Single Mother Needing a Little Help

My name is Jen Johnson, and I have three children (12, 10, and 7). In the last year our lives have fallen apart, for the most part. A year ago, I was in a long term relationship, had a five bedroom home in the suburbs, a nice vehicle, and pretty much had everything together.

My relationship became extremely unhealthy, so my children and I moved closer to my family.

Shortly thereafter, my father was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in his liver and lower esophagus. When he became unable to work or stay alone due to chemo, my childen and I moved in and I began caring for him. When he finished his first round of chemo I signed up to begin school to become a pharmacy tech and moved into an apartment about a mile from him.

Two days later, my car broke down and I was unable to begin school, and within a week, we found out my father's cancer has spread and become incredibly aggressive. His doctors gave him six months IF he went through chemo again, so he is on chemo currently to prolong his life.

All I want is to be able to have my vehicle fixed (Volvo XC90 Timing Cover replacement, idler pulley, belt, gaskets) and pay a month of my bills so I can get back on my feet, and my dad can rest peacefully knowing my children and I are safe and secure.

I haven't ever been the type to ask for help, but I genuinely need help at this point. Any help I can get would be appreciated more than words can express. Thank you so much for reading my story and please send a prayer or positive energy to my family.


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Jen Johnson 
Jonesboro, LA
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