Help for the Gaines Family

It has been a rough year for Leah and Eamonn Gaines and their family. Their sweet baby Naomi (my godchild) was a micro-premie, weighing in at only a pound and a half. She battled extreme prematurity, a brain bleed, a chronic lung condition, and multiple feeding issues before finally being allowed to go home to her mom, dad, and four sisters. 

Her lung and digestive problems have meant that her mother hasn't been able to return to work. She has burned through her maternity leave, but Naomi still needs her at home to take care of her ongoing health issues.

With only dad being able to work, this family, which is used to living on two incomes, has seen their budget cut back until they are, as Leah puts it, "poor as church mice." In spite of their diminshed resources, they desperately need to move.

The home they're are currently leasing is cold and damp and infested with mold. These are wreaking havoc on tiny Naomi's lungs, and she has been in and out of the hospital as a result. Their landlord refuses to acknowledge the issues and has invented a dispute over trees in the back yard as an excuse to evict them rather than fix the house.

They have finally found a new house, but the past year has eaten through their savings, leaving them unable to both fund the move and pay for their basic necessities, and forget about paying for Christmas for their five girls. 

We are asking anyone who can help to please donate to help them fund their move to this new healthier house, buy the heating oil which will keep them warm this winter, and provide a Christmas for their children. 

We're also begging for your prayers for healing for Naomi and the success of this campaign. 

Thank you all, and Merry Christmas!

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • Adrianne Stallworth 
    • $60 
    • 31 mos
  • Carly Culbert 
    • $20 
    • 31 mos
  • John Greene 
    • $70 
    • 31 mos
  • John McDermott  
    • $34 
    • 31 mos
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Organizer

Rebecca Lane Frech 
Organizer
Wylie, TX
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