Struggling this Christmas

Written by Armed Services YMCA Alaska

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Our Story

Me and my husband have been together for 4 years and this year has been the toughest we had 3 under 3 . 2 special needs kids it’s quit the caos over here . Finances have been so tight we’re stretched thin with my husband situation and we have both loss family members on each side of our family and plus my moms heath issue we just wish we could just go home for the holidays . Even we know that’s not realistic to happen traveling with 3 kids we just hope and pray we can give our kids a birthday this year and celebrate our daughter’s birthday . We have been knocked down so much this year we are praying for a true blessing .

Number of Household Members: 5

Duty Station: JBER


Our Family’s Wish

Gabriel he love Mario and Kirby he has a switch he loves his video games and bamboo clothing and fidget sensory toys he has been asking for the Mario Olympic game .

Ari she loves little people toys baby dolls and pizza lots of pizza and doing make up these are my two special need kiddos she also loves carrying her book bag .

Lani she loves Montessori toys babies and doing her hair and make up and dancing . And she loveessss to eat

Even all and all as a family we just hope and wish this Christmas will be special for our kids if it’s away just to get us home or it’s making as much as we can to give our kids a true Christmas here this will be our 3rd Christmas here it’s giving even harder being away from family .