slong400

Canton, OH

#1 Sep 28, 2010
where can an older couple get christmas help when they dont have any kids at home man is disabled wife stays home to take care of husband and they need thanksgiving help too and if any one knows of any places that would adopt them for christmas please let me know thanks

Since: Oct 09

Bowling Green

#2 Sep 28, 2010
what kind of Christmas help are you looking for? I know how you feel and the boat you are in. My husband is disabled, but has not yet been granted disability. My daughter is autistic, but since she is almost 17 years old, she doesn't qualify for a lot of the programs like that. I work, even though my doctor has told me I'm disabled, but it takes all I have and then we still fall short on groceries and some bills at times. I'm constantly juggling them just to get by.

We can't really even help ourselves very much, but I will keep my ears open and ask around to some people I work with if they know of anything like that. Are you looking just for a food basket or what?
Listen

Bowling Green, KY

#3 Sep 28, 2010
slong400 wrote:
where can an older couple get christmas help when they dont have any kids at home man is disabled wife stays home to take care of husband and they need thanksgiving help too and if any one knows of any places that would adopt them for christmas please let me know thanks
Let me know what kind of help you are looking for? Thank You
sos to the rescue

Canton, OH

#4 Sep 28, 2010
alot of churchs will help the elderly and the needy for christmas.. i will get you a list and post it soon... what all are u looking for to help this couple?... maybe some people can get together and we can all pitch in and help them
Anonymous

Canton, OH

#5 Oct 10, 2010
hi every one the type of help we would need would be food , maybe a ham and the fixings and maybe some giftcars to walmart so that we can maybe get a new outfit and gift each please let me know please only serious replies at slong400@hotmail.com thanks god bless listen since you live in anderson, sc then it would have to be gift cards with you thanks

Since: Oct 09

Bowling Green

#6 Oct 10, 2010
slong, I certainly understand your dilema. For Christmas, I have always had to depend on the bonus we get from work. We found out just a few weeks ago, that our pay structure was changing and now those bonuses are gone. I have 1 autistic child
at home to buy for, and 1 grandchild with this being her first real Christmas that she will be able to open presents. So, I too now have no idea what we are going to do. We have been put in such a pickle because of that, my husbands heart medicines alone that AREN'T on the $4.00 prescription plan, will still run $400-$500 a month. I have no idea how we are going to pull that off much less buy Christmas. So I feel for you. I wish you the best of luck. God Bless!
Anonymous

Canton, OH

#7 Oct 10, 2010
GHSTHNTR
hi yes it has been this way for us for years but we are use to it
have you asked your husband ,s doctor about getting his heart medicine free from drug manufacters
give it a shot i know we go to the fairview clinic and i get medicines from this program good luck and thanks
please keep your ears and eyes open about places that help people for christmas may i ask where do you work at god bless
Missing

United States

#8 Oct 10, 2010
slong400 wrote:
where can an older couple get christmas help when they dont have any kids at home man is disabled wife stays home to take care of husband and they need thanksgiving help too and if any one knows of any places that would adopt them for christmas please let me know thanks
Contact the Salvation Army. Either them or Community Action will have a day for you to sign up. They have a master list to prevent people from going from one place to another and signing up for more than they actually need. I'm not saying you would do this, but many do, so if everybody registers at one place, they can keep track to make the organizations that want to help be able to help more people.
Missing

United States

#9 Oct 10, 2010
GHSTHNTR wrote:
what kind of Christmas help are you looking for? I know how you feel and the boat you are in. My husband is disabled, but has not yet been granted disability. My daughter is autistic, but since she is almost 17 years old, she doesn't qualify for a lot of the programs like that. I work, even though my doctor has told me I'm disabled, but it takes all I have and then we still fall short on groceries and some bills at times. I'm constantly juggling them just to get by.
We can't really even help ourselves very much, but I will keep my ears open and ask around to some people I work with if they know of anything like that. Are you looking just for a food basket or what?
If your daughter is autistic, there are plenty of programs out there for your family. Start with her school, they should have a lot of info for you.
Do You

United States

#10 Oct 10, 2010
slong400 wrote:
where can an older couple get christmas help when they dont have any kids at home man is disabled wife stays home to take care of husband and they need thanksgiving help too and if any one knows of any places that would adopt them for christmas please let me know thanks
Do you belong to a church? If not, you might want to begin to attend one. I don't mean go to one and ask for help for Christmas, I mean get involved, give the gifts you and your family have and others will return those gifts in many ways.
Curious

United States

#11 Oct 10, 2010
slong400 wrote:
where can an older couple get christmas help when they dont have any kids at home man is disabled wife stays home to take care of husband and they need thanksgiving help too and if any one knows of any places that would adopt them for christmas please let me know thanks
Do these people not have any family? Do they receive Food Stamps?
4 real

Canton, OH

#12 Nov 5, 2010
Just around the corner.
slong400

Canton, OH

#13 Nov 5, 2010
Listen,
you had asked this
Let me know what kind of help you are looking for? Thank You
so do you want to help us we are the elderly couple please contact me thanks slong400
slong400

Canton, OH

#14 Nov 5, 2010
SOS TO THE RESCUE
you had say this
alot of churchs will help the elderly and the needy for christmas.. i will get you a list and post it soon... what all are u looking for to help this couple?... maybe some people can get together and we can all pitch in and help them

so do you have the list yet please email me ok thanks slong400
slong400

Canton, OH

#15 Nov 6, 2010
yes i have family but they all families of their own
i have 3 grown kids they kids and 2 live out of state so they cant help us and we get 99.00 a month food stamps thats it
Billy

Elizabethtown, KY

#16 Dec 12, 2013
I've a disabled vet fighting with the va I need help getting Xmas for my wife and 5 kids, if you could help I would be great full . Ty
Billy1977

Elizabethtown, KY

#17 Dec 12, 2013
I'm in desperate need of help, please please someone give me the info I need to get my 5 kids Christmas

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