Angels for Richard

$4,537 of $6,500 goal

Raised by 165 people in 9 months
Kenyada Waters
on behalf of Richard Poulin
 ANCHORAGE, AK
Today driving I saw a man standing on the side of the road by dimond mall with a sign! And I give him my card and told him I could hire him to do some labor work for my business!

I told him a little bit about my business and what he can help me with! He began to tell me about how he got laid off a few months ago and has really been struggling to keep his feet on the ground he's on the verge of being evicted from his apartment and he was so embarrassed to be standing on the side of the road asking for money but he had to do what he has to do to get his cell phone cut back on so he could get hired!

He repeatedly said that he wasn't a lazy bum he is a tree climber and cutter and has worked in that field for 20 years! He just a good guy having a hard time and had exhausted all of his resources! He said that people would drive past him and yell out get a job you stupid lazy bum not knowing he has submitted over 20 applications and have not heard anything back! Then with his cell phone being cut off he had no way for businesses to get in contact with him he would have to call in and check on his application which resulted in him missing a lot of jobs!!!! So God told me to pay for his cell phone and not only did I pay for it one month but I paid for two months!!!! This man cried in AT&T! I told him it was all God! And to not let ignorant people hurt him!

The point of me sharing this is to show that there is power and purpose in being obedient to God and helping people who have fallen! It could one day be us!!!!

As soon as his cell phone got cut back on he got a text message and he read it to me while we were at lunch! It was from one of the job that he applied to saying that he could possibly have a job in two weeks in Kenai!!!! Wow!!!!!! Gods timing is perfect!

Stop judging the homeless and struggling! Not everyone is lazy and an addict! It might be you one day! Extend your hand don't point it!

Pray for Richard that he can get the money he needs to keep his place and that he gets the job! I spent 2 hours with him and we are now friends!

The money will help him pay on his rent and get a little car to get to work
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Update 5
Posted by Kenyada Waters
8 months ago
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Hello Richard's Angels,

Just an update: as some of you may know Richard found out about a couple weeks ago that his father's short battle with cancer had spread into brainstem cancer! Well I am sad to report that his father died on Father's Day. He had not seen him in five years and although he was not able to see his father before he passed due to your kindness, donations, and prayers he was able to purchase a ticket to attend his father's funeral in Washington! He left tues And while he is there he was given an opportunity to work for six months! I would like to thank everyone who have donated and prayed! When we first started this journey we had no idea what was going to take place and how many people would respond, I am completely amazed at the level of generosity that we have encountered through this whole process. We had no idea that this tragic situation would take place but Richard is so grateful for all of the kindness that has allowed him to say goodbye to his dad and get a new start on life!!!! Thank you and may God Bless you!
Keep the family in prayer
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Update 4
Posted by Kenyada Waters
8 months ago
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Yeaaaaaaah the go fund me is back open for donations! Please share we want to exceed our goal and we know we can do it!!! God bless every person who has donated or wanted to give! Also prayers for the people who lost their lives, were injured and the family and friends of all involved in the pulse night club shooting! Heartbreaking
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Update 3
Posted by Kenyada Waters
8 months ago
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I personally set up this account for Richard due to tax purposes I don't want to have the money attached to my personal name so I had to send an email to Richard for him to put his personal bank account information so that the money would go towards his bank account and he would be responsible for the taxes that could acquire on the money collected! When you first set up a go fund me account you do not have to have any information as far as bank account to begin collecting money they give you a grace period to give that information and if you don't have a bank account they can mail out a check! I sure you that the money that has been donated is in a safe account through go fund me awaiting a form of payment I have contacted Richard and I spoke with him and he has a bank account and we are in the process of getting that information to go fund me so that when he wants to withdraw the money it will go directly to his personal account! Richard has been dealing with a terminal illness of his father that he just found out about and it had not been a top priority to get this information to go fund me! I'm very sorry for any uncertainty this situation has caused people who have donated money but I sure you there is no funny business going on. All of the money collected will be for the sole benefit of Richard! He is very appreciative to everyone including the governor of Alaska who is recognized his struggle and thoughtfulness of this whole situation and everyone who has donated to him! I hope that this has eased any confusion! With this account I want to be openly honest about everything that is going on and I wanted to inform people who were trying to donate as to why they were unable to donate at this moment! The account will be back up and running as soon as Richard gets an email from go fund me to supply his bank account information or address to send the check once he wants to withdraw!!! Thank you and God bless!
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Update 2
Posted by Kenyada Waters
8 months ago
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Richard has to set up a bank account and give that information to go fund me! We took to long to complete this process so no donations can be made until an account is on file! So please check back after June 10

Thank you!!!!
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Ann Mull
9 months ago

Thank you everyone for the love you have shown my son. I live in Wa. and am on disibility and can't even help my own son. I've been praying for Rich, that God would put someone in his path to show him that God is there and is real. Rich has had some bad times and made some wrong decisions but wants to do good and just needs a hand up. My son is a good person and is now coming to see that God is his loving Father. A mothers prayers are stronger than the devil. God bless you Richard. I love you more than anything.

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Ann Mull
9 months ago
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Thank you Kenyada for being the angel that God sent to bless my son, Richard. I've prayed that God would send someone and Ge sent you. Bless you dear.

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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Thank you all and God bless!!!!

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Christopher Jude Petty Ofs
9 months ago
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Kenyada, you have a beautiful soul and I pray for you and Richard. Richard, God saw your anguish, He heard your cry; and rescued you. Thanks be to Him whom the angels adore.

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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Omg thank you guys

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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Thank you so much for you love and concern for a complete stranger! Hope for humanity! God bless all who have given and all who wanted to but we're able!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Chimerem Alfred
9 months ago
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Thanks Kenyada for your wonderful heart. I just learnt a lesson from Richard's condition and your concern.

