Help me secure my children’s future

As United States Marine for the past 16 years, I am no stranger to hardship. With three combat tours under my belt, I have faced the most impossible situations in the harshest environments: or so I thought. Nothing could have prepared me for the struggle I now face with securing the future and safety of my two precious girls. At ages 3 & 6, my girls have already experienced the difficulties of military life as well as unnecessary hardships placed on them by their other parent. I have spent many nights awake worried sick about my children, and scared that their environment with their mother would result in neglect, abuse, or worse.

In late 2017, after years of worry and financial devastation, I finally received custody of my two beautiful little girls. They are now (for the first time in a long time) experiencing a safe, loving environment. They have warm clothes, balanced meals, bedtime routines, consistent attendance in school, and most of all are learning to trust and be happy kids.

I ask you (humbly) to contribute to my small little family. While I was given custody for now, I am looking at between 8k and 12k in legal fees for permanent custody, to hire a child advocate, and to divorce the woman who neglected and endangered our children. The Marine Corps legal assistance does not cover family legal issues in civilian courts. I have exhausted all of my resources these past few months getting my girls back, and buying everything they need to thrive. Furniture, clothing, toys, toiletries, and school supplies in just a matter of months depleted all of my savings.

My girls need this environment. I can't risk their well being or their happiness. I am asking you to support my cause to keep them from enduring the neglectful environment they are finally able to leave behind. Any size donation helps! My girls are my whole world.....

Donations

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  • Mark Mccoy 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Tracy Rice 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
  • kevin lasser 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Derek Newton 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • Megan Morseth 
    • $50 
    • 39 mos
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Organizer

Matthew Bilbrey 
Organizer
Triangle, VA
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