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Disability Grants For Victoria With Family Disabilities To Move To New Home 
Hello! My name is Victoria Davis. I am a 45-year-old, disabled mother of a 12-year-old boy, and a 13-year-old girl, who have disabilities as well. We also …

Disability Grants For PLMD And RLS Disabled Sheryl To Build Online Radio Business 
I am a single 54-year-old woman with one child who is 27. I have Periodic Leg Movement Disorder, Restless Leg Syndrome and Attention Deficit Disorder. …

Disability Grants To Help PTSD Disabled Patricia With Vehicle And Art Studio 
My name is Patricia Irene Taylor. I am 66 years old, single and have supported myself through teaching, working as a maid, working as a letter-sorting …

Disability Grant To Help MS Disabled Regina Pay IRS And Real Estate Taxes 
Hello, my name is Regina Kennedy. I am a 46-year-old female living with my boyfriend. He is my first true love and I feel blessed to have reconnected with …

Disability Grant For TBI Disabled Glenn To Build Copywriting Home Business 
I am a 57-year-old man with degrees in civil engineering and biology. I have two adult children who live away from home. I am married to a very caring …

Disability Grants To Help FSHD Disabled Jason Meet Multiple Urgent Needs 
My name is Jason David Nefores. I am a 30-year-old male with no children. I am an army brat. I served in the Army between 2003-2004. I am a certified CrossFit …

Disability Grant To Help Schizoaffective And Bipolar John Live More Normally 
I am a 53 year-old male, living with my mother, 76, in Grove City, Pennsylvania. I am the main income for our household. I have two older siblings, both …

Disability Grants For Blind Single Mom Penny To Maintain Healthy Active Life 
I'm Penny Fleckenstein, 50-year-old single mom of six. I live in Pittsburgh, PA with my four youngest: - 21-year-old lady, a senior in college - 18-year-old …

Disability Grant For Myositis Disabled Michael To Buy Single Story Home 
My name is Michael and I am 45 years old. My wife Michelle and I have two boys ages 13 and 12. We have a small home in northwest Pennsylvania. My wife …

Home Business Disability Grants For Tarlov Cyst Disease Disabled Larry 
I am Larry Wheeler. I am a husband and father. I live in the small town of New Castle Pennsylvania with my 14-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter. …

Transportation Grant For Lisa With Multiple Disabilities To Get Vehicle 
My name is Lisa Rimmer; I am a 38-year-old female. I've been married to a great hard-working man for 16 years now. We have two bright, athletic children …

Accident Disabled Former Truck Driver Needs Accessible Wheelchair Van 
I am 56-year-old male and former truck driver. I have been married for 36 years and disabled for the last 24. I have one daughter and two grandchildren …

Man With Major Depressive Disorder Seeks Grants For School And Expenses 
Hi, I am a 51-year-old male. I have two sons that are 21 and 24 that live on their own. I served in the US Army Reserve from 1983 through 1989. I didn't …

Disability Grant For Krabbe Disease Disabled Mom To Build Shelter 
My name is Finesse Sumpter and I'm 25 years of age. I have a 10-month-old daughter named Jurnni. Basically, my intentions in life are to raise my baby …

Grant To Help Bipolar Schizophrenic Former Contractor Resume Business 
Hello, I am a 39-year-old male. I am engaged to a wonderful woman, with three great children and a two-year-old grand daughter. Two of our children live …

Disability Grant Money To Help Parkinsons Disabled Man Until SSD Arrives 
I am a 50-year-old male living in Homer City, Pennsylvania. I live by myself in rural, farm country. Well, I actually live with my fat Calico cat named …

Grant Funds For COPD Disabled Hubby To Build Bill Paying Home Business 
I am a 63-year-old African-American male who suffers from Chronic Obtrusive Pulmonary Disease, more commonly known as COPD. I currently live with my …

Grant To Help Bipolar Father With Decent Home And Small Family Business 
I am 42 years old and the oldest of 14 siblings. My youngest brother is 15. I have a 24-year-old son who has served in the United States Army as a combat …

Disability Benefits To Help MS Disabled Man With Home Down Payment 
My name is David Schultz. I am 49 years old and live with my wife, Kim, who is 47. We currently live in a "senior high rise." The building is wheelchair …

Disability Grant To Help Blood Disorder Disabled Single Dad Restore Heating 
I'm a male single parent in my 40s on disability with shared custody of two boys. My gas has been turned off so we have to rely on portable heaters …

