Hurricane Relief Fund

When you live paycheck to paycheck, you learn to adjust your lifestyle accordingly to what ever the amount on your current paycheck. Rule #1 is always pay my bills first.What ever is left over goes into my photography business.I'm always searching for deals on lens ,cameras and gear.Everything I own is second hand.This is just the way it is. I work as a photographer as my trade and passion.I work as a server in a restaurant out of necessity.When the hurricane hit I was without work for three weeks.When I went back to work, our business has been considerably way off.People don't have the extra income to go out and eat.They also have to rebuild there homes and lives.This has created a vicious circle.Then, one wingnut flew off, then a car part and another.All of a sudden the wheels on every thing started to fly off. Now, I'm having to spend money on this growing headache just to get to work.Two weeks ago I came down with the flu.I missed 4 days of work with this.This 8 ball I'm stuck behind has continued to get bigger and bigger.This has been my life for over 30 years.It get's tiresome ,but It always works itself out. However at this moment in time, it has me pinned down pretty good because of payments I have to make that are due NOW.I currently have about $700.00 in accounts receivable.$300 of it is  in net-60 from the client. The others are trickling in at the whimsey of the payers. I have 3 jobs booked this week and early next week. This is all good, but I'm still not out from under the 8 ball.All I've done is moved it around to where it's not totally killing me.Here's my current dilema my water will be turned off tomorrow ,if I don't get them $550.00. Ugh!!!I have never asked anyone for help like this.I know it's late Sunday night and the zero hour is approaching fast.I'm still trying to work on receivable funds to stop the disconnection.My options  have dwindled to this last plea to help  this dirty, smelly photographer. Tomorrow, I won't be able to shower. I've filling 5 gallon buckets of water and the tub with water.I have been shooting this tribe for over 6 years now. I have helped launch several businesses with my work.I  never asked for money. If you had some  cash or a budget, I took what you could give. This is also why I'm still a server.Please come together here and throw me a bone.It's only $500.00  but to me it's a lifeline. Thank you for listening.I apologize to all for even having to tell this woe is me story. once again thank you from the bottom of heart. peace, Jeff
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Organizer

Jeff Dolan 
Organizer
Corpus Christi, TX
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