Find out how you can help this couple afford a retainer for this custody battle.
Here is their story:
“I know that “I’ve never done this before” and “I wouldn’t ask if I truly didn’t need it” are cliche … trust me , I know. But I wouldn’t be on this site if I didn’t truly need the assistance. I have no where else to turn. Im currently pregnant and high risk, unable to work. I’ve been working since I was 16 and I’m now 24 years old. I’m used to be self sufficient and able to do everything I need to but I’m currently at a loss… For the past few years myself and my boyfriend have been paying a family court lawyer large retainers in hopes of finally getting sole custody of my stepdaughter. Her mother is … quite the character and the environment she is in is not healthy for my stepdaughter. She’s manipulative, abusive and a pathological liar all wrapped up in one horrible person. We have to go back and forth to court almost every two weeks it seems like due to the fact she is always filing motions for nonsense and making the custody agreement pretty unbareable. She keeps my stepdaughter from us when she does get visitations for days even weeks at a time after her visits are over. She made the school year hell for us constantly picking my stepdaughter up early from school on days that were not her assigned days leaving me at home stressed if my stepdaughter was going to arrive that day… we just want to stay a family. I have an autistic 5 year old son who absolutely adores his stepsister and she’s the only child he’s ever recognized as a sibling and been close to. We currently have joint custody but the mother is constantly challenging this and it costs more and more… we have bills we are behind on, we’re expecting a baby, and we can’t afford to lose our lawyer due to lack of funds…. we need this representation so the mother cannot get back custody of the child. She has a friend in California who has custody of her son who sends her payments monthly for her child and that’s how she is able to constantly afford representation for all these bogus court dates she files motions for … we however? Do not have a friend like that. My boyfriend works his ass off to provide for myself, my son and my stepdaughter. But he cannot do it all… and since I can’t work, I cannot help him afford another retainer and we have about $400 left with our lawyer who charges $300 an hour… we have two court dates within the next month and one in September SO FAR. We need to be able to pay the lawyer $1500 to keep him on the payroll. He is the best family court lawyer we could find and afford in Indiana. He has helped tremendously but has to remain with us to keep the ball rolling. I’m literally asking… begging for any amount anyone could spare to help us. I don’t care if it’s $19…$5…$1… anything helps. This stress has made my pregnancy extremely hard and we just don’t know what to do anymore. We’ve sold all we could to maintain bills… school starts soon so we need to get school supplies and uniforms… and both children’s birthdays are Coming up in August and September… I’m also due the end of September. It’s a hectic situation and we just are trying to make it through but it’s important we keep our children with us and our family together. We cannot let this woman win because my stepdaughter truly deserves a better life then what her mother would give her … we know she’s safe here. Loved here. And taken care of here. Her mother has shown time and time again that she is not a fit parent but the system always gives mothers the benefit of the doubt and numerous chances. Please if you could find it in your heart to give…. do so. Our children deserve a stable family … and we just want to give that to them. I have barely any family here and the same for my boyfriend so we really have no one else to ask for assistance. We just want to do what’s best for the kiddos so please help us do that. Keep our family together. It’s the most important thing to me…. thank you for reading. And thank you for even considering to help us. God bless.
My PayPal is …
My PayPal is: paypal.me/ErrinCee”
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Find a way to help this couple meet their needs. Read their story below.
“Ok, so i will try to make this short. Me and my partner were both in a social housing situation, weve been evicted for reason beyond our own, mostly due to discrimination and bias’ as well as conflicts of interests. My Girlfriend is now staying 4 hrs away at a women’s shelter where she has received 149$ for the next month and where she is there is no work to be had and they basically will not do anything to help….
Meanwhile Im staying somewhere that is not my choice paying 700 rent for an 8×10 room in a defunct house that has no hot water. I received 740$ for the month and when i asked for 95$ from the local dssab( local social assistance: the same people who i mentioned at the begining of this, the same people who have put us in this situation) to apply for college so i dont have to be a bum, because that is not who i am, i got told that it is not their problem and is not in their mandate to help with that, yet in policy it says completely different.
i used to work underground as a miner prior to almost being crushed and killed and have a mental break and then this whole situation has been on going and i cannot fix my mental health being here , dealing with these inconsiderate fools as well as worrying about my best friend and the love of my life plus trying to feed myself nevermind any other necesitties and/or being clean ( no running water). I ask for this money with humility as i dont know where else to turn.
