Lifeline/Recovery for Kim's family

I ate lunch with a girl I routinely called "Kim-kim" and "Kimmer!" nearly every day during my high school career.  She was (and still is) always the kind of person you share constant laughter with.  She always leaves you better than she found you.   Her smile and positive influence are contagious. I've been delighted to reconnect with her through
Facebook and have her uplift my life again the way she always did when we were teenagers.    Kimberly has three beautiful daughters and is doing her very best to shield them from the devastating effects of the trauma she's experiencing.

Kimmer has spent nearly two years desperately trying to make a  progressively abusive marriage work.  This has culminated in the man who vowed to protect and cherish her attempting to take her life and hurting their 14 month old daughter in the process.   This man (it feels heinous to use the word husband) is currently in jail and Kim is facing what will obviously be a difficult and emotional legal battle.

At the time of the attack she was a stay at home mother.  Her bank account has been drained.  She has no working vehicle.  Fortunately, she's a strong, educated woman with the capacity and capability to care for and provide for her girls.  She has been surrounded by angels--both the heavenly and earthly kind who are currently sheltering and helping her.  Any help extended is greatly appreciated.

Any funds raised will be used to help obtain a reliable vehicle for employment and family transportation.  She will also need help securing/retaining a good attorney and representation to obtain a divorce and ensure protection for both her and her girls.  Her life and theirs have proven to depend on this.   This has been a traumatic event and funds could also help obtain any emotional therapy/healing needed.

Let's help Kim get the new start she needs!

Donations

  • Janna Long 
    • $25 
    • 25 mos
  • Chance Disney 
    • $500 
    • 25 mos
  • Lexie Williams  
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Emily Wirth  
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Tiffany Burgoyne 
Organizer
Cumberland, RI
Kimberly Westfall 
Beneficiary
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