Please help me keep my family safe and in our home

Hello everyone;

First - thank you so much for taking the time to look at my request. I'm at the end of my rope and at a loss as to how to keep my family together in our home.

As I'm sure nearly all of you who see this knows, this virus has been an absolute disaster to many families. I thought I was prepared for an emergency situation; and for a short while, we were. The problem is that at this particular time, I've had almost nothing but bad luck, and I/we are out of resources.

I have a family of four - myself, my wife, and two children; a 9 year-old son, and a 7 year-old daughter. My wife and I had good jobs, and we were lucky enough to be able to save some money. After the shutdown, it seemed like everything shifted. My job closed down, but my wife continued to work, since her job was deemed as 'essential'. We had money saved, and since schools were now closed, we had decided for me to stay home to care for my children while they continued their school via online services. I picked up small side/odd jobs as I could. Things were going as well as could be in the beginning months of the virus/shutdown, but it wasn't sustainable.

The current problem is that we have depleted what we had saved. My children are still attending school remotely. Child care is almost prohibitively expensive. I am (and have been) actively looking for employment, but the problem is that, along with finding competent care for our children, my vehicle was recently vandalized and currently not drivable. Sharing our other vehicle is not ideal as obviously once I do gain employment, we will need another mode of transportation. Just to top it all off, my wife recently went to her doctor, and was told that she needs to get an MRI - which, of course, would not be 100% covered through her insurance. We are not able to cover all of our expenses on just one person's wage, and finding even more money to get our other vehicle road-worthy is a pipe dream at this point. We have prioritized our rent, electric, and food for our children, at the expense of our other bills (cars, insurance, cell phones, home internet, etc) and can no longer juggle these without something giving, and leaving us even worse off than we currently are.

If we are lucky enough to receive aid from here, it would be used to pay our bills, get the necessary repairs completed and paid for on our vehicle, and securing childcare as needed.

Thank you to all who took the time to read this. I know that we are not alone in our struggle during this particular time, and I am truly grateful to any and all who have the ability to help any family in need.
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