Help a Vet Graduate

Update: the goal has been met, I have turned off donations. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude. If you are interested in helping please donate to a veterans charity. I recomend I served with its CEO and personaly vouch for it.


 My name is Justin Yeates I'm mortified to have to ask for help; however I find myself in desperate need. I served 20 years in the US Military (4 USMC, 16 Army) with three tours in Iraq. After retiring in 2012 I enrolled in the Academe of Art University in San Francisco. I have only three classes left to complete my Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and unfortunately I have used every last cent of my GI Bill. After conferring with my adviser I was told that even with normal student loans I will still have a short fall of $2,763.

 As a single father with two teenagers I simply cannot generate that amount of money in a short time on my own. It is agonizing to be so close to graduating and to have a relatively small amount of money holding me back from accomplishing this dream.

 Anything that you donate will help and I will only use the funds for my tuition, any moneys above the $2,763 short fall will be returned.

Edit: here are links to my art work

Thank you for taking the time to read this.   

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Justin Yeates
Oakley, CA

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