The Johnson Family

$21,406 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 494 people in 30 months
Hello everyone my name is Jamal Johnson. I created this page out of dire need.  My mother passed away  April 8th from pregnancy complications that lead to her hemorrhaging and the doctors not being able to stop the bleeding. I was away on a study abroad trip to China when I found out, I caught the next flight to the states and arrived April 9th.  Upon my arrival I found out that the state of Oklahoma was attempting to give my siblings up to state custody(Ages- 1, twins 3, 14, 16, 18)  luckily a family member came and stopped them from being put into state custody.  At the present moment my priority is to gain custody of all of my siblings. We must stay together and I am willing to do whatever it takes to make sure it happens. In order for me to gain custody I must meet certain requirements. This is the reason I created this page in an attempt to meet those requirements. The requirements are to have a home that will accommodate all of us and have a job. I have one brother (16) who is autistic and completely dependent on us and one sister (18) with a mild disorder but is still a great help to us. I  recently graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Bachelors in International Relations and Mandarin. I am currently employed at BRU International Academy as a Child Specialist Coordinator. These funds would be used to RENT to OWN a  home for me and my sibling. I would only need a small portion until I get positioned properly and also to help bury my mom.  If you can help financially please do and pray, if not please pray double time. THANK YOU.
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Congratz To Micah!!!! Micah is officially a graduate of Memorial Highschool!! Thank you News Channel 2 for thinking of our family. The love and support from everyone has been tremendous and beyond encouraging. Now that Micah has graduated it is imperative that I find a program that will help him enhance his gift, sadly Tulsa, Ok is limited in regards to resources for those with special needs. Please continue to pray we gain access to continuing education for an individual with special needs!
Thank you again everyone! Stay Blessed
Micah Graduates 2017
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Hello Everyone a quick update. The Johnson family is doing extremely well! The 3 youngest Julian(2), the twins(4) Zachariah and Malachi are developing at and above their age milestones. Jeremiah (15) is excelling and adapting in his new school, Micah (18 Autistic) is graduating from high school this upcoming May. Alexis has grown interest in culinary arts and we are in the process of finding the resources to make it a reality. Myself & my wife are also doing very well. Making sure we have our time together and making wise decisions for the future.

On another note I want to thank everyone who gave and would like to give a small gift as a way to say thank you! If I see your name under the donation list you automatically are eligible for the gift, I simply need a mailing address of where to deliver your gift and the shipping cost for the gift which will not exceed 3.00!! This a way for me to gain traction and promote the business I've started in an effort to attain financial sustainability and independence, if you like the gift hopefully I will also gain you as a customer! Thank you
Message me on Facebook at Jamal Abdullah Lenior Jr Or email at johnson@thebrethrenattire.com
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God is Good. Appointed Guardian of ALL my siblings.
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Hello everyone here is the down payment cashiers check for the house I was blessed to find. It was actually 7,500 I had to make a money order for the other 500 because the contract was adjusted abit, but I misplaced the money order receipt if I find it I'll post it. It is made out to Eage Equity Investment Partners Inc.
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Edie La-Chelle
30 months ago

Thank you for the updates! Please make sure you apply for Federal, State and local government homebuying programs. If you need my help with that, inbox me and I'll help you from where I am! I'll send you another donation at the end of this month! Keep making your mom proud! I'm a single mom that's very proud of you! I shared your story with some of my social worker friends to see what we can help you with from North Carolina! Blessings!

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John DeFilippo
30 months ago
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Wow. Just wow man. I really wish I wad :/ a position that I could donate, but unfortunately I'm not. I truly admire what you're doing my dude. I've been in the same situation, where my siblings were all taken away as my mother passed. It's never easy dealing with the loss of a parent, especially so suddenly and with no warnings. And to be on the other side of the planet as it happens is a pain I could only imagine having to deal with. As the oldest of 6, I had my hands tied and we all became ward's of the state of Massachusetts. My special needs brother went to an independent living facility and my other four siblings ended up going into foster care. Luckily a family member adopted the 4 youngest Kidd so they could stay together. I was in dys custody and ended up in foster care. Similar stories, similar pain. What you're doing is amazing and selfless. I truly hope you succeed in raising these funds 10 fold. I'll put the word out for you my man. Right now, you need to be strong for your kin. Don't try to make sense of the loss, just move on and take care of those poor kids. Things will get better my dude, keep your head up. Good vibes headed your way brother.

