I am trying to raise money for a wonderful man who happens to be my father. My dad, Tom has dedicated his entire life to helping others. From starting out as being a lifeguard in his teens to being a teacher and college professor and then dedicating the majority of his life to being a pastor and counselor to hundreds of thousands of people.
He is one of the most mercy motivated, kindest, giving and full of wisdom people that I know.
If you know anything about being a pastor or being in the ministry typically you dedicate your life to a small income and there is no insurance or 401(k) or retirement plan. After retiring from the church and still having to make ends meet my dad willingly and lovingly started working at Lowe’s hardware. Of late his health has deteriorated and it’s making it impossible for him to work. He is reluctantly turning in his notice.
He has a great amount of fear and concern over his remaining years and the simplest of things as groceries and his medication weigh heavy on his mind and heart. He worries more so for his wife and his kids than he does himself and continually apologizes that when he passes there won’t be an inheritance for us children. Of course, none of us care about that we love our dad and want him to have peace and enjoy his golden years.
If I could take care of everything I absolutely would, frankly I’m upset that I am unable. I would love nothing more than to give back to my dad just a portion of what he’s given to me through the course of my life. He had blessed so many people and sacrificed so much I just thought that I would put this out there for the kindness of those who know him and have been blessed by him ,maybe there’s a small donation you can make to bless him back. Tom has no idea that I’m doing this and frankly he would be mortified , I take this up on myself because I hate to see my dad hurting and stressed.
Any donation at all would be a blessing, It could buy a month of his prescriptions or a meal or help pay the electric bill there is no gift to Small. And I pray for all those that donate that God blesses you a hundredfold
- John & Tammy Goodwin
- Katherine H Wingate