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Shelter Danny's Family

$5,865 of $129,000 goal

Raised by 55 people in 19 months
What if when you were born your brain didn't get enough oxygen and suffered damage. When you went to school you couldn't learn the basics.  That's what happened to my brother Danny.  He grew up, married a woman with Asperger's and had a child. He  worked doing manual labor, sometimes two or three jobs, to support his family.

Danny has done remarkable given the hand he was dealt. Even without  being able to read, write, or do math he has found work that allows him to live independently and provide for his family. 

They live in a two bedroom apartment that takes 70% of his social security check. If he quits his dishwasher job they have to live on four hundred dollars a month. 

In their state, Danny's social security payment is $100.00  over the limit to receive any additional support. They don't qualify for food stamps or any other government aid.

After fourty years of back-breaking labor, Danny wants to retire.  If he had housing, he could.

You can change the lives of Danny and his family by helping to get them a modest home.  Without rent, Danny could quit his dishwasher job and live on his social security.
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I am so touched by the kindness of Cousin Pam and her husband Joe. While struggling with a terminal health issue, they decided to leave a gift for Danny. While dealing with one of the worse hands in life, they thought of others.
What a remarkable person Joe was and how incredible strong and kind Pam is. Danny is so fortunate to be part of this family.
We keep our loved ones in our heart forever.
This picture is from Thanksgiving when we visited our parent's grave .
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We continue to search for a home for Danny.
He continues to works at a local restaurant as a dishwasher.

This summer he didn’t have money for gas for his van which has 290,000 miles on it. Rather than miss work, Danny walked from Mauldin to the next town over and then washed dishes all night. At 66 he still has a strong work ethic.

We got him a moped so that he would never have to walk to work again. I thought I’d share a picture of Danny on his new Moped.

If you haven’t shared Danny’s go fund me site on Facebook, please do so. The more people who see his fund raiser and donate, the closer we will get to being able to get him into an affordable home.
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Scott,

Thank you for your incredibly generous donation. It is the most anyone has donated. You are so sweet and incredibly kind.

I can't thank you enough!
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Thank you Alan for your incredibly generous donation to Danny and his family.

You are a wonderful friend.

Mary
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