Really out of my comfort zone here - but I am going to do this... Ask for help. My cousin April always told me to follow my dreams and to never give up, because in the end I know you will succeed Casey!! So this one is for you April.
Almost three years ago, I started this little landscaping business called CM Landscaping&Interlock. I had the help and support of my friends and family, for whom I am so grateful of their support. Navigating through the high and low seasons, year after year. I've made a lot of mistake dealing with some not so good clients, to some of the best. But I learned and kept going, despite it all.
Now that some years have passed and I've tried many different options to obtain grants, loans, and even help from friends and family, but things have not worked out to my advantage. But I haven't given up, because I believe I will achieve my goals some how, some way.
I need to raise $5,000 to keep my business up and running or at least in the door and will help me succeed to where I would like to see myself in the future. Never had I expected to be in this situation after working so hard to build this business to where it stands today.
It it hurts me to resort to asking others for money, but that is how desperate I am to keep the integrity of my business and to keep it a-float. Whatever you can contribute helps, even a small $5 contribution.
Over the past 17 years, I have worked in the landscaping industry. Adapting a real passion and joy for the art, building my skills, knowledge and a great career for my future.
When I started my own business in 2013, I have the foundation needed to be a rainmaker. My first client allowed me to design my own creation for his property and build something amazing for them to enjoy for many years. We were lucky to have rubbed elbows, and create such an amazing work of art, with all the skills and knowledge I've obtained over my many years in the trade. I was left with an everlasting impression of my future.
I have invested every last cent I can put into my business. Including everything I have made from clients, the stress is killing me!
I really appreciate your assistance. Start-ups are not funded by banks, so getting a bank loan is no option.