Single Mom goes to jail over “Civil” FTA

A lot of people have been offering to help my family and I after I went to jail for three days because of a civil FTA over an unpaid ambulance bill from five years ago. I have been getting messages every day from people begging to donate. This was never about money for me more than it shows a dire need for social reform in more ways than one.

However, if you really would like to donate, $4,000 would definitely help me pay my parents, ex-husband, and others who have helped me during my difficult time this past year, back, as well as cover the remaining balance I owe to EMS. 

There is absolutely no pressure, though. I initially was opposed to setting up this GoFundMe but a lot of people have insisted I stop being stubborn and accept the help I’m offered. 

All I have to say, is that I’m very humbled by all of the sweet people who exist in this world and who offer to lift each other up when needed. 

Thank you all so much for your support!

xoxoxo (Viral Story in link below)

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Melissa Welch 
La Porte, IN
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