A South Carolina mother who gave up her three youngsters to be able to get assist for drug abuse now has her youngsters again and a brand new automotive thanks to assist from her group.
Jessica McCutcheon gave her youngsters to the Division of Social Providers earlier this yr after battling drug abuse and coping with home violence.
Meredith Shannon, a Greenville native, has been the foster mother for McCutcheon’sdaughter Harper.
When McCutcheon was capable of get again custody of her youngsters, Shannon needed to additionally assist her have fun Christmas.
“We simply felt she was a part of our household and we simply felt that she wanted her youngsters to have an excellent Christmas and we needed to be part of that,” Shannon stated.
Shannon’s neighbor, Kate Sepko, is the cheerleading coach at North Greenville College and reached out to the athletes on the faculty to assist.
The scholars have been capable of donate greater than $600 in presents, whereas one other neighbor donated a automotive.
“She was borrowing individuals’s automobiles to get to work and to get her youngsters to high school and I simply felt that God laid it on our hearts that we actually wanted to have the ability to present a great automotive for her in order that she might proceed to mum or dad her youngsters like she wanted to,” Shannon added.
“It nonetheless brings tears to my eyes to know that younger people who find themselves making an attempt to start out their life truly care sufficient about me and my youngsters,” McCutcheon stated.
The video of McCutcheon receiving the automotive went viral and has acquired over eleven million views.
Now, McCutcheon lives in her own residence together with her youngsters in Kingstree.