The Basics:

Hi guys. My name is Charlie and not too long ago I got into a very bad fight with my dad and basically I have no choice but to live on my own. My girlfriend Shelley has been nice enough to support me and let me stay at her apartment for as long as possible but she as of right now has no money and no job. We are both Trans, mentally ill, jobless, and pretty much just scared. I hate doing this but I need help. We need help. I am diagnosed with depression and anxiety and take 4 pills every morning and will need to pay for those. We also need money for food, clothes, toiletries, etc. It would mean a lot to me if you guys could help out. For a little over a year now I have been living with my dad and his girlfriend but they have both stated in one way or another that i’m “too much for them to handle”. A while ago my dad came very close to hitting me. He grabbed me by the collar and threw me to the ground. He has abused my older brother in the past and I am scared he will end up abusing me too. I am very afraid of him. I cannot go back home. I left with his consent so the police will not be looking for me. I’m on my own for good. Please help me. It would mean so much. Thank you, and I’m sorry for asking for help like this.

How you can help:

We’ve made PayPal account for donations. Thank you again for any help, even if it’s just some kind words or keeping us in your thoughts. Thank you.


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