COVID-19 Requests

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, many of the families and children we serve are struggling to make ends meet, and with the help of our community, we can continue saying yes to fulfilling every request we receive. The requests below are all real requests we have received as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic and need the community to sponsor.

Ongoing Grocery Support

$50 donation to purchase an HEB gift card for a family that has lost income due to COVID-19.

$50.00

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Ongoing Educational Support

MANY children are in need of laptops/tablets as they finish the school year through distance learning.

$75.00

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Rent Assisstance for a Longhorn

A UT Student is out of work due to covid-19 and is short rent $500.

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August Rent Help

A student has been out of work since many restaurants have had to remain closed, and needs help making her August rent.

$850.00

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Groceries for a Young Man in a Shelter

17-year-old Micah is living in a shelter with strict dietary restrictions due both health issues and religious restrictions. His shelter is currently unable to provide food he can eat, and he is in need of a grocery card.

$50.00

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Daycare Assistance

Three-year-old Angel's daycare has been closed since the start of covid-19 and has no plans to open soon. His previous daycare was covered through state vouchers, but now has to attend a new daycare while his foster parents are at work. This daycare is being paid for out out of the foster family's pocket and could use some financial help.

$200.00

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Adoption Assistance for Kaylee

Kaylee is only 12 years old but lived through a tremendous amount of trauma. She has been preparing to be adopted by her aunt for the last several years and will finally be moving in with her in two weeks! However, her aunt was recently laid off and worried this will impact her being able to adopt Kaylee. To make this transition as smooth as possible, we would like to provide a Wal Mart gift card for the essentials.

$300.00

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Ride Sharing for Ann

Ann is saving up for a car, but needs help funding her ride shares to get to work on time while she saves.

$100.00

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Groceries for Yael

Yael has been living with her aunt since she entered foster care two years ago and they have been doing great together! However, due to COVID-19, Yael's aunt has moved her elderly mother in with them in light of the health risks she could face during a pandemic. The added stresses have made money tight in their home and they could use a grocery gift card.

$150.00

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Day Camp for Sibling Group

A sibling group of six has been really struggling with having to stay-at-home and their local YMCA recently opened for day camp. One of the siblings is on the autism spectrum and would really benefit from the social setting.

$500.00

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Wal Mart gift card for foster family of five

A grandmother taking care of four children recently had her hours cut at her job due to covid-19 and needs some help in the form of a Walmart gift card

$175.00

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A New Bed for a New Apartment

21-year-old Bobby is moving into his very first apartment and needs help furnishing it, particularly with a mattress, bed frame, and bedding.

$200.00

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Summer Clothes for Three Siblings

Brooklyn, Blair and Luke are all in need of new summer clothes, as they don't have any appropriate clothes that fit them for summer. Their foster parents have both had their hours cut due to covid-19.

$300.00

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Needs for a Boy with Disabilities

Dayton's foster parents both have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 and are working as hard as they can to meet his unique needs. He is growing out of his occupational therapy materials and chair and needs to get a new one asap!

$500.00

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New Longhorn's Apartment Desposit

A new UT student needs to get into an apartment for the school year, but because of new COVID related changes, apartment complexes are asking more from students when they sign their lease. This student is being asked to provide a $925 security deposit, $830 discounted first month rent and a $925 second month rent up front and cannot pay the total by herself.

$2,680.00

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Virtual Summer Welding Class

15-year-old Julianna is hoping to attend a virtual welding course put on by Texas State University this summer. However, both of her foster (soon to be adoptive) parents lost their jobs due to covid-19.

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Summer clothes for Alyssa

14-year-old Alyssa couldn't take any of her belongings with her when she was removed from her parents home that was also being used as a meth lab. Her new foster family has been able to provide a few new things, but we want Alyssa to be comfortable in some new clothes she can pick out herself this summer.

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Summer School Fee for Raul

Raul needs to take summer classes to ensure he is caught up enough to continue to the next school year with his class.

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Car Insurance for Callie

Callie is a 22-year-old mother of two that grew up in foster care. She is currently a student, and was working part-time until she lost her job due to COVID-19. She needs assistance paying her car insurance this month so she can safely drive her children.

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Lego City Set for Troy

Like many kids stuck at home right now, 13-year-old Troy is struggling with boredom. His foster parents only have toys for younger kiddos, and told his CASA all he wants is a huge Lego City set to keep him entertained.

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Educational Items for 3 Siblings

These three siblings are all in need of different education supplies as they engage in distance learning until they can go back to school.

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Grocery Assistance for Two Brothers

Two and five year old brothers recently moved in with their aunt after being removed from their mother's care. However, due to covid-19 their aunt has been on food stamps and while she works to get the boys on her food stamps with her she needs grocery assistance in the interim.

