Neighbors helping neighbors

Here is the original story that was posted by the City of Jonesboro, GA Police Department on Tuesday:
Earlier today OIC Spencer pulled over a vehicle for no insurance. After speaking with the driver and passenger she determined they were homeless and the vehicle was not only a mode of transportation but also a temporary home as today was their last day at a local motel. OIC Spencer determined that writing a citation would only burden this family and instead decided to purchase vehicle insurance for them at her expense. Ofc. Waters whom came to assist decided he would purchase the family’s lunch. Great job OIC Spencer and Ofc. Waters.

Rayshell and Joe Blakney are Fayetteville residents with a big family and a big need.  Due to tough times, this family of 8 is currently living in their car. Two of the kids are in school during the day, and their four other children are too young for school. As you can imagine this is not an ideal situation for anyone.
Joe is Marine veteran with a full time job. They belong to church community. They are a loving family. 
This fund has been set up as a way for neighbors to help neighbors and families to help families. The most immediate need is funding to get a roof over this family's head. Donations of "things" will be 100% appreciated but the first priority is housing.  Please consider helping this sweet family and sharing this page so we can get them out of their car and into a safe, comfortable home. 

This family is so grateful to the wonderful Jonesboro Police department who helped them already and wants everyone to know that they will pay it forward when they can.

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