Disability Grant Money To Help Disc And Bone Disease Disabled Single Mom 
I am a 31-year-old single disabled mother with a disabled child. Right now I am trying to rent to own my home. I still owe $37,000 on it. My payment …

Heart Defect Disabled Nurse Seeks Education Grant To Help Others 
I am 48 years old. I just live with two dogs. I have been disabled since 2003. I was working as an RN in an ICU at the hospital after obtaining my associates …

Grant Needed For Recovering Agoraphobic To Realize Homeownership Dream 
My name is Michelle. I am a female, aged 38. I am not married, nor do I have any children. Except for my "critter companions" I live by myself and in …

Accident Disabled Quadriplegic Seeks Grant Help To Purchase Wheelchair Van 
I'm a 47-year-old C4-C5 quadriplegic (paralyzed from the neck down). I am writing this in the hope of receiving assistance in the form of a grant or …

Accident Disabled Man Seeks Financial Help For Mortgage And Auto Payments 
I'm 47 years old male and married to my loving wife Nancy. We have one son and one beautiful granddaughter. I worked as a nurse for 22 years mostly …

Legal Assistance For Severe Arthritis And Depression Disabled Couple 
I'm a 53-year-old married grandmother who has been out of full time work for the last five years. I was recently approved for another five years of …

Housing And Legal Help For Accident Brain Injured TBI Disabled USMC Veteran 
I am 53-year-old father and USMC veteran. I am TBI disabled and looking for grants and legal help. I am married but do not live with my son's mother. …

24 Year Old Bipolar Disabled Unmarried Father Seeks Debt Relief Money 
Hello, my name is Dave Strickland. I'm a 24-year-old, bipolar disabled unmarried father with three kids. One of my children is a baby; the others are …

Gunshot Paralyzed 56 Year Old Seeks Grant Money To Open Clothing Business 
My name is Steven Schindler. I was a young man of 21 years when my life would change forever one July morning in 1976. I was working my way through …

57 Year Old Woman With Brown Séquard Syndrome Seeks Grant Money 
I am a 57-year-old woman who became paralyzed from the waist down on July 31, 2005. I was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord infarct and transverse myelitis. …

20 Year Old PTSD Suffering Veteran Looking For Government Housing Grant Money 
My name is Thomas Eccles. I am 20 years old with a 14-month-old son, and a wife of almost two years. I'm looking for some government housing grant money …

Housing Grant To Help Wife And Disabled Husband With First Home Buy 
My wife and I have been looking to buy our first home. Since I'm disabled, we're looking for a government housing grant to help us financially. The …

Government Grant Money For Disabled Man To Help Exceptional Stepdaughter 
I am trying to secure money for my 12-year-old stepdaughter to buy her a computer so she can continue to excel in school. Her mother abandoned her and …

Government Grant To Give Crohn Disabled Man Better Life Prospects 
My name is Tino Smith, and I am looking for help in the form of a government grant or similar to help me build the life my disability took from me. …

Epilepsy Disabled Man Seeks Government Grant To Avoid Being Homeless 
I just turned 40 years old and have been suffering from epilepsy since 2005. I did not want to believe I had it because I had been healthy all my life. …

Accident Disabled Mother Of Two Seeks Housing Grant For New Family Home 
In 2002, I was in a motor vehicle accident that left me with a T8 SPI and a Complete Brachial Plexus Injury. While I spent several weeks in a drug-induced …

31 Year Old Bipolar Disabled Male Seeks Grant Money Peace Of Mind 
I am a single 31-year-old childless male. I have dealt with severe depression and have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have had a rough life …

Single Mother Of Child With Multiple Disabilities Seeks Grant For Home Business 
I'm a single mother with a child that has multiple disabilities (hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, no vision in his left eye, quadriplegia) along with over …

Accident Disabled Woman Seeks Grant Money For School And Debt Relief 
My name is Nicholette Peoples. I am a paraplegic. I am a very active and outgoing person who has had a very traumatic experience. When I was 16 …

Disabled Veteran Seeks Government Grant For Family Home Repairs 
My name is Gilbert A. Burrrell. I am 55 years old and unmarried. I'm a disabled veteran looking for grant money to repair my home I currently live at …

64 Year Old Divorced Disabled Single Mother Seeks Government Housing Grant 
I am a divorced woman 64 years of age. I've worked hard all my life, bringing up my daughter myself. My one goal was to be able to pay off my home then …

Disabled Veteran Needs Government Grant For New Career As Cordon Bleu Chef 
My name is Dennis E. Downard. I live in the small town of Arnold, Pennsylvania, 20 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. I am a disabled veteran currently rated …

