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Organized by: Tina Benley

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THE STORY:

I am starting this fundraiser for my mother Theresa Boyd...I hope everyone reads this to the end..She doesn't know I am doing this for her... I am trying to help her the only way I can think of and this is it...She is in a position now ,where she can no longer do this by herself..I am pleading for the the kindness, prayers, and generosity of anyone reading this..PLEASE help her and the family not be homeless for the holidays..Here is her back story..from a young age.. I can remember mom helping people,rather it be somewhere to sleep,something to eat,or a dollar or two..even if it was her last dollar or two..she is always there with a shoulder to cry on,her wisdom if needed,unconditional love,and a joke if you need a smile :)..but the last 4 years have taken a toll on her..and though she won't say it...and she won't let you see it...she is growing tired and weary,and is losing hope..she has 3 boys..they are not hers by birth..but she is "mom" in every sense of the word...1st is Micheal,who is 12 and has Autism..she has had him since birth..the other two are..Xavier..who is 14 and Jamari who is 12 ..she has taken care of them since they were 2 yrs and 6 months old..their grandmother..Doris.. ended up being moms best friend..sadly ..she went into the hospital and never came out..she passed away 4 yrs ago but before she left she asked mom to take care of her boys..so that's what she has done..3 yrs ago their life changed even more..mom went to pick the kids up from school.. when she returns home she finds that her house is on fire..they lost nearly everything they owned due to fire,smoke,and water damage..including her pets :( but..she picked herself and her children up and started over..unfortunately..their misfortune hasn't ended there..it has been one obstacle after another ..she takes 3 steps forward and gets smacked back 4 steps more..when she thinks their may be a silver lining something else happens..the house she lived in after the fire ..though she was grateful for a home to have..it needed a lot of work..there was electrical issues,no heat or air and the well didn't work like it should so she went to the store everyday to get water for drinking, washing dishes, and bathing..she had to heat the water on the stove..it almost like living in the days before the luxuries we take for granted everyday..but she NEVER complained..she made it work...like she always has.. cause that's what you do for your family..during this time she has had 3 cars break down on her and still she did what she has to do..and though i know she wants to give up she keeps fighting..so..here we are now..the house she is in now is taking its toll financially...she moved in with other people and took out loans to get them in there..with the promise of paying her back..but sadly.. for one reason or another that's not what happened..so now there is past due bills,judgments,and money owed..she has less than 30 days to come up with money to pay past and current rent..judgments to be paid before they take what little property she has..and utilities to be paid..and still have to have food for her and the kids..there are times where she doesn't eat so the kids can..PLEASE help them before her and the kids are homeless for the holidays..all help will be greatly APPRECIATED..rather it be prayer,clothes,food,or financially..PLEASE help a woman who has always helped others..thank you all for taking the time to read this

$100

 

5% Raised of $2,000 Goal

  • Tammy Hiatt & Paul Ray

    $50

  • Stacey Simmons and Jake Harlan

    $50

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Tina Benley

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Donor Comments

Stacey Simmons and Jake Harlan

Stacey Simmons and Jake Harlan

DONATION: $50

Love and prayers. 1 year ago

Tammy Hiatt & Paul Ray

Tammy Hiatt & Paul Ray

DONATION: $50

Hope this helps 1 year ago

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