Moving to safety

Moving to safety

From Quinn Smaug

I’m raising money to help my dog and I move to California for my safety. It is no longer safe to be a trans man in the south, I need help with such a big move and so I have some stability when I arrive in California.

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Update #2

about 1 month ago

Hello lovies,
I have 1/3 of my stuff packed and stored with about 1/2 what I’m taking. Only taking essential/ survival stuff, I have my car going in for an oil change and check up before I leave (about a week). I still need some support for actually surviving for a while (ie food for Tank and I, paying housing/giving friends money compensation that house my dog and I).

Also I’m posting a few updates on my tiktok (it’s easy and I’m stupid) @smaugstreasures

Thank you everyone for your help so far.

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Hi,

I’m Quinn, I’ve been making a life for myself for the past three years in GA. I moved from California in hopes I would live a better life financially and in general. I’ve worked hard going to school to become a dog groomer, working on my skills bathing and caring for dogs. 

I started my transition journey before I moved, it took me almost the whole time living in the south just to get HRT. Now with what is happening in our country it has become abundantly clear to me that I will not be able to survive if I continue to reside in the south. 

These funds will help me to pay for my long road trip back to safety and basic needs for myself and my dog till I can fully get back on my feet. I have good experience with my career in the dog industry that will help have my foot in the door for a job when I arrive but will need help to keep me afloat till I find permanent housing. I thank you kindly for anything to help. 

A little about my dog, his name is Tank and he’s a 7 year old Australian Shepard mix. I’ve had him since the day he was born, I owned his mother and watch him being born. I’m all he has ever known and will never make a decision to part with him or put him in harms way. Through thick and thin he has been the only consistency in my life. Everything I do is to make sure he receives the best life. He has never know being homeless like his mother and I did, he has never experienced starving or sleeping out in the cold with only each other to keep warm. I do this not only for myself but for him, for the dream that he will always live a full happy life. 

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Quinn Smaug posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #2

Hello lovies,
I have 1/3 of my stuff packed and stored with about 1/2 what I’m taking. Only taking essential/ survival stuff, I have my car going in for an oil change and check up before I leave (about a week). I still need some support for actually surviving for a while (ie food for Tank and I, paying housing/giving friends money compensation that house my dog and I).

Also I’m posting a few updates on my tiktok (it’s easy and I’m stupid) @smaugstreasures

Thank you everyone for your help so far.

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Quinn Smaug posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #1

Thanks to the wonderful help from Tim I have got a start on my fundraising and a few more boxes packed for storage. I have placed almost all of my MTG cards for sale and have made a few bucks shipping out the orders the last few days. Thank you everyone who has helped by sharing my campaign and getting the word out.

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