Paid 04/21/2019
Self-Sufficiency Grant
Imminent Loss of Housing
Unsupported Single Parent

Fully Funded

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This person has left the following thank you note:

I would like to take the time out and thank each and every one of you for helping me and my son in our time of need. It has been a challenging year so far for me and with your generosity things are beginning to look up for my son and I. We will be able to stay in our current home and your donation has made this possible. Thank you again for being generous donors, and you will be forever blessed.

Maternity Leave and Job Change Could Leave Newborn and Single Mom Homeless

My Story:

I am a single mother of a 6 month old son. My son was born with sickle cell anemia, and is a very happy and otherwise healthy baby. It's just the two of us living in this apartment and I just started a new job which I love. I work full time to support us.

On July 23, 2018 I had my son and was on maternity leave. Throughout my pregnancy I was putting up money for things for my son because his father doesn't want anything to do with him and left me alone to raise him. I was scheduled to go back to work in October but I was having back issues and the job that I had was a physical job. I couldn't do the job at 100%. My leave ran out in November and so did my savings. I need help paying my rent.

I just started a new job on January 7th and won't be getting a full check until February. I'm paying for childcare out of pocket because according to state guidelines, I make too much to qualify for help with child support. I have applied for child support but my court date is not until February. This funding would help us out tremendously. I can get caught up on my rent so my son and I can have a place to live. Your help would get us on the right track. I don't want to get evicted because we have nowhere to go. A friend of mine told me about this program, and I read that it has done great things for families in need. Once I get myself together I would like to return the favor. Thank you.

As of 2019-04-21, 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 2019-05-03, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $1,555.00 to Fox Pointe MS, LLC on behalf of this deserving individual.