Next months rent due to government shutdown.

Hello, my name is Jerald Bentley. I am starting this gofundme, today with a great amount of trouble doing so. I recently started my new position with the USDA as a Maintenance Mechanic  in Riverside CA.

After resigning from a very stable position at Marriott Intl. as a Building Engineer for almost two years. I was given the opportunity to improve my pay, cut my commute in half, and have weekends off with the position at the USDA. It was not something I thought I should pass up and not an opportunity I thought was going to come around again. After my first two weeks of work the government shut down and I was put on furlough. I am not sure if we are going to receive back pay when the shut down does end.

It is going to take at least three weeks to a month before I will receive a paycheck even when the furlough ends and my bills are already late for the end of last month. I don't like asking for hand outs and I am putting in job applications along with doing side jobs when ever I can, But I still don't think it is going to be enough to keep a roof over my kids head and food on the table. At this point anything would be much appreciated.

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Jerald Bentley 
Lake Elsinore, CA
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