Jake needs a car for family and work

Thank you so much for taking the time to read about me and my situation today.

My name is Jake, I am the husband to a wonderful wife and mother, and the father of 3 of the best little girls in the world! 

Since the pandemic, I have been struggling to make ends meet for my family. I have been working 7 days a week, anywhere from 10 to 15 hours a day... Doing either food delivery "gig" work, or operating a small mobile car detailing business, with minimalistic tools and equipment.

For the past 2 years I have had to keep repairing our minivan on my own... To keep it working as both the family vehicle, as well as my work vehicle.

The good news though, is that we were doing it! We were working together and beating back this very difficult financial situation with hard work, long hours, and a lot of elbow grease!

The bad news...

As of September 27th of this year, it stopped working again, only this time, I don't have any knowledge or experience of what it could be!

After having all the problems diagnosed, it would cost almost $2000 to have them fixed. I simply don't have the money or even the tools to do it myself. On top of that, I was told it was "likely" the problem, but not definitely.

To make our bad situation worse I am dramatically short on rent from missing work and getting the car diagnosed, and I don't qualify for the eviction moratorium from the government.

I've now missed several shifts with the gig jobs, and had to cancel several car detailing jobs. It's scary... I've been trying to build a good reputation to hopefully get more work, and now this will probably hurt people's trust in me.

Our cause...

I ask anyone who can, to please help me reach my goal of being able to purchase a reliable, used car, that can not only fit my need to do these multiple types of jobs, but can also fit my family of 5, with three car seats for our girls.

I know that's pretty specific, but I hope it helps to know that asking for charity is not easy, it's scary in fact. If you are able to donate to my cause, it would help me and my little family survive, work, and keep a roof over our heads.

Thank you again for reading this-it means so very much to us... Have a blessed day!
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