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Self-Sufficiency Grant
Imminent Loss of Vehicle
Temporary Loss of Income

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Married teacher of 3 Needs Help With Car Payment After Income Loss

My Story:

I am the wife of an amazing Elementary/Middle School band and choir teacher. We have three boys, ages 13, 11, and 8 who are all heavily into Scouting. We also have 2 dogs, who are the constant companions of those three boys. I am a stay at home mother, taking care of my terminally ill mother and developmentally delayed adult sister.

Over the past few years, the cost of our health care premiums has risen sharply and the school districts just aren't keeping up with what they contribute. As a result, we've gone from being able to just get by to choosing what we pay each month based on urgency. We have no savings and over the summer, my husband switched school districts and we went two months without pay. He did his best to work over the summer at an auto parts store, but it just wasn't enough to pay all the bills. We had to let our car payment slide in order to continue to buy groceries and keep the lights on.mWe are asking for assistance catching up on our car payment. We are a single car family and it would be devesting to us to lose our car. We live in a rural area, and my husband travels between 5 school sites during the week.

This funding will bring our car payment up to date and relieve the constant stress of worrying about the car being repossessed. My husband is working to get on the list to become an independent studies teacher after school, this additional income would allow us to save a little bit each month so we have an emergencies fund. I am looking for part time work that is flexible enough to work around my schedule of getting my mother to dialysis and her medical appointments while working around my sister's medical appointments and day program. Your help would be a huge blessing to our family.

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