Helping my Dad little sister and step mom

That’s my dad Dean (49yrs), on the left. That’s me (29 yrs) on the right. He is my hero, my best friend, my teacher, my counselor, my little brothers #1 (21 yrs) and my little sisters #1 (5yrs). I have been working so hard to try to help him the way he helped me when I was a kid. He owned 2 businesses when I was a kid and made my dreams come true with racing motocross. My plan was to be pro and give him back everything he gave me when I was growing up. I suffered injuries and was unable to continue that path. He has always done whatever it took to help me and my brother and I am thankful. His businesses went under and he has been struggling ever since. Then my little sister came along and my desire to help exploded. My biggest goal has been to help him obtain his first home so him and my step mom and little sister can finally be “home”. Over the past few years he has struggled with finding work as an ASE Certified Mechanic due to economics in our area and health issues (heart problems and Some sort of leg tissue degeneration that I do not know the name of and since he has no health insurance he can’t get help from a Dr) I have started two online Etsy businesses “TheMFINGCompany” “MessageBottlesByBre”as well as an eBay store under “SmithV17” (Smith Ventures) and I have learned how to trade in the financial markets to raise capital. Things are going slow and steady and I have a five year plan to help him and my new family (I am now in year 2). I am reaching out because I’m afraid I might not have as much time as I thought. You see, my dad had a heart attack about a month ago now and we nearly lost our everything. He is now slipping into a depression from not being able to work the way he used to, not being able to provide for his family and feeling like he is no longer “The Man”. I am stepping up and doing everything I can to help, everything. His goal is to be able to buy one of those Mini Houses and a plot of land in Oregon and be able to start building his dream and a home for his daughter and wife. I am simply asking for help to further my fathers dream while we still can. Literally anything helps. Please help me help my father, I wouldn’t be the man I am today without him and I just want to give back while I still can.
Thank you. Peace and Love.


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Colton Smith 
Virginia City, NV
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