance from the community — sorted chronologically with the newest at the top.

Family In Need: Toddler Beds

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Open

  • Request
    Toddler Beds

  • Narrative
    This is a general request. Our program has an ongoing need for toddler beds.

  • Contact
    Deborah Moore
    deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1218
    (850) 294-7545

Family In Need: Furniture and Household Items

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Open

  • Request
    New household items (sheets, towels, dishes, pots, pans, silverware) and new/gently used furniture (small dressers with three or four drawers, dining tables, chairs, sofas)

  • Narrative
    This is a general request. Household items are frequently needed by families of the children that our program represents.

  • Contact
    Deborah Moore
    deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1218
    (850) 294-7545

Family In Need: Used Laptop Computers

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Open

  • Request
    Used laptop/notebook computers, preferably no older than three years of age

  • Narrative
    This is a general request. The computers will be donated to youth attending school.

  • Contact
    Deborah Moore
    deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1218
    (850) 294-7545

Family In Need: Playards and Car Seats [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled

  • Request
    New "pack 'n play" playards and car seats

  • Narrative
    N/A

  • Contact
    Deborah Moore
    deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1218
    (850) 294-7545
Update
2016-02-14: update status to "fulfilled"

Family In Need: Laptop Computers [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled

  • Request
    Used laptop/notebook computers (preferably no more than three years of age)

  • Narrative
    The computers will be donated to youth attending school.

  • Contact
    Janay Davis
    janay.davis@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1230
    (850) 661-8086
Update
2015-09-10: updated request details, added narrative and changed point of contact
2016-02-14: update status to "fulfilled"

Family In Need: Dresser [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help in fulfilling those needs.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled

  • Request
    One (1) dresser

  • Narrative
    N/A

  • Contact
    Christina Chapman
    christina.chapman@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1215
    (850) 294-3892
Update
2016-02-14: update status to "fulfilled"

Family In Need: Toddler Beds with Mattresses [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help in fulfilling those needs.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled

  • Request
    Two (2) toddler beds with mattresses

  • Narrative
    Beds are needed for two separate families. One will be used by a girl and the other a boy.

  • Contact
    Emily Pritchard
    emily.pritchard@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1225
    (850) 445-0658
Update
2014-09-03: update status to "fulfilled"

Family In Need: Baby Furniture [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help in fulfilling those needs.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled

  • Request
    Baby furniture

  • Narrative
    Furniture is needed for a family with a thirteen-month-old child.

  • Contact
    Janay Davis
    janay.davis@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1230
    (850) 661-8086
Update
2015-02-05: update status to fulfilled

Family In Need: Vacuum Cleaners [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help in fulfilling those needs.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled
     
  • Request
    New vacuum cleaners
     
  • Narrative
    Several families do not currently have a functioning vacuum cleaner in their home.
     
  • Contact
    Deborah Moore
    deborah.moore@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1218
    (850) 294-7545
Update
2016-02-14: update status to "fulfilled"

Family In Need: Bunk Beds [Fulfilled]

We regularly encounter families who are in need of living assistance but our resources are extremely limited. When special requests for essentials such as beds, linens, clothing and school supplies come in from families, our staff reach out to the community for help in fulfilling those needs.

If you can assist in fulfilling the below request or have any questions, please get in touch with the request contact. Thank you for your help!

  • Status
    Fulfilled
     
  • Request
    Two (2) sets of bunk beds
     
  • Narrative
    The bunk beds are needed for a mother who is reunifying with her four children.
     
  • Contact
    Emily Pritchard
    emily.pritchard@gal.fl.gov
    (850) 606-1225
    (850) 445-0658
Update
2015-12-21: update status to "fulfilled"