Help Herbert's house!

$695 of $10k goal

Raised by 21 people in 27 months
SI
Stewards Inc  BAKERSFIELD, CA
One of SouthEast bakersfield's senior citizens is being forced out of his home after County Code Compliance stated the house was uninhabitable. Herbert Jackson has lived in his home for over 60 years. Along with his house, he leaves behind a lifetime of memories, including raising seven kids and losing his wife. Now he is facing the possibility of being homeless. "This is a nightmare, I have nowhere to go," said Jackson. In 2008, a fire destroyed his electrical system, since then Herbert, The 85-year-old, has been living in the home without electricity. However, recently the water was turned off. Code Compliance received a complaint and started the legal proceedings to deem the house uninhabitable, so as these County Code Compliance workers began boarding up the house, some of Herberts friends and family helped remove what belongings they could from his house. When deputies arrived to notify Herbert that he had to leave, he told them he had nowhere to go. So now this fundraiser is asking for help from the community to help keep Herbert in his house. This man deserves to live out the rest of his life in the home he started it in. The home that is rightfully his. Wouldn't you want to do the same? Anything helps, if you can't donate money how about a small portion of your time and a little effort? Or even just your support! Every little bit is appreciated and helps the cause! Remember to spread the word, and the compassion.
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Update 1
27 months ago

We're getting somewhere guys! Again any thing helps! I so appreciate all the donations and support and It makes me so happy to see the compassion and love shine throughout the community. I can't wait to reach our goal and give Herbert the help he needs and deserves! All the help, every last little bit is so greatly appreciated! God is motivating minds and softening hearts near and far for this cause and I can feel the joy of success already! I have faith that god will provide for this man, that he placed this on my heart to make a difference, and that there is a reason for every person reading this to have Herbert in their thoughts, prayers, and hearts. I know god will make a way for this to work, he will open locked doors for this man! And in doing that possibly open eyes and hearts of others in the community to see the amazing things he can do! Again thanks for all the help, don't forget to like and share this story, god bless and provide for all of you abundently. Especially Herbert in this time of need.
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$695 of $10k goal

Raised by 21 people in 27 months
Created July 2, 2014
$20
Anonymous
26 months ago
DG
$125
Diana Gonzalez
27 months ago

Good luck and God bless xoxo

SM
$100
Steven Markley
27 months ago

I hope everything works out for him and I'm happy to see the community pulling together to help this young man out!!

BH
$20
brandy hena
27 months ago

Praying for you !!

LS
$20
Luz d stewart
27 months ago
$20
Anonymous
27 months ago
NC
$20
Norlyn Capitulo
27 months ago
B
$10
Berenice
27 months ago
TM
$50
Tricia Mathews
27 months ago
$50
Anonymous
27 months ago
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