|| Aurora, CO || Submitted: 2017-12-04
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Struggled To Find Work After Layoff. Back To Work But Short On Rent
I am a single mom of two daughters. One just turned sixteen and the other will be twelve soon. I'm so proud of my daughters. They do well in school, help others and love people. I received my BS in 2010 in Computer science and currently, I am an IT project manager. My children and I know that hard work pays off, sometimes it just feels like it's so hard to get ahead.
This past year has been tough. I was laid off from my previous job and was struggling to find another one. I found a job this summer, but it was temporary. I just started a new job, but I will not be able to pay my rent or get my children anything for Christmas or their birthdays. That is so sad for me as their mother, especially since my nephew's recent death, these celebrations are very important.
This will be the bridge I need to make it back to being okay. If I can just get this paid, I can get back on track. I want to be able to work and save some money so I can get us into our own home. This will also show my girls that there really are people that will help, that when times get rough you have to keep going and never give up.
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