My name is Dasja and my boyfriend’s name is Michael. We have been struggling these past few months and need your help to get some education to get back on our feet. We need $5,000 to sustain ourselves for 3 months while we get our education online to start new careers.
Michael has been knocked down over and over since he graduated high school. He wanted to be a Marine, but was medically discharged before completing bootcamp. He has had a plethora of dead-end jobs since then. He has attempted to go back to school multiple times, and each time he has had to choose to either pursue an education or pay his rent. He chose the latter. He even went to truck driving school and drove semis, but got into an accident and cannot get back into the field.
He’s the only one with a job right now, and we are living paycheck to paycheck. We only have one car, so if I were to get a job it would be very tricky for us transportation wise. We live in student housing, meaning we share a kitchen with 3 other roommates (and the kitchen isn’t even usable since they’re so dirty). We barely have food at the end of the 2 weeks before his next paycheck.
I would love nothing more than for my boyfriend to finally have a break from working so hard for so long and getting nowhere. I would love for him and I both to focus on something that will better our situation. This really feels like our last shot, and I want us to be able to dedicate all of our time and energy into this training so it doesn’t become a wasted opportunity.
If we could, we would get a loan or credit card to handle our situation, but we’re backed into a corner. Michael has so much medical, student and other debt that he cannot get either. I am relatively young and have student debt. I have only had a couple of jobs and next to no credit history, so a loan or credit card isn’t an option for me either.
The $5,000 will go towards our bills, give us adequate money for food and gas, as well as pay for our schooling for the next 3 months. We stay positive and grateful during these tough times, though. We laugh together and love each other, and at the end of the day that’s all that really matters. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for your kindness and generosity.