Help a friend leave an abuser

Our friend and her 5-year-old daughter are leaving an abusive relationship and need to relocate from Virginia to Missouri so they can be close to their family again. Our friend has been dependent on her husband since they left Missouri and doesn't have the financial resources to move herself and her belongings, plus she doesn't have a driver's license.

Sarah has offered to help our friend pack her belongings into a rental truck and to drive her and her daughter from Virginia to Missouri. After helping them get situated, Sarah will fly back home.

The fundraising goal includes:
One-way U-Haul rental from Virginia to Missouri - $760 + $320 fuel
Hotels - $200
Funds to get settled in Missouri - $600
One-way airfare to bring Sarah home - $190

We've already been able to raise the money for the above expenses, so if everyone is still interested in helping, there are additional expenses our friends will face in order to set up a new home for themselves. These include:
Rent deposit - $800
Utility deposits - $300
Furniture and household goods - $1200
We updated the goal amount to include these additional expenses.

Thanks so much!


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Erik Olson 
Dandy, VA
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