Imagine If This happened to Someone You Love
This is an urgent plea for assistance to help our much-loved teacher and mentor Dr. Patricia Carrington. Quite unexpectedly and shockingly, right in the middle of her otherwise still productive twilight years, she has found herself the victim of a major embezzlement scam. This charismatic and compassionate woman, who has spent a lifetime devoted to helping tens of thousands of people, has been robbed and taken advantage of by what she thought was a devoted friend and employee.
The Devastating Crime
This embezzlement of over $220,000, perpetrated by her former trusted office manager of 18 years, has left Pat virtually penniless. Even though Pat continues to work even harder than most 30 year-olds…often past midnight, and usually 7 days a week, she and we, her friends, have realized that she can never fully recover from this horrific financial ruin. The police were notified and detectives were sent out to investigate. They spoke with Pat and looked over the accounting records that showed pretty clearly how the office manager had been syphoning funds. The detectives filed former charges and went after the woman but it was sadly too late... she had already fled and had gone into hiding and they were never able to find her.
Losing Her Home
Besides having to liquidate her belongings, Dr. Carrington has now lost her beloved home of almost 60 years as she witnessed her home being auctioned off in a humiliating foreclosure sale and she has now been forced out. With no family members to care for Pat and nowhere to turn, many of her friends are coming together to help Pat in her time of dire need. But we need to raise far more than our own resources allow.
On top of everything else, Pat began experiencing trouble breathing due to all the stress of being thrown out of her home and not knowing where she would go or how should afford to care for herself. She was admitted to the hospital fro several days and then transferred to a rehab facility to recover and gain her strength back. Fortunately she is now much healthier than expected and should be released soon. Pat is still incredibly excited to work and serve others. In Pat’s own words, “My work with people and for people is my life.”
The Current Plan Of Action
When I first posted this campaign I set our target goal at $25,000 - then several days later Nick Ortner (The Tapping Solution) asked me if that was going to be enough? It didn’t take me more than 15 seconds to realize, “No” it’s not going to be nearly enough for Pat – at least not in the long run.
I felt like an idiot, what was I thinking? If you were handed $25,000 it may seem like a lot, but not if you had been robbed of almost 9 times that amount. Pat worked extremely hard earning every penny of the money that should now be available to provide for all her needs at this stage in her life at 94.
So we are now changing our overall goal – the new goal is to GIVE PAT BACK the $220,000 that was so wrongfully and thoughtlessly taken from her. We will raise the goal on this page in stages as the campaign progresses.
Calling All Snowflakes
We are reaching out to all of you, via this Go Fund Me Campaign to help this incredibly deserving, selfless woman, and are humbly asking for your support. These funds will help Pat secure a safe and sustainable place to live and flourish, including the cost of medical care and in-home care that she will need from time to time depending on her condition.
A single snowflake is a fragile thing of beauty, but when thousands of snowflakes merge together it creates a powerful force of nature. If we all work together we can re-balance the damage caused by the horribly misguided woman that defrauded Pat.
Even at 94 Pat still remains active today helping others to live happier and more fulfilling lives. Pat is such a warm and caring teacher and therapist who is also an active member on the faculty of Rutgers Medical School. She has written 8 widely acclaimed self-help psychology books and is known worldwide for her innovations and teaching materials in the field of Energy Psychology, EFT, The Choices Method, and her modern simple forms of meditation.
We ask that you please consider helping Dr. Pat – imagine if such a thing happened to your own mother or grandmother after working over 60 years as a devoted humanitarian and psychologist who has helped to change thousands of lives. It’s simply heartbreaking. Let’s give Pat the hope and encouragement she so desperately needs at this unfortunate time in her life to keep going, to keep creating, and to keep giving, which is what she thrives on!
As difficult and humbling as this has been for Pat, she is profoundly grateful to everyone and sends her deepest thanks to you for your consideration of this most urgent situation. And we, “Pat’s Team” thank you as well.
A Special Thank You
For everyone who has taken the time to read this posting - Pat would like to gift you with two of her digital books;
Book 1 - “The Myths Of Aging” offering timeless wisdom and advice for anyone who wants to understand more about growing older while staying young at heart.
Book 2 - “Tapping Exercises For Growing Younger Inside as You Age” where Pat will guide you through some tapping exercises that will help you to experience your life as a process of continuous and satisfying growth. Click here ----> https://patcarrington.com/gofundme/ to download these two FREE books.
ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN ORGANIZER
A Little About Me
My name is Gil Alan - I originally set up and posted this campaign for Dr. Patricia Carrington, otherwise known as Pat, but there is actually a small team of friends and professionals behind this effort to help raise money for Pat and her continued care.
I live in Los Angeles, CA. and also in Virginia Beach, VA. I work as a spiritual teacher helping people all over the world to connect to their own unique inner guidance through their Spirit Guides.
How I Met Pat
I first met Pat when one of my workshop instructors brought to my attention that a 90 year old woman had enrolled in one of my online workshops. I was intrigued by this and I called Pat personally to talk with her.
I was fascinated by Pats brilliance as a psychologist, philosopher, and conversationalist. We hit it off right away and would often talk for hours late at night, exchanging ideas and possibilities, and let me tell you, she could talk me under the table any day of the week!
How And Why I Became Involved
At some point in time I became aware that Pat seemed to be having some financial trouble - but it didn't make sense to me that she always seemed to be out of money when she was working so hard. I knew something was wrong. Pat's assistant and I both suggested that Pat get an accountant to look over her books because we felt and knew that her office manger had to be stealing from her - there was no other explanation that made sense.
Sure enough it was discovered that over time Pats long-time trusted friend and office manager had been stealing funds - just paying the basic bills so Pat would not be aware of the theft, especially when she had so much love and trust invested in this relationship.
The theft was reported to the police and detectives were sent out to investigate the crime, but Pats office manager knew she had been caught and she quickly fled the state and the police have not been able to locate her to this day.
Over time I began helping Pat with her business and finances however I could, but there just wasn't enough money to go around and things began taking a turn for the worst on many levels all at once. Pat was no longer able to pay her mortgage and it was only a matter of time before this would catch up with her and she would loose her home, as she did.
The GFM Campaign
Several of Pats friends, colleagues, and I decided that creating this campaign might be the only chance we had of saving Pat from further catastrophe. This is why we are counting on all of you to help us share this campaign and restore Pat's savings.
The funding from this campaign will be withdrawn by me as needed and deposited directly into a special account at Pat's own bank in her name.
All of us involved (Pat's Team) will help Pat decide how and where the money will best be allocated to support her current and upcoming needs. She is certainly not alone and we will stand by her side as long as needed and beyond.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via the email link posted on the campaign by my name.
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