Letter # 2328 Healdsburg family in need #2328

My name is Yolanda and I live in Santa Rosa, CA.

I am writing to you today because my family is struggling this holiday season. My income was cut due to the Kinkaid Fire (I work for the city of Healdsburg) but before that, I was unemployed for over a month. I have 3 children and their fathers pay child support when they feel like it (both are out of state).

My kids deserve the world and I feel guilty that I can't provide for them like I want to. My oldest is a high school sophomore, she is a writer for the school paper, she also has been playing piano for 6 years.
My 2nd oldest daughter is smart. She reads at a high school level. She is a loving 11-year-old. She dances plays piano, and girl scouts. She is my busiest child in my house. Always into something.
My youngest and only son is doing better this year. He had a challenging year in school last year, so I moved him to a school near home. He is doing better. Building his confidence and making new friends. He is also playing piano and attending Amazing athletes after school program. We are a busy family.

I am wishing that Secret Santa can help me out by granting their wishes.
My oldest daughter wants AirPods Pro. She would also like Gift Cards, She needs clothes(M) and new shoes(11). She would love going shopping and getting what she needs. And since Christmas and new years are around her birthday (Dec 29th) it would be nice for her to be spoiled a little bit. She does deserve it.
MY 2nd Oldest wants an iPad. But she needs a bike, clothes(14/16) and shoes(7). She hasn't had a bike in over 2 years. She grew out of it and keeps saying she wants a cruiser. She loves the bikes with a basket on them.
My youngest wants a Nintendo switch lite, but he needs clothes (8/10) and shoes (4). He loves Nike and Spiderman(Miles Morales) at the moment.

If we were able to get this help from Secret Santa it would help. I don't expect expensive things to be done. But I would love for the kids to have something to open under the Christmas tree. I know I am biased, but they deserve the world.

Thank you very much and I wish you the best for the holiday season.
Family Members
Age 39, Gender F, Warm Clothing XXL Womens, Shoe 11 Womens, Likes Loves going on adventures. Watching movies, Foodie at best.
Age 15, Gender F, Warm Clothing M Womens, Shoe 11 Womens, Likes Writes for the Santarosan (high school paper). Loves photography and technology. Plays piano. Hangs out with her friends. Foodie like her mom. Loves going on a new adventure.
Age 11, Gender F, Warm Clothing 14/16 Girls, Shoe 7 Girls, Likes Dancer. Girl Scout. Piano player. Loves to read, go to the movies and sleepovers with her friends. A great student. also in the big brothers big sister program.
Age 9, Gender M, Warm Clothing 10 Boys, Shoe 4 Boys, Likes Loves playdates with his friends, playing video games, and spending time with family. Plays piano, and attends after School enrichment programs.

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