Mom struggling with health issues, living arrangements asks Goodfellows for help

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Carla and her daughter have so many needs. Where does one start?

Because of financial difficulties they were living in a hotel. Then, just over a year ago Carla suffered a heart attack. Though she survived, a challenging life got harder.

Health issues made it difficult to keep a job. With no job there was no income, and thus an inability to pay rent.

“We got evicted a couple of months ago, and now are currently living with a friend. We lost most of our clothes moving around,” Carla said.

The Goodfellow Fund can help. The Star-Telegram charity has been helping families like hers during the holidays for more than a century.

This year the fund is providing $50 gift cards so parents like Carla can get their children some warm clothing or shoes.

“Getting help for her would relieve some stress,” Carla said.

Be a Goodfellow

Since 1912, the Star-Telegram’s Goodfellow Fund has provided help and assistance for Tarrant County schoolchildren. This season they are donating $50 gift cards to help with shoes and clothing, with the goal of assisting 12,000 youths. Join this tradition by sending a contribution to Goodfellows, Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 76101, or visit to make a secure credit card donation.

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