I hope this email finds you in good health and spirits. I am writing to you today with a heavy heart and a great sense of urgency, as I am in dire need of financial assistance to cover my mother’s hospice care.
My name is Rodney Jones. My mother, Eloise Borden, is 86 years old and suffered a stroke in September 2022, rendering her completely bedridden and unable to care for herself.
Throughout her life, my mother has been a strong and independent woman, working tirelessly to provide for our family without ever asking for anything in return. She has always been there for me, and I feel incredibly blessed to have such an extraordinary mother.
Approximately nine and a half years ago, our roles reversed as my mother’s dementia progressed to a point where she could no longer ensure her own safety. I took on the responsibility of caring for her, much like a father’s care for his child. While it has been a challenging sacrifice, I would unquestionably make the same choice if given the chance.
I relocated her from her independent life and home to an assisted living facility in my community, where she enjoyed many happy years. She actively engaged in facility activities and had a vibrant social life, being one of the most beloved residents.
Although her pension and Social Security covered a portion of her care expenses, I have been covering the additional costs. However, due to the increased expenses associated with her current care, my financial resources have been depleted, and my credit cards are maxed out. At 63 years old, I find myself exhausted, working two jobs with minimal time off. The stress and fatigue are taking a toll on my health, and I can sense that I won’t be able to sustain this pace much longer.
Over the past few months, my mother’s condition has rapidly deteriorated, leaving her unable to leave her bed even with assistance. She now requires round-the-clock care during her transition phase, and the duration of this phase remains uncertain.
I am reaching out to kind-hearted individuals like yourself to request assistance for the sake of my mother and myself. Any contribution you can make, no matter how small, will be immensely appreciated and will be exclusively allocated towards my mother’s hospice care.
Your donation will ensure that my mother receives the best possible care during this challenging time. It will also alleviate the financial burden on me, enabling me to focus solely on providing for my mother without the added worry of financial constraints.
Thank you sincerely for your time, consideration, and potential support.