Looking for a Christmas miracle

We are looking for a little christmas miracle.

First, my husband and I have 8 kids! We have been having a tough last 2 years. The Campfire that burned in northern california in 2018 turned our world upside down. It left our big family separated for 2 years. We had a couple kids at different relatives houses and after being homeless for 6 months my husband and I and 4 younger kids could only find a 2 bedroom place to rent. We have been working hard to get our family and life back together. Covid came along and put my husband out of work and only able to make money finding various handyman jobs. He ended up getting hurt and had surgery that is not healing well and he hasnt been able to return to any kind of work in 2 months. By the grace of god we have been able to pull everything together the last couple of months barely scraping by. 3 weeks ago a family friends roommate's all moved out leaving him with 5 empty rooms to fill in his house. Our paths crossed and timing lined up and we were actually able to move in together and bring all our kids home!! We used every last penny we had to get our kids home and our place put together the best we could. We finally feel like we are home again after 2 years of hell. We have christmas coming up and we want to be able to just have an amazing holiday season with our kids and give them the best Christmas. It would be amazing to not have to stress about bills this next month and to be able to have a christmas that will make memories that last forever. My husband and I have always done everything to make sure our kids have everything they need and some of what they want. This year we are just trying to get back on our feet and moving into this new house was amazing but unplanned and we werent financially prepared for Christmas to be just around the corner. Im going to set the bar high to an amount that would pay all the bills and make christmas amazing for our 8 kids! It seems like a lot but half would pay the bills and half would make christmas pretty good! Our kids are such great kids! Kind and loving. They have been doing so well through all they crazy things life has thrown their way. The school aged kids have all maintained excellent grades and somehow stayed positive even when there really was no reason to. They deserve the world and so much more. Its hard to ask for help like this but those beautiful amazing kids we have deserve an amazing christmas after what they have been through. And to see their faces light up with joy christmas morning would mean the world to my husband and I. Thank you for taking the time to read this! God Bless❤

I want to add that we dont have crazy bills, we dont live a lavish lifestyle. We have rent, our car patment (which is behind a month and facing repo), phone bill and storage that we need to get out before it goes to auction, its several months late. We dont have internet bills or any cable bills because where we live doesnt get great services and prices are outrageous, we dont have credit card bills. Anyways, i felt it might be important to let everyone know what exactly the bills are that we have and are asking for help with. Thank you!


  • Wendy Mckernan 
    • $25 
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Melissa Harmon 
Forest Ranch, CA

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