I’ve never been in this position and I hesitate to write this, but I want my generosity in the past to somehow touch someone that’s in a position to help. You don’t know me from Adam obviously, but I’ve gotten to the point I feel it’s necessary.
Since marrying my wife 9 years ago, I have been the sole provider for our family. We have been fortunate enough that she was able to stay at home with our 8 year old daughter since her birth.
In the last 6 months however, things have taken an abrupt turn. After losing my job in July, we were forced to move from our home and live in temporary housing. We have piecemealed things together and I have finally found and accepted a new position.
During this period, my father’s health declined and my elderly mother had no options for around-the-clock care. My savings and credit have taken a severe hit over this time as well as I did what I could to support my family and also help provide funding for my daughter. After a long battle, my father succumbed to his illness and passed away at the end of the year. Unfortunately, he didn’t have much of anything planned or set aside and we did all we could to help with burial and arrangements.
Currently we are 2 months behind on house payments and nearly 2 months on our vehicles along with other obligations. My new position begins on February 4th and should be more than sufficient income to move things forward. My wife has also begun a new job as we try and chip away.
When I’ve had money in the past, I have been generous to a fault and it seems to have come back to bite me given the spot I’m in now. I am looking for approximately $10,000 to help get caught up, maintain what little pride I have left, and start my new role on a high note.
I am hoping in my heart that someone who finds themselves in a blessed state as I have experienced in the past will do what they can to help me get my life back on track as I start a new endeavor.
All tbe best, and as much as the phrase is overused, anything will help to move us forward.