I’ve always wanted to experience a total solar eclipse in person. This April 8, 2024 was going to be my chance - at last.
I planned ahead. I got the family onboard with the idea. We booked a rental and I was saving money for a trip to see the eclipse.
Then I got hit with three expensive medical emergencies last year. I tried to hang on to the money I’d saved for the trip but that simply didn’t work. In the blink of an eye, everything I’d saved was gone. (Here’s a link to the medical bill fundraiser, in case you’d rather help that way.)
It’s only an 8 hour drive from home to the path of totality where it’s closest. So close, but so out of reach as things stand.
If you want to help, I’d really appreciate it. I’ll never get this chance again.
I need gas money at least. Money for some meals would be a bonus, as would money pay for the rental. (I booked it early enough that the price hadn’t gone crazy because of demand yet, but it was to be paid closer to the date of the reservation. If I have to cancel, the property owner will probably be happy to get more money from someone else now, but I’d rather not have to drive both ways in one day, and my daughter would definitely not like that. And I don’t think it’ll be possible to find another place on this short notice.)
If you feel this is worthwhile to support my with this lifelong dream, please help. Any money raised above and beyond my expenses for the trip will go toward paying the medical bills mentioned above.
Thank you so much for your consideration.