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Hello Everyone and Happy Holidays. There is a couple that needs everyone’s help before they lose their home, their pets (babies as they cant have kids) not to mention their dignity. Let me tell you whats going on and see if you can find it in your heart to help them.

There is a couple who over the years has done so much for the Mafia Wars Community by holding charity events to help those who lost everything in storms & other disasters, kept the community informed of changes in the game, has helped people get their accounts back and has fought for injustice in the game to try and improve it for everyone. Not to mention what they do for their own community between helping struggling businesses, musicians, animal groups and anything else that needs to be done.

They never asked for a thing from anyone and did everything because it was the right thing to do and they believe that helping people is very important in this very cold world these days. They did so much with almost all of it coming from their own pockets even though they couldn’t afford it because it was the right thing to do & the people needed help. They never complained or thought twice about it, they just automatically did it.

Well the day before Thanksgiving the wife was laid off from work and was told her services were no longer unnecessary. They live in a right to work state so no real reason was needed for the business as they could do what they want. The wife had no warning this was coming as she was doing what she was told a great job and they were planning strategies for the new year coming and what the company wanted to achieve and no one in the history of company was ever fired until her.

This left the family without any income, as you see next what is happening with the husband. They lived paycheck to paycheck since husband couldn’t work anymore due to health. They have already lost some services at home because they cant afford them and they also just recently lost their car insurance. Their cars need repairs but that is on back burner for now. Now here is what is going on with him.

Unfortunately the husband has seen his health going downhill with various medical conditions & is always sick. He has no medical insurance so he just goes on suffering without knowing the full extent of his condition but refuses to worry his wife and downplays his condition. He cant walk very far before losing his breath, he is always coughing as he is in a constant state of congestion, he get colds and fevers all the time and he even gets chest pains and numbness down his arm from time to time. He feels like he is a burden on his wife because he cant really do anything anymore and rarely leaves the house because he is always sick.

Well now this couple is about to lose their home during Christmas because they cant pay their rent and other bills as their is no income  coming in. They have gone to friends, family and even the government to try and get help until they can get back on their feet but unfortunately no one could help. The wife has applied for unemployment but that will come nowhere near what it takes to pay the bills. So today I am appealing to everyone to try and help this couple stay in their home by donating to them so they can pay their bills and keep a roof over their head and food on the table.

The wife is hopeful that she will find a job soon as she has resumes out all over the place and is hoping she will get an interview that will lead to a job. The husband isn’t just sitting on his butt either he is looking for a home based job to help pay the bills as well and has resumes out there as well hoping this will help until his health improves. So it is not like they aren’t trying because they are very hard.

You may be asking who this couple is well I am very reluctant to say because they are very proud people but they are myself (John Sweeney) and wife Joanne. Yes we are the ones who need the help this time and fast.

Our rent is already past due, we lost our cable, phone, car insurance we already have outstanding loans on car to help pay bills, so they may come repo the car, we even had to apply for food stamps to help for now and well we are embarrassed we are in this position but I guess it happens. Hopefully it wont last to long. We would need $2000.00 to at least catch up and pay our bills and hopefully something breaks before January so we wont be in this position then as well.

We have tried everything to avoid this drastic move of asking for help but we don’t know what else to do right now.  This is all new to us as we have never been in this position before and hope we never have to be in it again. Unfortunately though it is here and we really need your help to stay afloat if you can donate to us our Paypal email address is johnsweeney2000@gmail.com and if you cant we understand times are tough for everyone.

For those who don’t use or have Paypal you can send checks or money orders to :

275 116th Ave , Treasure Island, Florida 33706

Like I said this is very embarrassing to us as we are the ones always trying to help others but now we are the ones needing help. So if you can please help us it would be greatly appreciated. If you cant that’s OK we understand but could you at least spread the word to someone who may be able to help.

We want to thank you all now in advance for helping or trying to help. God Bless You All.


December 4, 2012 - Posted by | Blogs


  1. I don’t have much but I’ll share what I have. Merry Christmas.
    Gift For $20.00 USD

    Comment by Charmed IMsure | December 23, 2012 | Reply

  2. Sorry to hear about your tough time. Sent a contribution thru PayPal. It’s not much but hope it will help.

    Comment by Little Rasca | December 13, 2012 | Reply

  3. John I am sorry to hear of your plight. My own position is not that different from yours and I hang on with 2 jobs by a hairbreadth each month. Friends buy most of my food as the rent and hydro etc take all I make so I can’t donate any money. I will tell you of a virtual call center that will hire you to work from home and its not a scam cause I have been working for them more than a year plus they pay for training. go to http://www.alpineaccess.com to apply. wishing you all the best and much respect, sheila

    Comment by sheila calhoun | December 8, 2012 | Reply

  4. Hi, John, You don`t know me, but DJ posted your message on Nimbus`wall. I sent you what I could, and hope that it helps you out a little. Merry Christmas!

    Comment by Rhonda MacLeod | December 7, 2012 | Reply

  5. We at Nimbus wish you well and can only hope that your journey gets easier along the way. I will be sending a little bit your way via paypal tonight when I get home. I will also pass this along to the rest of Nimbus and ask them to consider your situation as well. Merry Christmas John and Joanne!

    Comment by DJ Culver | December 7, 2012 | Reply

  6. Sent $50, hope it helps John and Joanne xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Comment by Shirley Millar | December 7, 2012 | Reply

  7. John we will help you and your family! You have given so much and you are a very kind and brave Man, hang in there! I will also pass the word to others! ❤

    Comment by Jules Sansom | December 5, 2012 | Reply

  8. John my family will help yours, you have always helped so many also I will spread the word, you are a very brave and good Man. We will help your family, hang in there! ❤

    Comment by Jules Sansom | December 5, 2012 | Reply

  9. John and Joanne, I dont use paypal but will get a check in the mail for you today. I am so sorry but I do understand I have been there too…. Love to you both… keep your chins up as much as you can my friends you are the BEST!

    Comment by Tamy Lee Roth | December 5, 2012 | Reply

  10. will send what I can via snail mail today

    Comment by Kristin Oliver | December 5, 2012 | Reply

  11. Sending what I can – it will go out in the mail to you tomorrow. Keeping you and your wife in our prayers. Things will turn around soon!!!

    Comment by Pam | December 4, 2012 | Reply

  12. John give me a couple of days will get something off to you and JOanne and in the meantime I will help spread the word. Prayers for 2 of the kindest people I have ever met.

    Comment by Pauline Thomas | December 4, 2012 | Reply

  13. I would in a heartbeat if I was able to.I’ll be more than happy to spread the word and offer up my prayers to you.God bless and may you rapidly find your way out of this terrible situation.

    Comment by Robert Wagner | December 4, 2012 | Reply

  14. Sent what i could

    Comment by Mike Kusma | December 4, 2012 | Reply

  15. John You do so much for so many… On my way to PP ! ❤ ❤ ❤ Love yall! Chin up you are loved and prayers surround you at this time too! ❤

    Comment by Felicia Finley | December 4, 2012 | Reply

  16. John as soon as I get home and check the bank acct. and transfer some funds, I will send a hundred. You;ve always been there for everyone else. Have faith my friend, mw will step up and help.

    Comment by Don Taylor | December 4, 2012 | Reply

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