Council Family Start-up Fund

I am a single mother of two beautiful children, and I am on a mission to start a more stable and independent life for us. We have been through quite a lot in recent past, including deaths, illness, divorce, abuse, and homelessness. We don't need luxury, we just need security.
I am doing what I can to make more money personally, including searching for a better job and a higher education. These endeavors take time, but our needs won't wait.  
I just signed the lease for a new home to rent after a month of homelessness and uncertainty, and they will need $1050 up front. I am also applying to a Master's program at Indiana University for the spring/fall 2015 year. I need help covering our basic needs while I am in transition and I estimate that this first year will be difficult financially. By my calculations, I need at least an extra $750 a month, in additon to my current income, to be able to safely cover all expenses for this first year. The money will be used to purchase basic home necessities (i.e. washer/dryer, microwave), pay rent, utilities, insurance, food, clothing, start-up tuition fees, gas, and miscellaneous costs for my children during this first year on our own. Please help us take the next step to independence. All things are possible when we help each other, and any donation is a blessing. Thank you, in advance, for your investment in our future.
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
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    • $200 
    • 77 mos
  • Mandy Nowels 
    • $100 
    • 81 mos
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    • $100 
    • 81 mos
  • Emily Kirkman 
    • $40 
    • 82 mos
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Organizer

Jade Ed 
Organizer
Bloomington, IN
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