Paid 01/18/2023
Unsupported Single Parent
Imminent Loss of Vehicle
Misc. Expense

Fully Funded

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User-submitted image -  Click to see real sizeI�ll start off with a quote from my favorite poet Maya Angelou. �I�ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel�. Thank you for making me feel like someone truly is watching over me. Thank you for making me feel lifted in my down moment. Thank you for shinning light and clearing a path for my daughter and I in this time of need. I hope you feel my hugs and tears through this testimonial as you continue to bless others like myself in need. I truly truly appreciate the generous donation. Thank you for hearing my story thank you for having empathy thank you for being you phenomenally!

Someone Stole the Catalytic Converter on Our Vehicle & We need Help Replacing It Please!

My Story:

I am a single parent of a 5-year-old fighter of a daughter. She is very enthusiastic, entertaining, and energetic. She has dreams of becoming the world's greatest gymnast and is very family oriented. I work full-time as a medical assistant, full-time as a mommy, and eventually, I would love to go back to school to continue my nursing career.

Normally, my daughter and I don't have much trouble in terms of getting by with our bills, but we were the victims of a seemingly random and expensive theft. A few days ago, someone stole the catalytic converter from our only vehicle. This has rendered my vehicle completely unusable, and we're struggling because I can't get to work and can't get my daughter to school either. I had to make the decision to rent a vehicle for us to use while we wait to get the repairs done because we simply can't get by without a car. At first, I thought it was only the catalytic converter that would need to be replaced. However, it turns out that when the thief stole the part, they sawed it off and caused damage to other parts of the vehicle. As a result, I'm struggling to afford the cost of all of the repairs that we need to make alongside our regular monthly bills and the cost of a rental car. I'm very humbly asking for assistance with getting our vehicle repaired.

While I do have insurance, they aren't willing to cover all of the costs associated with the repairs, and it's also been difficult to deal with them because the police haven't been able to figure out who stole the part from my vehicle in the first place. Without help from the insurance company or the police, and without any help to rely on from family or my daughter's father, we're on our own and are really struggling. It feels like we're drowning right now, but if we're able to get our vehicle fixed, it will put us on solid ground again, so to speak. My daughter and I would greatly appreciate this assistance, and I promise that we will never forget the assistance that we receive.

As of 2023-01-18, 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 2023-01-26, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $1,760.40 to The Muffler Shop on behalf of this deserving individual.