My Family is in need of some help.

This is for my family. On October 13th my life got flipped upside down. My mother in law who I was living with made our lives horrible. I took the kids to my moms that evening, because they didn't need to be around that. That night she changed all the locks on me and illegally had me locked out. I was unable to get any of our items. I had to ask permission to get some things, and only sometimes she would say yes. The police have record of everything, because what she has done is illegal. She has moved all of our stuff from our pantry and bedrooms, bagged it up and made a pile of it in the garage. Some items are broken, due to not caring how or who she has help moving it. I'm not sure if I have everything, because I'm unable to check right now and go through it all. I just want to get everything and be done with that part of my life. The reason for the go fund me is, this all came when I was not expecting it to. I have some money saved, but that will be going towards the house I will be renting. I found a house big enough for everyone, but I have no furniture. I was using her furniture when we lived there. The only thing I have is a toddler bed and mattress for Kyrah. I also need to get my suburban moved off her property and have to rent a uhaul to get the stuff that has yet to fit in my car. I am working full time, but living in a hotel. This is not ideal, but it has to be like this for a little longer till the house is ready. My kids are safe and happy with my mom. So I will use this for- moving expenses, towing vehicle, 5 mattress, 2 bunk beds, full bed, a few dressers, a couch, table and chairs, and a washer and dryer. Possibly more, but I want to find as much as I can on sale, on market place, or the best deal possible. The car I am currently driving has issues as well, so I need to work on one of my vehicles so I have reliable transportation. I have included a photo of how my children's items were so carelessly bagged up and thrown in a pile. I would greatly appreciate and help you can spare. Thank you so much for taking time out of your day. I hope yours is a great one!52428592_1604838636894877_r.jpeg


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Katie Heape 
New Athens, IL

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