A Home for Us with Education Upgrades

We had lost our rental in the Colorado flood Sept. 12, 2013. We had VERY LITTLE help from FEMA and had all money saved from work spent for paperwork for FEMA and living quarters for temporary. Jeff's job was cut by 3 months and made less than half of what he made the year before. 
We have been living in our van and some nights at friends houses. We left for Mississippi from Colorado to not only visit our daughter's birthplace but to stay warm for the winter until Jeff's work started again for fishing season. We had planned for him to work while we stay for the winter, but Hurricane Katrina has really damage the town and people that it was not only depressing but also no work in the winter. 
We were finally able to come back to CO to stay with friends but our time is running out. We can't stay with them for long and we have had no luck getting a job or finding a place to stay. At the end of Feburary we will be leaving and moving back into the van. 
We are waiting patiently for Jeff's work to begin again, but we need to find a place for the family so he can go to work with the van. 
We would like to get a motorhome and have been constantly looking. We know what we need in the motorhome and have found a few. The wish list are just a few of what we have found that fits our needs. Some are cheaper to give more room to add our own touches and some are all set and ready to go. We are always on search for the best motorhome. Our goal is to save money while living in the motorhome, for our own place one day. 
A motorhome will be good for this family as we will also be able to do some traveling for our homeschooling experiences. This money will also help us buy our two kids each a laptop/tablet for their schooling experience also. Searching for a refurbish laptop/tablet that fits their needs. 
Please help us see that this New Year will give us hope that things will get better.
UPDATE: 2/25/14, I keep searching for motorhomes, some better than other but we want to keep our options open.
UPDATE: 3/10/14, We found a cheaper motorhome in good condition that we are trying to hurry and buy before this good deal drives away with someone else. Thank you ALL who have helped donated or most importantly shared this page.
UPDATE: 4/28/14, We found a motorhome that we put a deposit down on. The problem is we are short $500 and will need to get 6 new tires in the next few months. This was a too perfect of a motorhome for us to pass up and our time is up in a couple weeks at the motel we have been staying in for a month now.  This motorhome has space for both kids to enjoy of their own and plenty of storage, it runs, everything works and it is not as old as other motorhomes in our price range. We had plans toget this today but I need your help. Our new profile picture shows how awesome it is to forget reality for a little and go have fun. 
 I have updated pictures of the motorhome to share our happiness with you.

UPDATE: 5/6/14,  The Rainbow Motorhome we put a deposit on didn't fall through, so we got our deposit back and checked out another one that is 3 hours from us. That was not worth the trouble and money and the drive was painful. 
My back has been hurting the last few days but we have until Monday the 12th to find us a motorhome. So we are on constant search. Today we will try to see some more if people are answering their phones. 
This is becoming stressful for us and many worries. But we are keeping positive thoughts. 
Thank you for your help, please keep sharing. 
On the bright side I was able to use some of the donations for a new tablet for our youngest, the down side is everyone is using it. Thank you for that help.

Donations

  • Jake 
    • $400 (Offline)
    • 87 mos
  • Mike 
    • $1,000 (Offline)
    • 87 mos
  • Sarah 
    • $400 (Offline)
    • 88 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 88 mos
  • Shelly 
    • $30 (Offline)
    • 89 mos
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Organizer

Erin Curran 
Organizer
Longmont, CO
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