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Cystic Fibrosis Disabled Single Mom Seeks Grant To Help With Living Expenses

by Stacy
(Woodbury, Connecticut, USA)

I am a 38-year-old unmarried single mother disabled by cystic fibrosis, a hereditary disease.

I live with my mother and my nine-month-old daughter. I have three other sisters and my father lives about a half hour away.

Cystic fibrosis causes my body to produce extra thick mucous in my lungs and airways. My lungs become infected with bacteria that is impossible to get rid of. This bacteria deteriorates my lungs.

I currently only have 30% functioning and will need a double lung transplant soon.

I cannot work because I get sick all the time and am physically exhausted. I'm lucky to still be alive and able to have my daughter.

I can't afford to pay my mom for living here. She is retiring and won't have money to pay for her electricity and food.

Cystic fibrosis has been a tough battle and its only getting worse. The reality is I probably won't be here in 10-15 years.

I would like to give money to my mom with living expenses. She has trouble supporting me. I need help to pay for electricity and food.

I do receive Social Security Disability along with Title 19 but it's not enough to make it through the month.

I really need help. I have struggled all my life. A grant at this time would help make it easier on my mom and me and will be so appreciated.

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