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Big List of Christmas and Winter Assistance Links. Food, Utilities, Low Income Links
and More

Food Banks and Soup Kitchens
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/fbco/foodbanks.htm

Food For Families
network of food banks and food pantries in the United States.  http://www.kwtx.com/10cares/bigheadlines/10744646.html

Untangling the Web--Disability Links
http://www.icdi.wvu.edu/Others.htm

Regional Food Bank - FAQs http://www.regionalfoodbank.net/FAQs.asp 

Families USA: Low-Income Help RX
http://www.familiesusa.org/resource-centers/medicare-rx-center/low-income-help.html

List of Freebies and Christmas Printables
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977187483

Database of Free Samples for Moms, Kids, Stocking
Stuffers and More
http://www.ymlp.com/pubarchive.php?themomwarehouse

You Can Do Google Searches to Find Help in Your State
http://www.google.com/search?
q=low+income+help+assistance+links+&btnG=Search&hl=en

American Public Power Association - Utility Operations -
http://www.appanet.org/utility/index.cfm?
ItemNumber=12062&sn.ItemNumber=14203

Directory of Churches - different links
http://www.churchangel.com/welcome.htm
http://www.usachurches.org/
http://www.churchzip.com/
http://netministries.org/churches.htm
http://www.worshipquest.org/

HELP FOR NEEDY FAMILIES LINKS
Help for Needy Families - Fred Jordan Missions
http://www.fjm.org/help-for-needy-families.htm
http://www.google.com/search?
q=help+for+needy+families&btnG=Search&hl=en
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/acf_services.html

ALSO, CHECK OUT ALL THE YAHOO FREECYCLE GROUPS. PEOPLE GIVE AWAY
STUFF.


List of Low Income Assistance Links

LIST 1
1. Federal Citizen Information Center (USA)
Have a question about Federal programs, benefits, or services? We
handle millions of inquiries from citizens trying to find that
elusive answer to their question. Pick your favorite way to get out
of the government maze!
1 (800) FED INFO
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/call/text/t_default.htm


2. First Gov - Your official portal to government programs...
Main http://firstgov.gov/index.shtml
Phone, Offices http://firstgov.gov/Contact/Directories.shtml


3. Government Guide
As you move around this site, Government Guide will display your
federal, state and local resources.
Main http://www.governmentguide.com/main.adp
Official Agencies
http://www.governmentguide.com/officials_and_agencies.adp?id=16101798


4. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
The online Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to
a database of all Federal programs available to State and local
governments (including the District of Columbia); federally -
recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions)
of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private
profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized
groups; and individuals.
http://www.cfda.gov/


5. Consumer World
Links to almost every consumer agency you can think of throughout the
world including the Attorney General offices for each state.
http://www.consumerworld.org/pages/agencies.htm


6. State, County, and City Government Consumer Protection Offices
City, county and state consumer protection offices provide consumers
with important services. They mediate complaints, conduct
investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and
regulate a variety of professionals, promote strong consumer
protection legislation, provide educational materials and advocate in
the consumer interest.
http://www.consumeraction.gov/


7. United States Consumer Gateway
The U.S. Consumer Gateway -- "consumer.gov" -- is a "one-stop" link
to a broad range of federal information resources available online.
http://www.consumer.gov/


8. Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection
Consumer Alert (202) 326-3137
Consumer Line (877) FTC-HELP
http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/consumer.htm


9. Better Business Bureau
Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.
4200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22203-1804
Phone: (703) 276-0100
Fax: (703) 525-8277
URL: http://www.bbb.org/

Link to Local Better Business Bureau Offices
URL: http://lookup.bbb.org/

Consumer Alerts - Scams
URL: http://www.bbb.org/alerts/Scam.asp


10. Complete U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/alpha


11. GPO Access Online Resources: A-Z Resource List
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/databases.html


12. US Dept of Commerce
http://www.commerce.gov/


13. Federal Government Site Index
http://www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm


14. Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies
(AICCCA)
PMB 626, 11350 Randoms Hill Road, Suite 800, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: (703) 934-6118
Fax: (703)802-0207
Email: http://www.gather.com/group/ParentsFreebiesandResources/post?postID=zepPVbPNhwDTeENIBPykL5Rb5i6XpADoNZNsRc5pgoPUhG_BLdHf0-Gwsii0TpiEYrWpcnRG7A
URL: http://www.aiccca.org/
"The Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies
(AICCCA) is a national membership organization, established to
promote quality and consistent delivery of credit counseling
services."


