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Just Found A New Job But Still Behind On Our Rent Payment

The Details:

I am a married mother of three children. Our youngest is about to turn 3, and she is becoming such a character. She loves to sing and dance, and play pretend kitchen. Our oldest two we have joint custody of, as they are my husband's children from his first marriage. They live with us half the week, every week. The oldest is 12, and she loves to read and write and play with her Monster High dolls. The middle child, is 10, and loves DC and Marvel super heroes, and to play video games. I work full time in inside sales at a wire and cable company. My husband was let go from his job in April, but was just offered a new position with a cable company, to start in February.

My husband and I were able to comfortably afford all our expenses, until he was let go from his job earlier this year. There was some relief as he was offered unemployment, but that ran out and now we have depleted all our emergency funds for this type of situation, and there's no extra left to help us out. We are asking for Modest Needs' help in paying our rent for the month of January.

If we receive funding for our rent payment for January, it will provide us with enough relief to make sure our other bills stay on track, and that we are able to save enough up for the next month's rent without having to choose between paying a bill or rent. Personally, it would alleviate a huge block of stress from my shoulders. Budgeting has been so difficult, and some days it just has me reduced to tears. The kindness would be something we could show to our children to let them know that everyone needs a bit of help every now and then, and the gratification from helping far outweighs that video game you could have bought instead.

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