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Amputee Julian Seeks Disability Grants To Realize Health And Business Dreams 
My name is Julian Morrow. I'm a 27-year-old male living in Buffalo, NY. I have a home with my girlfriend who is currently attending Buffalo State College …

Disability Grant For Quadruple Amputee Andre To Enjoy Better Future 
Hi. My name is Andre Donegan. I am a physically challenged, 43-year-old, African-American man. A divorced Caucasian woman adopted me with eight kids …

Dawn With Multiple Disabilities Seeks Grants For Self And Extended Family 
I am a single 40-year-old woman. I am the oldest of five. I took care of my family emotionally and physically by being there from the time I was 18 onward, …

Grant Money For Fibromyalgia Disabled Woman To Get Home Of Her Own 
I am a 55-year-old female who was born in Russia. When I was 10 years old my parents died. I have two older brothers who live in Russia. I now have …

Bipolar Disabled Female Cancer Survivor Seeks Grant To Help With Housing 
I am a 56-year-old woman living in New York City. I have lived here all of my life. I live with my 30-year-old daughter and my Chihuahua, Dixiee, which …

Grant Money To Help Woman Disabled By Violent Domestic Abuse Find Peace 
My name is Angela Lacorte. I'm a 55-year-old female. I'm now unfortunately living in a transitional house with my partner of nine years who is also my …

Grant To Help Cerebral Palsy Disabled Couple Marry And Live In Own Home 
I am writing for Kim and Ken (Their names have been changed to protect their confidentiality). Kim is going to be 50 this April and Ken is 46. They …

Disability Grant For Single Mom To Help Autistic And CP Disabled Children 
I am a single parent. I will not give my age. I am raising two disabled children. I have no family and my children's father died and left us nothing. …

Hernia Disabled Man Seeks Grant Money And Mesh Lawsuit Legal Aid 
I am a 42-year-old white male living in Ballston Spa NY. I am divorced because of my medical situation. I have had 15 multiple hernia operations that …

46 Year Old Diabetes Disabled Man Looking For Housing And Homecare Grant 
I am a single black man with no kids. My mother is 78 years old, disabled and living by herself in an elderly low-income apartment with no room for another …

79 Year Old Widowed Disabled Female Seeks Grant Money For Accessible Home 
I am a 79-year-old widowed disabled female. I am presently living in my own home, but now in need of 24 hour care. Of my 5 children born to me, 2 are …

49 Year Old Accident Disabled Carpenter Seeks Help For Mounting Debt 
Hello. I am a 49-year-old finish carpenter. I have done this work my entire adult life. I am married with two daughters in college. I have always loved …

MS Disabled Young woman Seeks Housing Grant Money For Home Repairs 
I am 31 years old and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis seven and a half years ago. At the time of my diagnosis I was already walking with a cane. …

Blood Clot Disabled Single Mom Seeks Housing Grant Money For Room Repair 
I am a 28-year-old single mom. For the past four years, I have been sick with a two-foot long blood clot in my leg. It makes it hard to walk at times. …

28 Year Old Single Mother Seeks Government Grant Money For Vehicle 
My name is Jill Zuyus. I am 28 years of age and I am a single mommy of a wonderful eight-year-old boy. I'm looking for government grant money to improve …

Family Of Accident Disabled Stephen Seeks Grant Money For Wheelchair Vehicle 
Last April 16, 2009 my son Stephen was hit by a car while riding his bike. I watched the accident happen as I called to him to come in. My son hit face …

Stroke Disabled Woman Loses All And Seeks Grant Money For Better Life 
In November 2005, while on vacation in NC, I suffered a stroke. It has left me severely disabled and in need of assistance. I lost everything and had …

Disability Grant Money For Arthritis Disabled Woman To Get Independence 
I am a 34-year-old woman disabled with severe psoriatic arthritis. I've had it my whole life and as I get older, the worse it has become. I have been …

Disability Grant Money To Help Multiply Disabled Mom Restore Family Life 
I have been totally disabled for the past 10 years: physically, mentally, and emotionally. At the age of 54, it is still very difficult for me to ask …

