Carolyn's Costly Move within Calif

I am a physically disabled woman57* my birthday is March 31, 2018 and this would be a dream of a lifetime to be able to raise this money for what I pray is my last and final move from this apartment to another apartment within California.   I am  a recent widow who is  desperately trying to move from this apartment to my new apartment.  

I have now until TUESDAY,  MARCH 6,  2018 to make this happen.  So if you are need to wait to help to financially assist me because you can't give what you want to or waiting to see my updates, this last change  of the cost is the only number that will change.  That number will increase, only at this point.   I have paid everything out-of-pocket in the itemized list below for the move so far.  I am trying to be as accountable about this as possible without giving away all of my privacy in this matter. 

After speaking with Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Rowhttps://financialducksinarow.com/ and going back through the numbers from the various moving companies,  my quote was still too high.  

I wanted to make the best use of the money available on this Go Fund Me for my moving needs and  I still don't have that money along with what I need for my Service Dog, to use public transportation to move our physical selves as well.   

I still need $1, 000.00    and that number is an approximation because I badly hurt my arm last week and had to go to the Dr. for medication.  

I paid one husband and wife team for 4 hours to help me pack (their minimum was $200.00 for 4 hours) and I fed them and gave them generous breaks.   The married woman for an additional 4 hours and I am still not done.   However, I cannot pay anyone else to do this and so I am on my own now for packing the remaining items into boxes.

The garage area for my apartment is almost done being boxed .  I cannot get in there until it stops raining and I have some energy to continue.  The rain and the finances needed in this Go Fund Me are the factors that have delayed my move from March 1st to March 6th.  I am not able to wait to move any longer now than March 6th.

The  HAUL (that is when the men come to get everything and to wrap the few peices of furniture that I am taking with me,) happens on Tuesday.  The actual MOVE is Wednesday but I have to be there in person already when they arrive on Wednesday to deliver my items.   

I cannot drive as I am disabled and (I donated my car to the animal shelter) and have to take public transportation to get there.    Here is the email letter I received just now from the car donation.    "[Thank You for your donation of a 1999 HONDA CIVIC to Friends of Ventura County Animal Services vehicle donation program. Now, more than ever, our charity appreciates the money raised from donations like yours. More than half of our donations come from people who tell their friends and family about our services. Help spread the word, and thank you again for your generous donation!!]"

I need help to do this financially please?   I hope to have the money to get the transportation for my Service Dog and I there but need help with the moving company,  please?

I have friends who have been here, taken photos of my bank account online and all the accountability I need to prove everything to make this happen.

I just need continued prayer and now financial help.  $2,553.29*  goes directly to the quote and the rest to pay for the miscellaneous moving items I need.  

*I have already hired and they are done working for me the packers who came last week on 2 consecutive days (Thursday evening and then the woman only on Friday morning) and now I am left alone with the rest of the packing. 

All along I have been doing the packing on my own and only hired this married couple when the gal who told me that her church friends would volunteer to help me,  fell through on that comment on Facebook and told me that they all work their jobs and couldn't help me.   I totally understand that.   Even though I am physically disabled, this is not a choice in what I do because this is my life and I have to make this happen.   Alone as well.    I don't have family who can help me or good friends.  My husband and I minded our own business and so when he died, with God's help, I figured these things out on how to survive with an elderly dog on my own.  My landlord has never helped and the neighbors on my own street have never helped.      BUT!  I did receive the most incredible help in person with dog walking my Sharpei dog who was 15 and declining daily after my husband and she died just 3 months to-the-date after he died.  The animal shelter that received my car donation is where the woman who volunteered and took control of getting herself here and her co-workers to come here and volunteer their time to walk Sandie.   Sandie died and the dog I have now (have had since Sandie's death as Ebony is a rescue as well) is my Service Dog (emotional support).  So with all of that being said, I think I have covered  the full story and updates!

I am not at my financial goal yet.   But so much closer than I was!  But I need more help than ever, please?

Please pray me through this if you cannot give.  Please send good thoughts!  

Thank you and all of God's blessings! 
Mrs. Carolyn Mullin

Donations

  • Diane Rorabaugh 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Petula Lloyd 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 27 mos
  • Diane Walline 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Mark Horowitz 
    • $50 
    • 27 mos
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Organizer

Carolyn Mullin 
Organizer
Oxnard, CA
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