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nope...PayPal is totally seperate from aidpage....go to www.paypal.com and then it will take you through the steps to set up an account...I can't remember for sure, but I think you might have to have a bank account of some sort (doesn't matter if it's savings or checking and doesn't matter how much you have in the account, cause I think I had $3.23 in mine when I established the paypal account)...hope this helps
TO ALL THOSE CHECKING INTO THESE "SO-CALLED" LOAN AGENCIES...IF THEY WANT MONEY UP FRONT....IT IS A SCAM....CAN'T SAY IT ANY CLEARER...I HAVE BEEN APPROACHED OVER AND OVER AGAIN IN SO MANY DIFFERENT ANGLES....AND ONE ACTUALLY GOT ME....MY BANK ACCOUNT IS NOW CLOSED WITH A NEGATIVE $600 BALANCE...I CONSIDER MYSELF LUCKLY THOUGH, CAUSE I DID TRY TO BE CAUTIOUS...I WAITED 7 BUSINESS DAYS TO W/DRAW ANY MONEY FROM THE "CASHIER'S CHECK" SENT TO ME AND THE DAY AFTER I W/DREW THE ENTIRE AMOUNT $4500 THE BANK CALLED ME TO SAY THE CHECK WAS A FRAUD AND THEY WANTED THEIR MONEY BACK...I HAD ALREADY USED $600 TO PAY SOME PAST DUE BILLS BUT STILL HAD $3900...WHICH I GAVE BACK....SO AGAIN, I CONSIDER MYSELF LUCKY....YOU GOT TO ASK YOURSELF....WHY WOULD SOMEONE TRUST SOMEONE W/A $7500 LOAN, W/NO COLLATERAL, NOTHING AND THEY KNOW YOU NEED THAT MONEY SO BAD YOU CAN TASTE IT....THEY ARE TAKING TOTAL ADVANTAGE OF THAT FACT....DON'T DO IT!!!!! I KNOW YOUR DESPERATE......BUT IF YOU HAVE ONE INKLING OF NAGGING THAT IT'S NOT LEGIT....THEN IT ISN'T...I SHOULD HAVE GONE WITH MY INSTINCTS...SOMETHING TOLD ME IT WAS "FISHY"....JUST WANTED TO PASS THIS EXPERIENCE ON...I KNOW IT'S DOWN TO THE WIRE..FROM READING YOUR COMMENTS...BUT THINK ABOUT ALL THOSE YOU ARE BORROWING THAT MONEY FROM...TRUST ME WHEN I SAY...NO-ONE WILL "UNDERSTAND" IF YOU GET SCAMMED WITH THEIR MONEY....MY MOTHER'S BANK ACCOUNT GOT FROZEN WHEN ALL THIS HAPPENED ON MY ACCOUNT...SO IT'S NOT JUST GOING TO BE YOU THAT GETS IN A JAM....WORDS FOR THOUGHT
JUST A HINT....I THINK ST VINCENTS TELLS YOU TO LEAVE A MESSAGE AND A VOLUNTEER WILL GET BACK TO YOU...WAIT NO MORE THAN 2 DAYS AND TRY AGAIN....YOU HAVE TO BE PERSISTENT...I THINK THEY ARE ALL VOLUNTEERS...SO THEY DO THIS ON THEIR OWN TIME (AFTER WORK, ETC.)SO JUST KEEP CALLING UNTIL YOU GET A RESPONSE....THEY WILL HELP OR ADVISE YOU ANOTHER CHURCH (IF YOUR NOT IN THEIR AREA) THAT WILL....YOUR WELCOME...I KNOW IT'S NOT MUCH...WISH I COULD HELP MORE
I don't know what part of Florida you live in but I'm from Tampa and I have gotten one time assistance from the St. Vincent DePaul Society...they paid one full month's rent for me when I was temporarily unemployed...also the Lee Davis Foundation...helps w/a portion of your rent and utilities (they will make an agreement w/Teco to keep you from getting shut off also)...I don't know if your eligible for food stamps Medicaid for your children or not but that would be another avenue to check out....but the first two agencies I named are real good helping people out of a short term jam.....