15. National Foundation for Credit Counseling
URL: http://www.nfcc.org/
(Has list of local organizations.)
"For help, contact our national toll free crisis hotline at 1-800-388-
2227, locate the Member agency in your area or receive Online
Counseling. Based on your area code, your phone call will
automatically be plugged into the NFCC office nearest you. "NFCC is a
national network of 1,450 non-profit Member agencies. Learn about our
full range of services, from accredited money management education to
confidential budget, credit and debt counseling, and debt repayment
plans, to home-buyer education, and mortgage programs."


16. Fair Debt Collection Help Links
http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fdcpa/fdcpact.htm

http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fdcpajump.htm

http://www.fair-debt-collection.com/

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/money/fair-debt/fair-dbt.htm

http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode15/usc_sec_15_00001692----000-.html

http://www.thelawencyclopedia.com/term/fair_credit_reporting_act_
(fcra)

http://www.lawdog.com/debtcol/col7.htm

http://credit.about.com/od/debtcollection

http://www.alliedtrustee.com/fairdebt.htm

http://aolsearch.aol.com/aol/search?query=Fair+Debt+Collection+Practice+Act&page=4&invocationType=topsearchbox.search



LIST 2
Direct links to the food stamp site -- officially the USDA Food &
Nutrition Service Frequently asked questions --
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/faqs.htm
Applicants and recipients
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/applicant_recipients/default.htm


Modest Needs is a non-profit, tax-exempt philanthropic organization
that began as one man's personal project in March of 2002. Since that
time, Modest Needs has become a community of unlikely philanthropists
dedicated to helping others as best we can with what we have.
http://www.modestneeds.org/

Sources of Free or Low-Cost Food and Nutrition Materials
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs/bibs/gen/freelow.html

FREE FAMILY RESOURCES
http://freefamilyresources.com/

A list of directories of grantmakers by state/region/ city
http://fdncenter.org/learn/topical/sl_dir.html

Habitat for Humanity
http://www.habitatforhumanity.com/

Food Banks in the United States
http://www.wadv.org/foodbank.htm

Energy Assistance: Home Heating and Cooling
http://www.ncat.org/liheap/referral.htm

Financial Help to Pay for Home Heating and Cooling
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/liheap/faq.htm

Resources to Help Children and Families
http://www.ncfy.com/Resources.htm

State TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) Links
http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/news/welfare/stlinks.htmSingle



LIST 3
Recieve help for Food, Bills, Clothing, Etc
http://modestneeds.org/

Your local salvation army center
http://www.salvationarmy.org/

Alliance Foundation
The Alliance Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is
to provide relief for children and their families affected by
disasters in the United States.
http://www.alliance-consulting.com/foundation

American Public Human Services Association
Internet site that list social service agencies by state
http://www.aphsa.org/links/statecontacts.asp

Feeding Children Better
Do you find yourself having to choose between rent and food? Not
eligible for food stamps? This site lists food banks throughout the
USA if you click on the "get help" button.
http://www.feedingchildrenbetter.org/

Food Assistance Links
There is at least one listing for each state and the site will be
updated regularly.
http://www.geocities.com/queenesperfect

Giving @ Home
A giving board website with links by category.
http://www.givingboard.com/

Giving Board
Whether you are in need yourself or wanting to help others, this is
the place to be! Giving isn't limited to monetary help. Words of
encouragement, prayers and the ability to give others hope are
equally important. We invite you to become part of our "family",
whether it is as a lurker or by chatting and letting us get to know
you better.
http://www.angelfire.com/pro/givingboardangels/GB_Request_Lists_Home.h
tml

Government Assistance For Low Income Individuals And Families. Many
links by State.
(http://www.geocities.com/spetite_oh/assistance.html

Guidestar: children
List of organizations by state that provide supplies and clothing for
children.
http://www.guidestar.org/news/features/table_school.stm

Guidestar: utilities
List of organizations by state that provide help with utilities.
http://www.guidestar.org/news/features/table_utilities.html

FREE WAYS TO EARN MONEY ONLINE
http://www.squidoo.com/athomemommy

Heartland Share
This is a program in several states which allows people to buy $25-30
worth of groceries for a small fee plus community service hours.
http://www.heartlandshare.com/

Free List of Work at Home Jobs and Survey Sites
http://freefamilyresources.com/id21

Information and Referral Resource Network
Provides directory information and links to sites on the Internet for
Human Services and associated information and referral, Health and
Medical Services, Disease Centers and Reports, Prescription Drug
Products and Reference material, Community Health and Outreach
programs and published information on these subjects.
http://www.ir-net.com/

