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51 Year Old Disabled Man Seeks Grant Money For Mobile Kitchen Business

by Brian Stone
(Lugoff, SC, USA)

I am a 51-year-old professional. I've worked in the transportation, distribution and manufacturing arena for 30 years.

Being in management I earned a modest living. Two years ago I lost my wife (common law) to leukemia and had used what savings I had for transportation and medications.

This was the beginning of the whirlwind. I continued working but unfortunately possibly due to the stress of losing my loved one, I had a mild heart attack and subsequently had an ICD installed.

That in itself was not too serious except I have been developing DVT (deep vein thrombosis, blood clots) and have filed for SSD.

I cannot collect unemployment because you are required to be "willing, able and available" for work (even though I've worked 30 plus years.

A few years back I had built and operated a concession trailer where I worked and learned the business. It was profitable but due to the coming circumstances had to sell.

I would like to know if there is a grant available for me to build/buy another mobile kitchen. Revenues from mobile kitchens are increasing and always in demand.

I had also considered re-opening a restaurant/pub in NY that my relatives own. I'm including pictures of my old cart and one similar to what I would like to purchase.

Please let me know. Thank you, Brian D. Stone.

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