Homeless Veteran Family

Update: We want to thank EVERYONE who responded and helped us. Unfortunately, we are having to update our request for help. We thought we could find a home, but its been a struggle. We are in the process of changing hotels to try and save money. The staff was wonderful at Holiday Inn Express, minus the manager. They billed us until this Thursday, but when I went to double check for verification on Sunday night, there was an error. So I had to use everything else we had to keep us their until Wednesday morning. At an average night at $192, with the discount, it was going to be another $1,400. I said no way after they made a mistake and we were cut three days short. After looking around at other hotels, a manager from a different hotel gave us her pricing and it went down to $888. What a savings of over $500! This includes the same stuff like Holiday Inn Express. So we prayed about it and decided to ask for help again! Our pods still are sitting at the other house and I need to find another home to have them redelivered, of course an extra $475 to move them, and then once emptied another $275. This is all due to a friend who broke her promise of renting her home. We are not mad, but truly disappointed that a Christian friend would break her promise. My kids are First and I must keep a roof over their heads and not let them feel our stress or anxiety. God will provide us by having friends, family, acquaintances and strangers reach our intended goal. We do have prospects in the works for a home, but it will take a couple of days. We haven't received one piece of mail in over a week and a half. If you would like to write please send it to P.O. Box 100214, Palm Bay, FL, 32910. Thanks to everyone who responded. I do have Wounded Veterans Relief helping with the move in costs of a new rental. We also got contacted by our kids school about trying to keep us in this new hotel. If you can't help financially, we truly understand, but PLEASE continue to pray for our family. God Bless Everyone! Initial request: First, thank you for your prayers and help. After many, many months trying to get our rental home fixed we decided moving was our only option. This home caused our three children to get sick and miss, so far this school year, 45 days of instruction time. The house was the issue, but couldn't get the management company or owner to fix all the problems since September of 2017. We had black mold, septic issues, holes in our ductwork and so many more things. They didn't want to address the issue and in Florida the owners have all the rights and tenants only get to move out. Well with God's Blessings we found a home, but it won't be available until around April 15th, which happens to be my birthday. We used all our resources to move. We got two 16 foot pods, a 15 foot truck and also filled a 10x10 storage unit. This wasn't my idea of ending March and starting April. The month of April brings many celebrations for my family. My parents anniversary is April 2nd, my brothers anniversary is April 8th, our anniversary is  April 10th, my daughter's birthday is April 11th and my birthday falls on April 15th. We have been keeping a roof over our head since Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Express in Palm Bay. We are a family of five and many hotels cant accommodate us, but we were lucky enough to find one. It is also Easter weekend and Spring Break, so not too many places available. Even with all the discounts they have given us, we will already have spent over $1,200 in our room and have paid until April 4th, after that we have no place to go. Our new home won't  be available, at the earliest, until around Friday April 13th. We are asking for help to keep us here from April 4th until the 13th. We just want to have a safe place over our heads, until we can move into our new place. If anyone can help or know anybody who can please pass this on. Our only option, once our time is up, is our van unfortunately. We have tried calling every agency un the city and county, but unfortunately we don't qualify. I want to thank everybody who has helped us in the past! We as a family appreciate everyone's prayers and financial help. We have things pending with my VA Disability and Social Security, but it takes time. Im still recovering from all my surgeries in the kast 24 months. We know it's a short term fix staying at the hotel, but it keeps my family safe. If you need to talk with me don't hesitate to call or text me. God Bless and thank you again for taking time in reading this!

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Angel Alicea 
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Palm Bay, FL
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