Dewayne sends his Heartfelt Thanks Feb 12, 2015
I received help through this site with furnishings. Five people heard my story and decided to help. I was contacted to let me know my needs were met and I was able to go and get furniture for my place. The look on my daughter's face meant the world to me when she seen my place with furniture for the first time. She was proud, I could tell. She instantly asked could company come over. Something she had never asked me before. I can't express how thankful I am. But, heartfelt thanks are in order for everyone that played a part in helping fund me.
My need and situation
I am a 47 year old father of three children. I have been homeless for the past six months. I recently found a job and am now working again. Since finding employment I have found a place to stay not to far from my children.
My goals are to be a hands on father, and to become more involved with the day to day parenting of my children. I want to be there for my children as well as have the ability to support them financially.
I need assistance with furniture since I have been able to secure housing.
Meeting this need will help me because having furniture will make my house a home. Furnishing will also allow me to be able to let my children stay the nights and weekends at dad's house!
Thank you for helping Dewayne fund this need.
This need has been validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network
Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network (What does this mean?)
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I have known Dewayne through seeking Housing here at Disability Network. Dewayne has just been placed in housing he will not have to pay for a security deposit he will receive help through an agency. Dewayne is responsible for getting all household items besides a refrigerator and stove.
I work as a Information and Referral Specialist. I assist individuals with disabilities to become more independent by connecting them with community resources.