Community support surprises family

- As the holiday season approaches, one Valley family has a reason to be extra thankful.

The family was facing some financial hardships, and they said their prayers for help were answered, by some very special neighbors.

The Bergins said they were evicated from their home, because a visiting family member caused a disturbance in the neighborhood.

"As for what's going on in our heads, there's a lot," said Dan Bergin. "We're just concerned. Uncertaintry isn't a very pleasant place to be."

For Dan Bergin, however, he never lost faith, and after posting his woes on social media, blessings from the community began to pour in. A stranger dropped off $300, and a woman donated her old van to the family.

Even neighbors chipped in.

"One of our neighbors, he knows us well," said Bergin. "Knocks on our door, knows our situation, and gives us $100 cash. By no means did we ask for any material -- anything like that. We just asked for contact information, so we can find a new place to live."

For the Bergins, it's not easy for them to not know what is going to happen. When asked what makes them worried, Dannika Bergin, Dan's daughter, said she is worried that the family may become homeless. The family, however, say they have everything they need, as long as they are together.

"We are trusting god," said Dan. "And that's what we've been doing from the start."

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