Contractor Unemployed due to Government Shutdown

I am a contractor who just started working with HUD on 12/10/18 and then got word of the Partial Governmental Shutdown which affected my position on 12/22/18. I have to pay mortgage, utilities, insurance   and take care of my family which consist of my wife, my 2 youngest sons, Melvin 14 and Ian 11 as well as myself. I cannot file for unemployment until 02/13/19 as I do not have enough time from previous employment. I am a veteran and served my country proudly. I'm asking for assistance so that I can continue to take care of my family and keep us from sinking until I can file for unemployment or the Government opens back up. I do realize I am not the only one who is placed in this position but I believe what the bible says in James 4:2 (d)" You have not because you ask not." I truly believe that my service to this country was not in vain, from my time in the Army to my current position with HUD. I serve because that's who I AM. I am asking the country that I served to now help me in my time need, I thank you all who will participate in advance. I appreciate your contribution. I pray the Grace of God to continue to bless you and keep you all.

Donations

  • Linda Turner 
    • $20 
    • 17 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 18 mos
  • Julian Harig 
    • $12 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Triby Jackson 
    • $25 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer

Melvin Rochester 
Organizer
Lithonia, GA
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