Corey & Jessie Van Essen

Please join us in supporting both Corey and Jessie Van Essen.
For those who would like to make a donation, it is greatly appreciated.

Corey and Jessie mean the world to each other. Corey has been trying to make and keep a home for both of them. It has been a chronic struggle. These wonderful boys lost their mother Dec. 20,2012. Many people have suggested that Corey put Jessie into a group home, but Corey wants to live with and take care of Jessie. As brothers go, they are extremely close.
Jessie has difficulty walking and has to use a wheel chair. He is also blind and has cognitive issues. Corey works full time to try and make ends meet. Corey has a high school diploma and is currently working for just over minimum wage. With looking after his brother the last thing he needs is to worry about how the bills for Jessie will be paid.
It would be nice if Corey had the opportunity to return to school without having to stress about how to pay for tuition, rent, gas, groceries, bus passes, etc.


Lets try to help them eliminate some of the worries and stress of the day to day responsibilities so they can focus on being a family and making a better life for themselves.


Corey and Jessie would be so grateful for any kind of support you are able to give.

You can click on the link below to hear more about their story.


http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/Ontario/ID/2431232837/

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Organizer

Corey Van Essen 
Organizer
Ottawa, ON
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