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(13,453 posts)
Mon Jan 25, 2021, 07:18 PM Jan 2021

Debating whether to set up a GoFund Me for survival!

This is getting ridiculous...

Unemployment benies ran out on 12/26, still no way to file for an extension...

Stimulus? WHEN?

At least I have my one client that i do weekly computer and secretarial stuff for, that kinda keeps food in the fridge. But I haven't been able to pay any other bills and now my car is needing work too.

WTF... I really dont know how much longer I can hold on like this by my freaking fingernails...

Can't think of anything else to do to figure it out.

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Debating whether to set up a GoFund Me for survival! (Original Post) FirstLight Jan 2021 OP
Set one up. Turin_C3PO Jan 2021 #1
Do it. You have to survive. onecaliberal Jan 2021 #2
This message was self-deleted by its author Laelth Jan 2021 #3
I hate feeling like I have to beg... FirstLight Jan 2021 #4
Kick for visibility. nt tblue37 Feb 2021 #23
Got you started MN2theMax Jan 2021 #5
I'll try to help tomorrow Ritabert Jan 2021 #6
Experience AC_Mem Jan 2021 #7
thanks!!!! FirstLight Jan 2021 #8
Kick and a huge thanks to my DU family FirstLight Jan 2021 #9
Is your Paypal working? Arne Jan 2021 #10
yea, got that too ;) FirstLight Jan 2021 #11
kick for visibility... FirstLight Jan 2021 #12
Still kickin' FirstLight Jan 2021 #13
I see you did. Glad to help a bit! tblue37 Jan 2021 #14
Awwww, FirstLight Jan 2021 #16
Sent something your way. TheBlackAdder Jan 2021 #15
Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart FirstLight Jan 2021 #17
It saved my tail! Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2021 #18
Kick for visibility. nt tblue37 Jan 2021 #19
Wow...thank you DU FAM FirstLight Jan 2021 #20
Kick for visibility. nt tblue37 Feb 2021 #21
thank you all again every little bit helps... FirstLight Feb 2021 #22
kick Demovictory9 Feb 2021 #24


(14,282 posts)
1. Set one up.
Mon Jan 25, 2021, 07:20 PM
Jan 2021

I don't have much but I can help you with a small amount when I get paid on the 3rd. Hope things get better soon for you!

Response to FirstLight (Original post)


(13,453 posts)
4. I hate feeling like I have to beg...
Mon Jan 25, 2021, 07:36 PM
Jan 2021

On top of all this I am dealing with elderly parents having issues, and a sister who thinks I am a freeloader and is trying to take my folk's money and screw me over.


(1,979 posts)
7. Experience
Mon Jan 25, 2021, 07:47 PM
Jan 2021

Hi I don't know what experience you have, but the VA is hiring and there are going to be many government jobs opening with the new administration. Have you tried http://www.usajobs.gov - go there and set up a free account, upload your resume/CV and then set up your search parameters. It will send you emails when jobs open that match your search criteria. MANY of the jobs - especially HR related - are virtual. The website is not only for the VA, it is for all federal and state government positions.

oh and BTW, I'm disabled as well. There is something called "Schedule A" that helps people with medical disabilities but who are still able to work to get jobs within the federal and local government. If you are interested, we can chat offline if there is a way to email me through DU.

I wish you the very best of luck - envision yourself happily employed. Thoughts are things - you give them words, you give them wings. Things will get better.



(13,453 posts)
9. Kick and a huge thanks to my DU family
Tue Jan 26, 2021, 12:11 AM
Jan 2021

You guys are ALL just awesome and I appreciate this place SOOOO much!


(13,453 posts)
12. kick for visibility...
Thu Jan 28, 2021, 07:18 PM
Jan 2021

The cell phone bill just ate everything in my account again... ugh I am so sick of this life

here's my paypal if that helps



(13,453 posts)
13. Still kickin'
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 11:01 PM
Jan 2021

At least I have groceries

Still haven't been able to pay utilities...ug

Trying to get out of the rut... shoveled snow for the last three days... gotta keep working on physical health so I can get a leg up!

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