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Twenty families still available for adoption in Adopt-A-Family effort

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:17 am

Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family still has 20 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.

#023: Dad is disabled, Mom lost her job due to budget cuts. Younger son had problems in school, now homeschooled.  Needs: Blankets, Sheets, Clothing Gift Suggestions: Vacuum, DVD’s, DS Game.

#035: Female disabled and waiting on disability, male unemployed looking for work. Needs: Queen bed sheets, towels, dining table and chairs, vacuum, dishes, sofa, winter coats, boots, undergarments. Gift Suggestions: Queen comforter set, candles, Walmart gift cards, Tool sets, STL Cardinal stuff.

#046: Boyfriend’s work hours are sporadic. Mom doesn’t work due to son’s health. No child support. Needs: Towels, Clothing, Gift Suggestions: Coffee Pot, Electric Razor, Mega Blocks Halo, Xbox 360 Game.

#058: Both parents unemployed, Mom’s job was seasonal.  Needs: Vacuum, Sheets, Towels, Microwave Oven, Clothing, Humidifier Gift Suggestions: Work Gloves, Tea Maker, Hair Straightener, Doodle Bear, Bath Toys, Learning Toys.

#081: Single mom of 3 children. 2 adult children are disabled. Unemployed Needs: Pots & Pans, Blankets, Sheets, Clothing, Undergarments, Coats Gift Suggestions: Board Games, Electric Razor, DVD Player, Hair Dryer, Karaoke Machine, MP3 Player .

#084: Single mom of 2 kids and Fiance. Mom on disability. No child support. Needs: Sheets, Bed, Towels, Undergarments, Clothing, Coats  Gift Suggestions: Miami Dolphins, Work Boots, DS Game, Baby Dolls.

#090: Mom unable to work, on medical leave from eye surgery. No child support. Needs: Pots & Pans, Dishes, Washer & Dryer, Sheets, Towels, Clothing, Coats Gift Suggestions: DVD Player, Ps2 Game, MP3 Player, Bike.

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

#148: Mom of 2 lost her job. Boyfriend has sporadic work. Needs: Towels, Pots & Pans, Clothing Gift Suggestions: DVD, Gas Gift Card, Monster Trucks, Cabbage Patch Doll, Learning Toys.

#151: Mom of 4, Father in prison. Electric bill really high, no money for Christmas Needs: Mom of 4, Father in prison. Electric bill really high, no money for Christmas Gift Suggestions: Mom of 4, Father in prison. Electric bill really high, no money for Christmas

#153: Fiance had heart attack in Spring, caused brain damage. Mom had to quit work to care for him.  Needs: Food, Clothing Gift Suggestions: Pots & Pans, Hand Held Video Game, Zumba Workout Video, iTunes Gift Card

#159: Mom works, but doesn’t receive enough hours; no child support. Needs: Towels, Sheets, Clothing, Undergarments Gift Suggestions: Perfume, RC Car, Light Sabre, Baby Doll Accessories, Legos

#162: Couple with 3 kids. Fiance is legally blind; having a hard time finding work. Mom is unemployed Needs: Sheets, Pots, Clothing, Coats Gift Suggestions: Clothes, Helicopter, Barbie, Baby Dolls

#165: Single young female, income not enough to cover needs Needs: Sheets, Clothing. Gift Suggestions: DVD’s, Candle, Bath Set

#166: Single mom, hard to make ends meet. One child in & out of hospital & another recently diagnosed with Aspergers. Also taking care of nephew. Needs: Sheets,  Pillows, Clothing Gift Suggestions: DVD’s, DVD Player, Motorcycle Books, Walkie Talkies, Power Rangers, Xbox Game

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.