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Grant Money To Help MS Disabled Karen With Vision And Dental Costs

by Karen Minch
(Palmyra, MO, USA)

I am a 47-year-old white female. I was divorced in 2010 after surviving a 22-year emotionally abusive marriage.

I have two healthy sons, ages 13 and 17, while having three miscarriages in between them.

I remarried in 2012 to a wonderful, Christian, supportive man.

Disability Issues

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in Oct 2001 when my boys were four years old and four months old.

I continued to work full-time until 2003, when I had to quit work due to chronic fatigue and mild cognitive issues.

Financial Hardship

During my divorce, I found it necessary to sign over the house and 10 acres that my now ex-husband and I had build on MY family farm. I settled to get out!

I also signed over full legal custody of my two sons to my ex. This caused more stress. I had to file bankruptcy and had my car repossessed.

I was living only on Disability income and had Medicare only. I received no maintenance from my ex.

Income Efforts

I do receive SSDI because I had worked 18+ years. I have attempted to go back to work a few times, with no real success.

I have no credit now, and have been caught in the payday loan trap.

I filed for food stamps after my divorce, and received only $16 a month.

I couldn't claim my two sons, even though I have visitation every other weekend.

Specific Needs

I need some sort of grant to help cover my vision and dental needs. I have had to have a cataract removed and had to finance $600 up-front. I need much dental work done.

I am blessed that my medication is covered under Medicare, amounting to over $80,000 a year. I have no car of my own.

Business Idea

I would love to have funds to start an at-home business where I could sell products/crafts I make or something along that line.

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Jun 18, 2014
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Help her!
by: Anonymous

Somebody needs to step up and help them out!

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