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Jennie Baxley
30 months ago
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All I can say is wow. I wish that I could donate more than I did. You are a very selfless young man doing an amazing thing! I think that Your mother in Heaven is very proud of you. I don't even know you and I'm proud of you! God be with you and bless you! I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers!

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Jeana Dinkelspiel
30 months ago
5
5

I've donated what I can . You are also going to need help. Maybe your community is providing that... if not, I can offer you 4-6 weeks of child/household care, by me, free. I've raised 4 kids of my own and served as Respite Care provider for foster families in California, some of them special needs clients. I am willing to come and lift some of the load for you for a few weeks so you can begin to piece together a new life for your family. PM me on Facebook if you'd like to discuss the possibility.

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Alexus Washington
30 months ago
5
5

I may not can contribute financially but I will contribute spiritually your family is indeed in my prays an I will be adding you all to the pray list at my church Good luck an I pray u meet your goal and more to support your brothers and sisters

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June Simons
30 months ago
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I understamd your pain and struggle. I also care for my family and had to figure it out on my own. God bless.

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Shamicka Collins
30 months ago
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God got you he will make away out of no way you are going to get all you need and more and u have such a beautiful family I can't donate right now bc I'm semi homeless but I will love to help in another way I'm good with computers and I'm a ppl person just let me know how I can help please and I will pray for y'all everyday I promise and can you please keep me posted on yal situation please you have really touched my heart and Rest In Paradise to your mom I know she is really proud of you and so is everyone else stay strong and remember God got your back

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Jamie Smith
30 months ago
3
3

Prayers for you and your siblings. My prayer is that no man will separate you all and through Gods protecting hand he will keep you all together. I believe all things will work out for you and your siblings. No matter what never give. When prayers go up blessings come down...God Bless!

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Ibraheem Elkundi
30 months ago
2
2

I am in no position to talk or fake sympathy or anything like that but I would have crumbled and never stood up again. I crumbled when I lost a dear brother and have yet to recover from that and you lost your mother and unborn sibling... I can't imagine the magnitude of what it feels like and don't wish that upon anyone. In my religion, in which I strongly believe, God says: "Verily, with hardship there is relief" (Qur'an 94:6) and our Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said to one of his disciples named 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas (radiyallahu 'anhu): "..Be mindful of Allah (God), you will find Him before you. Get to know Allah (God) in prosperity and He will know you in adversity... And know that victory comes with patience, relief with affliction, and ease with hardship." (One of Tirmidhi's books) Brother stay strong and steadfast upon aiding your siblings, I pray for your mother, peace be upon her, and your siblings and with Gods will and blessings you will succeed in this campaign, may God lengthen your life, and make that dark tunnel shorter and the light at the end closer and may you meet your loved ones on the other side after a long prosperous life. Again I pray for your success in this campaign and wish you nothing but the best. I will try remember you in my daily five prayers and will pray for your beautiful siblings. God be with you. Ameen ya rab.

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Judith VanSant Smaniotto
30 months ago
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I will be PRAYING EARNESTLY ... that The LORD will provide for ALL your needs ... & allow you & your siblings to remain together. May GOD BLESS & COMFORT YOU ALL ... in the name of Jesus Christ, His Son, ... AMEN & AMEN !!!

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Linda Sisson
30 months ago
1
1

I am so happy to hear that it went well for you in court and that the Judge was so thoughtful to say those kind and well deserved words to you!

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Gass Jallow
30 months ago
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1

I hope you and your sibiling makes it! all my prayers goes to this young man! May god guide you and Keep praying to our god! KISSES FROM all the way Sweden ♥

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Renae Glenn Bryant
30 months ago
1
1

What an amazing thing your doing. People reading my comment if you can afford a latte you can give this family your spare change. If everyone gave a little they wouldn't have to worry. I will fo sure help contribute. I am struggling but God would want us to reach out. Just like some do for a cheeseburger or etc.

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Tabitha Couchman
30 months ago
1
1

I really wish i could donate. My prayers are with you. I salute you. I really do. My mom is going through the same thing with my niece and nephew. They live in Oklahoma as well. Only difference is they are in the state system. And im over a 1000 miles away and there is nothing im able too do. I know the pain and heartbreak of trying and doing your all too keep your family safe and together. It is killing me not being able too help my neice and nephew, especially since its so much on my mom being she has stage 4 kindney disease. Your a wonderful person. And i pray all works out. And those precious children get too grow up knowing how good of a man you are, too teach them guide them and protect them. God bless you.

