Paid 05/30/2023
Self-Sufficiency Grant
Temporary Loss of Income
Imminent Loss of Utilities

Fully Funded

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This person has left the following thank you note:

User-submitted image -  Click to see real sizeWe are all so grateful to every person that helped with our situation. Receiving help will make things less difficult in so many ways. In a tough world we are forever hopeful and when awesome opportunities like these happen it�s only looking up from here. A big Thank You from Me, Traci, Erika, and Gwenn.

We Struggled for Months Before Landing on Our Feet Again. We're Still Behind on One Bill Though!

My Story:

As a mother of two young daughters, my days are dedicated to taking care of them. My older daughter attends school, while I stay home to care for my youngest. Our situation is tough, and we don't have much assistance or resources available to us. We recently lost our car, and being a stay-at-home mom without access to transportation limits my options for finding work. Childcare centers and suitable job opportunities are scarce in our area, making it difficult for me to contribute financially. My boyfriend, who is the only person I can rely on, recently secured his first full-time job, which has provided us with an apartment. However, we have faced numerous setbacks over the past few months.

Earlier this year, my boyfriend missed two weeks of work due to a skin infection, causing financial strain and causing us to fall behind on various bills. With our tax return, we managed to catch up and pay off most of our debts. Unfortunately, he contracted Covid-19 from a coworker and had to stay home for an unpaid week, throwing us off track once again. Our phone bill is now overdue, and we are at risk of losing our connection to vital services.

We are humbly seeking assistance with our phone bill. Communication is crucial for our family's well-being and access to emergency services. Without a phone, we face isolation and potential difficulties in seeking employment, coordinating medical appointments, and staying connected with our support networks. By receiving help with our phone bill, my family can maintain a lifeline to crucial resources and opportunities. It would relieve a significant financial burden and provide us with peace of mind during these challenging times. With this assistance, we can continue to actively pursue employment opportunities and work towards improving our financial stability, and for that we would be very grateful.

As of 2023-05-30, 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 2023-06-07, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $273.73 to AT&T Mobility on behalf of this deserving individual.