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Car Crash Cost Us Our Rent Money

The Details:

I am a single mom with two children, ages 17 and 13. My 17-year-old daughter is an honor student and is a varsity cheerleader and basketball player. My 13-year-old son loves to play football, basketball and he runs track. I have been an elementary educator for seven years.

I left corporate America seven years ago to pursue my passion. I absolutely love teaching; however, we have struggled a great deal ever since. This year has been particularly difficult. I am working two jobs to keep things afloat, but with a recent car crash, things are falling apart. I need help. I had to use my December rent money to pay for these unexpected expenses.

The funding will help me to get back on my feet and stay current on my bills. I am doing everything I can to provide for my children, and this funding will positively impact my financial situation. I would be able to ensure that my kids have a safe place to live and that I can afford groceries. I am determined to get to a point of financial stability, even if it means I have to pick up a third job to make things work. Anything that you can do would be a blessing.

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