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Government Grant Will Help Arthritis Disabled Man Live Meaningful Life

by Mark
(Seattle, Washington, USA)

I am 53 years old now. I've been disabled since I was 11 years old. I went to college, and graduated.

I could not get work in my line anymore, because computers were in. I had no more money for college, and dad wanted me out of his house.

So I worked for 12 years like everyone elseā€¦ labor and service jobs, till my feet and legs and shoulder gave out.

I could get no retraining, no money for new life. My wife hung on and finally lost love for me. Her family gave her a better deal, so she took it.

I have a bit of disability insurance, which pays for my room rent, and maybe food and pills and toilet paper.

I lost all value in our condo of 12 years, and I live in a 10x10 room now, three years divorced, no promising future, no dentist for 17 years.

I am suffering with degenerative arthritis and paralysis, and having to starve to keep losing weight so I don't carry it.

Family can't help, and I have no friends to aid me. I don't qualify for more state aid. I need to know I have something to look forward to.

I need funds I won't owe to someone else, or taxes or SSA paybacks from red tape, and my ex not knowing where I am so she can't hurt me more.

Help, I have no pride left, no expectations. I need a generous, compassionate anonymous heart, from God, to help me have a decent life, for the rest of my years.

My disability is getting worse, and yet, SSA wants to find ways to cut us all off and sooner, just because they say they are going broke.

I have lived with little for so long, and I graduated from college, never was fired from a job. When I did work, and tried to save my marriage, on my own, was faithful in trying to love when love was gone.

If grants are real, and people do love, then show me now, please.

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by: Katina from Accessible.org

As a disabled person myself, I can sympathize with your situation and I definitely understand your need for help.

I've done a bit of research and found these resources for you:

Resource 1:

Seattle Foundation
1200 5th Ave Ste 1300
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 622-2294

Resource 2:

Family & Social Service
825 Yesler Way
Seattle, WA
(206) 267-0604

Katina from Accessible.org

Good luck!

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