About Christopher Morales and his family:
Christopher is 16 years old and is a sophomore at Rancho Alamitos High School in their special needs program.
Christopher and his family are listed under the Mckinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 which ensures education to students who are homeless or have been homeless in the past. His mom, 5 kids and 1 granddaughter share a two bedroom apartment in Stanton. His mom works 28 hours a week and two of the kids also work to help pay the rent. The family does not own a vehicle and use public transportation to get around.
Christopher’s Wish List
|Christopher (15)||Shorts size L||$20.00|
|Shirt size L||$25.00|
|Socks boys size 11||$10.00|
|Vans shoes size 11||$70.00|
|Pants size 16/18||$30.00|
|Dress shoes closed toe. Black||$40.00|
|Dress size XL||$30.00|
|Richard (Brother 18)||Gift card||$30.00|
|Levi’s Shirts size L||$25.00|
|Levi’s jeans size 34×32||$40.00|
|Katherine (Sister 20)||Gift card||$50.00|
|Maria (Sister 21)||Gift card||$50.00|
|Elisa (Sister 27)||Gift card||$50.00|
|Adalynn (Niece 3mths)||Diapers||$80.00|
|Other||2 warm blankets||$150.00|
|Smart & Final gift card||$100.00|
Note: Cost includes tax and gift wrap. Items will be purchased at Walmart, Target and/or similar stores.
How we found Christopher:
Get Up 8 was able to leverage Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s ongoing relationship and charitable work with Rancho Alamitos High School’s special needs students. This family was recommended by one of the school’s special needs program teachers.