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Melissa Goodwin
30 months ago
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God bless you.. Stay strong and im praying for the best fir you and your sisters and brothers.

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Maibelle Lee
30 months ago
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You're an amazing young man and I applaud your efforts. I know God sees this and he will continue to bless you! I'll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers, Jamal.

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Jaleisa MissingJosiah Austin
30 months ago
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I will be praying for you and your family i wish I was able to donate financially....... Keep up the great work!!!!

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Ayana Johnson
30 months ago
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I wish I could currently donate but, I will say this you are a strong man and I guarantee you and your siblings will stay together I am praying for you all and being that I too have an autistic sibling this touches my heart deeply you continue being a great man and god bless you all

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Tina Carte
30 months ago
1
1

So very sorry for your loss and what your doing is amazing what a wonderful person you are..i wish i could donate but right now im not able but i wish you all the luck in the world and god will reward you, just dont give up..Good luck and i will keep you and your siblings in my prayers...

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Diana Lynn
30 months ago
1
1

Keeping you and your family in prayer as you keep them together!! You are a great man and definition of a real man!! We need more men like you!! I am so sorry for your loss. Keep the faith ♥

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Dee Downing
15 months ago

All blessings your way...

CG
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Charmaine Gernale
15 months ago

I just read your heartbreaking story and was so touched. Prayers, hope, love, and all the best to you!

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Mary McVeity
15 months ago

Good luck, I will pray for you.

Edie La-Chelle
30 months ago

Thank you for the updates! Please make sure you apply for Federal, State and local government homebuying programs. If you need my help with that, inbox me and I'll help you from where I am! I'll send you another donation at the end of this month! Keep making your mom proud! I'm a single mom that's very proud of you! I shared your story with some of my social worker friends to see what we can help you with from North Carolina! Blessings!

+ Read More
John DeFilippo
30 months ago
8
8

Wow. Just wow man. I really wish I wad :/ a position that I could donate, but unfortunately I'm not. I truly admire what you're doing my dude. I've been in the same situation, where my siblings were all taken away as my mother passed. It's never easy dealing with the loss of a parent, especially so suddenly and with no warnings. And to be on the other side of the planet as it happens is a pain I could only imagine having to deal with. As the oldest of 6, I had my hands tied and we all became ward's of the state of Massachusetts. My special needs brother went to an independent living facility and my other four siblings ended up going into foster care. Luckily a family member adopted the 4 youngest Kidd so they could stay together. I was in dys custody and ended up in foster care. Similar stories, similar pain. What you're doing is amazing and selfless. I truly hope you succeed in raising these funds 10 fold. I'll put the word out for you my man. Right now, you need to be strong for your kin. Don't try to make sense of the loss, just move on and take care of those poor kids. Things will get better my dude, keep your head up. Good vibes headed your way brother.

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Jennie Baxley
30 months ago
6
6

All I can say is wow. I wish that I could donate more than I did. You are a very selfless young man doing an amazing thing! I think that Your mother in Heaven is very proud of you. I don't even know you and I'm proud of you! God be with you and bless you! I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers!

+ Read More
Jeana Dinkelspiel
30 months ago
5
5

I've donated what I can . You are also going to need help. Maybe your community is providing that... if not, I can offer you 4-6 weeks of child/household care, by me, free. I've raised 4 kids of my own and served as Respite Care provider for foster families in California, some of them special needs clients. I am willing to come and lift some of the load for you for a few weeks so you can begin to piece together a new life for your family. PM me on Facebook if you'd like to discuss the possibility.

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Alexus Washington
30 months ago
5
5

I may not can contribute financially but I will contribute spiritually your family is indeed in my prays an I will be adding you all to the pray list at my church Good luck an I pray u meet your goal and more to support your brothers and sisters

+ Read More
June Simons
30 months ago
3
3

I understamd your pain and struggle. I also care for my family and had to figure it out on my own. God bless.

+ Read More
Shamicka Collins
30 months ago
3
3

God got you he will make away out of no way you are going to get all you need and more and u have such a beautiful family I can't donate right now bc I'm semi homeless but I will love to help in another way I'm good with computers and I'm a ppl person just let me know how I can help please and I will pray for y'all everyday I promise and can you please keep me posted on yal situation please you have really touched my heart and Rest In Paradise to your mom I know she is really proud of you and so is everyone else stay strong and remember God got your back

+ Read More
Jamie Smith
30 months ago
3
3

Prayers for you and your siblings. My prayer is that no man will separate you all and through Gods protecting hand he will keep you all together. I believe all things will work out for you and your siblings. No matter what never give. When prayers go up blessings come down...God Bless!

