Help US Help OUR MOM

"Please help us help our mother save her house"  
Let me tell you some things about our mother.  She is the type of woman that does everything for everyone and asks nothing in return. She is a "doer" and doesn't know how to let others help her, but we need to change that now.
Our 88 yr. old mother was married for 57 years to our father, who was sick since 1970.  So to say that she takes care of everyone, is an understatement.  She was a devoted wife, is a loving mother, a trusted friend, and is the finest Christian woman you can find.  Even at 88 years old, she still plays the piano at Church, and has done so since she was a teenager.
In the past 7 years she has buried her husband and 2 of her adult children.  That has been hard on her, but as a Christian woman, she relies on God's promises and knows he will see her through and will be by her side through all of it.
On August 9,2020 North Carolina had an earthquake. Five days later, during a bad thunderstorm the back wall of our family home's basement fell in and a torrent of mud slid into it.  When the insurance company came to look at it they told our mother that it was not covered in her policy. ( She didn't have earthquake or flood insurance.)
Again, our mother is 88 years old.  All she really wants is to stay in her house until her time comes to meet Jesus.  She just wants to feel safe and comfortable in the home she built with love, laughter, and of course, tears.  That is why we are asking for donations to help pay for the repairs. We need to raise at least $50,000.00 (maybe more), in order to save her house from completely falling in. We cannot hire a contractor until we have the money in place and we are running out of time.  It will be cold soon in Hickory, NC where she lives and it will be hard to get anyone to do that type of work in the winter.
As of right now, she can stay in the house on good days, if it rains, she has to go stay with one of her children that live close by, as we never know when the rain will wash the rest of the wall away. I know this seems like a lot of money, and believe me, it seems that way to me also, but without it, she will have to move out
and she doesn't have the funds to do that either.  Please help us!52031882_1603321112829681_r.jpeg52031882_160332113183479_r.jpeg52031882_1603321174925826_r.jpeg52031882_1603321231350071_r.jpeg52031882_1603321269293747_r.jpeg52031882_1603321305244182_r.jpeg52031882_1603321353407278_r.jpeg52031882_1603321381937237_r.jpeg52031882_1603321396670974_r.jpeg52031882_1603241211356153_r.jpeg


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Tina Scott Dowless 
Elizabethtown, NC

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