Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

0

%

£5raised of £200 target by 1 supporter

Weʼre raising £200 to help keep our family of four afloat as mum is suffering with bowel disease and universal credit has ruined us through no fault of our own

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

Story

I have always worked since the age of 14. So has my husband, low wage jobs but steady and consistent. We have two wonderful kids, one of whom needs expensive care (nhs services require us to travel to london for treatment)
I have been diagnosed with bowel disease and fibromyalgia and am too unwell to work. We were forced to switch from child tax credits to universal credit and they made us penniless for 6 weeks, then repeatedly lost our "evidence" and made so many mistakes to ensure we never got our money. We finally got it sorted and found ourselves much much worse off than on tax crefits but it was something and better than nothing today they have deleted our claim. No notice no reasons they have deleted all communications, all journal entries all receipts, and all i can do is start a new claim. Which means providing all the proof, multiple trips to town when im seriously ill and a minimum 6 week wait for any money. For absolutely no reason. The dwp are killing us without mercy.
Please help us afford to live, to keep my kid receiving the treatment they need and support a hard working family who have hit hard times.

Share this story

Updates

0

Sarah  Colbourne

Updates appear here

    14 days ago

    Sarah Colbourne started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Page last updated on: 9/9/2018 10:56 PM

    Supporters

    1

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 9, 2018

    Sarah  Colbourne

    Become a supporter

    Help Sarah Colbourne raise more

    About the fundraiser
    Sarah  Colbourne

    Sarah Colbourne

    Swindon, UK

    Chronic illness sufferer. I have bowel disease, fibromyalgia, pcos and ibs. There is no cure and i universal credit have made it impossible to live. I am raising my strong compassionate kids the best way with love and positivity.

    Report this Page

    * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.

    Donate