The Jones family survival fund

Currently my family has hit the roughest spot of our lives, 6 years ago the Jones family has been preparing the remnants of our 3 people to live with the Simmons household, my grandparents, in an attempt to rejoin what our lives have separated us from. The Simmons own a 50 acre lot of land with no internet and reaching into the ripened age they asked for help. With a high credit score and money saved we packed up to move from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma by car. They offered a no rent housing, our own furniture and our cats could be fed because they had a cat of their own. I was ecstatic to finally have a family and my mother was relieved to not have to work for a while. The first week we're there we're told we aren't allowed to touch our rooms, all we have are beds and whatever we brought with us there. Then they say they want half rent each month for mortgage and utilities while we only make $35,000 a year all together. We have no jobs, my mother has had to get a DON position and I've had to pull overtime. Then the shouting starts, we have no clue how to take care of the property and they've promised to teach me as the youngest to take care of the property, they call us worthless no matter how much we offer to help and beg them to tell us what to do. They hold the property in their names and have no intention of signing the property over after their passing, they're just getting it repossessed. They told us none of this and then scream at us over the most minute detail. Moreover they tell us that I'm being too loud at night and waking up the dog every night with my 1 hour of gaming I get a night sacrificing an hour of sleep, gaining 5 hours of sleep.

They are now demanding that I leave, that I find another place. Our savings are empty, our credit score has tanked and they have spent their retirement purchasing an R.V a golf cart, 2 new trucks and a third car. My family is exhausted, I am at my wit's end and they say they will put my stuff on the curb next time I go into work. All I ask is for enough for the first months rent on a house for rent so we can escape this nightmare.

Donations

  • Brennon Flener 
    • $15 
    • 28 d
  • William Bishop 
    • $40 
    • 1 mo
  • Sean Daily 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • William Bishop 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • John Santosus 
    • $150 
    • 1 mo
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Organizer

John Jones 
Organizer
Oklahoma City, OK
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