I Want To Hold My Babies

Arnie is a loving mother from the Philippines with two precious children, Elise (age 4) and David (age 2). She has been a victim of domestic abuse and manipulation in the worst way. She has been a loving wife and mother for five years. A devoted stay-at-home mother, she gave up her career as a singer/performer at Dollywood to raise her family. Last week, she found herself beaten and bruised and kicked out of her home with only a few dollars in her pocket and a car. First night she slept under a bridge confused, scared, and alone. Her estranged husband has manipulated her by intentionally keeping her in the dark about any of their finances. Even though he has considerable means, he intentionally kept all of their savings in his name individually and hidden from her. Using this as a way to control Arnie, he has prevented her from having the ability to retain an attorney to protect her children and her rights. . We are setting a goal of $8000. This will cover the initial retainer fee and additional expenses they could come with legal action. The attorney she consulted requires $5000 retainer fee to take her case and without the financial means to hire him, she will be unable to get representation her and her children so critically need. Arnie desperately wants to see her children. Her heart aches for them and misses them very much. Please help Arnie and show her she is not alone. Together we can help bring Arnie and her children together again. Any assistance you can give to Arnie will be greatly appreciated


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Organizer and beneficiary

Mari Taylor 
Knoxville, TN
Arnie Shaw 
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