Almost Homeless

I am a single mother of 3 amazing boys. I have been out of work, due to my job closing unexpectadly in last year. I managed an internet cafe for 2 years & the closing was a complete shock!! I have barely survided by doing random cleaning jobs. My vehichle was repossessed January 6th 2015. So that has prevented me from being able to physically leave the house to job hunt. We live in an area without public transportation.  I submit my resume daily & havent recieved any calls for any interviews.  Because I havent had a steady income I have also fallen behind on rent. As well as past due light bill of  $285 due on  Febuary 15th. My children & I have lived in this rental for almost 2 years now. Beginning in Oct 2014 I started to fall behind on rent every month. Today the landlord delivered a letter stating if I could not pay $1275 by Febuary 12, 2015 we would be evicted!! And I would still be held responsible for the balance due, along with court fees. Part of this amount due is for this months rent ($600) I have called some local agencies prior to the balace getting to this point. Most agengies do not have the funds to help me or let alone anyone else. When I called the Salvation Army, the woman I spoke to 2 weeks ago, point blank told me to call back "when I become homeless, they have homeless shelters the kids & I could go to"  Shelters that are located out of their school district, I have strived to keep them in since they all started kindergarten & no way to transport them.  All of my boys do well in school.  One of my sons does have ADHD & has made huge improvements this school year. I am terrified that all of the stability I have tried to give them could be stripped away in just a matter of days!!  The idea of losing everything is more than my mind wants to except. The idea of failing my children is the most difficult thing I have ever had to face. The idea of sharing my struggle with strangers is incredibly horrifying & embarrassing. I had contacted a close friend asking for any kind of help & sadly she too has her own struggles. She suggested I try this. So here I am. Hoping that the kindness myself & children have passed on through our lives will come back to my family. So please Help My Family!! Your kindness & generosity would make an incredible differance in our lives. No good deed goes unnoticed! Thank you for reading my story. God Bless :)  
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Susan Moore-phillips 
Organizer
Ocala, FL
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