LIST OF SITES THAT OFFER FREE STUFF AND COUPONS
Free Samples for Babies and Kids
http://babyandkidsfreebies.blogspot.com/
http://www.squidoo.com/beautyforfree
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977420021
http://internetsbestfreebies.blogspot.com/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/SURFING_4_SAVINGS/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/freedealsdiscountfreebiescoupons
/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bargainscouponsandfreebies/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/thedailyfreebienewsletter/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/Shopping4Freebies/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/ParentsFreebiesandResources/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/heavenlyfreebies/
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/FreebiesbytheStorm/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sahmfreebiesandtips/


GET A FREE CREDIT CARD. NO CREDIT CHECKS. JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS
Guaranteed $7,500 Credit Line
(it cost $3.00 if you want rush delivery)
http://tinyurl.com/4jzzvp

Christmas Crafts & Handmade Gifts
http://www.bhg.com/holidays/christmas/crafts/

A Bunch of Free Samples
http://internetsbestfreebies.blogspot.com/

Walmart Freebies, Nicoderm, Start Sampling Freebies, Teen Freeway
Freebies http://internetsbestfreebies.blogspot.com/

FREE COUPONS FOR WENDYS, KOTEX, MEINKE, CHUCK E CHEESE AND MORE,
http://snipurl.com/24khp




Listing of local food banks
This website will give a listing of food banks in your state. It is
very helpful, even if your income is too high for federal food help
the local food banks will help.
http://secondharvest.org/

Salvation Army
They offer utility bill assistance, emergency food pantry/vouchers,
emergency financial assistance, general health screening and
assessment, mdical referrals and access to medical treatment.
http://www.usc.salvationarmy.org/

Special Needs Phone Book & Crisis Guide
Extensive list of resources for all kinds of needs, some with links,
but all with contact information. Listed alphabetically by category.
Select Moody's Directory in the Consumer Resources column.
http://www.efmoody.com/

U.S. Department of Energy Utility Assistance
This federal program assists with utility payments for persons that
have income up to 150% of the federal poverty guidlines.(currently
11,540.00 for a one person household). In most states you can qualify
for assistance 2 times a year.
http://www.eren.doe.gov/

Women Children Family Service Charities of America
Phone: 1-800-626-6481 WCFS is a coalition comprised of many of
America's finest charitable organizations dedicated to meeting the
needs of women, children, and families in America and around the
world. Our members provide real solutions to real problems, and act
as a force for change with law and policy makers.
http://www.womenandchildren.org/

FREE SAMPLES FOR MOMS
http://freefamilyresources.com/id29.htm
http://freefamilyresources.com/id25.htm
http://freefamilyresources.com/id23.htm
http://archives.zinester.com/76755/139859.html
http://archives.zinester.com/76755/148267.html
http://archives.zinester.com/76755/138534.html

FREE SAMPLES FOR MEN
http://freefamilyresources.com/id17.htm
http://freefamilyresources.com/id28.htm
http://freefamilyresources.com/id26.htm

FREE SAMPLES FOR KIDS
http://freefamilyresources.com/id19.htm
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977205654
http://archives.zinester.com/76755/133557.html
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977192755


Free Clothing Resources
http://www.nal.org/ (For School children)
http://www.thewomensalliance.org/ (Interview/work clothing for women)
http://www.careergear.org/ (Interview/work clothing for men)

Freecycle, a good website for every income type.
http://freecycle.org/

About Angel Food Ministries - Angel Food Ministries
Angel Food Ministries, A Food Ministry with a Servant's Heart,
providing low ... Angel Food Ministries crosses denominational lines
and has spread the good news ...
http://www.angelfoodministries.com/

Santa's Online Village - Has a list of places that help under the
parents section. Toys, food etc.
http://santasvillageonline.net/



Fell free to pass this on to others. Hopefull it will help everyone
this winter. Also, look up all your local churches.

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kingauth

this is going to be a very awful christmas with no gifts to open and a worry about coming up with the four hundred next month to stall of forclosure

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C.S.

Need help for Christmas or anything else?

 

http://www.netwish.org

 

 

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shirleybill

If anyone is looking for land, i just recieved this in my email, so it is available:


1/4 Acre Concho Lakeland, AZ, Apache County, $75 per month
$121 DOWN

Arkansas


Jefferson County, AR Pine Bluff Jefferson Heights Addition - $100 per Month
$121 DOWN


Colorado

San Luis Valley, CO, 1/4 Acre, Close to Town $799
$799  Now only $640 until 12/25/09

San Luis Valley Ranches, CO Close to Town CASH
$3,500  Now only $2,800 until 12/25/09

Sorry the links didn't come through i don't think, but if you need, i can send you the info.

