Hard to ask, but we need help.

My family and friends know our family's story of all we've gone through and up to this point, we have handled all our financial obligations by ourselves - it hasn't always been easy - particularly when Don began immunotherapy for his Stage 4 Melanoma a year ago--the out-of-pocket costs are very high bi-weekly. We are a proud family and have stood on or own feet--doing what we needed to take care of our finances and each other.   Now we are asking for help.   Our air conditioner died last week--kaput, too old to repair so we've had to order a new one to the tune of $5686.  We live in south Florida--last week it was in the 90's--hot! Due to the type of traumatic brain injury Jamie has, she is unable to sweat so when the air conditioner konked out and temperature rose in the house--to 105 degrees  and climbing, her patience with tolerating the heat was also kaput.  Fans just weren't adequate but we did our best.    Don took a nasty fall last week and broke his foot, the ligament on the bottom of his foot badly injured and he also sustained a deep puncture hole in his leg so it was impossible for him to get to where we store our rv, drive it to the closest campground and walk 2 miles back to get the car; he is the solo driver in our family.    All American Air was able to get air into the house but not sure it will hold until the new unit arrives in 2-3 weeks.  The new airconditioner and furnace/air exchanger is estimated to cost $5,686.00.   If you could find it in your hearts to help us out to reach what we need, $2,500, we would appreciate it and be so very grateful.  We are a proud family and  this is a difficult thing to do--ask for help and wouldn't do it if it wasn't absolutely necessary.   It took a week for me to get up the courage to ask for help....so here it is. To each of you who find it in your heart to help us--THANK YOU!!  Joyce & Don Nichols and Jamie (our sweet Mimi Lee)  God Bless you all!

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  • Lou Lemus 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $750 (Offline)
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 43 mos
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Organizer

Joyce Pople Nichols 
Organizer
Bradenton, FL
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