Help The Family Next Door

My name is Carmelo I’m 35 yr old. My pregnant wife has been a military member for 12 yrs (AF) she is 30. We have 3 boys Damien (10), Jaxson (2) & London (due on 3/5/18). This has been by far the hardest pregnancy on her and us. She’s been considered high risk since she hit about 6 1/2 months. But that hasn’t stopped her or us from living or lives and providing for our family. She was working two jobs up until 3 weeks ago. Due to the safety of the baby she had to stop working the second job. And than roughly 2 weeks ago I suffered a server leg injury, which has Made me bed ridden. I completely fractured my ankle and tore 2 ligaments in my left ankle. I’m unable to work at my full time job in retail management and estimated to be out of work for 4-6 months. And than the added stress of all the medical bills which of course weren’t planned for but are definitely going to be reaching well over 20k has made us feel almost defeated. I would love nothing more than to be healthy and provide for my family as i do every day. But god had a different plan for me at the moment. My wife is still working full time on her military base, but we aren’t sure how much longer she will be able to continue. She’s been having strong contractions and the stress of her work environment is making us think that London might make his arrival a lot sooner. Due to the status of her work she doesn’t get paid maternity leave. So she will only be taking 4-6 weeks at the most and that’s no where enough time to recover from a C- section. During this time period both parents will be out of work, with no income. And we are also planning to move into our 1st home on 3/1/18. This has been a plan in the making for a very long time, but a freak accident and timing of baby arrival will make the transition feel impossible. We are a hard working, god loving family that raises our kids to be good respectful boys. I am putting my pride aside and asking for a little bit of help to ensure my family gets the bare necessities during this short time of turmoil. I’m saying please and thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. If you can give anything at all, even ideas, or solutions to help my family I’d appreciate it. I’m not just seeking your money, financially we will be in trouble, but giving back is not all about money. I want to thank our friends and family members who have been helping as they can. You guys are a big help, and we still have a long road ahead of us. Thank you for listening to our story. Have a blessed day

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  • Rich Dutton 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Brittney Richardson  
    • $20 
    • 27 mos
  • Alexis Henderson 
    • $30 
    • 27 mos
  • Dana McManus 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Nicole Augustus 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
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Carmelo A. Pellot 
Organizer
Newark, DE
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