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

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My Company Moved Me to a Different Branch & My Move Has Been Delayed! Please Help Me Catch Up!

My Story:

I'm originally from Chicago, but I moved down to central Alabama, and I've been here for a few years now. My three children, who are 21, 18 and 16 years old, still live in Illinois with their mother. I moved here to Alabama over ten years ago, a result of a broken relationship with their mother. My own parents and siblings had moved here years prior, and I chose to come down here myself for a fresh start and a change of scenery. I live with my girlfriend and her daughter, and me and my girlfriend have been together pretty much since I moved down here.

Both me and my girlfriend work full-time to support ourselves and her daughter, and we typically make just enough to get by. Any interruption to our income causes us major financial issues, so the most recent hardship I'm dealing with has us in a difficult situation. The company I work for, Sitel, recently executed an internal transfer with several of their agents. Because I am being moved to a different vendor, a new background check was submitted. As of 01/09/2023, that background check with First Advantage was STILL pending. When I first began working for the company back in March of 2022, the background check took only days to complete, but this one took close to a month. As a result of this unexpected delay, through no fault of my own, I have been out of work for over a month with no income. We're behind on our major bills, and right now I'm really worried that our power is about to be disconnected.

My first priority is keeping our power on through the winter. My landlord has been understanding thus far, so I think we'll be able to work with him on the rent. However, the electric company doesn't negotiate, and without assistance with catching up, they'll shut our power off. The background check should be completed soon, and when I'm able to return to work we'll be in a much better financial situation. Until then, we are in desperate need of assistance with our electric bill, and we would be so relieved and so grateful to receive this support. Thank you all in advance for lending my family a hand with this bill.


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