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Clothes for Morgan

Morgan's last placement did not buy her new clothes, and any clothes she does still have do not fit her. She needs new clothes asap, and her current caregivers are not receiving any funds from the state right now.

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Bed for Annie

Annie is growing out of the toddler bed she has been sleeping in, and is in need of a "big girl bed" while she remains in foster care.

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Art Supplies for Hannah

Hannah's grandmother has recently noticed a great interest and talent for art inside Hannah and would like to provide her with an easel, canvasses, and paints.

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Crafts for Sisters

Since the stay at home order was put in place, sisters Ashlyn and Megan have used all of their foster parent's art supplies to keep busy and cope. Sponsor getting them some new crafts to do at home.

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Tablet for Austen

Austen is in a new placement and needs a tablet to keep up with his schoolwork virtually. He will be taking summer classes to catch up to work he missed rom moving around earlier in the school year.

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Household Items for Maliya

Maliya just moved in with her grandmother after moving through several placements. Her grandmother can't receive any kinship funds from the state because of a previous placement of Maliya's, but her grandmother could really use some assistance for groceries and household items as she cares deeply for her granddaughter.

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Fun Activities for Skylar

Skylar's foster parents need some fun activities to keep him busy while they are all sheltered-in-place.

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Guitar Books for Natalie

Natalie has been struggling during the stay at home orders and battling some depression. Her foster parents gave her a guitar to try and help her focus on learning something new, and Natalie has really taken to it. We want to send Natalie some guitar books to encourage her learning!

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Items Needed for a New Placement of Two

Will and his brother Matthew came to their new placement with only the clothes on their back which were very small for them. Not only are they in need of new clothes, the foster mother also needs a crib for Matthew so that she can ensure these brothers stay together

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Glasses for Holly

Holly is ecstatic to be getting adopted later this year by her aunt. Unfortunately, her aunt lost her work because of covid-19 and Holly is in need of new eyeglasses.

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Tablets for Two Brothers with Autism

Two foster brothers, both with autism, are in need of tablets so they can be better homeschooled by their grandmother who lost her job (and her work laptop) due to covid-19.

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Beds for Recently Placed Kids

A brother and a sister have recently entered the foster system and need bunk beds so that they can ensure they are able to stay together in the same foster home.

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Virtual Gymnastics

Before covid-19, Chloe had been really enjoying her gymnastics classes, and has been really sad to miss them during social distancing. Now, that same studio is offering virtual classes which we want to enroll Chloe in!

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Tablets for Three Siblings

A sibling group of three is sharing one laptop to complete their distance learning, purchasing two tablets would ease family tensions on sharing the laptop during this time.

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Crib for Rae

While infant Rae is living with her aunt, her father promised to build her a crib while he works his CPS services. However, because of covid-19 he has lost his job and can no longer complete the project. So far, she has been sleeping in a pack-n-play and needs to be in a crib.

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Walmart Shopping Trip for Nate

Nate's grandmother recently lost her job, and her grandfather only brings in $1,000 a month. Nate has grown out of most of his clothes, and his family could use help with groceries. Sponsoring a trip to Walmart can solve both of these issues in one shopping trip!

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Daytime Childcare for Ronnie

Nine-year-old Ronnie has two foster parents who are essential workers and have been struggling to find childcare that is funded through CPS vouchers during the pandemic. The only one in their area that they can get Ronnie into is at the YMCA for a discounted rate of $300 a month, but is not covered by the CPS vouchers.

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LEGO set for Brothers

Two brothers have been spending a lot of time watching TV while they are stuck at home, and their CASA volunteer is wanting to provide them with a more interactive activity like building LEGO's.

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Crafts for Six Siblings

Two educator foster parents are caring for six children and are struggling to find ways to keep all six of their kiddos busy. With all six kids home right now, their grocery bill has skyrocketed and make too much money to receive any state benefits. We want to help them with a gift card to buy crafts for the kids to keep busy!

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Food Assistance for Jason

19-year-old Jason is currently staying on a friend's couch since he is out of work. He needs assistance in providing food while he lives with his friend who wants Jason to contribute to groceries as a form of rent.

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Diapers and Pull Ups

Mario's foster parents have both had reduced hours as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, and are struggling to keep up with Mario's diaper/pull up needs.

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Gas Cards for a Young Mom

Yarelli is a young mother of two that is in independent living after aging out of foster care. She lost her job, and needs help getting gas cards so she is able to get to the grocery store.

