Help a single father?

It sucks to have to do this, or even to admit that I need help, but I do.
I'm a single dad that's trying my best to provide for my kids. I'm behind on bills... debt is piling up... my credit rating sucks... I'm doing the best I can but, I feel like things are getting to a point where I've exhausted my efforts. I would get a part-time job, but can't afford additional child care expenses to go delivering pizzas in the evening, nor do I wish to spend any more time away from my kids. It's hard to say it, but we need help.

My two daughters, ages 12 and 3, deserve to be in extra-curricular activities. My eldest loves robotics, as well as dramatic and visual arts. My youngest would like to register for Karate - she says she wants to be a ninja!

I can't afford to do these things on my own. I've held a steady job at the same employer for nearly 13 years. I'm not unmotivated. Just, on my own it's hard to pay a mortgage, insurance, utilities, car payments, daycare for my girls (which is more than $1100 month).

It's just a struggle. I honestly want to give them the world, but am having a hard time getting by on a single income. I can't give them all that they deserve.

Anything you would be willing to do for us would be helpful, and I, and my girls would be greatly appreciative. I'm not entirely sure how this thing works, but if it allows, I'll post updates to show what my babes are doing with any funds collected.

The support would mean the world to them, as they'll continue to grow as individuals and, if enough is raised, they will be able to register in the activities they're wanting to explore :)

I do the best I can. They're wonderful kids. They deserve the world - they really do. My eldest is a straight A student. We talk a lot about world issues, how to be inclusive etc... I am doing my best to be a good father to them, so trust me when I say that this money will directly go toward expenses relative to my kids. 

Honestly, even if we can get just $100, I'd be able to pay for a month's worth of an activity. It's better than nothing.

Thanks again for reading this and, for anything you offer. It means the world to me as a father that's hoping for that silver lining.

All the best, to you and yours.


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Matt Williams 
Sudbury, ON
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