Elggren Family Survival Fund

Two years ago after uprooting our family and moving to a small town for a great job, that job evaporated for my husband due to  a terrible economy. Try as he might, he has gained small contract jobs, but nothing that even comes close to where he has been in the past. Unfortuntely, he has a medical condition (Psoriatic arthritis and tremors) that requires a very expensive group of medications. With them he can function pretty well most days. The days he struggles you wouldnt know because he will never say he is hurting teribbly. Those who know him, know he is a stubborn mule. . He gives of himself each day coaching kids' football, donating time in the schools, and still staying hopeful the universe will bless him with a new opportunity to support his family. He has been trying to start his own business as a counselor and insipirational career performance coach. 
We are in a very dire place. Making our mortgage and medical bills are just not going to work out unless we can somehow raise funds. 
We believe in paying it forward, and would absolutely pay it forward ourselves in return once back on our feet. 
My husband has struggled with depression with not being able to provide for his kids. He will go days without eating just so they can eat and stay clothed. I try to tell him it's not helping his conditions, but he would rather have his chldren nurished and happy as possible. He is a sacrificer and a warrior. It almost got him 9 months ago as the depression grabbed ahold of him in a dark place. Thankfully, I was here and was able to help him through, and not make things permanently worse. 
Unemployment has run out. My husband currently holds a full time job everyday LOOKING FOR A JOB, and doing whatever he is offered. But 26 months later there is still nothing.

If even 10 people donated the cost of their morning $5 coffee, and passed on the message to 10 friends who would do the same, and tell their 10 friends, a huge difference could be made. If we join together we can make something amazingly magical happen for a man who is more than deserving of a break. Share on the link on your facebook page.

Please help me build a ground swell of support. Let's see how big we can surprise him. God bless, and many many thanks for any and all help you can provide this amazing man. Even if you can't donate a cup of coffee, Please pass it on to as many folks as you can. Much LOVE..

Alayna & Colleen..
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 79 mos
  • Kris Shugars 
    • $100 
    • 79 mos
  • Spring Bengtzen 
    • $100 
    • 79 mos
  • Brandi Hammon 
    • $300 
    • 79 mos
  • mich'l.  
    • $100 
    • 79 mos
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Colleen Rieger Elggren 
Eden, UT
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