Dear Worried--- Have you tried any of the Catholic Churches in the area? I'm not sure where you live...so I was unable to look it up myself....but alot of Catholic churches help w/ONE time help situations....also your local Family and Children Services should have some sort of Electric/Gas program that will help you out one time a year.....Worse comes to worse...get out the yellow pages and start calling ALL the churches in your area...you'll have to explain your situation over and over again...but I can almost bet if you do this you will find someone that can help or can direct you to some help.
Well, my luck finally ran out....I was involved in a very bad accident yesterday....(in my illegal car)both cars were totaled...no-one was seriously injured (thank the Lord) but pretty banged and bruised up and in a REAL heap of trouble now (financially)........
I want to send out one final PLEA...to anyone out there...the deadline for my pledge "site" is tomorrow...the pledge has almost reached the half-way point...is there anyone out there that can help...even $5-$10???? Thanks to all of you that have pledged...it means a GREAT deal to me.
First of all I want to say I am so sorry for your pain especially ur son's...this is awful...second...I wanted to know if u have been to aidmate "Who Knew"'s homepage yet?? This is a very resourceful individual and she also has attorney information (pro bono attorney's) check out her homepage and then her website...u may find what ur needing there...just a suggestion...I will pray for your son's COMPLETE recovery
Precious Lynn First off -- GOOD GIRL ---NOW BE STRONG IT WILL GET BETTER....I know from experience....what sizes do your 3 & 4 yr old wear??? I should be able to help u out w/clothing...however...you will have to wait till Aug 9th til I can ship them...I can only afford to ship one box per paycheck and I get paid bi-weekly...this week I'm helping another aidmate w/the same thing...we also have some little toys we can give u also...I say "we" I mean me and my 3 yr old....anyway...get back to me.
Well me and my son had fun picking out a few baby toys and such last night to send to you guys....I found out too I have a TON of women's clothing...I didn't even scratch the surface w/the first batch of stuff I'm sending to you....the baby clothes are another story...I was disappointed to remember..about 6 months ago...I gave a bunch of my son's too small clothes to another mother in exchange for bigger clothes..I was able to find a good stack of 18 mo clothing to send to u though and I threw in a couple of 24 mo too...We have to go buy some packing tape tonite...hopefully I'll be able to get it sent out to u by tomorrow - Friday the latest----Hope this helps u out a little....acmg
I am a single mother of one 3 yr old child. I am employed full time and
>by the time I pay for the basics, there is nothing left.
> Here is my dilemma.... I have two outstanding tickets that I never
>have the money to pay. Therefore, since the tickets have gone unpaid, I am
>now driving on a suspended license. If I get caught, I face jail time,
>additional fines, etc. However, if I take a bus, I would have to leave
>from my street @ 5a.m. to arrive at work, by bus, on time @ 8a.m. (the
>buses don't run that early) and I'd have to take 5 different buses. Itâ€™s
>just not feasible. I've tried already.
> I need help paying off these tickets and reinstating my license.
> The total cost is : $350.00.
If anyone out there can assist, it would truly be appreciated.
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Winter: Your daughters are very beautiful indeed. Just a thought...does your county or city have a back-to-school program where they give out free backpacks full of school supplies?? I know that is just a minor issue but it would be one less thing to worry about. Also you may want to check out the homepage of "Who Knew" she is a very resourceful individual and may be able to point out some other resources....Don't give up....I did the same thing....went to school on government funds w/2 young children...you won't regret it when you do finally finish...it is a great accomplishment.
Yeah--give me your shipping address...you can leave me a private message or request my email...and I'll message it to you private...I'm not sure how to ship something and the shipee to pay for the shipping...I know it's done all the time...I'll have to investigate that...but like I said I'd b more than happy to do it at my own charge I jst won't be able to ship it til the week of Aug 11th. Let me know
Busymomma I have a few items of clothing (I think--what size?) and some toys that my son can definently spare...however..I have promised another mother on aidpage to ship stuff to her w/what $ I can spare to do so on my next paycheck...if your willing to stand in line (til I get the next paycheck after that to pay for shipping) I will be more than happy to help you with some of these items...I will need a shipping address also. Let me know
re:familyhealthhelp In Amy's defense...I have seen and participated in a prescription advocacy program much like the one she describes....but in Indiana and we never paid a registration fee...which she did kind of explain.....it seems since you are running this program that there should be some kind of funding available to you for postage expenses...one would think anyway.