Documented Multiple Disabilities And Seeking Government Disability Assistance 
I'm suffering with documented multiple disabilities and seeking government disability assistance. I have to deal with scoliosis with arthritic problems …

Veteran Looking For A Government Grant For Service Dog Training 
I am a 48-year-old Navy submarine veteran looking for a government grant for service dog training. In 1984 my problems started with Hodgkin's Disease. …

Disabled Single Mother Of Five Looking For Government Disability Grants 
I am a 46-year-old disabled single mother of five looking for government disability grants or any assistance to help me get back my life. Three of my children …

Single Mother With Disabled Son Seeks Grant Money To Change Her Life 
I'm a 26-year-old single mother with a daughter and a disabled son. Some government grant money would help me so much. I'm living in Philadelphia with …

Disabled 45 Year Old Single Mom Seeks Medical Expense Debt Relief 
Hello. My name is Elisabeth. I am a 45-year-old single mother with two disabled children. I'm looking for medical expense caused debt relief. Alanna …

Persistent Disabled Woman Veteran In Wheelchair Seeking Educational Grants 
I have read some of the requests on this site and I almost feel too humbled to make a request for myself. But since I don't know where else to turn, here …

Grant Money To Help CMT Disabled Woman Improve Mobility With Leg Braces 
I am a 58-year-old woman that has suffered CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth) Disease from the age of five. During those years of onset of the disease, I suffered …

Diabetic James Seeks Grant Advice For Accessible Home Modifications Not rated yet
I am a 49-year-old man I am married to my wife for 21 years. We have no children. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Information Systems. …

Grant For Gastroparesis Disabled Single Mom Brenda To Build Home Business Not rated yet
My name is Brenda McCaffery. I'm 46 years old. I'm a single mother with two wonderful children. My daughter wants to go to nursing school and my son …

PTSD And Anxiety Disabled Veteran Single Mom Seeks Grant To Care For Son Not rated yet
My name is Lori Hartrum, I am a 46-year-old single mother of five children. My children are my world and they are what I live for. They range in age from …

Stroke Disabled Diabetic Woman Seeks Grant Money To Move To Kentucky Not rated yet
I grew up a military dependent and learned the value of hard work and honesty. I spent my adult life working to raise my children without a lot of help …

Grant Money To Help Single Mom Of Two Autistic Boys Pay Bills And Devices Not rated yet
I am a 54-year-old single mother of six boys and one girl. Only two sons live with me now. One is 27 years old. He has autism/mental retardation. He …

Disability Grant To Help 45 Year Old Bipolar Betty Jo With Debt Relief Not rated yet
My name is Betty Jo Drenning and I am a 45-year-old female. I have two adult daughters who are 21 and 22 years old. One is attending college and the …

Aphasia Disabled Poet Seeks Grant Money To Fulfill Spokesperson Destiny Not rated yet
My name is Keisha Spraggans. I hold a BFA from NYU and a Master's from Saint Joseph's University. I am an actress, instructor, director and educator. …

Grant To Help Educate Depression And Bipolar Disorder Disabled Young Man Not rated yet
Hello my name is Robert and I am 27 years old. I am single and currently live with my grandmother and uncle in a rural part of Pennsylvania known as the …

Stroke Disabled Man Seeks Grant Money For Daily Caregiver Assistance Not rated yet
I am a 79-year-old man who lives by himself in a one-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia. My wife died five years ago. I have two grown daughters who live …

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle For Cerebral Palsy Disabled Single Mom Not rated yet
I am a 45-year-old single mother. I have a 13-year old son. My son, Zachary, is the light of my life. I am in my own home and just recently graduated …

Grant For MS Disabled Single Mom To Acquire Vehicle For Appointments Not rated yet
I am a 47-year-old single mother of four girls. Three of my daughters live at home. I have a daughter who is 14 and one who is 11. My 26-year-old …

Accident Disabled Husband And Father Wants Grant Money For Debt Payoff Not rated yet
My age is 61. I live with my wife Carol, daughter Jamie, and her son, Niklaus. Jaime is a single mother with bipolar disorder. I am a male living on …

Disability Grant Money To Help Mother And Autistic Son Avoid Homelessness Not rated yet
I am a 49-year-old mother of one dependent son who is 33 years old. Neither of us has any military experience. I am a phlebotomist, medical assistant …

