Commercial Printer for Business

When I first decided to help create an obituary in 2006, I had no idea that this would become a side business for me. In 2009, I took on my very first solo project, and since then, I've had the opportunity to help a great deal of families/friends during their most difficult times. I'm filled with joy when I'm able to meet the needs of those who request my services; however, I never benefit financially because I don't have a printer that prints at the demand and/or quality that I need it to. After I've put in countless hours of typing, editing, and making sure that everything is exactly the way the client wants, I have to email the PDF file to Staples, Kinko's, and/or any other printing company to finish the job... The person or company that clicks PRINT is the one paid.
I just feel that having my own Commercial Printer will allow me to be more efficient and cost effective. With the right tools, every job is easy... Without them, it's a constant struggle, as I have found out. Not to mention, the prices for a Standardized Obituary from Funeral Homes are expensive, and that's why many people are referred to me. They get what they really want (more than two pages, poems, picture collages, etc.), at an affordable price. 
Just to add to why I really want this Commercial Printer... I feel that this will open doors for other opportunities. I started my own Publishing Company back in 2012, called LYFEpublications, where LYFE stands for Literature You'll Find Everywhere. With that, I'm not limited to doing only obituaries, but this will give me the chance to do so much more with brochures, banners, business cards, and other projects that require printing. Who knows where this may take me? I'm just asking for your help. ANY donation is GREATLY APPRECIATED! There is NO donation that I'd consider too small. One dollar gets me closer to my goal and I'm GRATEFUL... Below I've placed a few samples of my work as a beginner and after I've grown. Thank you for taking the time to read this, and again, I appreciate you. 
  • Patrice Goines 
    • $10 
    • 44 mos
  • Yvette and Martine Morris  
    • $175 
    • 44 mos
  • Angel Hill 
    • $5 
    • 44 mos
  • Amber Williams 
    • $10 
    • 44 mos
  • Teaira Lockett 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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Author Jonean McLain 
Baltimore, MD
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