Jasmine's Place Issue No. 15 - February 2015 - Page 33

Car or Car Repair Assistance: www.freecharitycars.org is an organization that provides cars to someone in need. For info on all qualifications, visit their site. Computers: Computers for Families offer basic computers at $119.90 or laptops for $200.00 for qualifying families. They can be shipped anywhere in the United States. For more info, call 225-379-3577or visit www.cacrc.com. Education: To pursue your high school diploma or equivalent, find an educational center in your area: http://bestgedclasses.com/ To pay for higher education, visit www.singlemommie.com/grants/ . For additional information on all types of federal and state programs, visit: http://www.ed.gov/ (or the Dept of Education website for your state). Encouragement and Books?:The Life of a Single Mom Ministries exists to connect single parents in support groups worldwide. We also provide weekly, online chats with thousands of single parents world-wide. We offer books & teaching materials, Bible studies, free videos & podcasts, weekly single-parent articles, and so much more. For more information, visit www.thelifeofasinglemom.com. Extracurricular Fees: www.expectamiraclefoundation.org/ assists with sports fees, tutoring, and more for low-income families. Guidelines apply. Home Purchase: The IDA program is a nationwide, government program that allows families to start their own savings account to assist in home ownership. For every dollar you save, the IDA will match $4! This can be substantial in purchasing your first home. http://cfed.org/programs/idas/directory_search/ If you currently own a home and want to lower your payments or need information on how to qualify for home ownership or consolidate debt, please call Jeff at Southwest Funding at 225-442-1990. Mention you are a single mom! Southwest lends in FL, LA, MI, NC, and TN. Apply online at http://www.southwestfunding.com/jmaggio/. Continued on page 46 JASMINE'S PLACE 33