When Steve asked for our thoughts about a few weeks back about a lightworkers fund, there were over 100 comments posted the first day. The most common request was transparency. People wanted us to be open, upfront and transparent with the money coming through the fund.
In the first two weeks we’ve received about $6500 and disbursed $1700. Funds continue to come in each day. The majority of contributions are under $100 and disbursements have ranged from $150 to $350. The only expenses have been the Paypal handling fees.
While there might be an occasional large disbursement, most will fall into a smaller range. We’ve helped with car issues, medical issues, and rent assistance. Most of these are providing temporary assistance until their personal financial issues are resolved. In every case the recipient has expressed gratitude and thanks for the help.
When we named this project “The Hope Chest,” we didn’t realize how it would truly be providing hope to those in need.
Thank you for your continued support. Contributions may be made through Paypal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer a check, you may send it to: The Hope Chest, c/o Dave Schmidt, 8803 216th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98026