Share the Season is an annual campaign that offers one-time aid to people affected by unforeseen hardships. The people are not identified to protect their privacy.
At 63, the retired teacher is on disability.
And now, she is raising her 4-year-old grandson.
She has no financial help for him.
“I am his only caregiver at the moment,” she wrote on her application for Share the Season. “His parents are unfit and I am left to pay some of their debt as well.”
She was a teacher for 28 years and retired in 2000.
“Help from Share the Season would be a blessing to my grandson and I,” she wrote on her application. “It would allow a little less stress on myself to have some financial help.”