Government Disability Grant To Help Mother With SBS Disabled Baby 
I am a 24-year-old woman who has two beautiful children: a four-year-old daughter and a one-year-old. In 2008, my baby boy came into this world. At …

Disability Grant To Help Work Accident Disabled Man Get Debt Relief  
I have been disabled since April 27, 1990 when I had a accident in a sawmill where I slipped on some boards and felt a huge pop in my lower back. I …

Kidney Dialysis Patient Seeks Disability Grant For Arm Cozy Invention 
My name is Shanice Figeroux and I'm 23 years old. I've been on dialysis since the age of 13 and have had operations too numerous to count. Since 1999, …

Accident Disabled Matthew Seeks Help To Rebuild Life 
My name is Matthew Cruz. I'm telling my story because I need help badly. I am 29. I got into a severe car accident when working late in constructing …

Wife Seeks Government Grant Help For Bipolar Disorder Disabled Spouse 
My husband suffers from mental illness and some physical infirmities. For seven years I have been the sole breadwinner. Each day I go to work, I am …

38 Year Old Disabled Single Mom Seeks Grant Money For Bills And Better Housing 
My name is Tricia Lawson. I had a car accident in 2008 that herniated a disk in my neck and two in my back, which caused me to be disabled. It has caused …

Army Veteran Seeks Government Grant To Make Ends Meet 
My name is Louis. I'm 24 years old. I have a beautiful wife and two adorable children ages 2 and 5. I recently received an honorable discharge from …

20 Year Old Bipolar Disabled Son And Mother Seek Government Grant 
I'm a 20-year-old guy. I've been disabled with bipolar disorder for some time now. It makes things hard for me. I never finished high school. I tried …

Disabled And Struggling Single Mother Of Six Needing Government Assistance 
I'm a 45-year-old single, disabled and struggling mother of six needing government assistance. Three of my kids are still at home. I have sarcoidosis, …

Government Grant For Man With Cerebral Palsy To Live In Decent Housing 
My name is Scott Andreala. I'm a 31-year-old man with cerebral palsy seeking grants for disabled persons. I've had the disease since birth. The most …

Grant Or Any Financial Help For Assault Disabled Victim With TBI And HCV 
My name is Brian Francis Ackert. I am now 32 years old. I was the victim of an assault on March 3rd of 2007. I had multiple skull fractures and brain …

21 Year Old Disabled Woman Seeks Funding for Seizure Alert Dog 
I am 21-year-old woman living in Chester, New York with my parents. I plan to marry and adopt children. I do not have any children yet. I am not sure …

Grant Money To Help Back Pain Disabled Fred Avoid Always Being Broke Not rated yet
My name is Fred Terrell. I'm 58 years old. I'm married and have a 21-year-old son living with me. He helps as much as he can with the bills - thank God. …

Michael With Esophageal Cancer Seeks Bill Paying Work Alternative Not rated yet
I'm a 45-year-old male. I'm not married and I have no kids and no family. I live by myself in the Bronx. Disability Issues I had esophagus …

Bill With Myelitis Seeks Funding To Create Products To Help The Disabled Not rated yet
My name is Bill Seery. I am 50 years old, male and living alone with a visiting aid. I have an MBA and am seeking financial assistance with my company, …

Disability Grants For Accidented Army Carpenter To Continue Medical Treatment Not rated yet
I am a 54-year-old male and I have lived in the Central New York area for more than 45 years. Please note that I am not a writer and forgive me for my …

Stroke Disabled Howard Seeks Legal Advocacy And Disability Grants Info Not rated yet
I am a 52-year old African American. I suffered a stroke in April 2009. It left me confined to a wheelchair and unable to speak. An apartment was secured …

Stroke Disabled Aretha Seeks Grant Help To Improve Daily Living Conditions Not rated yet
I am a 46 years old single, and the mother of five children whose ages range from 15 to 27. My oldest child, who is 27 and autistic, is my caregiver. …

