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This looks like a great Web Site that could help a lot of you that have been calling me for dental help. www.givebackasmile.com if they can not help you I will still do my best www.smilesforless.com I am so happy that there are places that are bigger and better than me that can help and will help. Thank you for whoever posted this I'm going to keep repeating it for eveyone. If I can't help you they can and if they can't help you I won't give up if you don't. Sincerley, Nancy McGuire
back to this again. we were doing well until hurricane gustav & ike came & went. while our area was shut down during those priods my husband ended up not getting paid for the days. so last tuesday, he was trying to get many hours so that we could catch up on our bills. everything right now is behind. we ended up paying our rent a week late for september. but we can't pay for october on time... b/c my husbasd had complained about his pay.
his boss said, "so you quit"?
gary said, "no, i don't quit"!
boss then turned around & said, "ok, go home & never come back".
so that means he was fired! but now we have rent coming up & is due on friday. i have no idea of what to do. i called my landlord. but she isn't listening. she wants it on friday or saturday (the 5th).
well, we went to do his unemployement... now waiting on his packet. was told that it will be another couple days. & then by then we still won'ty have the unemployment $ until anothe couple weeks. we've been looking for jobs. but around here the oil field isn't really hiring b/c of the hurricanes. & no one wants me. i guess b/c i have no experiance. b/c no has called & i've done many appications as well. then, we tried during a grant. but i have no idea what to look for. i just need to pay my rent & it's only 380. just paid my electric before he got fired. but that hasn't gone through & when it does we won't have enough for our rent. got just enough for gas to go out & look for a job. but thats about it.
what can we do now? b/c we don't have anywhere else to go! we've asked our families for help but they don't like to lend money out to anyone. so we are scewed... i guess!
if anyone can help with me directing me in a way of help... please!
Wow I have been waiting to hear the final decision. I am watching cnn now. They need to bail out Americans not th epeople who are already millionaires. It makes me angry they can be bailed out but the blue collar americans cannot be. Thanks for the info!!!
To all AidPagers---attention my dear little family--The bill to bail out the fat cats and banks on wall street has FAILED--The government IS NOT going to give anything to anybody. So button up my friends, we're in for a bumpy ride. Just thought you all should know,because it is going to affect all of us. sheshe030
I am so heart wrenched to read this story on Craigslist this morning. It just makes me cry! I wish so badly I could help this couple. I know the unconditional love of horses, and the therapy it can give to one from their pure presence. Please let me know if there is anyone who thinks they can help this man continue his life long dream then please contact me or the woman who posted in Joshua Tree, California. -- A copy of the story posted on craigslist 09/28/08 ---------------------
A PERSONAL PLEA:
My Fiance has Cerable palsy, as i have watched his independance slowly dwindle away it breaks my heart. The one thing that was a constant happiness in his life was being able to sit in the saddle on the back of a horse he always said it makes him feel "free". Well all bets are off, he can no longer get on to the back of his horse alone. Today we tried everything we could think of but it just would not happen. This is the first time i have EVER seen him cry in all of the years i have known him. Here is my plea, i am hoping there is someone out there that has a handicap lift that they are no longer using. OR someone who could donate thier time & possably thier matirials to build him some sort of ramp tall enough for him to get on his horse. This man never complains about being the way he is, he takes care of my grandkids that i am raising so i can work, I really want to be able to give him back the one thing that he loves most His horse back riding If you can help please contact me.. Thank you for reading my post. Email - email@example.com
reply to aidpagers--sorry about my recipe for raw apple cake got here, it was supposed to be in my profile page. I'm not haveing the best of luck getting my posts and blogs in the right place. I am trying to post recipies that are low cost to help us all on our limited budgets. I'll keep trying---sheshe030
go modest needs. It is a really cool group, You see. Say I need a loan for 1,000 I am giving you an example of how it works, They dont worry about credit, You write a brief note saying why you need,
Then say Bob say he will loan you $ 50.00 and Sally will loan you a 100. 00 and peter willl give you 25,00 and so on Until you get you loan amount goal., Then They will contact you and you will pay back you loan to one place and they will pay Bob , Sally and who ever helped you.
Because my teeth are do to a health problem and over 11 grand I do not qualify , But that okay, Because now one Friend who lost her smile now has it back. See when you share information it may not be your time but you may Change someone life Forever. What a gift.
I keep reading the same theme of economic survival that repeats itself here on Aidpage. I am not an alarmist, but I believe the American people should embrace the Boy Scout motto rather than the Chicken Little response regarding the coming economic collapse.
My post, Expediant Survival Tips, should remind people that our government has shown in the past that it cannot protect American citizens. I urge people to stop using credit cards and start using the barter system, in which case such is found in Craig's List or needing to start here at Aidpage.
