Lets get Memphis Home for Christmas

$1,400 of $2,500 goal

Raised by 19 people in 60 months

Years ago I wrote a song called "Memphis," and sang it on the radio with Dr. Drew. A man named Memphis was listening to my song from a federal prison cell. That night changed both of our lives forever. So moved by the song, Memphis decided to get sober and change his life when paroled. He is now a personal friend and inspiration to me and countless others. Since achieving freedom, Memphis has been an exceptional student at Chemical Dependency college and faced overwhelming adversity including staying sober through a harrowing battle with cancer as well as the horrible restrictions and stigma of being a convicted felon. Through the years, I have been amazed by his enormous determination and optimism. Due to his prior life and convictions coupled with his battle with cancer, Memphis, like many other Americans has found it difficult to find gainful employment while achieving his ultimate goal of becoming a certified addiction counselor. While I can help him once he graduates, I think we all can help now. Lets get together and make sure that Memphis has a warm and loving home for the Christmas holiday.

-Bob Forrest
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We sent Memphis all of your generous donations today. He wanted us to share that he was so deeply moved by the kindness and generosity all of you displayed. Thanks to all of you who have helped so far. Have a wonderful holiday and a happy new year.
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To all of you who have donated: thank you. Memphis, Bob and I are overwhelmed by the love and generosity you have all displayed. Your kind acts have truly made a difference in our lives and hearts.
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Raised by 19 people in 60 months
Created December 17, 2013
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$100
Anonymous
59 months ago
SS
$20
Steve Steinhour
60 months ago

Sorry it can't be more. Be well, Memphis.

$20
Anonymous
60 months ago
CW
$100
carol wynans
60 months ago

Because you've faced your challenges and continue to transform your nature, only good can come to you and I wish you only blessings on your journey.

$200
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60 months ago
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