Starving Artist & Child In Need

My name is Samantha (right). I'm almost 15 years old. My mother, Carolene (middle), is working two jobs and is going to school. However, her bills are just too high to be paid with even the money from both jobs.

Since a harsh divorce, we've been walking on eggshells financially. 

The internet bill and mortgage have gone up and even the child support we receive is not enough to pay the bills monthly.

We are down to a very minute amount of money and gritting our teeth at every trip to the grocery store. At this point, we're starting to worry if we'll be able to keep the house. This would mean giving up our lovely pets as a result, which would be devastating in itself.

In order to help out, I am doing the best I can to find a job when I turn 15.

We've started selling whatever furniture/household items/clothes that we can.

We are unable to afford most medical care.

My mother is a struggling artist and has been for quite some time. She's doing the best she can to profit from her artwork to assist with the bills.

Her shop can be found at  Please consider stopping by and purchasing something! A generous donation of each of her sales is donated to our local animal shelter to save animals' lives.

She also has an Instagram that can be found at

This is a daughter's plea to help her mother out in any way I can. Please consider helping us out with even a small donation. Unfortunately, time is running out for us.

Even if you are unable to donate, please spread this around in any way you can! Share it with friends and family and coworkers and strangers on the street. Any possible way you can help us is a blessing.

Thank you from both of us.
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Rain Valentine 
New Braunfels, TX
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