I need help and im asking. This money is truly to help us get some bus tickets , get far away from this place and be able to have a roof over our heads without worry for a single month, thats all we need is a short time to be able to get on our feet as we are not bum, addicts, troublemakers we are just two people discriminated against for being different than the rest of the people in this hell we have been in. So please if you can find it in your heart to help i thank you, if not i thank you anyways for caring enough to read this far and i will not judge you.”
Write to Richard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find a way to help this lady. Read her story below.
“My situation is dire at the moment. I was in a Narcissistic marriage for 21 years, and after a Psych Hospital, decided to get a divorce at age 41.
I am trying to find work, and having no experience I find it difficult. I want funding to start my own company if someone is willing to help. Start up cost wont be that much, but any money anyone can offer will be very much appreciated at the moment because I am struggling.
I couldn’t stay in a abusive marriage just for financial gain. Please can you open your hearts. I have a Paypal account ….email@example.com
or you can write to me, then I will tell you more about me. I am willing to work for the money as well.
I need a job and income. Anybody willing to help me relocate, I will work for the money. Just need a chance in life.
Rebecca found the love of her life but she needs money to live with him. Help this couple out. Here is Rebecca’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Hello there, I’m really hoping that you can help please.
I am absolutely delighted to report that I have, accidentally, found true love, finally! His name is Mike and he is the love of my life but….he is a US citizen and I’m a UK citizen. I hate saying it but we met on Instagram.
Until now, I very naively never thought that an ocean would keep me away from my fiancé but alas, the Atlantic Ocean has succeeded! I’ve travelled back and forth from the States a few times this year but it has eaten up all of my life savings (along with all of the assets I had). We are now looking to make the next move which is getting a visa for myself but due to our very low incomes, we cannot afford it. After sifting through our finances repeatedly, we are still £3000 short for the expected expenses for the next 12 months.
I am politely asking for donations towards our future so we can be together and work hard towards our future. All we want is everything that other couples see as ‘normal’ such as living in the same house, working hard to pay for our present and future lives and settling down with, hopefully, a house full of children, love and happiness.
Unfortunately, all I can offer in return is our eternal gratitude and the knowledge of knowing that we are kind, thoughtful people who believe in ‘paying it forward’, therefore, we do and always will dedicate our free time towards helping others.
Thank you for reading.
Find a way to help this gentleman. Here is his story of request.
“I’m an unemployed man from Italy. In 1992 I started suffering nystagmus and diplopia, disabling disease with no cure yet. I have been to many doctors, made tests, spent a lot of money. And with time it was getting worse. I have that disease also now, after so many years…Unfortunately since 2017 another disabling disease tooks me, suddenly: it’s similar to cronical fatigue syndrome, and it’s getting worse, expecially in the latest months. I walk very badly and I’m tired for everything, with no force. Expecially my legs. So, it’s two years that I face a lot of medical expenses, like blood tests, other medical tests, in every direction, and go to specialist doctors, because this disease has still mysterious causes, and I’m still at the starting point! But the disease, meanwhile, goes on and get worse! Sometimes I’m really very sad and depressed, I try to face my monotone days, but it’s hard.
And all these medical tests and visits are too expensive! I have to find the cause, and hopefully the cure, because this is new for me, I was a man who liked to walk very much, cycle… Now I’m Always seated, or in the bed. And why? But I have hope, I’m sure that I will get out of this “tunnel”.
Thank you for reading my story, and I hope you can give me a little money help to face medical expenses. Don’t worry if it’s little, the important thing is that it comes from your Heart.
Thank you, and excuse me for my long message…Yes, I also like to write, expecially when it’s something so important. For me it’s important to let Others know my story, because I know that too many people with strange diseases like this are “the invisibles”, a lot lose their job, some took suicide, a lot of them face every day with this “monster” and go on, very badly.”
If you are interested in helping Massimo, here is his paypal email: email@example.com
Please help this reader who fell on hard times
“I never thought I would resort to this but here Iam.
Recently I’ve fallen on hard times I have a child and I actually do work still the money is not enough. my daughter is in need of a new mattress not bed frame just mattress and some winter boots and a coat. I myself don’t have a winter coat but that’s not a problem at all as long as I can get Millie what she needs. I have previously been married which was a domestic violence relationship but I got away and now on my own with her. I am not igoing to play the sympathy card by going on about that no more just that I appreciate any donations into my PayPal account that you can spare.
