Robbed and left with nothing!

we moved from San Diego to be with our daughter who is about to turn 18 and graduate I'm a retired disabled vet and my wife was laid off as a celebrity hair stylist do to The cove 819 epidemic. We came in a traveling van with everything we owned and stayed with what we thought was a trusted friend in what we found out to be a not-so-good neighborhood. one night as we were sleeping the power was cut to our van and we were robbed at gunpoint for everything we owned including the van we walked away literally in the clothes on our back. We were blessed through my wife's synagogue to have our first month of rent paid at a weekly motel for a ridiculously low amount. I am not able to start working until next month due to the covid-19 epidemic and I am humbly for the first time in my life asking for help for my wife and my family. I received the best gift I ever could receive today on mother's day I found out that we are expecting and I took it upon myself to ask for a little something back from the country that I served. I'm only asking for help with one month's rent $800 and $200 to help with doctors expenses so I can get my wife into a good OBGYN. Because we moved from San Diego to Las Vegas right on the brink of this covid-19 epidemic senior citizens have taken priority with the VA. I am currently on every waiting this possible and I've spoken to every VA department possible only to be told that the senior citizens have taken priority. We have not filed a police report in fear of retaliation and are waiting for the right time to do so, so please if there is anyone out there that is willing to help just for the interim I would be honored and proud to repay in full any monies donated. I am doing this GoFundMe for my wife and my children and my soon-to-be brand new baby as any good man would do. I am also willing to work for anyone who is willing to pay me instead of donating and can be reached through the email that is attached to this GoFundMe page. God bless America and everyone is in our prayers, at the current moment I need one of mine to be answered. I have until 11:30 a.m. tomorrow to pay my rent and would love nothing more then to make my wife a doctor's appointment ASAP. If you have even taken a moment to read what I have written then we can especially keep you in our prayers! Like I tell everyone in our daily lives if we as Americans are not helping each other then who is, God bless.


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Ben Klessig 
Las Vegas, NV
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