Help a woc mom escape from unsafe environment

I’m afraid my abuser will re-enter my life due to my moms passing away. Without my mom around I believe he has motivation to try and take my sibling with him and cause an altercation. I’m currently trying to get a restraining order against him. He currently knows where I live and has reached out to family friends in pursuit of finding out information about me and my sibling. My main focus is moving to a new location where I feel safe. I lost my job earlier this year due to COVID, and I’m scared to go back to work cause I don’t want to expose myself and my baby. As of now I’ve been trying to make money through depop and just selling my artwork, so if you can’t donate PLEASE SUPPORT ME IN MY ART! IF YOU CANT DO THAT THAN PLEASE SHARE THIS! My life hasn’t been easy and I’ve never asked for help like this. I’ve also never told my whole life story either so here it is.... My mother was in a near death domestic violence situation with my birth father while she was pregnant with me, so she left him before I was born. I don’t even know what he looks like. And then she had my younger brother with another man who I thought was my dad for the longest. He was worse than my birth father.. I grew up watching him hit and yell at me and my mom as well as him beating all our dogs. When I turned 8 he started touching me sexually. He sexually abused me until I was 14. When I was 12 my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was still being abused by him while she was getting chemotherapy. He never went to jail for what he did. Me and my family had to flee Georgia and move to Oregon because of him and risk of being put in foster care. After she beat breast cancer she got diagnosed with leukemia... I basically watched my mom die slowly since I was 12. My life has been full of pain, but now I have a real reason to live. Even though a big part of my life just died, Ive been blessed to bring life back into this world. I have to do everything I can for my baby.

Donations

  • Eli English 
    • $25 
    • 10 d
  • Roberta Daniel 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Jackie Medley 
    • $35 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

Mariah Awtrey 
Organizer
Lincoln City, OR
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