Help Michael go to Massage School!

Everyone who knows me knows how hard this is for me.  I don't like to ask for help doing the simplest of things, let alone to ask for help doing big projects.   However, I'm also someone who knows when the universe sends you messages, you take a moment to listen.   

     I am asking for help from you, my friends and family, and from those who I don't know.   I have, for years, been told I should go to massage school.   "You don't have your license, you should go get it" was a common statement.   I just brushed it off, thinking that was crazy talk.

    However, a year ago I needed to begin seeing a massage therapist for some issues I had.   I had tried everything else that was suggested and this seemed to be the one thing that was helping.  I know the power that massage has, how not only does it relax one's mind, but it can give someone back the ability to function.

     I have begun the process of applying to attend the Onondaga School of Theraputic Massage, with the goal of beginning in July 2018.   This will be a 6 month, very intensive program, which will prepare me for the New York State Boards shortly after graduation.

     The total cost of this endevor will be approximately $21,000, of which I have already secured $9,500.   I am currently working 3 jobs to help not only make sure I can pay off bills (to help ease the financial burden during my time in school), but to also save up the necessary money needed for the adventure.

     While working 3 jobs is helping, I am also reaching out to everyone to ask for assistance.   If you are unsure about donating through this venue, please contact me directly to donate via cash.   

     Thank you all for taking the time to read this.   :)
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Michael D. Fochtman 
Oswego, NY
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