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Lisa Cyr
9 months ago
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I will try to help soon.what a breath taking story

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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God bless all who have been a blessing! You are appreciated

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Keysi A Bonilla
9 months ago
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Keyada god bless you

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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God bless all who have given and all who wanted to give!

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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God bless you all

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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Ann you are more than welcome! You are the reason this happened! Your endless prayers have been answered! I was only a instrument being used by God to manifest your prayers!

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Linda Anne Wolff
9 months ago
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God bless you Kenyada! You're a beautiful soul! Best wishes to Richard!

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Ann Mull
9 months ago
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Also thank you Jeny

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
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God bless

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Terri MzTee Davis
7 months ago

O wish I could help. I'm homeless myself and have been struggling to get back on my feet. There are days I go without eating. I'm working but it's hard when you fall so low. I pray this man is able to keep his place as I wasn't. Sending prayers to him and blessings to you for having a kind heart when so many others just look the other way.

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Dorothy Gladden
8 months ago

I am curious after getting an odd email, " Richard has to set up a bank account and give that information to go fund me! We took to long to complete this process so no donations can be made until an account is on file! So please check back after June 10 Thank you!!!! " If Richard does not set up an account, how will he get the money we donated? What will happen to it? How will he find out he needs to set up a bank account? Poor Richard, God Bless you.

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Maria F. Bonner
8 months ago

I wish had cash to help but I to am in a MAJOR hard spot myself and I am trusting God the Father for a miracle. But I believe in the power of prayers. And while I cannot give cash. I will say I am adding him to my daily prayers as well as the prayer chain at church. Feel free to add me on Facebook Maria F. Bonner. God loves us all and he will indeed meet all his needs. God Bless to all.

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$4,537 of $6,500 goal

Raised by 165 people in 9 months
Created May 5, 2016
Kenyada Waters  
on behalf of Richard Poulin
$5
Anonymous
3 months ago
$20
Anonymous
3 months ago
SL
$5
Sandra M Lachter
3 months ago
SL
$5
Sandra M Lachter
3 months ago
BK
$20
B. Kind
4 months ago
$6
Anonymous
4 months ago
MS
$20
M S
5 months ago
$10
Alex Ocampo
7 months ago

May God bless Richard and help him through this tough test in his life. God is Good all the time, must have faith that God will provide on his time. God bless!

MF
$25
Mary F
7 months ago

Wish you the best.

MM
$15
Merrilyn Morrison
7 months ago
1
1

God be with you and bless you Richard.

Ann Mull
9 months ago

Thank you everyone for the love you have shown my son. I live in Wa. and am on disibility and can't even help my own son. I've been praying for Rich, that God would put someone in his path to show him that God is there and is real. Rich has had some bad times and made some wrong decisions but wants to do good and just needs a hand up. My son is a good person and is now coming to see that God is his loving Father. A mothers prayers are stronger than the devil. God bless you Richard. I love you more than anything.

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Ann Mull
9 months ago
6
6

Thank you Kenyada for being the angel that God sent to bless my son, Richard. I've prayed that God would send someone and Ge sent you. Bless you dear.

+ Read More
Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
4
4

Thank you all and God bless!!!!

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Christopher Jude Petty Ofs
9 months ago
3
3

Kenyada, you have a beautiful soul and I pray for you and Richard. Richard, God saw your anguish, He heard your cry; and rescued you. Thanks be to Him whom the angels adore.

+ Read More
Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
3
3

Omg thank you guys

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
2
2

Thank you so much for you love and concern for a complete stranger! Hope for humanity! God bless all who have given and all who wanted to but we're able!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

+ Read More
Chimerem Alfred
9 months ago
1
1

Thanks Kenyada for your wonderful heart. I just learnt a lesson from Richard's condition and your concern.

+ Read More
Lisa Cyr
9 months ago
1
1

I will try to help soon.what a breath taking story

+ Read More
Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
1
1

God bless all who have been a blessing! You are appreciated

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Keysi A Bonilla
9 months ago
1
1

Keyada god bless you

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
1
1

God bless all who have given and all who wanted to give!

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
1
1

God bless you all

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
1
1

Ann you are more than welcome! You are the reason this happened! Your endless prayers have been answered! I was only a instrument being used by God to manifest your prayers!

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Linda Anne Wolff
9 months ago
1
1

God bless you Kenyada! You're a beautiful soul! Best wishes to Richard!

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Ann Mull
9 months ago
1
1

Also thank you Jeny

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Kenyada Waters
9 months ago
1
1

God bless

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Terri MzTee Davis
7 months ago

O wish I could help. I'm homeless myself and have been struggling to get back on my feet. There are days I go without eating. I'm working but it's hard when you fall so low. I pray this man is able to keep his place as I wasn't. Sending prayers to him and blessings to you for having a kind heart when so many others just look the other way.

+ Read More
Dorothy Gladden
8 months ago

I am curious after getting an odd email, " Richard has to set up a bank account and give that information to go fund me! We took to long to complete this process so no donations can be made until an account is on file! So please check back after June 10 Thank you!!!! " If Richard does not set up an account, how will he get the money we donated? What will happen to it? How will he find out he needs to set up a bank account? Poor Richard, God Bless you.

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Maria F. Bonner
8 months ago

I wish had cash to help but I to am in a MAJOR hard spot myself and I am trusting God the Father for a miracle. But I believe in the power of prayers. And while I cannot give cash. I will say I am adding him to my daily prayers as well as the prayer chain at church. Feel free to add me on Facebook Maria F. Bonner. God loves us all and he will indeed meet all his needs. God Bless to all.

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