Whatever happens in the following weeks will decide the course of American history, in which case I hope that all things political will resolve itself peacefully. I say that because everyday I see our civil liberties disappearing or becoming suppressed for keeping the status quo in politics, such as the police response at the RNC here in St. Paul.
I have noticed there are quite a few families out there either pregnant or with newborns stuggling( I know what it's like). I don't have much to offer but I do have some clothes for infant girl from 0 -6 months. About 2 stop and shop bags full of onesies, dresses and other stuff. I have no money or means to ship them but I live in the Tiverton R.I. area if interested. They are used but are like new. No stains or rips. I would rather see someone in need benefit from them rather than giving them to consignment. They are really cute and you can't beat FREE!
Elaine of TSA forwarded the Birk Plan that bears repeating:
I’m against the $85,000,000,000.00 bailout of AIG.
Instead, I’m in favor of giving $85,000,000,000 to America in
a We Deserve It Dividend.
To make the math simple, let’s assume there are 200,000,000
bona-fide U.S. Citizens 18+.
Our population is about 301,000,000 +/- counting every man, woman
and child. So 200,000,000 might be a fair stab at adults 18 and up..
So divide 200 million adults 18+ into $85 billion that equals $425 (corection by Emil).
My plan i s to give $425,000 to every person 18+ as a
We Deserve It Dividend.
Of course, it would NOT be tax free.
So let’s assume a tax rate of 30%.
0AEvery individual 18+ has to pay $127,500.00 in taxes.
That sends $25,500,000,000 right back to Uncle Sam.
But it means that every adult 18+ has $297,500.00 in their pocket.
A husband and wife has $595,000.00.
What would you do with $297,500.00 to $595,000.00 in your family?
Pay off your mortgage – solved.
Repay college loans – what a great boost to new grads
Put away money for college – it’ll be there
Save in a bank – create money to loan to entrepreneurs.
Buy a new car – create jobs
Invest in the market – capital drives growth
Pay for your parent’s medical insurance – health care improves
Enable Dead beat Dads to come clean – or else
Remember this is for every adult U S Citizen 18+ including the folks
who lost their jobs at Lehman Brothers and every other company
that is cutting back. And of course, for those serving in our Armed Forces.
If we’re going to re-distribute wealth let’s really do it...instead of trickling out
a puny $1000.00 ( “vote buy” ) economic incentive that is being proposed by one of our candidates for President.
If we’re going to d o an $85 billion bailout, let’s bail out every adult U S Citizen 18+!
As for AIG – liquidate it.
Sell off its parts.
Let American General go back to being American General.
Sell off the real estate.
Let the private sector bargain hunters cut it up and clean it up.
Here’s my rationale. We deserve it and AIG doesn’t.
Sure it’s a crazy idea that can “never work.”
But can you imagine the Coast-To-Coast Block Party!
How do you spell Economic Boom?
I trust my fellow adult Americans to know how to use the $85 Billion
We Deserve It Dividend more than I do the geniuses at AIG or in Washington DC .
And remember, The Birk plan only really costs $59.5 Billion because $25.5 Billion is returned
instantly in taxes to Uncle Sam.
Ahhh...I feel so much better getting that off my chest. Kindest personal regards,
T. J. Birkenmeier, A Creative Guy & Citizen of the Republic
PS: Feel free to pass this along to your pals as it’s either good for a laugh or a tear or a very sobering thought on how to best use $85 Billion!!
hi kat57 my name is vetsy how are you? i only want to say that you are a very brave woman. my mom has dementia and she is in her 70's i've never heard of any one getting it at your age. that's pretty scary. i am 57 years old and i could get dementia also. i don't know alot about the desease but would like to learn. my mom is in the middle stages of the desease now she is starting to not remember the short term things. she remembers some of the long term thingsa but is getting to forget alot about her past. it's good you still are using your brain to think. this might help you a little bit. the doctors told me and my siblings to start using our opposit hands this makes our brains think all over again. it's like teaching a bay new things. it really works. good luck to you and god bless you too.
piper4ever, have you called the electric company to finf out if they do rearage payments? if you can do this they can't shut you off. it would be worth the trying. as far as the bills coming in each month i know that feeling. i thought we were the only people in my neighborhood that was doing bad but, my neighbor told us him and his wife are struggling to meet their bills every month, and they both have good paying jobs!!! you are not alone with this. please let me know what happens
I am a grandmother helping raise my 4 teenage grandchildren. I need help with bills. I am the bread winner of this "family" and need some help. Because of my salary the state will not help me even though I qualify for help due to the amount of "people" living in the household. I am looking for a grant with help to get out of this hole and/or a job I can do part-time from home. Any ideas?