Create your listing today
Inspiring remarkable feats of generosity Start Now
My Story


I need money

Hi guys, my name is Jeff. I am the proud owner of a 27' Hunter sailboat. The boat was a gift from my parents when I graduated from college in December 2012. I had this great plan after college, I'd work for two years and save just enough, so I could venture out and sail the world (or at least part of it). But, when I graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in anthropology, I couldn't find a better job. All the decent paying opportunities in my field required a master's degree and I did not want to go back to school. It took me nine years to work my way through my BA. I always paid my tuition cash to stay debt free. So, it was necessary for me to work a lot. I worked at a Sweet Bay Grocery Store, I handled the circulation of the USF newspaper, and I mowed a few yards on the side. All in all, I worked about 70-80 hours a week and went to my classes top of that.

I've been out of school for two years now and I've undergone a few changes. I left Sweet Bay for Publix and on July 30th I left Publix also. I left the USF newspaper back in March of this year, and I married my wife on May 24. She's not much on leaving the harbor, but, she is a sweetheart and has told me whatever dream I have I should follow it. She's very supportive and that's part of the reason why I married her. However, I'm 30 years old and getting no younger. I know that if I am to go after my dream, I must do it now; because in time I am sure I'll have a family. I think it would be almost impossible to go sailing then. It's hard enough to leave just my wife, much less kids; which is what I'm writing this. I'd love to go sail, at least one time before I settle down completely. My whole life I've been chasing this moment and I don't want it to escape me. I've got about $1500 saved right now and that's enough to get me two new boat batteries, an E-Perv (just in case), and supply me with enough camera film, water and food for about a month. I'd love to go a little longer. I truly don't think my trip will be possible if I don't raise anything. But, it's a dream and it's once in a lifetime. I hope you guys can help me make it happen. Thanks in advance, and thanks for reading!

Member Number: 2009-01

Donor Form:

Please note, this form is NOT sent directly to the member. Outrageous Requests screens all forms first. All spam and ridiculous forms are filtered directly to the trash.

Our Promise
Enter your email
for FREE exclusive articles
error message goes here

Signup Form Error(s)
Popular Articles