Weʼre raising £500 to Raise money for my car, My car is my life line to be able visit my children who live 400miles away and to be able to get out of the house.
- Durham, UK
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I'm completely on my own with no help from anyone/no support network,Up until now I've just about coped.I'm in a severe hardship situation.I suffer from fibromyalgia which affects my mobility i also have severe leg injuries from a domestic violent relationship,My car is my lifeline,without it I'm completely stuck in the house with no way of getting about and can't visit my children.Due 2 my domestic violent relationship 2 of my children live an hour away,my other 2 children live 400miles away,I've been seeing my 2 youngest children an eldest child/grandson regularly until recently due 2 my car breaking down,I've just started seeing my middle 2 children,it's taken me 3 years 2succeed.The original court order gave me 6 weekly contact with them but when I moved up north2 be near my children,social services didn't keep 2 my court order,I wasn't offered any contact which is why I had 2 go 2 court.Due to a typo error on my legal aid I wasn't able 3 access legal aid for 2 years until the typo error was rectified,once it was corrected I received my legal aid within 3 weeks,I have been battling this single handed,I have now succeeded after a year of attending court,I travelled 400miles every time I attended,My car engine has gone bang and I have no way of financing the repairs,I've only just started seeing my children I have no way of being able 2 get down there for my contacts,I was due 2 see my children again next week for the 2nd time,which I've had 2 cancel after all the effort I've put in as I have no car 2 attend.I feel so embarrassed but I've no other options that I can access,I was alienated from my family because of the mistakes I made being in a domestic violent relationship and have no one I can ask for help,Please would u help get my car fixed so that I can see my children,if I cant attend the contacts that have now been offered 2me the last 3 years will have been 4 nothing as I'd have 2start all over again.
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