Luckily, I was able to be there in Texas for the birth, but then I had to return to California to work. We have to wait until Mateo is clear to travel, and so the soonest I can bring them out here is the first week of June. But there is another obstacle that may delay the reunion even more, and that is putting together enough funds to pay for the trip. My plan is to fly out to Texas, rent a van that can fit us and all their belongings, and drive all the way back to California over the course of 4-5 days. Doctor’s orders are to take our time and make plenty of stops so that he can be as healthy and safe as possible during the trip.
That being said, I need around $3,000 total for the entire trip. This would cover my plane ticket to Texas, rental fees for the van, money for Airbnbs/hotels each night during the trip, food, gas, and any other emergencies along the way.
I am working full time and more than that, and pinching every dollar I can to go towards this trip — but I’ve already spent funds to see them when he was born and I won’t be able to get to the total amount on my own before June. Please consider donating anything you can, any amount helps. I also cannot leave this page up for any more than a couple weeks due to prices increasing each day. The sooner I raise this money the better.
It hurts that I’m not there with them right now, and I just want to bring them home so we can be a family together. It kills me every second I’m away from him. Please, help bring my boy home.
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