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Russ, Draya, and Dean Lost all but Faith!

Organized by: Russ Gardner

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August 25, 2016


If you're reading this, you most like seen us out in public, sharing our story with the community. With an idea, some fliers, and our unshakable faith in Christ Jesus, we have assembled this fundraiser as an alternative to "panhandling" or begging for your spare change. We are originally from Chicago, born and raised in a low income suburb that's quite high in crime, a nasty area in general. We are new business owners of the company "Final Shine Window Cleaning LLC.". After long contemplation of concern for our future and safety of our 2yr old son, we decided to pack up and the 3 of us headed out west. Upon arriving here in California, the worst had manifested just in time to nearly crush our dreams. The transmission unexpectedly gave out in my work truck leaving us momentarily hopeless. A reliable truck was vital to promoting, creating, and servicing new jobs. Our survival is severely at stake! Now completely tapped out of our reserve money for hotels and food, being denied California id's and therefore government assistance.... We are down to a last string of hope and many purposeful prayers. We are asking for your kindness, generosity, and of course, "the catch", any donation of goodwill to help turn our situation back around. With a decent reliable truck, and in time an affordable place to rent, we can do what is needed with the resources available. We can initiate our business objectives, and make a home for our family. I know that through God, all things are possible, that miracles DO happen everyday, and that they happen through others actions of kindness. God Bless you for taking the time to hear our story, and whether or not you donated towards our cause, may all your selfless blessings be repaid to you tenfold! Sincerely, Thank you... Russ, Draya, and Dean.


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Russ Gardner

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