Family of 7 needs help getting back on their feet!

A couple weeks ago I encountered Jeremy and his family, who were sleeping in their van.  It was cold and he couldn't have the van running because he needed to preserve the gas.  Jeremy told me his wife and 5 children were all inside the van.  His story of survival was an inspiration to me. 

Jeremy and his family have tried everything to get on their feet again but there simply isn't enough funding in any program to house him, his wife, and 5 children.  I have never been more heartbroken over someones situation. 

Myself and a couple others have helped out with what we can but it is not enough.  Jeremy was fortunate enough to get a hotel room for a few nights, but he and his family will be back in the van as of tomorrow.  I'm asking you to give what you can to help them out of this situation.  Your money will help them with temporary housing, food, clothes, car insurance on the van, and gas to help the family get to and from school and job interviews.   If the goal is reached then it will be enough for a deposit and first months rent for a new apartment.

Donations (0)


  • carolyn fisher 
    • $20 
    • 5 mos
  • Becky Crosby 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Allyson Cruise 
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Sherry Parks 
    • $15 
    • 6 mos
  • Melissa Eckhardt 
    • $10 
    • 6 mos

Fundraising team (2) 


Tom Bartels 
Organizer
Raised $1,250 from 15 donations
Columbia, SC

Marie Bartels 
Team member
This team raised $1,170 from 21 other donations.
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