Bipolar Disabled Woman Seeks Grant Funds To Get Horse Gentling Training Not rated yet
My name is Dawn and I am a 51-year-old woman. I suppose I'm a mixed breed: Irish, Native American and Swedish. Growing up in a very rich town and being …

Grant Money To Help Lyme Disease And CFIDS Disabled Woman Move Not rated yet
I'm 44-year-old woman with no children. I want to pursue a degree to become a nutritionist. I love studying the bible and about healing through food. …

Grant Money For Accident Disabled Army Vet To Live Better And Start Business Not rated yet
My name is Mark. I am 52 years old. My wife Linda and three beautiful children make up my household. I dropped out of high school and joined the US …

Grant Money To Help Bipolar And MS Disabled Veteran Regain Independence Not rated yet
I am a 55-year-old divorced veteran. I share my city residence with my fiancée, bird, cat and my seven-week-old German Shepherd/Husky puppy. I have …

Grant Money Would Help Accident Disabled Grandmother Find Housing Not rated yet
I am a 54-year-old woman with a 57-year-old husband. My father passed away on Thanksgiving Day in 2000, and my mom on December 15, 2012. I have a 34-year-old …

Grant To Help Diabetes Disabled Senior Cope With Credit And Medical Costs Not rated yet
I am 76 years old and single! I used to enjoy road trips, concerts, hanging out at the lake, cookouts and going out to eat with my friends. Unfortunately …

Disability Grant Money To Help Double Amputee Pay His Bills And Buy Groceries Not rated yet
I am a single black male. I am 52 years old. I have no kids. I have a mom who lives in Florida. I cannot afford to go visit her, but we keep in touch …

Disability Grant Will Help PTSD Disabled Dad Fix Home For His Kids Not rated yet
I'm a 39-year-old father of two kids ages six and four. I have visitation every other weekend. I receive SSDI for post traumatic stress disorder and …

Bipolar Disorder Disabled Mom Seeks Disability Grant For Family Daily Needs Not rated yet
I am 23 years old and have a 23 month old daughter. I live with my disabled mother, my close friend Tiffany, and my fiancée Emily. We have a dog named …

Diabetes Disabled Woman Seeks Grants For Medical Shoes And Home Repairs Not rated yet
I am 53 years old and married with one child who is now 35. I'm disabled with diabetes and sarcoidosis. I do not have any military service; however, …

Training Grant Money For Schizoaffective And Bipolar Disorder Disabled Man Not rated yet
At 20 the sky was the limit. I had a great work history. I was a manager of a major retailer of music and videos. I always wanted to return to school …

Wife Seeks Retroactive Help For Handicap Changes Made For Disabled Husband Not rated yet
My husband Chuck and I are both 50 years old. We have been married 20 years and have two kids -- a girl 19 who is a sophomore in college and a son who …

Living Expenses Grant To Help Bipolar Disorder Disabled Man Inspire Others Not rated yet
People ask me if I feel a hundred percent again and I would have no answer because there is nothing to gauge that against. I was starting from an unknown …

Housing Grant Or Equal Help For Parents Of Cerebral Palsy Disabled Boy Not rated yet
My name is Emanuel and I am 25 years old. I am currently engaged to the mother of my three wonderful children: Brianna 7, Arianna 4 and Emanuel Jr. 6. …

40 Year Old Single Mom Of 3 Seeks Grant Money To Keep Up And Get Ahead Not rated yet
I am 40 years old have been legally separated for 5 years. I am a single mother of 3 children. I hold a GED and an LPN license. I was working as an …

Stroke Disabled Self Employed Father Seeks Help To Avoid Home Foreclosure Not rated yet
I suffered a stroke last year on Thanksgiving 2010 at the age of 55. Now I need financial assistance to avoid losing my home. I am a self-employed computer …

47 Year Old MS Disabled Woman Seeks Housing Grant Money For Self And Mother Not rated yet
I'm a white female, born April 12, 1964, making me 47 at this time. My childhood was almost normal. I married for the first time to a military solider. …