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mother2all

hello and happy holidays... i have posted a few things on here and still have not had many replies but i still pray and have made a way to get 2 good gifts for all my children and have gotten some used donations too and i have to say i am so blessed for that. I am needing help with food right now, i have gone to the food banks and have gotten some canned goods and that but there is no meat or anything for a holiday dinner and i am needing help. i am requesting help with food or possibly a food store giftcard to get me the food needed for the holiday. if anyone can help me please email me at dell.melinda@yahoo.com.... thanks in advance and merry christmas and god bless.

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barbara2009

TODAY   NOT  SO GOOD  THERE WAS A MISSUP  FROM SAVION ARMY CHRISTMAS  GIFT  AND  MY 8  YEAR OLD  GOT  A BLANKET. A 3 YEAR OLD  STUFF  TOY, AND A COLLOR BOOK ,  THATS ALL HE WILL GET FOR  CHRISTMAS HE WILL BE  SO SAD , AND AS A GRANDMOTHER  , I AM SOPOST TO BE ABLE  TO  BUY FOR  HIM AND I CANT , AM SO  UPSET AND SAD  FOR  HIM  , HE  IS EIGHT AND WILL THINK HES  BEEN BAD  IS WHY HE NOT GETTEN AND  TOYS ,  I FELL BAD.  GOD BLASS YOU ALL BARBARA.

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Stop Dreaming Do It

Hi,

If you live in Southern California and have an interest in seasonal employment and taxes, please visit my home page at:

http://discount-queen.aidpage.com/

I am seeking people to fill some openings I have in the Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties. 

Please read all the details on my blog. 

 

Thank you

Theresa aka Discount Queen

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ck411
 in response to brittany517...   

I am not trying or want to be rude, but you are 19 and have a 5 year old and 18 months old, what the hell you are doing, and you can't even afford to take care of them, where is the father, don't understand this, you have the courage to have kids, you have the courage to ask people to help financially , what's next ?

 Kids shouldn't be having kids.

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shaun1111

hi all,we are a small family in eureka california, currently in a shelter(serenity inn,eureka room 125)..anyone know of a way i can earn money over here and/or a place for us to stay? we could also use some repairs on our car and i need help to pay some traffic ticket...long list, lol, what a world..oh well, we'll see what happens..oh and we have a 4 year old son and my wife is going to give berth any day now..

 

merry christmas, hugs for you

we can get mail here..

 

Shaun Walker 115 samoa blvd.#54 arcata, ca 95521

 

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brittany517

Please help me have a christmas for my daughters ages 5 and 18 months. Im 6 months pregant and put on bedrest due to some problems i have been having. i have no money what so ever to get them anything and they need winter clothes so bad. if anyone can help please let me know. i have a paypal and a walmart wishlist.

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Starshine
 in response to Baby Ponti...   

Hi

Have a Merry Christmas to you and sorry you haven't found any help

for your baby yet..

I pray that someone helps you in the New Year too and it is good hearing from 

you!!

Hugs

Starshine

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Baby Ponti

Hola,

 

Mary Christmas, I am a single mother of 7 and the last one of my babys has Cerebral Plasy she ha zisures evry single day, My Kids wont has chistmas gift this year, but they still happy because we are together.  I wish this year God help me sending me and angel to help my Baby .

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shirleybill
 in response to hotjunebug37...   What is your address? Send it to me in a personal message. I think i may have a bicycle availabale.
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Anonymous

i am a single lady of 36, i live in the uk, i need about £3000, to clear my debt, i am employed full time,i am looking for a private individual lender or loan shark who can help me WITH NO UPFRONT FEES. The lender must be in the uk,with uk contact number. No scammers from nigeria please. i cant get a loan from the bank. Anyone willing to help me contact me on 07846215220

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sadlady09

I need someone to help me find out how I can get help to post a immigration bond. The bond is $7,000, and I already have $2,500 and I need help on the remaining amount. Please can someone help me or help with information how to get help? I am desperate and very sad. I do not have anybody. 

Please do not be hard on me, I am hadworking and living leagally in America and pay taxes. It's unfortunate situation that happened to mey family. I need help please.

sadlady09 

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hotjunebug37
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hotjunebug37

is there anyone that can help that may be raeding this?

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hotjunebug37

is there anyone that can helpmy family this year ?

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hotjunebug37

i live in houston texas is anyone near me that can help77091

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hotjunebug37

pleae can anyone help my family.a used bike would work. please help me

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