Hope for the Holidays

Hope For The Holidays

Hope For The Holidays 12.18.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/18/2019 Dear Johnny, For almost 10 years I’ve been at my job and I love it. But at the end of this past summer, all the employees were informed that there were going to be some cutbacks. They have ended up cutting positions, hours, and overtime. I’m lucky so far that I’m still working, but since...
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Hope For The Holidays

Hope For The Holidays 12.17.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/17/2019 Dear Johnny, My name is Taryn. I’m married and I’m a first time mom to a beautiful 4 month old baby boy. My husband owns his own business and is working 7 days a week to provide for our family. We have been struggling lately with the cold weather, since our heater is not working. To get...
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Hope For The Holidays

Hope For The Holidays 12.16.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/16/2019 Dear Johnny, I’m a single mom of two amazing teenagers. It’s just been us and my mom since 2006. I’ve been a registered nurse for the last 8 years. On September 25th of this year, I noticed some blood in my urine. I went to the ER and was given some antibiotics and a catheter. At first...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.13.19 LISTEN HERE!!

12/13/2019 Dear Johnny, I work at Jackson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). We train volunteers to work with children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and neglect. The volunteers help the kids during the whole time they are in the family...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.12.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/12/2019 Dear Johnny, My name is Jeramie. I’m married and have 2 boys. One is 7 and the other is 2. I own a small construction company based out of Atchison, KS. Life was going pretty good for us until November 17th when our job trailer and all of our tools were stolen. It not only forced me to...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.11.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/11/2019 Dear Johnny, My name is Danelle and we have struggled this year. In January, my husband’s mom passed away and she was raising 3 of her grandchildren (an 11, 8, and 4 year old). At the time, the state called my husband and I and asked if we would foster the children (their mom, my husband...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.09.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/09/2019 Dear Johnny, I’m a plumber and construction worker and often do work on the side. My wife lost her job about a month ago due to taking off work. You see, we have 2 kids (ages 10 & 11). Six years ago we lost our oldest daughter in a car accident, who was 10 at that time. My 11-...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.06.19. LISTEN HERE!!

12/06/2019 Dear Johnny, My name is Brook and I’m writing you asking for help. I have a husband and 3 boys (12, 8, 4). The past 4 years have been a struggle for our family. My youngest son, Hudson, was born with major medical issues and has had multiple surgeries in his young life. Hudson was born...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.05.19 LISTEN HERE!

12/05/2019 Dear Johnny, In February of 2018 my husband was diagnosed with Spinocerabellar Ataxia, a degenerative brain condition. As of now it is incurable except for treatments with some physical therapy. His health has declined rapidly and as of June he is unable to continue working. After 6...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.04.19. LISTEN HERE!

12/04/2019 Dear Johnny, My name is Samantha and I’m a single mom with 5 children. Their ages range from 4 months to 8 years old. This last year or 2 has been a real struggle for us. The rental home we were living in ended up being condemned and for almost 17 months my family was homeless. We would...
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