Disability Grant Money To Help Disc Pain Disabled Man Make Ends Meet Not rated yet
I am 53 years old and live in PA. I have a wife and a daughter and two stepsons who are out on their own. Disability Issues I first damaged my …

Disability Grant To Help IED And PTSD Disabled Vet Left Penniless By Wife Not rated yet
I am a disabled veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2006. I am 34 years old and going through a rough divorce! I came home from work one …

Vehicle Grant Money For Depression Disabled Retired Architect Not rated yet
I am a retired architect, self-employed since 1996. I am 64 years old and never married. I am a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. I am Staff Officer …

Transportation Grant For Wife To Help ADHD And Learning Disabled Hubby Not rated yet
My name is Rebecca McCutcheon. I am the caretaker of my boyfriend Justin Ruby who is 22. I am 23. We have a child together and he is two. I also have …

Grant Money To Get Service Dog For Work Accident Disabled Paramedic Not rated yet
I'm a 53-year-old divorced man, living alone. I worked as a volunteer firefighter and paid paramedic for 32 years. I now work part time as a Security …

Accident Disabled Single Man Seeks Grant Money To Help Pay Own Way Not rated yet
I am a 52-year-old single man with no children but plenty of overdue bills. I have worked at various jobs, such as Antique Furniture Restoration, Auto …

Accident Disabled Grandma With Multiple Disabilities Seeks Motor Home Grant Not rated yet
I wear many hats. I am a 68-year-old housewife, pastor’s wife, mother of three, grandmother of eight and a retired schoolteacher. I love all of my hats. …

Back Injury Disabled 24 Year Old Single Mom Seeks Vehicle Buying Grant Not rated yet
I am the proud single mother of a beautiful six-year-old daughter. I'm also disabled by a back injury suffered at the hands of an abusive man. My …

Former Gang Member Single Dad Seeks Book Funding To Combat Youth Violence Not rated yet
Currently I am a single dad and self-published author, raising a 6-year-old son. Through my book "Striking Resemblance," as well as short stories and …

Handicap Van Grant For Paraplegic Single Mom Disabled By Gunshot Wounds Not rated yet
I'm a 30-year-old single mother disabled by gunshot wounds in a domestic violence incident. My 12-year-old son is my only child. My mother has four …

Single Mother Needs Wheelchair Van For Cerebral Palsy Disabled Daughter Not rated yet
I share my story to help give inspiration and hope to someone who may be in need… I remember sitting in the window of our two-story row house thinking …

Home Buying Grant Or Loan For Bipolar And Anxiety Disorder Disabled Mother Not rated yet
I am a 46-year-old mother of four children and grandmother of two. I am presently separated from my husband and I am going it alone financially without …

Disabled Navy Vet Seeks Grant For Veterans Or Any Help To Repair Bathroom Not rated yet
I am a retired 68-year old disabled Vietnam-Era Veteran married 35 years who served this country honorably while in the Navy. I'm looking for a grant …

31 Year Old Depression Hampered Single Mom In Debt Seeks Housing Grant Not rated yet
I'm a 31-year-old mom in debt looking for a housing grant. I don't have a disability, although depression is a concern. My children depend solely on …

51 Year Old Single Mom Of 7 Seeks Grant For Autistic Sons Who Do Matter Not rated yet
I am a 51-year-old single mom. I have six sons and one daughter. My oldest boy is on death row. Now 32, he was sentenced at the age of 18 for a crime …

MS Disabled Wife Seeks Help For Electric Bill And Accessible Vehicle Not rated yet
My name is Cindy. I am a 45-year-old female. I live in Peckville, Pennsylvania. I have been married for almost 13 years. I have four grown children, the …

COPD Disabled Veteran Seeks Grant Money For Training And Home Business Not rated yet
I am a 62-year-old Veteran of the USCG. I served from 1968 to 1972. I am divorced and have five children, a son who is single 28 living in Spokane, …

33 Year Old Disabled Divorcee Seeks Grant Money For Higher Education Not rated yet
I am a divorced single woman. I am 33 years old. I have no children yet. After high school, I didn't go to college because I had to help my family financially. …

Disabled Vietnam War Veteran Seeks Grant Money For Home Repairs Not rated yet
I am a U.S. Army Veteran (1967-1970), serving in Vietnam from 1968-1969. I am disabled, divorced and live independently. I have two sisters that live …

22 Year Old Bipolar Disabled Sarah Seeks Transportation Grant Money Not rated yet
Hello. My name is Sarah Ickes, and I am 22 years old. I am married to an amazing man, Matt, and have 2 beautiful children. Christopher is 7 and Mariah …

