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Go Fund me = White cargo van (No more homelessness)

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You're an RN (you) who makes more than a CNA (me), therefore, you (RN) can afford to buy a van and/or still pay rent vs. myself (CNA) cannot afford a van and/or pay rent.

If there's one thing I've learned in life it's that numbers don't lie. Businesses, including facilities, could back that up. Would you want to be paid what a CNA makes doing what you do vs. what a CNA does be paid what an RN makes? I wouldn't.

I've worked in near-to minimum wage jobs for the better part of my life. I've paid my rent a little late on many occasions, but I've always paid it myself. I want to believe that your post is a big joke, but I've seen similar Gofundmes, so maybe it's not. Yikes.

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You're an RN (you) who makes more than a CNA (me), therefore, you (RN) can afford to buy a van and/or still pay rent vs. myself (CNA) cannot afford a van and/or pay rent.

If there's one thing I've learned in life it's that numbers don't lie. Businesses, including facilities, could back that up. Would you want to be paid what a CNA makes doing what you do vs. what a CNA does be paid what an RN makes? I wouldn't.

You would be surprised by the number of those making a supposedly good salary who are barely scraping by and living paycheck to paycheck. You know NOTHING about their situations.

I have donated exactly once on a GoFundMe. It was for funeral expenses for a coworker who died very unexpectedly. I would in no way donate to some random person on the internet.

Your scheme makes no sense to me. You currently have a place to live now; why are you not staying there and delaying nursing school? Save up money and make it on your own two feet.

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Have to agree with the others. No way would I contribute to a stranger's GoFundMe page. I've only done it for friends with catastrophic medical expenses.

Pick up a part time job and use that money towards rent. There are plenty of people looking for roommates or house shares. You could also look into housesitting.

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Don't forget that you do have to pay state and federal income tax on money gained from crowd funding sites.

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Just out of curiosity: why does the van need to be white?

A white van gives me a creepy predator vibe - I see police rapping on your window.

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I niece of mine started a GFM page when their new kitten got slammed in a door and needed emergency surgery which was going to cost about $1000.00. They couldn't afford the surgery and their kids were devastated by the whole incident. I think I was the only contributor but I called the vet where kitty was and asked what the chances were of saving said kitty. The vet said the kitty's condition was pretty grim with a fractured spine and ruptured spleen, so after talking to my niece about the most humane action I sent a check to the vet that covered all of Kitty's final costs.

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On one hand, life's a 'beyotch' and hardly ever fair.

On the other hand, I think about that homeless woman who put herself through Harvard while living in her car.

Good Luck, OP. I wish you well.

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It probably won't work, but I see nothing morally wrong with the idea.

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Ha!!!

I imagine you could start a Go Fund Me sight for pretty much anything you wanted.

However, that fact that you have a job & just don't want to pay rent isn't very compelling. I imagine quite a few of us worked terrible, poor paying jobs to avoid homelessness during nursing school. You are invited to do the same.

PS: No way I'm helping to buy some creepy child-abducting looking white van for just about any purpose

I was thinking the same thing about the "white cargo van." I admittedly watch way too much TV, but it seems the bad guys are always trolling for victims in a white cargo van.

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Don't you live in Las Vegas? How do are you going to survive during the brutal summers we have here, also winters get pretty chilly at night. Just doesn't seem worth it to me given the area. But whatever floats your cargo van.

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Don't you live in Las Vegas? How do are you going to survive during the brutal summers we have here, also winters get pretty chilly at night. Just doesn't seem worth it to me given the area. But whatever floats your cargo van.

If you open up this link, you'll read 3 different people who paid off their loans in the most unorthodox way. The one I know out of the 3 that a friend of mine sent to me 5 years ago was the one about Ken Ilgunas who bought an old Ford Econoline van with the curtains, cooked and lived in this van in Alaska. It's titled "A man...and his van". I know the temperature in Las Vegas is ********, but if he can do it in Alaska, I can do it in Las Vegas during the winters, just not summer. 1. I'd probably live in a all-in-one here in Vegas during the summers or 2. idle my van all night to keep a little cooler, but that's probably the last option I want to take. I'd take 1., but there's nothing wrong with living in Alaska. You get that $3,000 oil rebate during tax season. Not sure if they're still doing that, but last I heard they were a couple years ago.

'You'll never believe how I paid off my student loans': 3 true stories

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There is a Permanent Fund Dividend paid to Alaska residents. This year it will be $1600 per resident. Note that current political leadership is trying really hard to turn that PFD account into a slush fund for government spending. If you can fit 4 or 5 kids into your van you could have a big payday. Lol

You might be able to live in a van in Alaska somewhere south of the Alaska Range and closer to the coast line where the temperatures are a bit more temperate, but northern of the mountains it is much too cold to not have a reliable heating source.

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