+ Read More
Ibraheem Elkundi
30 months ago
2
2

I am in no position to talk or fake sympathy or anything like that but I would have crumbled and never stood up again. I crumbled when I lost a dear brother and have yet to recover from that and you lost your mother and unborn sibling... I can't imagine the magnitude of what it feels like and don't wish that upon anyone. In my religion, in which I strongly believe, God says: "Verily, with hardship there is relief" (Qur'an 94:6) and our Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said to one of his disciples named 'Abdullah bin 'Abbas (radiyallahu 'anhu): "..Be mindful of Allah (God), you will find Him before you. Get to know Allah (God) in prosperity and He will know you in adversity... And know that victory comes with patience, relief with affliction, and ease with hardship." (One of Tirmidhi's books) Brother stay strong and steadfast upon aiding your siblings, I pray for your mother, peace be upon her, and your siblings and with Gods will and blessings you will succeed in this campaign, may God lengthen your life, and make that dark tunnel shorter and the light at the end closer and may you meet your loved ones on the other side after a long prosperous life. Again I pray for your success in this campaign and wish you nothing but the best. I will try remember you in my daily five prayers and will pray for your beautiful siblings. God be with you. Ameen ya rab.

+ Read More
Judith VanSant Smaniotto
30 months ago
2
2

I will be PRAYING EARNESTLY ... that The LORD will provide for ALL your needs ... & allow you & your siblings to remain together. May GOD BLESS & COMFORT YOU ALL ... in the name of Jesus Christ, His Son, ... AMEN & AMEN !!!

+ Read More
Linda Sisson
30 months ago
1
1

I am so happy to hear that it went well for you in court and that the Judge was so thoughtful to say those kind and well deserved words to you!

+ Read More
Gass Jallow
30 months ago
1
1

I hope you and your sibiling makes it! all my prayers goes to this young man! May god guide you and Keep praying to our god! KISSES FROM all the way Sweden ♥

+ Read More
Renae Glenn Bryant
30 months ago
1
1

What an amazing thing your doing. People reading my comment if you can afford a latte you can give this family your spare change. If everyone gave a little they wouldn't have to worry. I will fo sure help contribute. I am struggling but God would want us to reach out. Just like some do for a cheeseburger or etc.

+ Read More
Tabitha Couchman
30 months ago
1
1

I really wish i could donate. My prayers are with you. I salute you. I really do. My mom is going through the same thing with my niece and nephew. They live in Oklahoma as well. Only difference is they are in the state system. And im over a 1000 miles away and there is nothing im able too do. I know the pain and heartbreak of trying and doing your all too keep your family safe and together. It is killing me not being able too help my neice and nephew, especially since its so much on my mom being she has stage 4 kindney disease. Your a wonderful person. And i pray all works out. And those precious children get too grow up knowing how good of a man you are, too teach them guide them and protect them. God bless you.

+ Read More
Melissa Goodwin
30 months ago
1
1

God bless you.. Stay strong and im praying for the best fir you and your sisters and brothers.

+ Read More
Maibelle Lee
30 months ago
1
1

You're an amazing young man and I applaud your efforts. I know God sees this and he will continue to bless you! I'll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers, Jamal.

+ Read More
Jaleisa MissingJosiah Austin
30 months ago
1
1

I will be praying for you and your family i wish I was able to donate financially....... Keep up the great work!!!!

+ Read More
Ayana Johnson
30 months ago
1
1

I wish I could currently donate but, I will say this you are a strong man and I guarantee you and your siblings will stay together I am praying for you all and being that I too have an autistic sibling this touches my heart deeply you continue being a great man and god bless you all

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Tina Carte
30 months ago
1
1

So very sorry for your loss and what your doing is amazing what a wonderful person you are..i wish i could donate but right now im not able but i wish you all the luck in the world and god will reward you, just dont give up..Good luck and i will keep you and your siblings in my prayers...

+ Read More
Diana Lynn
30 months ago
1
1

Keeping you and your family in prayer as you keep them together!! You are a great man and definition of a real man!! We need more men like you!! I am so sorry for your loss. Keep the faith ♥

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