Organized by: Lauren Martin
Hello to everyone and thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read this. Although I don't want to go into much detail, my family is really struggling right now. I know other people have much worse things going on, but my family is in need of financial and spiritual help. We have always been a faithful, christian family that gives more than we get. I am the oldest and only daughter of my mother Kristi whom is the strongest and most caring person I know. She recently was a stay-at-home mom due to her ex-husband having a good job, but they got divorced over the summer which forced her to get a job. We then applied for food stamps which we had never had to do before. We didn't have anywhere to go. We stayed strong in faith, but were very weak at times. My mom put in over 50 applications and only got one call back. She had a great job with great benefits but when it came time to move, we wouldn't have gotten it done if she would have stayed at her job. Now that she is job-less again, it is making things unbelievably hard on her, me, and my 9 year old brother. She has began job searching again, but it seems this storm God is taking us through keeps getting worse. Our new house is a construction zone and it seems that problems keep coming up. We live a blessed life, but my mom is very down, feeling like she is a loser that can't do anything and I hate that. My family has never been rich, but they have always found a way to provide for me and my brother as well as all of us giving and volunteering as much as possible. My mom is my bestfriend and without her, I'd be so lost. I have a great family, but we need help. Anything will help. I haven't told her or anyone about this except 2 friends. Thank you all and God Bless.