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Grant Money To Help Woman With Multiple Disabilities And Depression

by Adriane Harmon
(St. Louis, MO, USA)

I am 32-year-old female with a small family and no children of my own.

Disability Issues

I have mixed tissue connective disease, hidradenitis suppurativa, ulcers, thyroid problems and depression.

Financial Hardship

I currently receive Disability benefits. It's $710 a month but it's not enough for me to live on.

I owe back rent for my apartment.

I have no transportation back and forth to my six doctors.

I have to buy food monthly, and pay for doctors' visits with prescriptions.

I need to have a certain kind of shoe that I can't afford to order from my foot doctor.

I need certain medications that I just can't get.

Income Efforts

I tried to work at Delmar Gardens and became ill. They released me of my duties.

I worked for a few temporary agencies and I could not keep my job because of my disabilities.

I also tried a daycare and was not able to keep employment.

It gets very depressing.

Specific Needs

I need a grant or loan to pay back rent for my apartment before I get thrown out.

I need a car to help me get back and forth to my doctors appointments. I have six different doctors to see.

I need to keep food in my home, keep my lights and gas on, pay for doctors' copays, buy prescriptions I need and order and pay for my special shoe.

Business Idea

I do have a business idea. It's to open a Candy Store/Community Center for the young children in my neighborhood. There's nothing for them to do in our area.

The kids could come into the center and play basketball, kickball, have lunch, talk, sing, dance and even go to a small camp for the summer.

It would be place where they could do homework, or just not be at home alone while the parents are working.

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Aug 08, 2013
Thank You
by: Anonymous

You are absolutely right. I need to be more grateful. Thank you so much.

Aug 07, 2013
Don't stop believing...
by: angela lacorte

I commend you. It's so important to help others. Don't give up. I too try to help others in my transitional home from my bed. I counsel other women on domestic violence and substance abuse issues. A lot of women turn to substance abuse from their situations, but that feeling doesn't last. Believe me, I know. Be grateful. You have your legs. I can barely walk or sit. Where there's a will, there's a way.

Jul 10, 2013
Keep the Vision
by: Doug Murphy

Sounds like you have a vision to help others. God bless you for that. Keep the vision and don't give up.

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