Lately, my folks had been struggling with bills, but sales from their market stalls were helping them pay debts and get back on track. That was until this happened:
Thieves broke into my parents' house last week, stealing the van that held all of their supplies for the markets - their barbecue, their tent, their signage, even the pots and pans. The thieves stripped the van for parts then torched it. Insurance might cover the cost of the van, but everything in it has been lost, and with it, my parents' primary method of repaying their loans and getting back into financial shape.
My mum would never, ever ask anyone to help her out, so I'm doing it for her. Replacing the equipment they require to run their stall will cost an estimated $5000. If you can donate even a few dollars, it would mean so, so much to my family. Please help my parents get back on track and recover from this tragedy. I've just moved overseas, so if you can donate $20 or more, I will send you a personalised (hand-written!) thank-you letter with the kitschiest Louisiana postcard I can find enclosed within.
Thank you so much for reading and donating. Please share this with family and friends. My folks are some of the sweetest, most caring and loving people I know. They've helped me out more times than I can count. Help me do the same for them.
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