A Car for Gray

I'm raising money for my son and his family. Gray is a hard-working man with a wife and two childrenthat are his life. They stuggle financially but are dedicated to each other and the children. They strive to be self-sufficient and won't ask anyone to help them. They take life's hard knocks and keep getting back up and going to battle no matter how hard they are hit. They live in a very small town about 30 miles outside of our city which until recently has mean't driving more than an hour in to work daily. Gray is a welder and his hours were 7 AM to 5 PM or later depending on the job. His wife has worked for a local BBQ restaurant for almost 4 years. Her shifts are evenings and weekend; the evening ones usually started at 6 PM. With only one car, the balancing of the two jobs and two children was difficult to say the least. Either Gray would take the car to work and then have to leave early to get home in time to watch the kids and Mandi to drive the hour or more back into town to her job; or Mandi would get up, get the kids up and the whole family would leave before dawn to get Gray to work by 7 AM, then drive home, get the kids to school, the when it was time she would reverse the process and go pick up Gray early from his job so she could get to her job on time. When she would pick up Gray, he and the children would just hang out at her job until she got off at 10 or 11 PM. This was their life until about a month ago when on the way across town to pick up Mandi's paycheck their only source of transportation caught fire. The four of them watched as the car burned completely. Gray was able to arrange to ride into work with his foreman and Mandi tooka leave from her job. But the foreman was always late and the tardiness got Gray fired. 
Now they have no car, no jobs and are at great risk of losing their housing. They don't have ay money, no way to make a downpayment and even if they did, they can't afford payments. Their only hope is that somehow a miracle will happen and someone will donate a car to them so they can both go back to work immediately.
That is where this GoFundMe comes into play. We can't afford to buy them a car as we are at our limits financially as well. My goal for this fundraiser is to do one of two things - either raise $3000 to buy them a safe, sound "daily driver".... or have someone offer to donate a safe, sound "daily driver" to them.
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Donna Massey Chamberlain 
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