Help get a veteran a service dog for Christmas

My father, Jeff Landry, is my best friend.  My entire life, he has been the closest to me.  He joined the Marine Corp in 1978 to see the world, and he did, going to 27 different countries.  When he came home, he did four years in the Army National Guard before retiring and going back to college.  In late 2018, my father had a stroke.  He was already retired and living with me, but it put such a financial burden on the two of us, that we were forced to move in with my sister in order to cover the cost of his health care.  Today, he's fine, mostly functional.  He walks on a cane now but he falls from time to time.  The doctor suggested a support dog, but one is so far out of our price range, it was unimaginable.  

That's when I found Allie.  
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Allie is a two year old AKC registered German Shepherd.  Her previous owner passed away and the family is looking for someone who wants a service trained dog at a good price.  They want $400 for her and I have most of the money but with Dad's expenses and Christmas, I just can't come up with the rest.  As far as her future vet bills, we are normally "fine", but it's just been a strain since we're waiting on his social security disability to start.   I never thought I would turn to GoFundMe for something like this, but I really, really want to get Allie for my Dad.  He needs her and I'm scared if I wait a few weeks, she'll be gone to someone else.  If you can find it in your heart to help an old man, you would be making not only his Christmas, but mine as well.  

Thanks for reading and even a share is much appreciated.  Any money given above the requested amount will go towards either dog stuff (of which we have most everything) or Dad's medicine.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Inez Hatcher 
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
  • Sue Cole  
    • $40 
    • 7 mos
  • April Wauer 
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
  • Claire Heath  
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jeffrey Landry 
Organizer
Mendenhall, MS
Crystal Landry 
Beneficiary
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