The Shoemakers

31361928_1531752549246735_r.jpegLet me tell you about my friends. This is Andie and Jarret, and their 5 amazing kiddos. Last year they made the scary and brave decision to move across the Country to California ( From South Carolina ).  They had planned to start a life here and create a home. They moved during the horrific fires we had, and they were never able to get into a home of their own. Sadly after 6 months, they had to make the hard decision to return to South Carolina. 

During that time they found out they were expecting another baby girl! Yay! As they were trying to get all settled into their home and continue their life in South Carolina, the unexpected happened.

Due to some complications baby Wesleigh was born a little earlier than she was supposed to. She is doing good and getting better every day! 
However, she is in the NICU in a hospital over 2 hours away from home. Jarret has already missed over a week of work ( with no paid time off yet), and has been having to drive back and forth from hospital and home to help care for the other 5 kiddos and arrange care for them.

Andie is luckily able to stay near the hospital and be close to Wesleigh. She has been blessed with the ability to stay in Ronald McDonald housing, but they do still ask for a daily donation, which they of course are paying cause that's the right thing to do, and they are the kind of people to do the right thing. She still has to pay for her own food, gas for Jarret to drive back and forth and take care of the kids. 

I am asking anyone and everyone, if you can help at all I know Andie and Jarret will be forever grateful.

If it comes to them not being able to afford to stay near Wesleigh or travel back and forth, then Andie will have to return home and not be able to see her baby for a while. That would be heartbreaking to say the least.

Please help anyway you can, they have always and will always help others in need whenever they could!

Donations (0)

  • Lynn/John Shoemaker 
    • $100 
    • 14 mos
  • Tyler Erlendson 
    • $130 
    • 15 mos
  • Ashley Tamayo 
    • $25 
    • 15 mos
  • Jill Mickelson 
    • $25 
    • 15 mos
  • Melissa Merced 
    • $25 
    • 15 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Sarah Gilmore 
Sebastopol, CA
Andrea Shoemaker 
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