Good morning. I hope you’re doing well.
I barely slept last night (I think I finally feel asleep at 7:30 AM) worrying about my situation and feeling embarrassed about the mess I accidentally made.
There is good news: the laptop fundraising effort is halfway to the $1,299 goal already, so if we can find between 16 and 24 more folks who are willing to donate in the $30 to $50 range, the whole situation will be resolved today.
The bad news is obviously that there’s a long way to go in a short period of time, and I know that it’s the time of year when other blogs and services look at the new fiscal year and say, “Oh shit, we’re broke!”
So I know my timing is awful and that I’m asking a lot. I’m sorry for that, but shit happens, so here we are.
I’m headed out today to help my aunt get a hearing test at U of M’s East Ann Arbor center so that we can begin the process of getting her hearing issues resolved.
What happens between now and 3:30 will determine what direction the great laptop fundraiser will go.
If you can lend a hand or a recommendation, please do so via https://PayPal.me/TheMalikReport or Giftly; for now, my email (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the next- way to reach me.
Thank you so much for your time.