To many people myself included , hide the fact that they are living penny to penny every day actually. You account for everything that goes in and out of the household as it is some part of one budget or another. Most people live on credit , thankfully I do not. If there is no cash for it, it goes unpaid or gets left in the store. For all to often, the unpaid is a life essential. Do you eat this week? , this month? Do you keep your lights on our pay your rent?. All to often the social stigma just thinks people are lazy, on some sort of assistance , or just plain dont work hard enough. The reality for many is that they work hard, sometimes not sleeping for more than a couple hours a night because they have so many worries and fears. They are working extra hours and juggling so many things behind the scenes never given to the public eye (which includes family and friends) . This is where I am . I have set up a social experiment around this GO Fund Me to be included as part of the money I receive, The $200.00 minus fees of course will save me from 72 hours of extra work on the computer to pay my Hydro and Internet bills. Usually the hours found are between 12am and 3am so that I can get things done with my toddler asleep. Though some nights my toddler is up till 3 am and therefore still juggling my 24/7 mother duties without even one sense of any sort of break. ( I am NOT on any sort of social assistance ; this will be important and interesting during part of the social comments and overall perception of the outside world. BUT I AM A SINGLE MOTHER ,COMPLETELY SINGLE MOTHER SINCE DAY1) I am hoping that this exceeds my personal goal of funding as this is where the PIF (Pay It Forward) comes in . So any money after the 200.00 , half will be kept by me and the other half will be going to make sure families in need especially this time of year with the holidays coming up receive some magick for their life. The extra money will be spent ( everything documented) on food, and essentials for shelters and food banks within mine and surrounding communities. With other ways as well as helping just as many people besides myself that I can. But part of this is the social aspect and I welcome any and all comments, thoughts , etc. I am also curious to know just what peoples real true feelings are, and who we are as a society as we move closer to the holiday season. Our social makeup seems to change during different times and I am curious to know how, why, and what makes these changes occur; and to what extent. If you cant donate or just dont want to , I would love honest thoughts about that . But sharing is always free and much appreciated. .Plus I am tired and would love a break from those extra hours this month . I appreciate and am so grateful to anyone that takes anytime or makes a donation. Apart of all of it , in any fashion that you choose, I thank you all in advance .
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And as part of the social experiment , please leave comments here or on the Go Fund Me page .
Have at it, I am curious to know perceptions and overall social stigmas, acceptance etc.
Thank you !