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Interactive Toys for Louis

Louis is a three-year-old boy with autism. His grandmother is struggling to find ways to keep Louis entertained now that he is not in daycare during social distancing. She could use our help in getting Louis some interactive toys.

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Hot Spots for Distance Learning

A foster family with four children is struggling to keep everyone online during various online classes, and they are need of individual hot spots to avoid people getting kicked off of the network.

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Grocery Assistance for three siblings

Three siblings are living with their grandmother who cannot work right now due to covid-19, and is ineligible for SNAP benefits. As a result, she needs help getting food and milk with a $200 Walmart gift card.

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Rent Assistance

Taliya has raked up all of her savings to make it through this covid-19 crisis where she is unable to work. She has set up an impressive budget, but needs $300 to make her May rent.

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Lyft Gift Card for Kayla

22-year-old Kayla just got a new job at her local clinic, but needs help in getting to/from work safely. She has an infant child and does not want to risk public transportation at this time.

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Bunk Beds to Keep Siblings Together

10-year-old Jon has the opportunity to move into the same foster home as his 12-year-old brother, but the foster family needs to replace their current bed with a bunk bed. Help us place these siblings together during this time!

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Groceries for MJ

MJ is an 11-year-old girl whose great aunt is caring for her while she is unable to work. She is running low on food, and needs our assistance with an HEB gift card.

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Rent Assistance for Cameron

Cameron is a young adult who has recently aged out of foster care. He also just lost his job due to COVID-19 and needs our help to make his rent.

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Diapers and Wipes for Dayton

Caregivers to two-year-old Dayton have had their work hours slashed due to COVID-19 and are struggling financially. They need assistance getting diapers/wipes for Dayton at this time.

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Groceries for a Quarantined Family

A foster family of four has been quarantined to their home for the last two weeks, and their fridge gave out this weekend. With the stress and added expense, this family could use assistance with a grocery gift card.

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Car Repairs for Camila

Pay Camila's auto-shop bill that she can no longer pay-in-full after being laid-off from her part-time job.

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HEB Gift Card for 3 Siblings

Three siblings are living with their grandmother after their case has been extended for another 6 months. Their grandmother is unable to work right now, and they need assistance with groceries.

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Homeschooling Programs

While kids are out of school, one foster mom is dedicated to homeschooling all 5 of her foster kiddos so that they do not fall behind. She is in need of two online learning programs.

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Crochet Supplies for Morgan

15-year-old Morgan has experienced a lot of trauma and is having a hard time keeping up with therapy and coping while having limited activities to do during social distancing. She would like to learn how to crochet, and we would like to provide her with the supplies!

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Grocery Assistance for a New Placement

Two Siblings were recently removed from their parents care and placed with their aunt and uncle, who won't receive kinship payments until May. In the meantime, they need our help with groceries.

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Diaper and Wipe Delivery

Ship diapers and wipes straight to the placement of one-year-old Abby

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iPad for Jayden's Learning

Jayden is a blind child who typically uses his school's iPad that has visual impairment software to help him learn. However, he no longer has access to the school's iPad, so we are looking to provide him one for home use.

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Groceries for Previously Homeless Siblings

Four sisters are now living with their grandmother after being homeless with their parents for many months. Until the grandmother can get approved for foster care payments, she will need help getting groceries for all four children.

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Pay Ali's April Rent

Pay rent for UT student Ali, who is out of work right now and already overcome a lot of financial hardships this year.

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Pull-Ups for Michael

Amazon shipment of diapers, pull-ups and wipes to a Michael's foster family who cannot find them at their local stores.

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Laptop for Alvin

A laptop for high school senior, Alvin, who had to finish high school through online distance learning.

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Grocery Assistance for Rachel's Almost Adoptive Family

Grocery Assistance for four-year-old Rachel, who's foster parents are unable to work right now.

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Groceries for Allison

Allesandra was recently in the hospital for her seizure disorder and is having trouble to get clearance to go back to work. She needs help with groceries!

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Bunk Beds so a Sibling Group can Stay Together

Three siblings recently were put into foster care during the COVID-19 outbreak. Provide bunk beds so that their new foster parents can keep them together in their home.

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Groceries for Amber

Amber's adoption hearing has been pushed back because of COVID-19, and her parents are struggling financially with a lack of work. This family would greatly benefit from grocery assistance at this time!

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Groceries for Lauren

Lauren recently aged-out of foster care and lost her job at the mall due to COVID-19. She needs grocery assistance to ensure she can make her rent.

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Foster Angels of Central Texas

Foster Angels of Central Texas is a designated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We offer foster children in Central Texas what they need when they need it most. That moment of need for children in foster care is not next week or next month. It’s today, right now.