Young Bipolar Disabled Man Seeks Grant Money And Counseling To Better Self Not rated yet
I am a 31-year-old bipolar disabled male who is currently on disability. I am receiving SSD and SSI. I am divorced and I have a child who lives with …

52 Year Old Lupus Disabled Woman Seeks Grant Money For Debt Relief Not rated yet
I am 52 years old, a lupus patient, on Social Security Disability. I work part-time because I have to. I'm in the process of a divorce and have a son …

21 Year Old Female With Bipolar Disorder Requests Grant For College Money Not rated yet
I am a 21-year-old woman with bipolar II disorder. I also suffer from anxiety. I live with my parents and currently do not have a job, and I feel like …

35 Year Old Woman Disabled By Botched Surgery Seeks Medical Debt Relief Not rated yet
I am writing for my sister because she is unable to use her arms to hold a book or use the computer for more than 5 minutes per day without intense, paralyzing …

Widow Losing Husband To Hit And Run Driver Should Seek Veteran Benefits Not rated yet
That's it. He's dead! That's what the cop said. My mind went blank. I can do nothing but scream and yell for him. He'll never answer back. I'll never …

Disabled Trucker Seeks Grant Money For Transportation Business Not rated yet
Unfortunately, I have a poor credit rating including a bankruptcy (2003), which is the direct consequence of my official service as a volunteer emergency …

24 Year Old Single Mother Seeks Government Grant Money For Debt Relief Not rated yet
I am a single 24-year-old mother with four children. I'm sitting here wondering if I am doing the best that I can and how I can get debt relief. I'm …

Assault Disabled Father Seeks Government Business Grant For Harley Dealership Not rated yet
I am a single father of a 6-year-old little girl. In 2006 I was brutally assaulted and left with a 3% chance of survival. My attacker was the "boyfriend" …

Disability Grant Money To Help Overweight Mother With Medicaid Alternative Not rated yet
I got divorced and to be honest it was my fault. But my daughter suffered the most. A government grant or other such aid would help us out. I ate all …

Schizophrenia Disabled Man Needs Help For New Business Selling Hot Dogs Not rated yet
I am writing this for my son Robert, who is 45 years old. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia 25 years ago. For the past year he has been treated in …

Government Grant Money To Help ADD Disabled Man With Debt Relief Not rated yet
My name is Jason Sharpe from Whitesboro New York. I'm looking for government grant money to help me find relief for the debt caused by medical expenses. …

45 Year Old MS Disabled Woman Seeks Debt Relief And Help To Move Closer To Family Not rated yet
I am 45 years old, married with one son. I have had Multiple Sclerosis since 1988. With the economy, my family has accumulated debt and is looking for …

Arthritis Disabled Mother Seeks Government Grant For Farming Business Not rated yet
This is my story. I am 37 years old. I have worked since the age of 12. I would like to continue working, but for myself, with my own business. My family …

Extended Family Seeks Grant Money To Erase Disability Induced Debt Not rated yet
My name is Joseph Russo and I am 47 years old. I have a beautiful wife and 14-year-old daughter. I have been on disability for approximately 15 years. …

Accident Paralyzed Man Seeks Government Housing Grant Not rated yet
I've been paralyzed since June 2007. I've been looking for affordable housing, but always end up in hopeless frustration. I need to be independent enough …

Arthritis Disabled Woman Seeks Grant To Help Husband And Self With Debt Relief Not rated yet
I'm 67 years old and disabled. I have difficulty walking due to a leg injury and arthritis. Because of mounting bills I'm in serious need of debt relief. …

Disabled Single Mom Needs Help Getting Government Disability Grant Not rated yet
I live in a rented flat that is going up for sale soon. I have no monies to get my family to another place to live. I don't have the energy or time to …

Retired Disabled Grandmother Looking For Government Transportation Grants Not rated yet
I'm a retired disabled grandmother looking for government transportation grants to help me care for my deaf daughter and raise my granddaughter. I have …

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