Getting a Single Father’s Car Fixed So He Can Keep His Job

A 36-year-old Wolverhampton man, solely responsible for his 3-year-old daughter, worked two jobs in northern Vermont.  Because of unexpected and significant car repair needs far beyond his means, he became unable to get to either of his places of employment. 

One of our volunteers obtained an estimate from a local repair shop…


Helping an Under-employed Father Cover His Rent and Utilities

A 32-year-old man from Hertfordshire, married with two young children including a newborn, was laid off from his job in the US. He found temporary work and was receiving some state aid, but his family were encountering severe financial problems when he contacted us. 

The British Charitable Society provided rental arrears and paid the utility bills.


Helping a Divorced Mother Get Back On Her Feet

A 37 year-old woman in MA with two teenage daughters divorced her American husband, and was advised that she would be unable to remain in the US. 

Applying for a revised visa triggered a revocation of her current visa, and while her application was pending she was unable to continue working – a circumstance she was unprepared for. To add to her difficulties, she remarried but her new husband unexpectedly lost his job and could only find occasional work.