Hello, I am a single dad to two teens and a rescue dog living in an apartment. This year has been challenging and I am finding it nearly impossible to stay afloat financially. It is difficult to ask for help as I have historically helped others in need both financially and through service. I love to help people and animals; it brings me joy to help those who are in need and my hope is someone will feel the same and help in my time of need.
Per my “equitable” divorce, I have lived in an apartment since the divorce while the kids’ mom has built a new home. I have been working two jobs for 5 years now through a full-time teaching job at a 2-year college and IT contract work through my own company. While contract work has been up and down it has been enough to scrape by until now. I work the maximum amount of overtime I am permitted to at my teaching job, but the IT contract work has dried up. I have maxed out my credit cards, which I used to supplement during the slow times over the past year.
I am embarrassed to even ask for assistance, but I feel like I have exhausted all other avenues, including borrowing from family. I am requesting financial assistance for $45,000 which is what I must pay in support for the next 12 months. By lifting this burden, I can start to slowly dig out of the $70,000 I am currently in debt.
For Your Consideration:
Thank you for reading my request. If you are like me, you are wary of strangers who appear to need assistance since I often hear of scammers and con persons. I was raised in a Christian home and taught to serve others and help those in need. When I help someone in need and wonder if they are truly in need all I can do is consider what was in my heart and sleep with a clear conscious and hope they can as well. Thank you for considering my request. God Bless.