Family in need

I am creating this Gofundme for my family. Covid-19 has hit all of us hard this year, some more than others. It's heartbreaking to see humanity suffering over a pandemic we have no control over. I am never the kind of person to ask for help. I'm a suffer in silence and struggle through it on my own kind of person. I go without happily for my kids daily. My children and I have definitely been effected in more ways than one by the havoc of covid. I am a single mom with 11 year old twins living off of one income, which we all know with the cost of living these days is extremely difficult here in Florida. Covid cost me loss of pay from work back in May, and for a one income family receiving a check for $223 for a 2 week pay period due to being out waiting for my covid test results was the first bump in the road for us. With no way to make up the loss of pay it set me back in rent. The next kick back was at the end of June when DCF lowered my food stamps from $509 a month to $54 a month and their reason was I make to much money which I absolutely do not understand at all. So that's when I had to start taking money for food out of the money put away for rent. I make 12 dollars an hour and my rent alone is $1300. My pay for the month from my job just barley covers my rent. I am explaining all this because I think the truth and the facts are important when your asking for help. In just a few days kids in broward county will physically be going back for in school learning and will need uniforms and supplies as well, and all I can think is how will I be able to afford this when I'm already $1300 behind in rent. Life has never been easy for me. No walks in the park as the say. I do not have family to as for help. My father is struggling with liver cancer amongst other things and my mother is disabled, neither of them have an income. If they could help us they would. It's hard to ask and I even in some way feel ashamed but in an emergency like this I have to swallow my pride and do what's best for my family and as for help. I am scared , actually more like terrified of eviction as my complex will start charging late fees again in December as well as being able to evict us. Late fees are $150 after the 5th. And after the 10th day it's $500 more in fees. Im praying not to get evicted in the month of my kids birthday and also Christmas. My children and I would be more than thankful for any help we can receive. We know that anybody who helps will be doing it out of the kindness of their heart and we thank you 100 time over in advance for any and all donation no matter the amount.

Donations

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  • Pryscilla Maxwell 
    • $20 
    • 16 d
  • Dannielle Stack 
    • $10 
    • 16 d
  • De Allen 
    • $25 
    • 17 d
  • Kristin Rosado  
    • $20 
    • 17 d
  • Krystal King 
    • $40 
    • 22 d
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Organizer

Jade Curtis 
Organizer
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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