|| Altamonte Springs, FL || Submitted: 2020-06-25
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Progress: We've raised 32% of the cost of this application!
Coronavirus: Domestic Violence Survivor Trying to Stay Afloat
I am a single mom with sole custody of my two sons. In 2018, I survived a brutal attack by my ex-husband; my death was only prevented by the police on a 911 response thanks to my neighbor's phone calls. Since that day, I have racked up medical, counseling, and prescription debts all of which stem from the attack. Currently, I work two jobs but have been furloughed from the second job due to the Covid-19 pandemic. I work in the non-profit field full time and the other position I am currently furloughed from is at the ice hockey rink where my son is a hockey player and volunteer. My older son is a scholarship/sponsored ballet dancer at a highly respected studio. Both boys are the most caring and lovely children anyone could ask for and I am proud to be their mother.
Normally, I can manage my monthly expenses, but because of a new pain therapy regimen with high co-pays and because I was furloughed from my second job, I am struggling to make ends meet. Right now, I need help paying my family's rent so that we can stay in our home.
As a relatively new single parent, I have come to realize that any relief you can get is a blessing and a complete load off your shoulders is just what you need sometimes to get back on your feet. This help would do just that for me and my family. I am confident that I can take care of my family once again when I can get back to my second job, but until then we need some shelter from the storm. Thank you all for your help and for your consideration.
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