Paid 01/21/2017
Self-Sufficiency Grant
Imminent Loss of Housing

Fully Funded

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User-submitted image -  Click to see real sizeI am overwhelmed with gratitude and thanksgiving right now. You and your donation has been an answer to prayer right in the nick of time. I hope my words convey the full weight of how much it means to my daughter and I that you took the time to send your hard earned funds in our direction. We really appreciate you and your gift of love that was provided for us in our hour of need. Thank you so much!

Starting Over after Leaving Abusive Marriage: Please Help with Rent

My Story:

I am a recently separated mother of one 21-year-old daughter. My daughter is in college and working part-time, while living at home. I work full-time in a restaurant. I had been going to college as well, but had to put that on hold last year due to a difficult life transition.

I have been working hard, but struggling to get back on my feet after leaving an abusive marriage. It has been challenging to restructure my life since the separation, and I have not even had the funds to officially file for divorce yet. I have been everything I can to make ends meet, but as a full-time worker, I earn too much to qualify for any type of temporary public assistance programs. I am seeking additional employment, and my daughter is doing what she can to help out, but we could really use some one-time help to get back on track.

I am asking Modest Needs to help me with rent. I worry that, without help, my daughter and I could eventually face eviction from our home. This has been such a stressful time, and I continue to incur late fees on one expense while trying to catch up with another, and I would be so grateful for some help to become current again and break this negative pattern.

If I am able to receive this assistance, it will lift away the feelings of stress and helplessness, and will allow me to focus my energies on finding a second job to boost our household income. I really appreciate any help you can provide, and thank you for your consideration.

As of 2017-01-21, this application has been fully funded!

This request for help was funded at the recommendation and through the support of Modest Needs' donors.

Application Status Update: On 2017-01-24, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $1,400.00 to ATM Management LLC on behalf of this deserving individual.