The Consumer Direct Behavioral Health (formerly Full Circle) Developmental Disabilities Program is seeking donations for a local family. This family is looking for a weighted vest for their 3-year-old daughter, which was recommended by her neurologist for sensory regulation. Donations can be made in the form check/gift card and can be mailed or dropped off to Consumer Direct, 100 Consumer Direct Way, Missoula, MT 59808. For questions or additional information, please contact Sydney at 406-396-6597.
A mother recovering from surgery is very limited in her physical activity and needs assistance to hire people to help her move from an unlivable housing situation. There is no truck available and no money to rent one or hire people to load belongings. Cost may be as high as $500, but volunteers could lower cost considerably. If you can help in any way, please call Linda at 406-721-2038, Ext. 261 or 406-239-7237.
A man who suffers from brain atrophy and bipolar disorder is making great progress with becoming more independent in the community and would like to obtain a track phone from Walmart to help him with communicating with others in his life. Currently he does not have the financial needs to pay for one. If you would like to donate funds or a track phone (preferably standard flip phone), please contact Kenton at 406-327-4586.
A low income disabled vet needs assistance paying electric bill. His electric bill is high due to his medical equipment. He needs to pay $500 to NorthWestern Energy to keep his power on. If you can donate, please call Ken at Winds Of Change, 406-327-0042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 1997, A Camp to Remember has provided fun and healing programs for kids ages 8-18 who are grieving the death of a family member. With offices in Missoula, Browning and Kalispell, Tamarack Grief Resource Center is committed to supporting any grieving child likely to benefit regardless of ability to pay. The full cost to implement camp is $500 per camper. Over 75 percent of campers seek and receive scholarships to attend camp. Please consider a tax-deductible donation to TGRC to provide a partial or full scholarship to any of the over 50 campers who will participate in camp Aug. 14-17 at Flathead Lake. Call 406-541-8472.
• A young boy’s father died by suicide early this year. The child has withdrawn from friends and would like a chance to connect with other children who have also experienced the death of a family member who may understand at A Camp to Remember. The guardian is seeking a scholarship.
• Two siblings tragically lost their father to suicide and subsequently have had to move multiple times since the death due to loss of income and the need for increased support. The mother works hard, but has faced multiple financial challenges and is the primary support for her kids amidst her own grief. She is seeking scholarships for A Camp to Remember.
• A young girl experienced the sudden death of her mom following a medical emergency. Since the loss of her mom she has moved multiple times changing peer groups and schools. Her father has faced challenges with employment threatening homelessness, and they are requesting a scholarship to attend grief camp in hopes that she may spend time with a caring group of peers with whom she feels safe and comfortable. The family will need a full scholarship.
For more information about A Camp to Remember or regional grief support and education programs, please visit the website at TamarackGriefResourceCenter.org, or call 406-541-8472.
Full Circle Counseling Solutions is seeking donations for a local single-parent family in desperate need of clothing and shoes for a 9-year-old girl. Donations may include new or gently used clothing size 10/12 or shoes size 4, gift card, cash or check that can be mailed to or dropped off at Full Circle Counseling Solutions, 100 Consumer Direct Way Suite 160. For questions or additional information, please call 406-590-5713.