Starting over

Hey guys, I was really on the fence about doing this, but we've fallen on a bit of a hard time. My family and I have been really sick for almost the past year and decided to have our house tested, seeing as how we really haven't gotten any concrete answers from the specialist that the babies have seen. We found out, we had toxic black mold,  curvularia, stachybotrys and aspergillus actively growing in the house with a concentration of [phone redacted] spores per square inch and a concentration 42 times higher than the outdoor control sample.  So needless to say, we left quickly.  We stayed in a hotel for a week until a friend so generously invited us to stay at her house until mid September, which we are immensely grateful for.  We left with very few clothes and we're not getting any furniture out of the old house, other than the cribs because we're not sure how to treat clothes and furniture (or if that's even possible) for toxic black mold.  Come mid September we'll be homeless again and living in a hotel until we can find a home. Our dogs are still in the old moldy house and we're scrambling to find a place that we can get them, to get them out of that house.  We're a little strapped for cash with all of the medical bills from us all being so sick and our hotel stays and having to eat out for every meal, and also just knowing that we'll be back to living in the hotel come mid September until we find a home. We're also going to have to buy new clothes for the babies, new bedding for their cribs, and pay some type of boarding facility to house 3 large dogs and a cat, while we're staying in the hotel. We've basically lost everything and are having to start completely over with just the little bit of clothes that we could grab before we left. We're so very grateful for any help right now. Obviously our main concern is to keep our babies safe and healthy with full bellies and a roof over their heads, and we'll figure out the rest hopefully quickly.  Thank you all for any help that you may be able to give. We sincerely appreciate everything from the bottoms of our heart.
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Cassie Cain Rickenbaker 
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Orangeburg, SC
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