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Watch Bob’s LIVE FEED Oct 9, 3 pm Pacific

Join Bob’s LIVE FEED Wednesday, October 9 at 3 pm Pacific!

Topic of the Day “Living in an SUV or Car”

There will be a live panel with 3 nomads that have first hand experience!

Check out Bob’s CheapRVLiving YouTube channel to join in

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A success story from the Nomad Emergency Fund

A request for assistance:

I’m 68, a f/t nomad for 6 yrs. presently in Santa Fe, NM. Three weeks ago I spent my emergency funds/savings of $1000. on getting my van fixed, I was down for 2 weeks. Attached is the labor bill, I tried to fix it myself and spent 400 dollars on replacing parts (it ended up as a bad electrical connection). Then I had a medical emergency last Friday.

The prostate operation I had a week ago started hemorrhaging and I drove myself to ER. They put a catheter in and let me go. I went to my surgeon’s office across the parking lot and blacked out in his office (shock from losing so much blood), I woke up back in ER (amb) and was admitted. That afternoon, I was back in surgery. I’m doing well now.

I have a specialist Dr. appt on Aug 21 in Albuquerque and I’m afraid of driving that distance b/c when I had the mech. problem, they told me how bad my tires are (I have no spare). Therefore, I’m requesting financial assistance to replace my tires. I’ve exhausted my financial resources and have no family to help. I hope that you are able to assist me.

Assistance prvided:

Dear Charmaine, 

 
     Thanks to you, Bob, Suanne, HOWA, Phyllis, and the lady who first took my phone call, I’m sorry I can’t recall your name, KC, and of course, the generous donation person!
 
     I have the new tires installed and made it to my Doctor’s appt in Albuquerque, NM and back safely. 
 
     I will be traveling to Ehrenberg area the end of Sept to join the caravans for the winter. Looking forward to volunteering at the RTR. See you then.
 
Sincerely,

J

 
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Women’s Safety Panel

Women’s Safety Panel!

Bob’s very first live video with panelists streamed in from different locations in Sept 2019.   

Click here to watch the recording.

Safety Devices shared by Suanne on live feed.

1) Emergency Whistle, 2) Hiking Stick Stun Gun, 3) Pepper Spray, 4) Bear Spray, 5) USB Pendent, 6) Weather Radio, 7) Bright Flashlight 8) Dash Camera, 9) SPOT GPS Device

(Homes on Wheels Alliance is an Amazon Affiliate.)


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Suanne’s links:  Safety and Security Blog post and Women’s Self-Defense Classes in Seattle.

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The nomad emergency fund in action

A recent success story from the nomad emergency fund.

Help requested:

Hello, My name is Karin. My husband and our kids have been living in our rv for almost a year. We are broken down in Florida with bad brake lines and a broken water pump. We are scheduled to be working at an Amazon fulfillment center in two weeks.  We do not have the funds to get the   repairs done. If we can’t get help to fix this we will have to give up our dream of living on the road with our family and become homeless. Please help us. We need a miracle.

Request filled:

Hi Charmaine, I just wanted to thank you all for your help getting our rv fixed. I can’t express how truly grateful we are. As soon as we start making money we definitely plan on giving back to HOWA. We have made it to Kentucky and settled into our campground. we are looking forward to working at the Amazon fulfillment center. Again, thank you. You were the miracle that helped us continue our dream of living on the road. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

-The Richards Family

 

 

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HOWA’s Very First Photo Contest Winners 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Very First HOWA Photo Contest! We received so many wonderful photos and a big thank you to each of you that sent in photos for our consideration. Keep taking photos! There will be another opportunity to enter a photo contest at the 2020 RTRs!! See you then!Photo Contest Winner - June 2019Photo Contest Winner - June 2019Photo Contest Winner - June 2019Photo Contest Winner - June 2019Photo Contest Winner - June 2019

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HOWA’s First Birthday!!

Bob’s LIVE FEED 

Join us as we celebrate Homes On Wheels Alliance’s (HOWA) very FIRST birthday!!

 

 

Wednesday, August 28

3 pm Pacific

Additionally, HOWA will be awarding the very first minivan to the deserving recipient LIVE!!

See you there on Bob’s CheapRVLiving YouTube Channel

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