Disabled Widow Seeks Government Grant Money To Make Home Accessible Not rated yet
My name is Ginger. I am a 52-year-old widowed single parent. I have raised 2 children working 2 jobs, without asking for any additional help to make ends …

Mother Of PDD-NOS Disabled Son Seeks Grant Money For Service Dog Not rated yet
I always knew something was just not right when my son was born. I asked myself, "What newborn does not sleep?" Life was good for a while until he turned …

Stroke Disabled Man Needs Grant Money For Medically Caused Debt Relief Not rated yet
My husband and I married young, 18 and 21 years old. We had two daughters, and now have two beautiful grandchildren. My husband worked in modular home …

Disabled 60 Something Retiree Seeks Relief Of Medically Caused Debt Not rated yet
I lost my job at 62 and decided to retire. Shortly after, I had a heart attack and had to have open-heart surgery. Then two months later I had a gall …

Disabled Marine Corps Veteran Seeks Grant Money For Home And Van Repair  Not rated yet
I am a 45-year-old disabled veteran. I served In the USMC in the 1980s at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. While serving, I had many medical issues that …

Blind Food Service Man Seeks Business Grant For Quality Restaurant Not rated yet
I'm a blind American living in the State of Pennsylvania who has been educated in the Food Service Industry. Although now totally blind, I have had …

36 Year Old Cystic Fibrosis Disabled Man Seeks Grant To Keep Home And Business Not rated yet
My name is Robert Davis and I'm a 36-year-old man living with cystic fibrosis. I am currently in the evaluation stage of a double lung transplant. I …

Mother Seeks Grant Money For Addition To Home For Rett Disabled Daughter Not rated yet
Our daughter, now eight years old, has Rett Syndrome. It is a devastating neurological developmental disorder. It is the most disabling in the autism spectrum …

Accident Disabled Woman Needs Help Compensating For Workers Compensation Not rated yet
My name is Sherry Desoto and I'm writing this letter to let you know what has happened to me because of the workers compensations laws. I worked for …

Diabetes Disabled Bill Seeks Government Grant For Woodworking Business Not rated yet
My name is William (Bill). I am 58 years old and on SSI Disability. I have been a physical laborer for most of my life: delivery jobs, moving, roofing, …

Single Mother Seeks Accessibility Grant Money For 13 Year Old Daughter Not rated yet
I am a single mother of a 13-year-old young lady that has arthrogryposis. My daughter and I have spent the last 13 years dealing with therapy and surgeries. …

Multiply Disabled Woman Seeks Housing and Transportation Grant For Family Not rated yet
I am a 41-year-old woman who recently got remarried. I am a mother to four children, two of whom are grown and married, each with a baby of their own living …

58 Year Old Mother Seeks Grant Money To Care For Daughter With Cerebral Palsy Not rated yet
I am a 58-year-old woman raising my 35-year-old daughter who has cerebral palsy. I am single with nobody really to help me close by. I need to quit …

24 Year Old Woman With Glaucoma Seeking Government Disability Grant Not rated yet
I am a 24-year-old young woman with advanced glaucoma in both eyes. I have been living with this disability for the past six years. Fearing that I can …

Government Disability Grants Are The Only Medicine Left For Multiply Disabled Man Not rated yet
I am 43 years old and have many ailments, with pulmonary hypertension being the worst as it is a progressive life-threatening disease. I'm looking for …

PML Sufferer Needs Government Disability Grant For ADA Independence Van Not rated yet
I was diagnosed with HIV/ AIDS/ PML (Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy) in November 1999. PML is basically a viral stroke, robbing people of …

Cancer Surviving Amputee Needs Education Assistance To Rebuild Future Not rated yet
This year, at 25 years old, I'm celebrating 20 years of cancer survival. When I was just four years old I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma and my right …

Government Disabilities Grant For Wheelchair Van For Special Needs Child Not rated yet
I'm a 33-year-old single mother of three amazing adopted daughters. I am writing this in hope of receiving assistance in the form of a government disabilities …

Husband Looking For Disability Or Other Government Grants For A Disabled Wife Not rated yet
I'm a husband looking for disability or other government grants for my disabled wife. She is 52 years old and is a great wife and mother and was a super …

Kevin With Multiple Disabilities Seeking Government Disability Assistance Not rated yet
I'm Kevin with multiple disabilities and seeking government disability assistance. I'm currently suffering from scoliosis with arthritic problems and anxiety …

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