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More families need assistance through 2012 Adopt-A-Family holiday program

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:06 am

Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family still has 75 families who are in need of assistance for Christmas. Below is a summary of a few of the families that are available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting one of these families or would like more information, please call (636) 336-2410.

#095: Limited Income. Grandma on disability. Grandpa just had surgery and has another scheduled. Granddaughter is deaf. Needs: Pots & Pans, Vacuum Cleaner, Clothing, Undergarments, Coats. Gift Suggestions: Candles, RC Cars, DVD’s, Make-up, Vanity Table & Chair.

#100: Couple with one child. Both parents are unemployed. No family close to help. Needs: Toddler Bedding, Towels, Clothing, Coats Gift Suggestions: Phone Minutes, PS3 Game, Dora, Big Wheel.

#102: Homeless female. Applied for disability. Cancer in remission. Needs: Towels, Any Household Items, Clothing, Undergarments Gift Suggestions: Tires for car, Fishing Gear.

#103: Single man, unemployed since spring.  Needs: Towels, Sheets, Blankets, Clothing  Gift Suggestions: DVD Player, Jacket.

#104: Single mom of three. No child support, Recent surgery. Living with parents. Needs: Sheets, Dishes, Clothing, Undergarments  Gift Suggestions: Candles, Prepaid Phone, Wii Games, Cowgirl Boots

#105: Couple, female is disabled, male is applying Needs: Sheets, Towels, Blankets, Clothing Gift Suggestions: DVD’s, Wii Game, Tools, Cd’s.

#106: Mom not able to work much. Fiance disabled (COPD, Bi-polar)  Needs: Sheets, Pots & Pans, Curtains, Clothing  Gift Suggestions: DVD Player, Boots, Dora, Legos.

#110: Disabled Couple. Dad had several strokes and heart attack. Adult son with hydrocephalus, MR, ADHD, Bipolar, and Asbergers.  Needs: Towels, Skillets, Cereal Bowls, Clothing  Gift Suggestions: Candles, Phone Minutes, PS2 Games, Cologne.

#113: Couple with four kids. Nearly lost home to foreclosure. Was able to save home, but still behind on car loan and utilities.  Needs: Work Boots, Clothing, Towels, Kid Size Cups  Gift Suggestions: Books, Gas Gift Card, Rollerblades, Baseball Equipment, Lego’s, Softball Equipment, Minnie Mouse.

#115: Couple with five children. Bills exceed income. Dad used to work at Chrysler, was laid off. Working now, but not making as much.  Needs: Pots & Pans, Sheets, Towels, Clothing, Undergarments Gift Suggestions: DVD’s, Puzzles, MP3 Player, DVD Player, Softball Equipment, Air Soft Gun, T-Ball Set, Minnie Mouse, Blocks.

#118: Couple with three kids. Dad hasn’t worked in a while. Mom works, but doesn’t make enough to cover bills. Has a car, but can’t afford plates for it. Needs: Towels, Sheets, Clothing, Socks, Undergarments Gift Suggestions: Waffle Maker, Tool Set, Wii Game, Air Soft Gun, Softball Ball & Bat.

#119: Mom and Dad both lost their job in the last few weeks. Taking care of Father-in-law who is dying of cancer. Needs: Sheets, Towels, Washing Machine, Clothing, Coats, Boots Gift Suggestions: Books, Body Wash, Art Set, Transformers, Bikes, How Wheels.

#120: Couple with 1 child and pregnant. Mom about to go on maternity leave. Dad’s job is seasonal, Needs:  Pots & Pans, Coats, Undergarments Gift Suggestions: John Deere Items, Journal, Beyblades, Infant Tub.

Also, we have several families who are in need of used furniture such as beds, futons, couches, and appliances. There is also a great need for new items such as Towels, Pots & Pans and sheets.  If you have any of these items that you would like to donate, please call the adoption number listed above.