Paid 01/07/2022
Self-Sufficiency Grant

Fully Funded

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This person has left the following thank you note:

I want to thank you so graciously for your help in my time of need. Since my car is essential in order for me to get to work, I really appreciate your generosity!

I Can't Afford to Get My Emission System Repaired & Need Help Getting Back on the Road Please!

My Story:

I'm a full-time worker, and I live on my own and support myself. I work hard, but I earn a relatively low-income, and that can make it difficult for me to deal with unexpected expenses when they come up. Right now, I'm in a tough spot because I have an older car, and I was recently told that I would have to have my emissions system fixed in order to get my car back on the road without facing fines.

My car is vital to my ability to make an income, and without it, I could lose my job. I'm in a hard position though because if I pay for these emission repairs, then I'll lose my home because I won't be able to afford my rent. So, I'm stuck between being either jobless or homeless, and one will eventually lead to the other. That's why I'm humbly asking for assistance with these emission repairs.

This generous assistance would allow me to keep my car on the road, and that would give me the chance to stay afloat in spite of this unexpected expense. I'll be able to stay current on all of my bills, and I'll be able to live without the fear of having to go to a shelter or to the streets looming over me. I'm a hardworking man, and my life revolves around my job, so all I want to do is get back to work. Once I'm back on my feet I promise to pay back the generosity and compassion that I'm shown by helping someone else who's in need. Thank you for this support with getting my car repaired in advance.

As of 2022-01-07, 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 2022-01-19, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $950.00 to Sanzivar Auto Repair on behalf of this deserving individual.