The family and friends of Jay Hatfield are uniting to raise money to help with his battle against cancer. Please show your support!
If you've met my father, you'll no doubt have experienced his commitment to helping others. My dad’s the kind of guy that would pull over and change someone’s tire for them, even if he was late for work. He’s let strangers live at his house for months on end, when they were hiding from an abusive family situation. He’s given money to countless people who were in dire need and I remember asking him once when I was younger if he was ever worried about getting paid back. He told me he never lent money, because he never had any intention of ever seeing it again. He simply gave it away, and often.
As a horseshoer and cowboy, my father has a deep appreciation for horses, and has donated countless hours, months, and years to helping horses in need by providing corrective foot care, and basic horseshoeing needs. He’s worked closely with Equine rescues not only to donate his professional skill, but also to help them find new homes, safe from their abusive pasts. Horseshoeing is an incredibly demanding job on ones body, and he’s beaten himself into the ground physically, to help all the people and horses over these years.
He’s facing an incredible financial burden, and we’re in dire need of your help. I’ve never been good at asking for help, but I simply love my father too much not to. My father is the hardest working man I've ever known, and one of the kindest, generous, and most compassionate persons you'll ever be lucky enough to meet. He dedicated his life to helping people and animals in any and every way possible. And now I ask of you, to help him with however much you can.
Read this lovely story about Jay from my wife, Jenny - http://www.plattyjo.com/2012/07/the-gray-horse-cowboy-will-ride-again/