My wife's story....due to a poor family upbringing and lifestyle she dropped out of school when she was in junior high, after a rough abusive marriage, a divorce and 4 kids later, she decided, in her 30's, to go back to school, get her GED and go to college to earn a degree. Inspired by one of her kids who was autistic, she decided to seek a career in special education, where she could help other children like hers, grow, develop, and reach their highest expectations. However, as a single mother of 4, she knew this was going to be difficult, especially considering that the nearest college to her was over an hour drive a way. She decided to go for it, she quickly got her GED, and then had to start with pre-college level courses, before she could even make it into college. She did all of this while supporting her four kids, working, going to school and trying to make ends meet. She would end up using all of the available resources to her, like financial aid, grants and loans, to help supplement her income and to pay bills for her family. She became the first person in her family to graduate high school, the first one to attend college, the first one to earn her associates degree, the first one to have her kids graduate high school, and the first one to have her kids attend college. Unfortunately, because she had to start at the very bottom, and use those available resources, she has since run out of financial aid, and loans to help pay for college. She is 4 classes, and 2 practicums away from getting her Bachelors degree, and becoming the first one in her family to graduate from college. Unfortunately, we are unable to pay for these classes on our own, each one costing at least 1900.00 for the class and books, and because we are unable to pay this amount, she has been out of school for over a year now. I am afraid the longer we wait, the harder it will get for her to finish what she started. I would love to be able to help provide her with the opportunity to achieve her goals and dreams, and would greatly appreciate any help we can get from others to accomplish this. Thank you for reading, and thank you for any assistance you might be able to offer. Every small amount adds up. Thank you and God bless.