I know also ill probably get some stick for this from people who don’t agree but this is my first time doing this.
Thank you to all xxx
Please help this mom of 2 buy winter coats:
I am a young mum of 23 to 2 beautiful children under the age of 5 and I am looking for funding to help purchase new winter coats for myself and my children.
The one I’m currently wearing is about 5 years old, too small and very worn down, it doesn’t keep me warm anymore. My kids coats are very worn down from school and also are too small due too the fact they are last year’s coats and they have shot up in height in a year. It is currently very cold and the coats they have right now do not keep them warm. Christmas is coming up and with keeping food on the table, keeping on top of my bills and keeping a roof over our heads while trying to sort out a Christmas for us is becoming extremely difficult & I feel like I’m going to have to sacrifice a bill or food so I can save to purchase new coats. My children always come first and I just want them to be warm this winter. I am asking for £200 so I can purchase these coats for us, ones that will last and keep us warm. I never ask for help but I’m stuck and I don’t know what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated. – paypal.me/SallyAnn2430
Please read this story and try to help this person.
“Hello I wanted to share my story in hopes of receiving some help. I currently live at home with my parents, and mom is the only one who is working right now. My father can not work due to health issues and he is currently battling to get on his ssi. As for me I can not work either due to mental and health reasons I am currently in the process of battling ssi also. My father and I collect cans and sell them when we can but it just not enough to help. My mother’s paycheck goes towards the bills twice a month but it’s just not enough to help either as we still have to rely on food pantries to get us by for the month. Christmas may not happen this year as we have had a hard time recently, as we just lost our car due to hitting a deer and we had to go through the process of getting on from jbyrider which were paying off also. So I am reaching out in hopes of getting some help through donations. I know it’s the holidays and people are busy plus money is tight everywhere this I underztand, but if you can please help us even if it’s the smallest amount like one dollar, it will definitely help us out during these hard times. I adopted dad has allowed me use his PayPal as donations will go straight into my bank. The Paypal is firstname.lastname@example.org I am not looking to cause trouble I just want to have Christmas this year as it’s my mother’s favorite time of year and this year it’s a tough one for her. Please if you can help that would be great. Thanks for taking the time to read my story.”
Please read her heartbreaking story and find out what her organization is doing about it.
“I realize it is a busy time of year for everybody but am begging for help. I am trying to set up a fund to help victims and survivors of human trafficking. There are so many people out there right now who are scared, lost and hopeless and i am asking for donations to help try and help them. This all came about as an aquaintance was trafficked and since then the organization who helped rescue her have asked me for help in another case. I currently in Cambodia and see on a daily basis what makes people vulnerable.
Human trafficking is a huge issue that doesn’t just happen in third world countries, it happens every minute of every day all around the world. This issue needs to be tackled today by any means possible. Education, repatriation and rehabilatation and support are just a few things that need to be done.
Please, if you could spare even a dollar to help give some hope to these people it would be so appreciated. Think of being away, scared, alone or even worse from your own family particularly at this time of year.
Thank you and joy and peace to you and your family over the holiday season.”
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This family went to hell and back. Find a way to help them.
“Help with debt so can qualify for business loan for new start up –
Hello, my husband, Tim, is a business entrepreneur who has owned and managed several small cafe and restaurant businesses during the course of our 15-year marriage and been quite successful at it. However, unbeknownst to him a former business partner who was a trusted, long-time friend was embezzling several tens of thousands in revenue from a joint restaurant that they owned in Maryland, which caused the business to fail and forced them into bankruptcy. We ultimately lost our home to foreclosure following the business going under and had to move back home closer to family in Ohio to help rebuild our lives. He has been struggling mentally and emotionally since this setback and has been trying to start over with a new business venture on his own but cannot get out from under the shadow of debt and back taxes still owed from the previous venture. I want to try to help my husband get back on his feet and rebuild his sense of self-worth and his ability to support this family. Right now I am the primary bread-winner of our family and am struggling to provide for all of us while also paying off our debts, with no foreseeable end in sight. I do not relish being on the receiving end of charity and struggle to ask help of others. But if you could assist us at all with helping to rebuild our lives after this major setback in our lives, your support would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to read our story. – Casey